Far Northeast resident Mike Fanning is on track to becoming a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, having been nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett and approved by the state Senate Judiciary Committee.
Tom Wolf, the Democratic nominee for governor, suffered an embarrassing setback last week when his hand-picked candidate to chair the state party committee dropped out of the race.
Dozens of five-year cancer survivors celebrated the milestone during a recent ceremony at Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
State Rep. Ed Neilson said he’s hoping for a smooth transition to City Council.
Terry Visconto, who lives at his family’s funeral home in Rhawnhurst, will be featured in an upcoming episode of You Live in What?
Joel Goldberg was a key member of the George Washington High School baseball team that captured the Public League championship, and the 17-year-old junior spent a recent Saturday helping to spruce up the Eagles’ field.
A memorial service was planned for Wednesday for Bill Sample, a former Northeast resident and founder of the Sunshine Foundation, who died last week.
Gov. Tom Corbett last week released a statement criticizing President Barack Obama’s proposed plan to combat global warming, contending it will lead to a massive tax hike on the Pennsylvania coal industry.
Thomas E. Perez, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, paid a recent visit to the Finishing Trades Institute training facility, at 2190 Hornig Road in the Far Northeast.
The controversial Healing Way methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street seems ready to open, following last week’s issuance of a state health department license to operate.