The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is seeking a return to public office, while state Sen. Anthony Williams is looking to move from state to city government.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz is a no-go in the 2015 mayoral race.
The mayoral race is taking shape, and candidates are already starting to make moves.
The president of the Northwood Civic Association last week urged members to report vacant houses and abandoned cars.
The city controller wants the Philadelphia school district to take its large collection of art out of storage and display it somewhere, which is something a spokesman said the schools are working on.
If there is one thing that ticks Philadelphians off, it’s taxes, and if there’s something that makes them really see red, it’s that a lot of people seem to get away with not paying any.
Protestant Home to host concert
During the course of a year, police officers can encounter some pretty wild situations. For Officer Timothy Taylor of the Northeast’s 7th district, wild became almost routine in 2013.