The Lehigh Ave. Arts Festival, now in its fifth year, raised $5,000 for art scholarships for local kids last weekend.
As an example of his belief in the importance of education, Democratic state representative candidate William Dunbar visited Port Richmond to pass out school supplies last week.
U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan, a former Eagles offensive tackle, was the star attraction at Sunday’s 28th annual Republican City Committee Billy Meehan Clambake at Cannstatter’s. Runyan, a freshman who represents a South Jersey district, told the crowd that nobody 55 or older would be affected by the Medicare reform plan proposed by Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the vice presidential running mate for Mitt Romney.
— Though he lost two colleagues in a warehouse blaze in April, fireman Pat Nally is winning his struggle to get his life back. He knows he's one of the lucky ones.