The candidates are set for the Aug. 11 special election in the 174th Legislative District.
Campaign Chatter for the week of June 17.
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.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. edged Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby to earn the Democratic nomination in the 5th Senatorial District special election.
The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
Now that the Conrail train trestle has been painted at Frankford and Solly avenues, members of the Holmesburg Civic Association are looking forward to welcoming messages being printed on both sides.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has killed a plan to convert the former Liddonfield site into a Holy Family University campus.
A new business has taken over the property at Torresdale Avenue and Tolbut Street, and neighbors say some zoning requirements have been forgotten.
Workers paint a rusty bridge at Frankford and Solly avenues in Holmesburg. Residents have wanted the bridge renovated for 15 years. The project is now under the supervision of U.S. Rep. Bob Brady.