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Mummers Parade Returning to Broad Street on New Year’s Day

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Tom MacDonald
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WHYY
Commissioner of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Kathryn Ott Lovell.

The Mummers parade will be back on Broad Street on January 1st. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports organizers are promising a family-friendly parade without the racism exhibited in past events.

(Original air-date: 11/20/21)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.