Thanks to a tie-breaking vote by state Supreme Court Chief Justice and Rhawnhurst resident Ron Castille, new boundaries for state House and Senate districts are kaput. Denny O’Brien’s old House seat likely will stay put, spurring a crowded contest.
The multi-neighborhood hot spot is basking in the glory of being named best sports bar in North America.
On Tuesday, 11 candidates will be vying for seven City Council at-large seats.
The three-member city elections commissioners’ panel will have at least one new face because nine-term incumbent Democratic chairwoman Marge Tartaglione was defeated in the primary.
The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim men’s club held its annual “Meet the Candidates Brunch” on Sunday morning at the synagogue, 9768 Verree Road.
Sandra Stewart, the Republican candidate in the 6th Councilmanic District, is a neighborhood volunteer from Tacony who describes herself as an “independent community-based leader.”
State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle, both Democrats, last week endorsed Republican Dennis O’Brien for an at-large City Council seat.
State Rep. Dennis O’Brien is favored to be elected to City Council on Nov. 8, which would leave his 169th Legislative District seat vacant.