Port Richmond neighbors have voiced their longstanding concerns about underage drinking and drug use at the neighborhood park. Now, they have been promised they will start seeing results.
Governor Tom Corbett declared Sept. 19 as an official day to help fight hunger, and neighbors and officials throughout the River Wards stood up to lend a hand, including State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.)
State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) brought attorney general candidate David Freed to the Aramingo Diner in Port Richmond on Sept. 12 to meet with locals.
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.