Dave Kralle, a longtime aide to Dennis O’Brien, wants to run for the House seat that his boss held before moving to City Council.
Neighbors discussed a City Council proposal that could see bar hours throughout Philadelphia extended to 3 a.m. in a move to raise funds for Philly schools.
Thanks to a tie-breaking vote by state Supreme Court Chief Justice and Rhawnhurst resident Ron Castille, new boundaries for state House and Senate districts are kaput. Denny O’Brien’s old House seat likely will stay put, spurring a crowded contest.
The mayor starts his second and last term with an inaugural address short on dreams and objectives — a sharp contrast to the tone four years ago.
The Frankford Special Services District will go out of business when the year ends, said Tim Wisniewski, its executive director.
State Sen. Tina Tartaglione looks like one of the winners in legislative redistricting, while most local House members believe the final plan is an improvement on the preliminary one.
Well, another tough year will go into the history books in less than 100 hours. What are our local and national movers and shakers planning for 2012? Here’s what some of them should be saying: