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
Congregations of Ner Zedek will be holding its 19th annual Labor Day concert on Monday, Sept. 7. For the 10th time, entertainment will be provided by the popular Broadway Sings, a professional concert production.
The fourth annual Liberty Music Fest will feature 60 bands over four days this week at Bull Shooters Saloon, 14000 Bustleton Ave. in Somerton.
On Saturday, Aug. 29, a candlelight vigil will be held in Northwood to mark the 25th anniversary of Todd Andell’s death.