The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim men’s club held its annual “Meet the Candidates Brunch” on Sunday morning at the synagogue, 9768 Verree Road.
The controversial DROP tops a spirited discussion involving the hopefuls in the 10th Councilmanic District. Also on the agenda: Ethics, pensions and perks.
Sandra Stewart, the Republican candidate in the 6th Councilmanic District, is a neighborhood volunteer from Tacony who describes herself as an “independent community-based leader.”
Bill Rubin, the Democratic candidate in the 10th Councilmanic District, enjoys campaigning door-to-door in the various neighborhoods of the district.
State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle, both Democrats, last week endorsed Republican Dennis O’Brien for an at-large City Council seat.
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Is Brian J. O’Neill being picked on because he’s a Republican? Yes, but the longtime Philadelphia councilman from the Far Northeast is a big boy and can handle it.
Whether a rift existed in City Council before the passage of new district boundaries last week is a matter of contention. But now that the vote is done, the verbal and political sparring may just be starting.
Two plans to address population change in City Council districts leave the river wards pretty much untouched.