The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.
Thursday, October 23
Tom Wolf, the Democratic nominee for governor, suffered an embarrassing setback last week when his hand-picked candidate to chair the state party committee dropped out of the race.
Two local girls are members of the Huntingdon Valley AA Freedom under-14 team that recently captured the U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Presidents Cup during a tournament in Slippery Rock.
The primary election is set for Tuesday, May 20, and there are some hot races on the ballot.
Four Democrats are seeking their party’s nomination for governor on Tuesday, while vulnerable Gov. Tom Corbett is unopposed on the Republican ticket.
The Holmesburg Civic Association plans to continue to fight the proposed opening of a methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week made a campaign swing through the Northeast.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week endorsed former congresswoman Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.