100 years young: State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. (D-5th dist.) presented Esther Lyons with a citation celebrating her 100th birthday. Lyons, who lives on the 2700 block of Winchester Ave. and is a member of the St. Jerome senior citizen club, celebrated her big day on Monday, July 13. A party was held in her honor at Georgine’s, in Bristol.
Checkpoints set up over holiday weekend
The candidates are set for the Aug. 11 special election in the 174th Legislative District.
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Campaign Chatter for the week of June 17.
While Jim Kenney easily won last week’s Democratic mayoral primary with 56 percent of the vote, his numbers were even better in the 14 Northeast wards.
Jim Kenney, Lisa Deeley and John Sabatina Jr. score big victories, while Ed Neilson loses his reelection bid.
The vacant 5th Senatorial District seat will be filled on Tuesday in a special election.
The state House of Representatives last week passed two bills that would shrink the size of the legislature.