Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham, who is running in the Democratic primary for mayor, last week issued a statement sharply criticizing Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke for the decision by UIL Holdings to drop its bid to buy Philadelphia Gas Works.
Center City businessman Lou Lanni last Friday entered the race for an at-large City Council seat, declaring his intentions at Tailhook Tavern, at 3522 Cottman Ave. in Mayfair.
It’s been a quarter-century since Abraham Lincoln beat Father Judge in their Thanksgiving Day football rivalry, and it’s hard to see the Railsplitters ending that skid any time soon.
Sixteen individuals, one team and one venue on Nov. 13 were inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is seeking a return to public office, while state Sen. Anthony Williams is looking to move from state to city government.
State Sen. Mike Stack discusses his plans as lieutenant governor.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored four people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Donald “Guy” Generals has come to appreciate Community College of Philadelphia’s three regional centers during his four-plus months as CCP’s president.
Hamilton Disston Elementary School principal Kari Hill spoke at last week’s Tacony Civic Association meeting, mentioning that there are 881 students in the school, which educates kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. The 93-year-old building, at 6801 Cottage St., was designed for 650 kids.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz is a no-go in the 2015 mayoral race.