In summertime, the political scene often shifts to the Jersey shore, with various lawmakers and influential unions holding fundraisers.
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame is looking for individuals and groups to support its next induction ceremony, which will take place on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. at Holy Family University.
Ross Feinberg held a fundraiser on Saturday, attracting City Councilman Al Taubenberger, Republican state treasurer candidate Otto Voit and others in support of his campaign in the 5th Senatorial District.
Hailey Stern, of the public affairs division of the Philadelphia Water Department, told members of the Holmesburg Civic Association that the utility is planning a construction project in the street and on the sidewalk.
The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame on June 23 announced its 13th class during a news conference at the Hilton on City Line Avenue. Phillies public address announcer Dan Baker was emcee for the announcement. The Hall of Fame is based at Spike’s, a trophy and awards shop at 2701 Grant Ave.
Joe DeFelice, chairman of the Philadelphia Republican Party, is pleased that Chaka Fattah resigned his congressional seat after being convicted of corruption charges.
Mayfair is a vibrant community, thanks to local groups.
Members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association voted against two zoning proposals at their June 9 meeting.
“I want to make my difference in bigger pieces and in bigger chunks.” — Joe Hohenstein
The Pennsylvania SPCA last week removed 33 living cats from two separate apartments inside a rowhome in Frankford.