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.
Lynne Millard, principal at Burholme’s Kennedy Crossan Elementary School, last week received a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation from state Rep. Brendan Boyle for winning the Lindback Distinguished Principal Leadership Award.
When my family and I first decided that I would run for elective office, we hit the streets hard. I personally knocked on thousands of doors with my family and friends throughout my Northeast district and beyond. My message was simple: We needed to make certain that the 169th district continued to have a strong voice in Harrisburg, and I was the best candidate to serve you. The efforts paid off. I gained your support and won the election to serve in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. I will be forever grateful for your friendship and support.
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People are remembering Tom Gola as the consummate Philadelphian, never forgetting his roots as he enjoyed successful careers in playing and coaching basketball, serving in public office and working in the business world.
State Rep. Mike McGeehan announced on Friday that he will not seek another term in 2014.
Rosaries for widows’ fund
Former La Salle player and coach Tom Gola has been named to the inaugural class of the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Men’s Basketball Legends.
— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.