Joe DeFelice, chairman of the Republican City Committee, declared GOP mayoral nominee Melissa Murray Bailey the winner of last week’s debate with Democratic candidate Jim Kenney.
Terry Tracy, Dan Tinney and Al Taubenberger all received backing in the Council at-large race.
The executive director of the Philadelphia Republican Party said the Kenney campaign is scared of Melissa Murray Bailey.
The Holmesburg Civic Association last week put off a vote on a businessman’s proposal to open a food truck at his property at 7600 State Road.
Melissa Murray Bailey challenged Democrats to stop payment of the salaries of three employees who shared offensive emails when they worked for the state attorney general’s office.
Plumbers Union Local 690 endorsed Jared Solomon for state representative in the 202nd Legislative District.
Megan Nicole Arnoldy is in town to play the lead in the Walnut Street Theatre production of Cole Porter’s High Society, and she’s overjoyed to be in the cast.
Our Lady of Calvary will host a special outdoor Mass this Sunday in anticipation of The World Meeting of Families.
Donald Trump easily won a Republican presidential straw poll conducted by the Times at Sunday’s Philadelphia Republican City Committee clambake at Cannstatter’s.
“While there are many important issues to tackle, ending the budget impasse is one of my top priorities. Too often, partisan ideals get in the way of workable policy, and it is my hope to change that.” — State Rep. Ed Neilson