State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams and former City Councilman Jim Kenney, who are seeking the Democratic mayoral nomination, are both excited that Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Rhawnhurst’s Lisa Deeley is seeking a nomination for city elections commissioner. She hopes to earn the endorsement of the Democratic City Committee.
Terry Gillen, a former city Redevelopment Authority executive, last week dropped out of the race for mayor.
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.
The mayoral race is taking shape, and candidates are already starting to make moves.
Pennsylvania governors have 10 days to review bills that pass the legislature before deciding whether to sign or veto them, and Gov. Tom Corbett is taking his time with the budget.
Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, has promised to donate his salary to charity, if elected.
Exit Premier Realty last week celebrated the grand opening of its office at 8021-A Castor Gardens in Rhawnhurst.
State Sen. Anthony Williams last week held a fundraiser at Tio Pepe restaurant, at 6618 Castor Ave.