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20 Years Later, Sports Arena Still the ‘Center’ of Attention

20 Years Later, Sports Arena Still the ‘Center’ of Attention

by Eldon Graham In August 1996, Bill Clinton was President, Ed Rendell was Mayor of…

As 19th Amendment Nears 100, Are Pa. Women Equal Yet?

As 19th Amendment Nears 100,  Are Pa. Women Equal Yet?

by Cassie Hepler Even though Hillary Clinton may be cracking the highest political glass ceiling…

Pols On The Street: Another Trump Card!?

Pols On The Street:   Another Trump Card!?

by Joe Shaheeli Does it matter if Donald Trump blames cheating on Election Day if…

Rizzo Statue: Which Activists Matter?

Rizzo Statue: Which Activists Matter?

by Tony West The controversy recently sparked by the Black Lives Matter movement’s call to…

Shedding Light on Why Temple U. Tuitions Are So High!

Shedding Light on Why Temple U. Tuitions Are So High!

Thomas H. Massaro is a man of many titles. He initiated and has taught classes…

Showing Our Servants in Blue Who Cares

Showing Our Servants in Blue Who Cares

by Eldon Graham All across the city, Philadelphians have strong beliefs and they follow them…

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  • Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 19 Hosted DNC Delegates Among 1,500 Guests
  • Carpenters’ Union Stands With Hillary Clinton
  • Sam Staten, Sr. Honored
  • DNC: Protests Galore Filled Philadelphia’s Streets
  • Afro-LatinX Mixer Unites Minorities
  • Philly’s GOP Watches the DNC with a Sly Eye
  • Congressman Bob Brady Put Philly’s Best Foot Forward with Welcoming Gala
  • Protests, Vigils Abound Around Town
  • Philadelphia Never Forgets Its Heroes
  • DNC Observes Jewish American Heritage Month At National Museum Of American Jewish History
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Diverse Communities In Pictures
  • Hillary Clinton At The Fillmore In Fishtown
  • Clinton Wishes Bob Brady A Happy Birthday
  • Hillary Clinton Lights Up Pa. AFL-CIO Conference-Photo by Bonnie Squires

OUR OPINION: Amazing Skyline, Seething Streets

Having been born and bred in a rowhome office since its inception, the editors of the Philadelphia and South Philadelphia Public Records now gaze out a wall of windows which gives the staff a view, as Tony West told Jim Tayoun, “to die for”. Well, we didn’t die. But we still have to keep our…

OUR OPINION: Amazing Skyline, Seething Streets

Rizzo Statue: Which Activists Matter?

by Tony West The controversy recently sparked by the Black Lives Matter movement’s call to remove the Frank Rizzo statue has spurred a tempest within a teapot over which protestors are actually allowed to speak for this cause. The Philly Coalition for REAL Justice Steering Committee has released a statement disavowing any connection with an…

Rizzo Statue: Which Activists Matter?

As 19th Amendment Nears 100, Are Pa. Women Equal Yet?

by Cassie Hepler Even though Hillary Clinton may be cracking the highest political glass ceiling in America, it’s not at all clear that she’s pulled it off in Pennsylvania. How else to explain the numbers at the state level? Nationwide, the number of women in Congress has increased from 15 to 104 since 1971 –…

As 19th Amendment Nears 100,  Are Pa. Women Equal Yet?

ELEPHANT CORNER: An Insider’s View at the RNC

The Republican National Convention commenced on Sunday with an event at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The Philadelphia delegates to the Convention include PAGOP GENERAL COUNSEL LAWRENCE TABAS and WARD LEADERS SETH KAUFER (2nd), CALVIN TUCKER (22nd) and CHRIS VOGLER (55th). Alternate Delegates include Republican City Committee Fundraising CHAIRMAN BILL PETTIGREW and COMMITTEEWOMAN…

ELEPHANT CORNER: An Insider’s View at the RNC

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ANOTHER OPINION: Life After Kathleen Kane

Now that KATHLEEN KANE has been convicted of perjury in state court, she has chosen to resign. The Senate Republican majority attempted to remove her through a constitutional procedure last fall but was unsuccessful. The House started the impeachment proceedings; but…

OUR OPINION: Amazing Skyline, Seething Streets

OUR OPINION: Amazing Skyline, Seething Streets

Having been born and bred in a rowhome office since its inception, the editors of…

Our Opinion: DNC, City Did Their Best!

Our Opinion: DNC, City Did Their Best!

God bless the patience of the City’s Police Bicycle Corps. Their quiet presence sent a…

OUR OPINION: Kenney’s Odd Game On Sugary-Drinks Tax

OUR OPINION: Kenney’s Odd Game On Sugary-Drinks Tax

One wonders why Mayor Jim Kenney, who as a Councilman voted no on similar proposals…

Pols on the Street

POLS ON THE STREET: Back to Obama’s Playbook in Philly

POLS ON THE STREET: Back to Obama’s Playbook in Philly

by Joe Shaheeli To win Pennsylvania in the Presidential election this Nov. 8, the campaign…

POLS ON THE STREET: Time for Philly Election Workers to Change Any Foolish Ways

POLS ON THE STREET: Time for Philly Election Workers to Change Any Foolish Ways

by Joe Shaheeli It’s obvious the political pool fed by this City and State, especially…

POLS ON THE STREET: Battle for Pennsylvania Will Be Fought Here

POLS ON THE STREET: Battle for Pennsylvania Will Be Fought Here

by Joe Shaheeli Hillary Clinton stops in Harrisburg following her first in Philly at Temple…

Pols On The Street:   Another Trump Card!?

Pols On The Street: Another Trump Card!?

by Joe Shaheeli Does it matter if Donald Trump blames cheating on Election Day if he loses Pennsylvania? For those of us who know how it all works, it shows he personally doesn’t understand the political system, how elections work,…

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