Fighting in Philadelphia
City Councilman Ed Neilson has introduced a resolution calling for the creation of a special City Council committee on income equality.
On May 1, a landmark that long has dominated the Northeast Philadelphia skyline will go dark, and when the lights fade away at what once had been the Nabisco bakery at Roosevelt Boulevard and Byberry Road, almost 300 jobs will disappear.
The Burholme Community Civic Association last week honored member Romeo Battilana on the 70th anniversary of his participation in the Battle of the Bulge.
Comcast recently opened its second regional Xfinity store, and this one is located in the Roosevelt Mall.
The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors has endorsed Democrat Mike Driscoll in the 173rd Legislative District. Driscoll faces Republican Mike Tomlinson in the Nov. 4 election.
Ed Neilson, of Millbrook, was sworn in last week as the newest member of City Council.
Gov. Tom Corbett last week signed into law House Bill 198, the Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program, sponsored by state Rep. Ed Neilson.
State Rep. Ed Neilson said he’s hoping for a smooth transition to City Council.