Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last week heard from a local attorney and the head of Pennsylvania Working Families.
The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association met on Sept. 11, and members gave a standing ovation to 2nd Police District community relations officer Dianne Murphy in observance of the 13th anniversary of the terrorist bombings that killed hundreds of first responders.
The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors has endorsed Democrat Mike Driscoll in the 173rd Legislative District. Driscoll faces Republican Mike Tomlinson in the Nov. 4 election.
The Mayfair Business Association is promoting a number of initiatives this fall.
The mayoral race is taking shape, and candidates are already starting to make moves.
As he campaigned for lieutenant governor in the Democratic primary, state Sen. Mike Stack was hoping to avoid what he called the “Philadelphia jinx.”
Tickets are available for the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame induction ceremony, to be held on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. at Holy Family University’s Education & Technology Center Building, Frankford and Grant avenues.
Holmesburg Civic Association president Rich Frizell last week paid tribute to Jim Ryan, a neighborhood activist who died late last month.
Republican Majority for Choice endorsed Megan Rath in the 1st Congressional District.
Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley believes it is still too early to pay close attention to polls, most of which show Gov. Tom Corbett losing big to Democrat Tom Wolf.