The controversial DROP tops a spirited discussion involving the hopefuls in the 10th Councilmanic District. Also on the agenda: Ethics, pensions and perks.
Taking names and handing out steep fines for broken windows and doors, the city is rolling out a tough new blight-fighting initiative in Port Richmond.
Ian Wanjek is a high school junior who is looking forward to an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy.
Al Schmidt, a Republican candidate for city elections commissioner, has pledged to take a pay cut and refuse a taxpayer-funded vehicle and gasoline.
Bill Rubin, the Democratic candidate in the 10th Councilmanic District, enjoys campaigning door-to-door in the various neighborhoods of the district.
As residents continue to resist proposed plans for a methadone clinic in Holmesburg, two local politicians are attempting to give the community a stronger voice.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America highlighted construction of an addition with a steel beam carrying meaningful messages.
The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association last week welcomed a 2nd Police District official and the two candidates vying in the 10th Councilmanic District.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.
Police Lt. Edward C. Dohrmann suffered a fatal heart attack in 1969 after responding to a car accident in Holmesburg. Last week, a plaque dedication paid tribute to his service.