Hibernians to party on Sunday
Families make up what Rachel Falkove and Bob Byrne call the invisible homeless, but they said those families are very visible to a coalition of churches that have joined to provide them shelter.
Members of the Philadelphia Democratic City Committee on Tuesday nominated state Rep. Ed Neilson to run for the at-large City Council seat that Bill Green recently left to head up the School Reform Commission. It was unanimous, said U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, city Democratic Party chairman.
The Montgomery County Democratic Committee last week voted for an open primary in the 13th Congressional District, which includes most of the Northeast.
There are several hundred Iraqis living in Northeast Philadelphia, and their culture and their history will be the subjects of a daylong program at the Penn Museum, 3260 South St., on March 8.
It was a verdict almost a dozen years in the making, but justice may have to wait some more.
Democratic ward leaders in the 173rd Legislative District are unanimously behind Mike Driscoll in the May 20 primary.
Brennan Sheerin is a happy, healthy little boy.
“All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.”
The Holmesburg Civic Association and some State Road businesses have entered into an agreement with NorthEast Treatment Centers that will allow for a methadone clinic to open in the neighborhood. The agreement follows a recent court victory by NET, which plans to open a clinic at 7520 and 7550 State Road.