While Jim Kenney easily won last week’s Democratic mayoral primary with 56 percent of the vote, his numbers were even better in the 14 Northeast wards.
Jim Kenney, Lisa Deeley and John Sabatina Jr. score big victories, while Ed Neilson loses his reelection bid.
Republican Martina White defeats Democrat Sarah DelRicci to capture the 170th Legislative District seat.
Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham will appear on Friday, March 20, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.
Rhawnhurst’s Lisa Deeley is seeking a nomination for city elections commissioner. She hopes to earn the endorsement of the Democratic City Committee.
State Rep. Mark Cohen will hold his first Northeast Community Giveback Festival on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lawncrest Recreation Center, 6000 Rising Sun Ave.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz is a no-go in the 2015 mayoral race.
Last summer, leaders of the Somerton Civic Association found themselves in the surprising position of responding to a letter by a New Jersey resident characterizing the neighborhood as monotonous and lacking historical sites. Two local historians refuted that assessment on Oct. 14 during the SCA’s monthly meeting.
The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association met on Sept. 11, and members gave a standing ovation to 2nd Police District community relations officer Dianne Murphy in observance of the 13th anniversary of the terrorist bombings that killed hundreds of first responders.