Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is seeking a return to public office, while state Sen. Anthony Williams is looking to move from state to city government.
Due to redistricting, state Sen. Shirley Kitchen has had to close her satellite office in Lawndale.
The state Senate Transportation Committee last week held a hearing at the Pennsylvania Convention Center to consider legislation sponsored by Sen. Mike Stack that would allow Philadelphia to use automated cameras to enforce speed limits along Roosevelt Boulevard.
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Nicholas Kozankywycz, of Burholme, became Boy Scout Troop 321’s latest Eagle Scout earlier this month, during a Court of Honor at the Presentation BVM church hall.
Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, plans to focus on public schools, municipal pensions, economic growth and government accountability if he is elected on Nov. 5.
Philly public school teachers need to suck it up
Unofficial results in Pennsylvania for the major party candidates for national, statewide and state House and Senate seats.
— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.