Oxford Circle’s Danny Guzman graduated from the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf with the highest grade-point average in the class of 2009.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives does not appear eager to consider a bill that passed the Senate last week that would create a school voucher program in the state.
The family of Lacey Gallagher traveled to Harrisburg last week to attend the signing of a bill inspired by the teenager’s death in 2007.
The three-member city elections commissioners’ panel will have at least one new face because nine-term incumbent Democratic chairwoman Marge Tartaglione was defeated in the primary.
Four years ago, Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill faced a fairly stiff challenge from Democrat Sean McAleer, but the incumbent rolled to re-election with 58 percent of the vote despite Michael Nutter’s strength at the top of the ticket.
There will be at least six new members of City Council, and one of those newcomers will represent the 6th Councilmanic District beginning in January.
On Tuesday, 11 candidates will be vying for seven City Council at-large seats.
Besides races for mayor and City Council, voters on Tuesday will see a crowded ballot filled with the names of judicial candidates.
Judi Blue is a breast cancer survivor who proudly agreed to participate in a traveling photo exhibit titled 67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania.
The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim men’s club held its annual “Meet the Candidates Brunch” on Sunday morning at the synagogue, 9768 Verree Road.