Lynne Abraham presented herself as a proven leader, independent of special interest influence, who will bridge the “disconnect” between Philadelphia’s centralized administration and the city’s outlying neighborhoods.
Republican Martina White defeats Democrat Sarah DelRicci to capture the 170th Legislative District seat.
Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.
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 Burholme Community Civic Association last week honored member Romeo Battilana on the 70th anniversary of his participation in the Battle of the Bulge.
Democrats Brendan Boyle and Mike Driscoll win open seats for the U.S. and Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Members of the Frankford Civic Association don’t want a chicken restaurant on the 4700 block of Griscom Street.
Former state Sen. Frank A. “Hank” Salvatore is being remembered as a family man, a tireless fighter for his constituents and a powerful force as the only Philadelphian in the Republican caucus.
Residents had every reason not to attend the June 10 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association. It was the group’s final monthly meeting before its annual summer recess. The agenda was pretty light. Rain was falling in buckets.