State Sen. Mike Stack last week described the money earned by some restaurant servers and others in Pennsylvania as “practically slave wages.”
Opponents of a planned methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street are planning a last-ditch effort to prevent the business from opening.
Josh Shapiro, chairman of the Montgomery County commissioners, has endorsed Democrat Marjorie Margolies in the 13th Congressional District race.
Democratic ward leaders in the 173rd Legislative District are unanimously behind Mike Driscoll in the May 20 primary.
The Holmesburg Civic Association and some State Road businesses have entered into an agreement with NorthEast Treatment Centers that will allow for a methadone clinic to open in the neighborhood. The agreement follows a recent court victory by NET, which plans to open a clinic at 7520 and 7550 State Road.
The Montgomery County Democratic Committee last week voted for an open primary in the 13th Congressional District, which includes most of the Northeast.
State Sen. Anthony Williams last week held a fundraiser at Tio Pepe restaurant, at 6618 Castor Ave.
OfficeMax recently presented $1,000 worth of classroom supplies to Mrs. Lisa Foley, a science teacher at Kennedy Crossan Elementary School, 7350 Bingham St. in Burholme.
State Rep. Mark Cohen kicked off his re-election campaign on Saturday at Daly’s Irish Pub in Wissinoming.
Archbishop Ryan High School recently dedicated a stained glass window in its chapel to the memory of Timothy Connors, a 15-year-old freshman who was hit by a car and died on the afternoon of May 17, 2011.