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Actor Feels Closer to Home At Theater Exile

Actor Feels Closer to Home At Theater Exile

By Cassie Hepler Pearce Bunting is no stranger to Philadelphia. In the 1920’s, his grandfather…

Derek Green Is Expert At Putting The Pieces Together

Derek Green Is Expert At Putting The Pieces Together

by Tony West There isn’t much City Council has accomplished in the last dozen years…

Here Is Your Chance To Beef At Comcast

Here Is Your Chance To Beef At Comcast

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced, as part of the City of Philadelphia’s negotiation process with…

Pols Of The Street: Black Clergy Backs Williams For Mayor

Pols Of The Street: Black Clergy Backs Williams For Mayor

by Joe Shaheeli The tide was rolling along for the last couple weeks Jim Kenney’s…

Fixing An Eyesore

Fixing An Eyesore

Multi-Million Dollar Improvement Plan Launched For 25th Street Viaduct Rail Bridge by Cassie Hepler Long-awaited repairs…

Little Girl Fighting For Her Life

Little Girl Fighting For Her Life

by Maria Merlino Francesca DePasquale, or Fran as everyone knows her, was disturbed by the…

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Fixing An Eyesore

Multi-Million Dollar Improvement Plan Launched For 25th Street Viaduct Rail Bridge by Cassie Hepler Long-awaited repairs to South Philly’s aging, crumbling railroad viaduct are soon to begin. “Following extensive discussions and coordination between my office, the City of Philadelphia and CSX Transportation, I am pleased to announce CSX will make a multi-million dollar investment to improve…

Fixing An Eyesore

Skepticism Surrounds Pa. Convention Center Claim It Cut Labor Costs

While the Pennsylvania Convention Center released a report claiming lower labor costs at this year’s Auto Show compared to last year’s, a contractor who worked both shows says, “That’s just not true.” The contractor, who asked that his name not be used for fear of reprisal from management, said, “this year’s Auto Show was much…

Skepticism Surrounds Pa. Convention Center Claim It Cut Labor Costs

Fixing An Eyesore

Multi-Million Dollar Improvement Plan Launched For 25th Street Viaduct Rail Bridge by Cassie Hepler Long-awaited repairs to South Philly’s aging, crumbling railroad viaduct are soon to begin. “Following extensive discussions and coordination between my office, the City of Philadelphia and CSX Transportation, I am pleased to announce CSX will make a multi-million dollar investment to improve…

Fixing An Eyesore

Derek Green Is Expert At Putting The Pieces Together

by Tony West There isn’t much City Council has accomplished in the last dozen years without Derek Green’s input. As chief counsel to influential 9th Dist. Councilwoman Marian Tasco, Green has helped assemble ground-breaking legislative packages like Philadelphia’s anti-predatory-lending initiative, which has become a model for other cities around the nation. His holistic grasp of…

Derek Green Is Expert At Putting The Pieces Together

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

GOV. TOM WOLF has said he did not believe ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE should resign. Specifically he stated, “We have procedures in place for adjudicating the rights and wrongs.” Technically he is right. However, doubts about Kane’s ability to do her job are not limited to the Montgomery County grand-jury indictment. In the past two…

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

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ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

GOV. TOM WOLF has said he did not believe ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE should resign. Specifically he stated, “We have procedures in place for adjudicating the rights and wrongs.” Technically he is right. However, doubts about Kane’s ability to do…

CITY HALL SAM: Who’s Running For Attorney General?

CITY HALL SAM: Who’s Running For Attorney General?

Although the Phillies opener was expected to be underwhelming for a fan base accustomed to…

OUT & ABOUT: Should Black Voters Support Black Candidates?

OUT & ABOUT: Should Black Voters Support Black Candidates?

by Denise Clay Should Black voters support Black candidates? Now that I’ve written that sentence,…

WALKING THE BEAT: Bill Green Should Heed Fellow Democrats

WALKING THE BEAT: Bill Green Should Heed Fellow Democrats

by Joe Shay Stivala I WAS STARTLED to hear on Sunday Bill GREEN had been relieved…

Pols on the Street

POLS ON THE STREET: Endorsements Make 2 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Frontrunners

POLS ON THE STREET: Endorsements Make 2 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Frontrunners

by Joe Shaheeli Almost every organization or individual with some political clout has endorsed a…

POLS ON THE STREET: Will Voters Follow Their Leaders?

POLS ON THE STREET: Will Voters Follow Their Leaders?

by Joe Shaheeli The political muscle of ward leaders and union leaders will be truly…

POLS ON THE STREET: Petition Challenges Thin The Field

POLS ON THE STREET: Petition Challenges Thin The Field

by Joe Shaheeli After ballot positions are drawn for municipal elections, but before the actual…

Pols Of The Street: Black Clergy Backs Williams For Mayor

Pols Of The Street: Black Clergy Backs Williams For Mayor

by Joe Shaheeli The tide was rolling along for the last couple weeks Jim Kenney’s way with a well-orchestrated effort by his campaign team, bringing out endorsements from various groups for their candidate.  But today, what was considered a must-have…

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