Pennsylvania voters will be going to the polls in less than three weeks, and some local races are hotly contested.
Twelve new twin homes with a projected base price of $289,000 are planned for construction in the Holme Circle area, but some neighbors don’t see the value in the pricey residences. They insist that a centuries-old stone farmhouse is a better fit for the community.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle last week held his first major fundraiser in his campaign for the 13th Congressional District seat.
— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
Democratic state Sen. Mike Stack easily beats Republican challenger Michael Tomlinson.
“Turnout was anemic.” — Rep. Kevin Boyle
The annual Republican City Committee clambake is scheduled for Sunday at Cannstatter’s, and everyone in attendance will have the chance to participate in a presidential straw poll sponsored by the Northeast Times.