Ed Neilson, of Millbrook, was sworn in last week as the newest member of City Council.
Danny Savage and Tomas Sanchez weren’t the only challenges confronting Tina Tartaglione in last week’s Democratic primary for her Pennsylvania Senate seat. Tartaglione’s obstacles also included her legendary political family’s past as well as a growing force considered by many as the city’s political future.
Former City Controller Jonathan Saidel last week endorsed Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.
State Treasurer Rob McCord last week joined the Democratic race for governor.
Six community leaders are honored during a ceremony at the Community College of Philadelphia Northeast Regional Center.
The earsplitting shrill of referees’ whistles and derogatory chants echoed from City Council’s balcony, deafening council members and spectators alike on the floor of the venerable chamber and rendering Mayor Michael Nutter’s ceremonial budget address secondary to the spectacle.
— The presidential race gets top billing, of course, but many important decisions await you when you get into the privacy of the voting booth.