After taking more than four years to arrive at a decision to sell Philadelphia Gas Works, the Nutter administration is now pushing for a rush to judgment by City Council regarding one of the most significant decisions this city will ever make.
The 13th Congressional District race is down to swimming pool company owner Dee Adcock, a Republican, and Democratic state Rep. Brendan Boyle.
Danny Savage and Tomas Sanchez weren’t the only challenges confronting Tina Tartaglione in last week’s Democratic primary for her Pennsylvania Senate seat. Tartaglione’s obstacles also included her legendary political family’s past as well as a growing force considered by many as the city’s political future.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle on Tuesday won a surprisingly easy victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary, declaring victory at about 10 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 headquarters in the Far Northeast.
Northeast voters will be going to the polls on Tuesday to nominate candidates for state representative, state senator, governor, lieutenant governor and the U.S. House of Representatives.
The primary election is set for Tuesday, May 20, and there are some hot races on the ballot.
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame last week announced its 2014 inductees. The newest inductees will be Stephen Decatur, Virginia Knauer, Pat Worthington Stopper, Chris Matthews and the Jewish Community Center Klein Branch. The announcement was made during a May 8 news conference at Holy Family University by Sister Francesca Onley, president of Holy Family, and City Councilman Dennis O’Brien.
Say no to status quo
15th PDAC meeting rescheduled for May 19