Democrats Brendan Boyle and Mike Driscoll win open seats for the U.S. and Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Two state representatives, one current and one former, joined the Omagh Thunder and Somerton Spartans under-14 boys basketball teams for an international friendly basketball game held at Somerton on July 5.
Brendan Boyle is quick to say that he has “never been handed anything,” and he thinks his bid for Allyson Schwartz’s soon-to-be-vacated congressional seat will be no different.
— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
Michelle Liczbinski recently unveiled two street signs that honor her husband, a Philadelphia Police Department sergeant shot to death in 2008.
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.
When Chris Drumm became 63rd Ward Democratic leader in the late 1980s, he asked predecessor Scott Becker for some advice.