As a candidate for state representative, former teacher in the School District of Philadelphia and having a career as a certified public accountant, I offer the true and honest perspective of the Philadelphia public school system.
City Council President Darrell Clarke likes what he sees happening in growing neighborhoods such as University City, Northern Liberties and Center City.
Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, at 9768 Verree Road in Bustleton, welcomes the public to attend a candidates forum on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m.
The mayoral race is taking shape, and candidates are already starting to make moves.
Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last week heard from a local attorney and the head of Pennsylvania Working Families.
The city controller wants the Philadelphia school district to take its large collection of art out of storage and display it somewhere, which is something a spokesman said the schools are working on.
Ed Neilson, of Millbrook, was sworn in last week as the newest member of City Council.
In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the Northeast is divided into nine districts.
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