Thomas E. Perez, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, paid a recent visit to the Finishing Trades Institute training facility, at 2190 Hornig Road in the Far Northeast.
Gov. Tom Corbett was in the Far Northeast last week to rally supporters in anticipation of his re-election bid.
Fire Fighters Local 22 announces plans to seek a city charter change that would reduce Mayor Nutter’s power to launch court appeals.
— Convicted felon John Perzel, the one-time popular political powerhouse from the Great Northeast, is heading to prison.