— Convicted felon John Perzel, the one-time popular political powerhouse from the Great Northeast, is heading to prison.
In this week's Riverward Rant, columnist Joe Quigley, looks at the often simplified, 'black & white' issues in politics, when all too often, there is a gray area that is overlooked.
Brian J. Preski, a Bustleton resident and onetime chief of staff to former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel, pleaded guilty last week during his trial on corruption charges.
The former political powerhouse from the Northeast could get 18 months to 24 years in prison for corruption. “I let you down,” he said in a statement to voters.