Snow It’s Not

Schools are open as threatened storm decides rain is annoying enough. Plus: It's seven straight losses for the Eagles, Chris Christie files for re-election, and more of what Philly is chattering about this morning.

First Winter Storm Decides Not to Bother. The northern and western ‘burbs may accumulate a little coating and slush as the day wears on, but most of the area will just see some rain. []

The Eagles Can’t Even Win on a Monday. An extra day of rest went for naught as the team lost to the Carolina Panthers, 30-22.

Is Today the Day Andy Reid Gets the Chop? Don’t miss a minute of coverage on our Eagles blog, Birds 24/7.

Deputy City  Commissioner Fined for Facebook Posts. Tracey Gordon has to pony up $675 for using her city computer to post links to partisan political websites during the recent election cycle. [NewsWorks]

Holgate Section of LBI Reopens. Now that natural gas service has been restored to the island, residents of the community, which suffered massive damage when the ocean broke through the dunes and met the bay during Hurricane Sandy, can finally return home as of 7 a.m. this morning. [Press of Atlantic City]

The Star Jet Will Be Torn Down. Seaside Heights mayor Bill Akers has apparently woken from his Day After Tomorrow dream and realized suggesting that the town leave a partially collapsed roller coaster right off shore as a “tourist attraction” was “not the brightest comment.” [Asbury Park Press]

Christie 2013 Gets Rolling. Deflecting talk of a 2016 presidential run and assuring voters he wants to “finish the job” set for him by Sandy, the newly re-popular New Jersey governor filed for re-election yesterday afternoon. [Asbury Park Press]