Democratic mayoral nominee Jim Kenney and Democratic Senate candidate Joe Sestak supported last Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.
Northeast resident Morris Lederhandler, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, recently celebrated his 90th birthday with his wife Renee and family and friends.
State Sen. Anthony Williams, a Democratic candidate for mayor, last week held a news conference at his campaign headquarters, 1528 Walnut St., to offer recommendations to close the School District of Philadelphia’s gap.
Last week, I officially launched my campaign for the United States Senate, driven by the strong conviction that, when we work together, we can help restore the American Dream for all.
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.
Stephen Decatur Sr. (1752-1808), generally referred to as “Captain,” and his son Stephen Decatur Jr., referred to as “Commodore,” both had distinguished careers in the earliest years of the U.S. Navy.
The newly formed Burholme Business Association held its first two meetings recently at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave. There were morning and evening meetings on Aug. 28.
Northeast Philadelphia lost a champion of the environment, an advocate of safe, clean neighborhoods and a lifelong animal lover on Friday when James J. “Jim” Ryan passed away following a sudden illness.
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame last week announced its 2014 inductees. The newest inductees will be Stephen Decatur, Virginia Knauer, Pat Worthington Stopper, Chris Matthews and the Jewish Community Center Klein Branch. The announcement was made during a May 8 news conference at Holy Family University by Sister Francesca Onley, president of Holy Family, and City Councilman Dennis O’Brien.