The 8th Police District and its civilian Advisory Council have received a lot of support from local business in recent years for a myriad of new community events like the annual National Night Out, Fall Festival, Easter egg hunt for children and holiday buffet dinner for the working officers.
Lisa Sandler presents Tom McAloon, of the Walmart Foundation, with a plaque for its assistance to Klein JCC’s food programs. Aloon later announced that Walmart and the Meals on Wheels Association of America will be donating a $50,000 grant to Klein JCC to further assist the food programs.
Karen Brown knows she won’t beat Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday with a barrage of television commercials.
The city plans to build a long driveway from Comly Road to the back of its new police academy on Woodhaven Road.
Four years ago, Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill faced a fairly stiff challenge from Democrat Sean McAleer, but the incumbent rolled to re-election with 58 percent of the vote despite Michael Nutter’s strength at the top of the ticket.
The final defendant was sentenced last week in the case of former city workers who ransacked four Northeast Philadelphia homes.
Bad things could have happened.
NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson visited his alma mater, Archbishop Ryan High School, last week to discuss space travel with students.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives does not appear eager to consider a bill that passed the Senate last week that would create a school voucher program in the state.
Besides races for mayor and City Council, voters on Tuesday will see a crowded ballot filled with the names of judicial candidates.