Ed Neilson, of Millbrook, was sworn in last week as the newest member of City Council.
Twelve new twin homes with a projected base price of $289,000 are planned for construction in the Holme Circle area, but some neighbors don’t see the value in the pricey residences. They insist that a centuries-old stone farmhouse is a better fit for the community.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week made a campaign swing through the Northeast.
Former President Bill Clinton last week headlined a fundraiser for 13th Congressional District candidate Marjorie Margolies, and he urged the crowd to send her back to Washington after a 20-year absence.
State Rep. Mark Cohen kicked off his re-election campaign on Saturday at Daly’s Irish Pub in Wissinoming.
Jared Solomon, who is challenging state Rep. Mark Cohen in the May 20 Democratic primary, offered some short- and long-term fixes to reduce violent crime and blight following the triple murder in Lawndale last week.
Businessman Dee Adcock will seek the Republican nomination in the 13th Congressional District in the May 20 primary.
Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on much in Harrisburg or Washington, but there is at least one noteworthy bill in the state legislature that enjoys bipartisan support.
Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, wants to be held accountable for the state of the School District of Philadelphia if he is elected on Nov. 5.