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PA Society Weekend: Lunch at the Waldorf

PA Society Weekend: Lunch at the Waldorf

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Overdoses for Christmas

Nine sad souls, heroin addicts shooting up under the railroad bridges and alley by-ways of Kensington, didn’t have someone looking over them as they overdosed on the latest batch of cheap heroin this past week. The miracle antidote that could have brought them back from death, Narcan, wasn’t available to them. District Attorney Seth Williams […]

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Holiday Giving, South Philly-Style: Making a South Philadelphia Christmas Wish

By Eldon Graham Taking Our South Philadelphia Streets Back, a nonprofit dedicated to providing communication and sharing resources with residents, businesses and local authorities, is reaching out to all of South Philly to deliver some wish fulfillment. As Samantha Regalbuto explained, the group wants to give back to the community by helping neighbors less fortunate […]

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Freshman Legislator Sets Record on Way to House

by Tony West Chris Rabb set a record, at least for modern times, when he won the 200th Legislative Dist. seat on Nov. 8 by winning more votes than any other Democrat in Pennsylvania history. The  46-year-old Mount Airy business consultant amassed 34,012 votes to defeat his Republican opponent Latryse McDowell. That he scooped up […]

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#Right2Work Dinner Sheds Light on Workers’ Plight

By Eldon Graham “Our focus is that work is a basic human right that should be accorded to everyone.” Those were the words spoken by Catzie Vilayphonh, the master of ceremonies for the #Right2Work Dinner held at the Aquinas Center at 1700 Fernon Street. The event was the eleventh in a series created by Popular […]

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How Pa. Voted 2016: 3 Key Insights

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Top 20 Zingers from the Presidential Race

Ad budgets and fundraising goals aren’t the only aspects of this election season to have dramatically increased over 2012 – the number of quotable sound bites uttered by the major party candidates has exploded as well. Here are some of our favorites, compiled by staff reporter Eldon Graham, and presented in no particular order: HILLARY […]

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Friends of Labor Committee Honors Gary Masino, Darrell Clarke

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POLS ON THE STREET: Record Millions Heaped on Pa. Elections

by Joe Shaheeli It’s scandalous and outrageous and downright stupid and it only turns off voters when they find out how expensive has become the Pennsylvania’s US Senate race has become. The flood of spending from candidates and outside groups has set a record in the contest between Republican Pat Toomey and Democrat Katie McGinty […]

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Ward Committees: Unknown Soldiers of the Election

by Eldon Graham When you go to your polling place next Tuesday, it will be up and running thanks to the labors of your ward committees, Democratic and Republican. In election season, wards do crucial work to recruit workers for their divisions. They also organize teams of volunteers to spread the word for their candidates […]

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