The controversial DROP tops a spirited discussion involving the hopefuls in the 10th Councilmanic District. Also on the agenda: Ethics, pensions and perks.
The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim men’s club held its annual “Meet the Candidates Brunch” on Sunday morning at the synagogue, 9768 Verree Road.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill has easily won re-election every four years since narrowly unseating Democrat Melvin Greenberg in 1979, but he faces an aggressive opponent in a district that is just one-third Republican.
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.
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.
The public is invited to the free release party for the compact disc All About Bullies … Big and Small.
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.