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Public Servants March Together for Veterans Day Parade

Public Servants March Together for Veterans Day Parade

Nothing could stop US veterans and their supporters from braving the elements as well as the pandemic to honor the careers of service men and women. The parade took place as usual on Market Street East. With the November election over, it was an occasion for Philadelphians of all stripes to commemorate our common cause […]

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WALKING THE BEAT: Post-Election Blues (and Reds)

BY JOE SHAY STIVALA I am saddened at the likely election loss of three lady jurists that I admire. They ran for statewide judicial positions. Judges Maria McLAUGHLIN and Timika LANE needed more turnout to overcome rural counties which have become more MAGA-hardened. And Pennsylvania is loaded with them. Democratic urban areas are scattered through […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Here Come the Judges

BY JOE SHAHEELI This is the offest of off-year elections. The average voter (aka “the average human being”) has few interests that they are aware of at stake on the November ballot in Philadelphia in 2021. Many electoral decisions are, in fact, sure to affect their everyday lives in profound ways to come, but few […]

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City Dem Leaders Rally at Pre-Election Social

Philadelphia Democratic Party’s fall get-together at Sheet Metal Workers Hall on Columbus Boulevard is the annual effort to rouse its activists to turn out Pennsylvania’s largest pool of D voters. All eyes were on Nov. 2 last Monday, with their focus on judicial races both local and statewide.    Send article as PDF   

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N.E. Dems Picnic for the Party

The annual Northeast Democrats’ annual picnic salute to Democratic Committeepersons was again held in Burholme Park and attended to capacity. Wards 35, 42, 53,54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 61, 63, 64, 65 and 66 were in attendance. The event is a combined free “thank you and salute” to the hard work and long hours of […]

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WALKING THE BEAT: If I Recall Correctly…

BY JOE SHAY STIVALA The MAGIC JUDGES names are now known. It is a fine group and deserving of your vote. They are: John SABATINA, Jr.; Monica GIBBS; Leanne LITWIN; and Judge Michael MOORE for Common Pleas Court. Christian DiCICCO and Fran McCLOSKEY for Municipal Court. The California RECALL vote is already alleged to have […]

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Philly Labor Celebrates Its Might on Parade

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Brady Bunch Marks Its 25th Year down the Shore

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WALKING THE BEAT: Election Heat

BY JOE SHAY STIVALA The NEW VOTER LAW in Georgia: When I first heard of that “new” Georgia law, I wondered how “new” voter suppression was in the South. As a lad in Army Basic Training in South Carolina, I became well known as a “barracks lawyer.” One day a Caucasian kid from Mississippi came […]

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Eagles Fly for Tuesday

PHILADELPHIA CITY COMMISSIONERS partnered with the Philadelphia Eagles to hold a mobile staffed ballot drop-off event at Lincoln Financial Field ahead of the May 18th primary. The event took place on Saturday, May 8 in a stadium parking lot. City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley, C, and other personnel from the Board of Elections were on […]

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