A Northeast Philadelphia landmark is about to get a facelift, providing the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment agrees with members of the Mayfair Civic Association.
So how much more will it cost you to live or do business in Philadelphia in the next fiscal year? Almost 10 percent more, according to Mayor Michael Nutter’s final city budget.
State Rep. John Taylor, chairman of the Republican City Committee, will actively support Martina White in the upcoming special election for the 170th Legislative District seat.
The Mayfair Civic Association recently presented awards to the three winning families in the annual Mayfair Christmas Decoration Contest. Sixty neighborhood homeowners entered the contest. A panel of community leaders and businesspeople, including representatives from the Northeast Times, judged each decorated home on a scale of one to 12, representing the 12 days of Christmas.
The Republican City Committee believes that the indictments last week of two Democratic state representatives on corruption charges shows “the continued arrogance of incumbency in the Cradle of Liberty.”
Center City businessman Lou Lanni last Friday entered the race for an at-large City Council seat, declaring his intentions at Tailhook Tavern, at 3522 Cottman Ave. in Mayfair.
Scott Cummings, former president of the Mayfair Civic Association and the 15th Police District Advisory Council, died on Monday in Florida. He was 53.
The Mayfair Business Association is promoting a number of initiatives this fall.
Gov. Tom Corbett debuted a campaign commercial last week that touts the 178,000 private sector jobs created in the last three years and an unemployment rate of 5.6 percent that is the lowest since September 2008.