The Republican Party of Pennsylvania is criticizing Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, for a television ad that references the bipartisan transportation bill signed last year by Gov. Tom Corbett.
Former state Sen. Frank A. “Hank” Salvatore is being remembered as a family man, a tireless fighter for his constituents and a powerful force as the only Philadelphian in the Republican caucus.
City Councilman David Oh has a lot of good ideas to make Philadelphia a better city, but the elimination of “resign to run” is not one of them.
Abraham Lincoln High School senior Brandon McKenna last week organized an assembly for juniors and seniors to encourage them to register to vote.
There was an elephant in Commonwealth Court Senior Judge James Gardner Colins’ courtroom last Thursday, but Daylin Leach’s campaign manager insists it wasn’t him.
Dennis Kilderry announced his candidacy in the 173rd Legislative District during a Saturday morning news conference at Tacony’s Roosevelt Playground, where he serves as president of the advisory committee.
State Sen. Anthony Williams last week held a fundraiser at Tio Pepe restaurant, at 6618 Castor Ave.
Three years ago, my son was accepted into Northeast High School’s Magnet Program. I didn’t know what to expect and was a bit apprehensive because it is the biggest high school in the city, and I worried that he would get lost in the shuffle. I sat in the auditorium at back to school night and listened to the principal, Ms. Carroll, talk about “her school” and “her kids.” She told us that we were welcome to walk into “her school,” unannounced and she would walk the halls with us. It was apparent to me that this woman had nothing to hide, no worries that her school wouldn’t be running up to par on any given day.
Five Philadelphia ward leaders have endorsed Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.