Home » Archives by category » Latest News
Joe Khan Seeks Pride in Philadelphia as District Attorney

Joe Khan Seeks Pride in Philadelphia as District Attorney

by Cassie Hepler “Across the country, we’re seeing escalating tensions between law enforcement and the communities they serve. So it’s more important than ever for Philadelphians to be able to have trust and faith in our criminal justice system,” said Joe Khan, “This is a critical moment in our city’s history.” Khan is an early […]

Share
State Rep. Acosta’s Replacement Is Far from Decided

by Tony West Two things are certain: Sometime between tomorrow and Jan. 3, 2017, State Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-Kensington) will leave office, and her replacement will be nominated by the ward leaders of her heavily Latino 197th Legislative Dist. Who will replace her is very much up in the air, though. Ward leaders from the […]

Share
Continue reading …
A Pardon Will Soon Be Just a Click Away

by Eldon Graham Second chances for most people are sought after 10 times over by individuals or their loved ones. State Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-N. Phila.) and Lt. Gov. Mike Stack are trying their best to lend a hand. The two Democratic politicians have partnered on a new initiative to allow Pennsylvanians to become more […]

Share
Continue reading …
Philly’s Elite Congratulate John Lewis for Liberty Medal

   Send article as PDF   

Share
Continue reading …
POLS ON THE STREET: 197th Why State Rep. Leslie Acosta Need Not Resign

by Joe Shaheeli Despite the fact Democratic Party Chairman and Congressman Bob Brady asked State Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-N. Phila.) to resign her 197th Legislative Dist. seat, and the headlines have indicated she pled guilty to federal felony charges this year, the besieged legislator need not resign. Her term ends this December; that’s when she […]

Share
Continue reading …
Darragh and White Battle for the Pa. 170th House Dist.

by Eldon Graham Two individuals are duking it out for a seat in the Pennsylvania House’s 170th Legislative Dist. in Northeast Philadelphia, one of the few competitive urban districts in a general election. They are Democrat Matt Darragh and Republican State Rep. Martina White. One hopes to keep her seat and continue to try to […]

Share
Continue reading …
ROOSEVELT BLVD.: Can Speed Cameras Tame America’s Most Dangerous Highway?

by Tony West It was full speed ahead this morning on a pilot program to station speed cameras along Roosevelt Boulevard, as State Rep. John Taylor (R-Northeast) chaired a State House Transportation Committee hearing in City Hall Council Chambers. Taylor has authored HB 2233, and as he is the chairman of the powerful Transportation Committee […]

Share
Continue reading …
EVERYDAY PEOPLE: Bobby Henon, the Quiet at the Eye of the Storm

by Denise Clay The week after Labor Day is notable for a lot of different reasons. Kids go back to school … unless it’s a blinding heat wave; the buildings in your school district are so old that they could have been used for speakeasies during Prohibition, and you don’t want your students to spontaneously […]

Share
Continue reading …
South Philly Offers Fringe Festival Fun

by Victor Cappelletti The FringeArts Festival, which has always prided itself on exploring the bonds between creative pioneers and their patrons, is marking its 20th season with dozens of daring productions, including 17 South Philly-based works, including Say NoS, our poison and Birdie’s Pit Stop. Tonight through Saturday, the Jed Williams Gallery, 615 Bainbridge Street, […]

Share
Continue reading …
Museum of the American Revolution Honors Chairman

By Eldon Graham   How America obtained its freedom is a story as old as the country itself. Long and brutal battles ravaged the land. Now, thanks to Philadelphia’s newest museum, the story of how 13 American colonies united to fight off the British Empire will soon be on display for visitors. The Museum of […]

Share
Continue reading …
Page 1 of 201123Next ›Last »