Democratic ward leaders in the 173rd Legislative District are unanimously behind Mike Driscoll in the May 20 primary.
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State Sen. Anthony Williams last week held a fundraiser at Tio Pepe restaurant, at 6618 Castor Ave.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week officially kicked off a re-election campaign that could see him face a fellow lawmaker in the May 20 primary.
Councilman David Oh thinks Philly loses influence in Harrisburg because city officials must resign their seats if they want to campaign for any posts other than their own.
Volunteer community groups throughout the city each received the same alarming notice from the City Planning Commission last month. They were told that the city would no longer recognize them as of March 1.
Three years ago, my son was accepted into Northeast High School’s Magnet Program. I didn’t know what to expect and was a bit apprehensive because it is the biggest high school in the city, and I worried that he would get lost in the shuffle. I sat in the auditorium at back to school night and listened to the principal, Ms. Carroll, talk about “her school” and “her kids.” She told us that we were welcome to walk into “her school,” unannounced and she would walk the halls with us. It was apparent to me that this woman had nothing to hide, no worries that her school wouldn’t be running up to par on any given day.
oseph J. Duda Sr., a Parkwood resident and four-term city elections commissioner, died last week. He was 74.