U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week made a campaign swing through the Northeast.
Abraham Lincoln High School senior Brandon McKenna last week organized an assembly for juniors and seniors to encourage them to register to vote.
Former President Bill Clinton last week headlined a fundraiser for 13th Congressional District candidate Marjorie Margolies, and he urged the crowd to send her back to Washington after a 20-year absence.
The Mayfair Business Association, Mayfair Civic Association and Mayfair Community Development Corporation are promoting a number of upcoming events.
The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association is sponsoring a writing and drawing contest for children in kindergarten through eighth grades.
A benefit is being planned for Jim Straub, a Mayfair native and Father Judge High School graduate who died of a brain tumor in January. The benefit will take place on Saturday, April 26, from 7 to 11 p.m. at St. Ephrem Parish Hall, at 5340 Hulmeville Road in Bensalem.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week endorsed former congresswoman Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.
Five of the six candidates in the 13th Congressional District attended a forum on Sunday at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim in Bustleton.
Nominations are being accepted for the fourth induction class of the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame.
City Councilman Bobby Henon has pledged to cover the cost of the initial phase of the community’s appeal seeking to bar a methadone clinic from opening on the Frankford Avenue commercial corridor, asking that they “send me a bill.”