A June 16 ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court dealt a likely fatal blow to a Northeast family’s 24-year quest for justice. The high court affirmed a lower court ruling that overturned a death sentence for the man who murdered Police Officer Daniel Boyle in 1991.
The primary election is next Tuesday, and Philadelphians will see a crowded ballot.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell has endorsed Democrat Lisa Deeley for city elections commissioner.
Nine of the 15 Democratic ward leaders in the Northeast on Sunday endorsed Jim Kenney for mayor.
Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham last Friday morning addressed members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce during a breakfast meeting at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park.
Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.
State Sen. Anthony Williams, a Democratic candidate for mayor, last week held a news conference at his campaign headquarters, 1528 Walnut St., to offer recommendations to close the School District of Philadelphia’s gap.
Thirteen unions last week endorsed Republican Martina White in the special election in the 170th Legislative District.
Democratic ward leaders in the 7th Councilmanic District last week endorsed challenger Manny Morales over Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez.