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This is the city's Ward 8, or Eighth Ward. Its boundaries were established many years ago by the political parties and elecoral commissions. Its extent is from Broad Street to the Schuylkill River, from Lombard Street to Spring Garden Avenue (more or less).
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8th Ward Leader Stephanie Singer, others, interviewed on WHYY 91FM radio
By By Bill Marston LEED AP 8th Ward / 9th Division
February 2, 2011
Dave Davies (Daily News, WHYY radio 91FM, www.newsworks.org) did a report about running for office within a political party's organization in Philadelphia. He interviews Marge Trataglione, John Kromer and my own 8th Ward's Stephanie Singer....
What you'll learn: everything you need to know about beating Republicans, and Keeping Democrats . . . democrats.
By Stan Shapiro
August 15, 2010
OK, let’s start with first things first. We must defeat the Republicans this Fall. The Republican Party has scuttled all pretenses to moderation, particularly in Pennsylvania. Its candidates for Governor and Senator, Tom Corbett and Pat Toomey, are far to the right of the last Republican holders of those offices, Tom Ridge and Rick Santorum. Yes, that’s right, Pat Toomey is far to the right of Rick Santorum. And Tom Corbett, who claims that the unemployed like being out of work, and that national health care legislation is unconstitutional, thinks taking Pennsylvania back to the 1920’s would be really swell.
By by Bill Marston LEED AP
May 20, 2010
Center City's 8th Ward voting results show that we supported the candidates endorsed by Neighborhood Networks citywide: Joe Hoeffel - governor; Joe Sestak - US senator; Babette Josephs - state representative. We also voted overwhelmingly for Philadelphian Jonathan Saidel for lieutenant governor....