Councilwoman Joan Krajewski was known as a “big sister from Port Richmond.” She made great strides in Council, and is sorely missed by many.
Brian O’Neill and Joan Krajewski were both elected to City Council in 1979 and represented most of the Northeast for more than 30 years.
Don Brennan, long-time executive editor of the News Gleaner, remembers Ed Kelly's passion and persistence when he was pushing one of his projects. A funeral Mass was held today for Kelly, a major contributor to life in Northeast Philly.
Funeral services are planned for Friday for Rhawnhurst’s Ed Kelly, founder of the wildly popular Pennypack Park Music Festival and former executive director of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
After nearly four decades in city government, the chief mover and shaker at Northeast Philly's popular mini-City Hall is moving onto greener pastures: Retirement
As City Hall’s financial watchdog, Controller Alan Butkovitz has his hands full while keeping tabs on a broke city that needs money, a broke school district that needs money and a planned change in real-estate assessment likely to have a lot of residents howling.
Philadelphians either loved or hated Frank L. Rizzo’s outspoken ways, but his brother recalled a different side to the former mayor and police commissioner.