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We index the five most recent newsletters from each elected official.  If you don't see what you're looking for here, try searching for it by using the search bar at the top of this page. From the Office of Council President Darlene Harris -May 2011: Legislation would better city living conditions -January...
As a Pennsylvanian concerned with providing a quality education to all of our children and even as a member of the state House Education Committee, I was largely unaware of the severe challenges of homeless children in accessing education until recently. I have been pleased to work with a...
It’s nice to come home after a long day of work to a calm house and a peaceful neighborhood. We hear from people in our district that sometimes neighbors are not extending courtesies to one another. In the office, we get phone calls about weeds growing through fences into the...
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About 75 residents turned out for a town hall meeting hosted by Rep. Jake Wheatley at the Letter Carriers Hall in California-Kirkbride on Thursday, April 15. Both of the Northside’s council members, Daniel Lavelle and Darlene Harris, were on hand, as well as Ed Gainey from the Mayor’s Office, Mark...