Driscoll honors cheerleaders
As voters prepare to head to the polls for the primary election on Tuesday, candidates are unveiling some late endorsements.
An indictment against the former chief of staff to retired City Councilman Jack Kelly is dismissed.
The primary election is next Tuesday, and Philadelphians will see a crowded ballot.
The vacant 5th Senatorial District seat will be filled on Tuesday in a special election.
Democratic mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver attended the recent Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell has endorsed Democrat Lisa Deeley for city elections commissioner.
Ashes seeks a new friend
Fifty-eight volunteers, including folks from AgustaWestland Corp., the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Haverford College and the Community Life Improvement Program, removed 97 bags of litter from Pennypack Park during the Friends of Pennypack Park’s annual Earth Day cleanup on April 25.
For the Nutter administration, last Wednesday’s ceremonial warehouse demolition on North Eighth Street was an opportunity to tout the new “proactive” partnership between the city’s Fire Department and Department of Licenses and Inspection in dealing with large, vacant and dangerous properties.