Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Abington-Rockledge Democratic Committee holds a hybrid petition signing/food drive.
The Abington-Rockledge Democratic Committee held a candidate petition signing party Tuesday night at the Brownstone Building at Sunrise of Abington. The event was designed for the Democrats to get their guys on the primary ballot. “This is kind of what we’ve been doing for the last three years,” ARDC Chairman Michael Barbiero said. “On the first night of petition signing, we’ve been having this party to sort of jump start the campaign.” A candidate for township commissioner or school board needs 10 signatures to be on the primary ballot. Tuesday was the first day in a three-week period in which prospective candidates may gather signatures to be placed on the ballot — the deadline is March 12, according to Barbiero. And this year is rather…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Abington-Rockledge Democratic Committee is looking for signatures ... and food donations.
Tuesday, February 19
Tonight, the Abington-Rockledge Democratic Committee will hold its annual Petition Signing Party to help its candidates get on the ballot for the May 21 Primary. The event will be held at The Brownstone at Sunrise of Abington at 7:30 p.m. The ARDC is also incorporating a food drive for the local food cupboard that is in dire need of donations — the Abington Food Cupboard. With over 20,000 registered Democratic voters in Abington and Rockledge, this year’s event has drawn statewide attention and will include Democratic candidates and incumbents for local seats on the Abington Township Board of Commissioners; the school board; the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge; and the Democratic candidate for the Pennsylvania State Superior …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
ATRO Chairman Bob Adshead and ARDC Chairman Michael Barbiero chime in on yesterday's election results.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The Abington Democrats pick up a seat on the Abington Board of Commissioners; Republicans still control 8-7
There were a lot of smiles at Madeleine Dean’s house following the close of the polls. The Abington Democrats gathered at the home of Dean. There, they learned that the Democrats picked up a seat on the Abington Board of Commissioners; the Republicans still control the board by an 8-7 margin. Dean won her election for Ward 7, defeating Republican Matthew Willis. Abington Commissioner Steven Kline, who defeated his opponent James Reeves, said he hoped the Democrats would pick up the majority, but added that he was looking forward to working with everyone on the board. On the 8-7 Republican-Democrat split on the board of commissioners, Kline said, “It’s a tighter spread. I hope things change for the better.” Kline said he’d like to see an …
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Patch has highlights from the North Penn VFW and Vintage.