The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
The Burholme Community Civic Association last week honored member Romeo Battilana on the 70th anniversary of his participation in the Battle of the Bulge.
When Brendan Boyle won the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District last May, he was pretty much headed to Washington, given his party’s voter-registration advantage.
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives within the last week have approved a bill that would rename the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, at 3900 Woodland Ave. in West Philadelphia, in memory of Army Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz, a Cardinal Dougherty High School graduate who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery in the Vietnam War.
State Sen. Mike Stack discusses his plans as lieutenant governor.
Representatives lobby for support for legislation that would require the state to match federal funding to prepare those with intellectual disabilities for employment.
Pennsylvania voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, and a change in the governor’s mansion is looking likely.
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.
On Oct. 10, 2002, former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel made what he calls “the biggest mistake” of his political career.