The Philadelphia Housing Authority has killed a plan to convert the former Liddonfield site into a Holy Family University campus.
State Rep. John Taylor, chairman of the Republican City Committee, will actively support Martina White in the upcoming special election for the 170th Legislative District seat.
A proposal to build a new credit union branch on the James D. Morrissey Inc. property dominated the agendas of two civic association meetings in the Northeast last week. Residents in East Torresdale unanimously rejected the plan on Jan. 12, while their neighbors in Upper Holmesburg postponed their Jan. 15 vote indefinitely.
Terry Gillen, a former city Redevelopment Authority executive, last week dropped out of the race for mayor.
Look around Philly. There are thousands of abandoned buildings and vacant lots.
A City Council bill passed Dec. 11 will prohibit superlarge sheds and other “accessory structures,” Councilman Brian O’Neill told Greater Bustleton Civic League members last week.
Crooks who prey on immigrants better watch their steps in Philly.
No mercy for pension
The Philadelphia Fire Department and International Association of Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 22 have promised to always be there for the family of Joyce Craig.