Democrats Fran Nelms and Matt Darragh will battle next Tuesday for the right to challenge state Rep. Martina White (R-170th dist.) in the November general election.
State Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202nd dist.) is happy that Pennsylvania on Sunday became the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana.
Pennsylvanians will go to the polls next Tuesday to nominate candidates for state and federal offices.
Fran Nelms, a Democratic candidate in the 170th Legislative District, held a fundraiser last week at O’Mare’s Irish Pub, 10253 Bustleton Ave.
Brothers Brian and Jim McCafferty, for 20 years, drove to South Philadelphia for sandwiches at Tony Luke’s.
Daniel Dougherty is charged with arson and murder in the 1985 deaths of his two young sons in Oxford Circle. His 2000 conviction was overturned due to ineffective legal representation.
CORA helps children and families in need with preschool courses, therapy and career development, among other programs.
Jim Pio, Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, is applauding the five-year plan that the School District of Philadelphia recently adopted.
The International Union of Police Associations has endorsed Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey for re-election.
Jeff George, a community liaison for City Councilman Allan Domb, last week encouraged members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association to file for the Earned Income Tax Credit, if they are eligible.