Thirteen unions last week endorsed Republican Martina White in the special election in the 170th Legislative District.
Julia Boyd, a junior at St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls, was the winner of the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame essay contest. The theme was What Makes Northeast Philadelphia Special?
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.