Part of Mansfield Avenue renamed in honor of former lawmaker Tasco

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia street now has a new name in honor of a former lawmaker. Marian B. Tasco served on the Philadelphia City Council for 28 years, from 1988 to 2016.

Marian B. Tasco served on the Philadelphia City Council for 28 years, from 1988 to 2016.

Saturday, a portion of Mansfield Avenue,  between Vernon Road and Slocum Street in Northwest Philadelphia was named in her honor.

Tasco also became a supporter of a workplace smoking ban after her husband died of lung cancer.

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