Tom MacDonald reports the change in direction for this year’s Mummer’s Parade is prompting jeers from longtime South Philadelphians. Kevin McCorry reports a Philadelphia charter school is closing mid-year, sending parents scrambling to find alternatives for their kids. Peter Crimmins visits a defunct rail line in suburban Philadelphia that’s getting a new life as a tourist attraction. Avi Wolfman-Arent attends the return of a high profile basketball tournament to Delaware. Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts schools us on the nuances of New Years’ past. And Chris Satullo tries to mend the rift between science and religion.