Services were held last week for Nick Forgione, a Somerton resident who raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer charities through a series of bicycle rides. He was 92.
On Thursday, July 9, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, called for a boycott of Oreo cookies and other Nabisco/Mondelez products as a result of the parent company’s recent closing of its 60-year-old bakery in Northeast Philadelphia, a result of which about 350 employees were laid off.
Melissa Murray Bailey said she is outraged by the shooting death of a California woman by an illegal immigrant.
Nick Forgione raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer charities through a series of bicycle rides. He also won multiple gold medals at the International Police Olympics.
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The candidates are set for the Aug. 11 special election in the 174th Legislative District.
Driscoll honors cheerleaders
The state House of Representatives last week passed two bills that would shrink the size of the legislature.
The vacant 5th Senatorial District seat will be filled on Tuesday in a special election.