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.
The candidates are set for the Aug. 11 special election in the 174th Legislative District.
John P. Sabatina Jr. last week moved from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the Senate. Sabatina was elected to lead the 5th Senatorial District, which was last held by current Lt. Gov. Mike Stack, in a May 19 special election.
The Greater Bustleton Civic League awarded special recognition to five local grade school students last week for their achievements in academics and community service.
Jim Kenney, Lisa Deeley and John Sabatina Jr. score big victories, while Ed Neilson loses his reelection bid.
Nine of the 15 Democratic ward leaders in the Northeast on Sunday endorsed Jim Kenney for mayor.
Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham last Friday morning addressed members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce during a breakfast meeting at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park.
Cop to host Town Hall meeting
Valentine celebration is Friday