While Jim Kenney easily won last week’s Democratic mayoral primary with 56 percent of the vote, his numbers were even better in the 14 Northeast wards.
Comcast surprised Swenson Arts and Technology High School student Michele Holland with a $10,000 college scholarship during the company’s annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program in Harrisburg. In all, Comcast awarded $200,000 to 191 Pennsylvania students, including more than 40 from Philadelphia.
Jim Kenney, Lisa Deeley and John Sabatina Jr. score big victories, while Ed Neilson loses his reelection bid.
As voters prepare to head to the polls for the primary election on Tuesday, candidates are unveiling some late endorsements.
Former Philadelphia district attorney and current mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham gave Holme Circle residents a live preview of her new television ad campaign last week.
Verree Road from Kendrick Street to Rhawn Street will be known as the Firefighter Daniel Sweeney Memorial Highway.
The race for City Council at-large seats is competitive for both major parties.
Services are planned for Agnes J. “Chuckie” Tilley, Republican leader of the 35th Ward, who died last week after a battle with melanoma.
Republican Martina White was sworn in on Monday afternoon to serve the people of the 170th Legislative District.