Jim Kenney, Lisa Deeley and John Sabatina Jr. score big victories, while Ed Neilson loses his reelection bid.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell has endorsed Democrat Lisa Deeley for city elections commissioner.
City Councilman Bobby Henon and Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation have been teaming up to remove and prune more than 1,000 problematic trees from the 6th Councilmanic District in recent weeks. Henon obtained funding for the ongoing project, nearly $200,000, from the unused portion of the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative budget.
Councilman Bobby Henon seeks community input to create agenda with Northeast 2020 initiative.
Juniors invited to college event
The deadline is Friday, March 27, to apply for the Philadelphia City Planning Commission Citizens Planning Institute.
Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham will appear on Friday, March 20, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.
Democratic ward leaders in the 7th Councilmanic District last week endorsed challenger Manny Morales over Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez.
Center City businessman Lou Lanni last Friday entered the race for an at-large City Council seat, declaring his intentions at Tailhook Tavern, at 3522 Cottman Ave. in Mayfair.