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    Frankford Civic has posts to fill

    The top posts on Frankford Civic Association are vacant, zoning officer Pete Specos announced at the group’s Nov. 3 meeting.


    Frankford Civic has posts to fill

    The top posts on Frankford Civic Association are vacant, zoning officer Pete Specos announced at the group’s Nov. 3 meeting.


    Changes could be in store for some House districts

    The state Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved a preliminary plan last week that doesn’t make many changes to local Senate districts, but does dramatically alter several area districts in the House of Representatives.


    Editorial: Make their day

    The ultra-conservatives from the Republicans’ Tea Party wing. The ultra-liberals from the Democrats’ Occupy (Name Your City) movement. The (shamefully small number of) dedicated citizens who got off their butts and did their duty at the polls yesterday.


    Editorial: Make their day

    The ultra-conservatives from the Republicans’ Tea Party wing. The ultra-liberals from the Democrats’ Occupy (Name Your City) movement. The (shamefully small number of) dedicated citizens who got off their butts and did their duty at the polls yesterday.


    Will DROP hurt Donatucci?

    Democrat Ron Donatucci, the city’s register of wills, is enrolled in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and originally planned to step down after completing his eighth four-year term in 2011.


    Duda and Schmidt battle for third commissioner slot

    The three-member city elections commissioners’ panel will have at least one new face because nine-term incumbent Democratic chairwoman Marge Tartaglione was defeated in the primary.


    Rubin takes aim at O’Neill

    Four years ago, Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill faced a fairly stiff challenge from Democrat Sean McAleer, but the incumbent rolled to re-election with 58 percent of the vote despite Michael Nutter’s strength at the top of the ticket.


    Rubin takes aim at O’Neill

    Four years ago, Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill faced a fairly stiff challenge from Democrat Sean McAleer, but the incumbent rolled to re-election with 58 percent of the vote despite Michael Nutter’s strength at the top of the ticket.