Members of the Lawncrest Community Association recently heard from 2nd Police District officials and a representative of Experience Corps, an affiliate of AARP. The meeting took place on Aug. 19 at the Philadelphia Protestant Home.
Gov. Tom Corbett is pleased with the latest jobs report for Pennsylvania.
Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association recently honored five winners of an essay contest.
Crime, quality-of-life issues and park upkeep dominated members’ discussions during the Northwood Civic Association’s June 17 meeting at St. James Church.
During the course of a year, police officers can encounter some pretty wild situations. For Officer Timothy Taylor of the Northeast’s 7th district, wild became almost routine in 2013.
Danny Savage and Tomas Sanchez weren’t the only challenges confronting Tina Tartaglione in last week’s Democratic primary for her Pennsylvania Senate seat. Tartaglione’s obstacles also included her legendary political family’s past as well as a growing force considered by many as the city’s political future.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle on Tuesday won a surprisingly easy victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary, declaring victory at about 10 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 headquarters in the Far Northeast.
Candidates in Tuesday’s election made late pitches to voters at last week’s Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association meeting, held at the Wesley Enhanced Living site at 7040 Oxford Ave.
The primary election is set for Tuesday, May 20, and there are some hot races on the ballot.