Mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver spoke last Friday as part of the Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Breakfast Series.
Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham last Friday morning addressed members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce during a breakfast meeting at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park.
A Frankford man recently was arrested after police found he allegedly had stored more than 600 stolen plastic bread trays on the porch of his home on the 5000 block of Darrah Street.
Members of the public got a chance to meet the brass last week and also to tell the Northeast’s top cops what concerns them in their neighborhoods.
There are more than 100 vacant homes in Philadelphia that are in such bad shape that they should be torn down immediately, City Controller Alan Butkovitz said last week. They’re just too unsafe to leave standing, he said.
The city is warning residents to be on the lookout for somebody posing as an inspector from the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
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.