The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has killed a plan to convert the former Liddonfield site into a Holy Family University campus.
State Rep. Mike Driscoll took office last week, representing the 173rd Legislative District.
During this season of giving, the Bridge Educational Foundation last week donated more than $118,000 in scholarship money to a bunch of local private schools during a breakfast ceremony at Father Judge High School.
More than 1,000 people attended Sunday afternoon’s Mayfair Christmas Village and Tree Lighting at Frankford and Ryan avenues.
What happened to the Lower Northeast?
Democrats Brendan Boyle and Mike Driscoll win open seats for the U.S. and Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Pennsylvania voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, and a change in the governor’s mansion is looking likely.
Upper Holmesburg Civic Association President Stan Cywinski proclaimed the group’s Oct. 4 Oktoberfest an unequivocal success as both a celebration of the civic group’s 10th anniversary and a much-needed fundraiser.