Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham last Friday morning addressed members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce during a breakfast meeting at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park.
Amy Kurland, Philadelphia’s inspector general, told members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association that her office is trying to erase Philadelphia’s reputation as being “corrupt and contented.”
Center for Autism Research representatives Julianne Fretz and Jennifer Maldarelli last week spoke to members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association.
On Saturday, former Gov. and Mayor Ed Rendell appeared in support of Democrat Sarah DelRicci, while Republican Martina White collected three union endorsements.
Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.
Phil’s Shoe’s, 7332 Elgin Ave. in Rhawnhurst, recently closed after more than 60 years in business.
Actor Doug Carpenter just turned 30, but he is very familiar with the 1987 film Dirty Dancing.
Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham will appear on Friday, March 20, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.
Two representatives of the Philadelphia Community Corps visited the Holmesburg Civic Association last week, promoting their idea of deconstructing, not demolishing, the estimated 40,000 to 60,000 abandoned, vacant or blighted structures in the city.
State Sen. Anthony Williams, a Democratic candidate for mayor, last week held a news conference at his campaign headquarters, 1528 Walnut St., to offer recommendations to close the School District of Philadelphia’s gap.