The candidates are set for the Aug. 11 special election in the 174th Legislative District.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is seeking a return to public office, while state Sen. Anthony Williams is looking to move from state to city government.
City Council is considering outlawing machines that dispense dollars in exchange for small electronics like smartphones and iPods as one way of curbing skyrocketing phone thefts.
Going after delinquent taxpayers was on the minds of lawmakers in Harrisburg and City Hall last week.
Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.
River Wards neighbors are among those on Councilman Bobby Henon’s “Problem Properties Advisory Council,” which hosted a “Bad Neighbor Hearing” last Tuesday. The message for these landlords? Shape up, or ship out.
— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.