Nine of the 15 Democratic ward leaders in the Northeast on Sunday endorsed Jim Kenney for mayor.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. edged Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby to earn the Democratic nomination in the 5th Senatorial District special election.
In a letter to the editor in last week’s Times, a woman named “Jenn Michaelson” claimed that a campaign sign for Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, fell onto Woodhaven Road and caused a four-inch-long scratch on her car.
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.