When Brendan Boyle won the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District last May, he was pretty much headed to Washington, given his party’s voter-registration advantage.
Allyson Schwartz’s era in political office is now over, but the ex-congresswoman plans to stay active in public policy.
Police, U.S. marshals and Secret Service agents went to a Rhawnhurst apartment building on Dec. 5 seeking to arrest a man for passing tens of thousands of dollars in bad checks. When they got there, the officers found their fugitive, who was allegedly sitting on a loaded gun and illegal drugs.
A Mayfair mother of three who taught at Lower Moreland High School pleaded guilty last week to having sex with a 17-year-old student.
You don’t have to go far to rock through the holidays. Two special concerts of rock ’n’ roll Christmas songs will be presented this Saturday and Sunday at Settlement Music School, 3745 Clarendon Ave., and a third performance is slated for Dec. 23 at the Bristol Riverside Theater.
The city’s long-term planning initiative known as Philadelphia2035 contains countless localized development projects sought by neighbors in their communities. In Fox Chase, residents may realize two of those wish-list items long before 2035.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored four people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
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.