— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-13th dist.) is panning the selection Saturday of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, a fellow member of the House Budget Committee, as Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate.
— The inductees, living and deceased, will be honored at a ceremony at Holy Family in October.