The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association last week honored Quaker Diner owner Semo Kastinos for his years of providing food at the group’s monthly meetings.
The state House of Representatives last week passed two bills that would shrink the size of the legislature.
Former Philadelphia district attorney and current mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham gave Holme Circle residents a live preview of her new television ad campaign last week.
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The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
State Rep. Mark Cohen will hold his first Northeast Community Giveback Festival on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lawncrest Recreation Center, 6000 Rising Sun Ave.
There are plenty of local events to spread the holiday cheer this season.
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives within the last week have approved a bill that would rename the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, at 3900 Woodland Ave. in West Philadelphia, in memory of Army Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz, a Cardinal Dougherty High School graduate who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery in the Vietnam War.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is seeking a return to public office, while state Sen. Anthony Williams is looking to move from state to city government.