November’s election was an overwhelming rejection of the status quo in Washington. The results yielded a nine-seat gain for Republicans in the Senate – the biggest swing in 34 years – and the largest Republican majority in the House since 1928.
William J. Myers had to pay for the helmet he wore as a Marine during World War II. The 89-year-old South Philly man still recalls the price with a smile. He was charged $2.87.
Democrats Brendan Boyle and Mike Driscoll win open seats for the U.S. and Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Pennsylvania voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, and a change in the governor’s mansion is looking likely.
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Republican candidates Dee Adcock and Mike Tomlinson earlier this month asked members of the Normandy Civic Association for their support in the upcoming general election.
In a letter to the editor in last week’s Times, a woman named “Jenn Michaelson” claimed that a campaign sign for Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, fell onto Woodhaven Road and caused a four-inch-long scratch on her car.
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.
The National Federation of Independent Business last week announced its endorsement of Republican Dee Adcock in the 13th Congressional District.