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.
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.
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.
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.