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.
“I’ve been an active and substantive legislator. I’m deeply involved in the legislative process. I’m proud of my record.” — State Rep. Mark Cohen
State Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202nd dist.) last week sued his primary challenger, Jared Solomon, for libel and slander.
The Times sits down with candidate Jared Solomon to discuss the upcoming election. Next week, we’ll hear from his opponent.