The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
Northeast Philly has plenty to brag about.
State Rep. John Taylor, chairman of the Republican City Committee, will actively support Martina White in the upcoming special election for the 170th Legislative District seat.
Now that the Conrail train trestle has been painted at Frankford and Solly avenues, members of the Holmesburg Civic Association are looking forward to welcoming messages being printed on both sides.
Voters in the 170th Legislative District will choose their new representative in a special election on Tuesday, March 24.
Gerhard’s Appliances expanded its Northeast location to include a scratch and dent section. A grand opening will be held on Friday.
The Burholme Community Civic Association last week honored member Romeo Battilana on the 70th anniversary of his participation in the Battle of the Bulge.
When Brendan Boyle won the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District last May, he was pretty much headed to Washington, given his party’s voter-registration advantage.
President Barack Obama signed a bill that would rename the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, at 3900 Woodland Ave. in West Philadelphia, in memory of Army Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz, a Cardinal Dougherty High School graduate who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery in the Vietnam War.
Allyson Schwartz’s era in political office is now over, but the ex-congresswoman plans to stay active in public policy.