Pennsylvania voters will be going to the polls in less than three weeks, and some local races are hotly contested.
Abraham Lincoln High School senior Brandon McKenna last week organized an assembly for juniors and seniors to encourage them to register to vote.
Five of the six candidates in the 13th Congressional District attended a forum on Sunday at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim in Bustleton.
Next month, Parkwood Civic Association members will do something they haven’t done in about a decade: Hold an election. At their March 19 meeting at St. Anselm’s R.C. Church, members nominated candidates for president, vice president, treasurer, recording secretary and zoning officer. The election will be conducted at the association’s April 23 session.
Members of the Philadelphia Democratic City Committee on Tuesday nominated state Rep. Ed Neilson to run for the at-large City Council seat that Bill Green recently left to head up the School Reform Commission. It was unanimous, said U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, city Democratic Party chairman.
More than 350 jobs will be lost when the old Nabisco bakery at the Boulevard and Byberry closes early next year, lawmakers are saying.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week officially kicked off a re-election campaign that could see him face a fellow lawmaker in the May 20 primary.
Warming hearts: Firefighters Union President Joe Schulle and state Rep. Ed Neilson posed with kids from Thomas Holme Elementary School, who received 100 new coats as part of “Operation Warm.” MARIA POUCHNIKOVA / TIMES PHOTOS
The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center, located at 10100 Jamison Ave. in the Klein JCC, is inviting the public to support its so-called “Legacy Project.”