The state Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved a preliminary plan last week that doesn’t make many changes to local Senate districts, but does dramatically alter several area districts in the House of Representatives.
Philadelphia police officers George Rodriguez and Anthony Avery were named Officers of the Month for September during a meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on Oct. 20 at Seven Mile Road Church.
It was difficult for Bruce Platt to watch his mother succumb to aggressive pancreatic cancer. But it inspired him to push the Pennsylvania Legislature for a resolution to promote awareness of the disease.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives does not appear eager to consider a bill that passed the Senate last week that would create a school voucher program in the state.
As residents continue to resist proposed plans for a methadone clinic in Holmesburg, two local politicians are attempting to give the community a stronger voice.
Staffers at the MaST Charter School have good reason to be wowed by their new library and media center. Its technology is a wonder to behold.
A couple of local Democratic state lawmakers are blasting a Senate Republican proposal that could harm the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama.
The School Reform Commission has no accountability, says state Sen. Mike Stack, and he wants to abolish the five-member panel.