Like most strong alliances, residents of Upper Holmesburg unified as a result of a common enemy. And as is the case in many neighborhoods, the Upper Holmesburg folks saw misplaced development as the enemy.
The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association is planning to celebrate its 10th anniversary with a European-style fall festival that would double as a fundraiser for the group.
The 13th Congressional District race is down to swimming pool company owner Dee Adcock, a Republican, and Democratic state Rep. Brendan Boyle.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle on Tuesday won a surprisingly easy victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary, declaring victory at about 10 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 headquarters in the Far Northeast.
The primary election is set for Tuesday, May 20, and there are some hot races on the ballot.
Say no to status quo
Leaders of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association have shed new light on behind-the-scenes negotiations involving the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing project.
Abraham Lincoln High School senior Brandon McKenna last week organized an assembly for juniors and seniors to encourage them to register to vote.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week endorsed former congresswoman Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.