Northeast Times

Story Archive May 25 2011

Editorial: Rizzo gets DROP kicked

Heck, you can’t blame Frank Rizzo for trying. Maybe he figured he’d be re-elected to City Council yet again because of the enduring clout of his daddy’s name in this city. Or maybe he figured the voters regarded him as an indispensable can-do guy.

Friends eulogize Ryan student hit by car

Timothy Connors died near the high school on May 17. His father thanked students for their outpouring of love.

Henon prevails in 6th District Council race

Marty Bednarek acknowledged that he didn’t have the funds to provide a more competitive challenge to Bobby Henon.

Quiñones Sanchez soundly defeats former foe

The City Councilwoman turned away Dan Savage a second time to keep her seat representing the 7th district.

Elections … by the numbers

Here's a breakdown of how candidates fared in the primary elections for mayor, city election commissioner, at-large City Council, and the Northeast's 6th and 7th Council district.

You can’t win ’em all

With defeats in the city primary, Marge Tartaglione and Frank Rizzo watch their long careers sputter to an end.