The year flies by and its highlights tend to become hazy in our minds. With the rush of headlines spanning soldiers who died in combat to a career politician who turned criminal, the Northeast has seen better years.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill enjoyed a comfortable re-election victory last month, but an examination of the numbers indicates that it’ll be a little bit of a tougher fight in four years.
Get Fido off my lawn, doggone it!
They didn’t raise cain when Clinton misbehaved
Republican Sandra Stewart wasn’t surprised that Democrat Bobby Henon cruised to victory last week in the 6th Councilmanic District race.
Democrats hold a 25-percentage-point advantage in the 10th Councilmanic District, and Bill Rubin spent the campaign season knocking on doors and knocking Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill on the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.
Four years ago, Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill faced a fairly stiff challenge from Democrat Sean McAleer, but the incumbent rolled to re-election with 58 percent of the vote despite Michael Nutter’s strength at the top of the ticket.
Go with gold in honor of the children
There will be at least six new members of City Council, and one of those newcomers will represent the 6th Councilmanic District beginning in January.