The candidates are set for the Aug. 11 special election in the 174th Legislative District.
The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office arrested 15 men, including five from Philadelphia, last week in what it called a “child predator sweep,” but has not confirmed if a raid of a rowhome in Upper Holmesburg was part of the effort.
Rhawnhurst’s Lisa Deeley is seeking a nomination for city elections commissioner. She hopes to earn the endorsement of the Democratic City Committee.
The Republican City Committee believes that the indictments last week of two Democratic state representatives on corruption charges shows “the continued arrogance of incumbency in the Cradle of Liberty.”
State police have been looking for Frankford resident John Calvin “G” Guerra since 2010 to arrest him on charges he ran a violent prostitution ring that recruited minors and advertised its services online.
The office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane this week issued warnings about a few scams that have been making the rounds. Again.
Five of the six candidates in the 13th Congressional District attended a forum on Sunday at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim in Bustleton.
Dennis Kilderry announced his candidacy in the 173rd Legislative District during a Saturday morning news conference at Tacony’s Roosevelt Playground, where he serves as president of the advisory committee.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s gubernatorial campaign last week announced that it raised $6.5 million in 2013.