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.
— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.
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.
Whether a rift existed in City Council before the passage of new district boundaries last week is a matter of contention. But now that the vote is done, the verbal and political sparring may just be starting.