So, this is how you spell City Councilwoman Bass’ first name

Two weeks ago, NewsWorks brought you the story of an egregious oversight.

It was a tale of how Eighth District City Councilwoman Cindy Bass’ first name was spelled “Cyndi” on signs touting the “ReStore Philadelphia Corridors” project along Germantown Avenue.

Today, we are happy to report that the “unfortunate error” has been rectified.

Taking the time to check in on the state of the sign was Bass’ spokesman Joe Corrigan, who was alerted to the shoddy spelling by NewsWorks on July 19.

He said Bass received an email from the city’s office of “business services” asking her to “please confirm the spelling your first name” a week later.

So, what did he have to say upon receiving photographic proof, from PennDOT, that the councilwoman’s name was finally spell-checked?

“We’re glad that cooperation between our office, city departments and PennDOT yielded a solution to this small but symbolic mishap,” he noted Thursday afternoon. “We hope that this level of communication continues in order to avoid mistakes in the future.”

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