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    • The Holme Avenue Bridge re-opened the afternoon of Oct. 25. Photo by Stephen Schultz

Elections and bridge opening the focus of Holme Circle Civic Association meeting

The Holme Circle Civic Association held its annual “Meet the Candidates Night” during its monthly meeting on Wednesday at St. Jerome’s School Hall. The local candidates in attendance were City Councilman…

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Somerton residents vote in favor of four zoning variances

The Somerton Civic Association met for its regular monthly meeting Tuesday to discuss a variety of issues within the community. The first issue addressed was the recent resignation of the association's vice president,…

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November 2009 NEast Philly election guide

Election day is tomorrow, and being an off year (no mayoral or presidential candidates), voter turnout in Philadelphia is typically low. But voting is always important - especially for the offices…

    • Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams was one of three candidate to address GBCL members last night.

Three political candidates stop by Greater Bustleton Civic League meeting

"It's going to be a brief meeting for tonight's important game," Greater Bustleton Civic League President Bernice Hill told antsy residents at last night's monthly meeting. Though the room was full,…

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Class-action law suit against absentee landlords threatened by Northwood Civic Association

A class-action law suit against property owners who rent their homes in Northwood could be looming in the coming months, warned neighborhood civic association President Barry Howell at last night's meeting.…

    • Democratic district attorney candidate Seth Williams discusses the city's geographic assignments at the Lawncrest Civic Association meeting.

Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams visits Lawncrest Civic

The Lawncrest Civic Association hosted many guests at its meeting last night, with Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams being the highlight. "No matter who you are or where you live,"…

    • Incumbent Democratic candidate for city controller addresses the Parkwod Civic Association.

Alan Butkovitz takes questions from the Parkwood Civic Association

Parkwood Civic Association President Mike Hatala got right down to business at last night's meeting, leading with the Pledge of Allegiance, then calling up the group's guest: incumbent Democratic city controller…

    • Courtesy of Al Schmidt, Republican candidate for City Controller.

Al Schmidt: Republican candidate for City Controller

Meet Al Schmidt. He's running for a low-profile office during increasingly tough times. Schmidt is the Republican candidate for City Controller, running against incumbent Democrat Alan Butkovitz. The City Controller…

    • Bill Dolbow leads Tuesday night's Lawncrest Civic Association meeting

Lawncrest Civic Association hosts two major Republican candidates

The agenda for last night's Lawncrest Civic Association read like a who's who of local figureheads - much to the attendees' delight. Aside from the usual address from board members Bill…

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Castor Gardens' Butkovitz wins city controller primary

By Shannon McDonald Alan Butkovitz, incumbent Democratic candidate for city controller, won yesterday's primary race, in which he ran against Brett Mandel and John Braxton. Butkovitz faced…

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