Events and news items for the week of June 17.
Isaiah Thomas last week called Helen Gym to concede the fifth and final nomination in the Democratic primary for City Council at-large.
Jim Kenney, Lisa Deeley and John Sabatina Jr. score big victories, while Ed Neilson loses his reelection bid.
As voters prepare to head to the polls for the primary election on Tuesday, candidates are unveiling some late endorsements.
The race for City Council at-large seats is competitive for both major parties.
Holmesburg Civic Association will meet on Tuesday, May 12, and a number of candidates in the upcoming election will be in attendance.
Services are planned for Agnes J. “Chuckie” Tilley, Republican leader of the 35th Ward, who died last week after a battle with melanoma.
Philadelphia’s police union leader vowed to invest “six figures” to support mayoral candidate Jim Kenney while directing some biting words at Kenney’s primary election opponents during the April 14 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association.
Nine of the 15 Democratic ward leaders in the Northeast on Sunday endorsed Jim Kenney for mayor.