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What Lies Beneath Philadelphia’s Pothole Epidemic

What Lies Beneath Philadelphia’s Pothole Epidemic

by Cassie Hepler Pothole season is upon us as winter’s fury sinks its teeth into our roads. But potholes have been getting worse in recent winters. And the problem is not caused by fiercer weather but by human neglect. In the end, it’s the motorists who pay the price when their tax dollars are not […]

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Back On The Hill … 201st General Assembly Inauguration

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Updated Jan. 5th

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Jan. 7-             State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Bus Trip to Pa. Farm Show, departing at 1435 N. 52nd St., 9 a.m. For info: (215) 879-6615. Jan. 10-           S. Phila. Business Ass’n holds General Membership Mtg. at Popi’s Restaurant, 3120 S. 20th St., 6 p.m. Cash bar. $40. Jan. 13- State Sen. John […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Businessman Wolf Is Now Politician Wolf

by Joe Shaheeli Gov. Tom Wolf is getting to look more like a politician than the good businessman he touted himself as in his successful campaign to win that office. Now, as he enters the last half of his four-year term, he is getting to look more like a political leader seeking re-election to a […]

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Cephas Takes Wynnefield Ways to Harrisburg

by Tony West To understand incoming State Rep. Morgan Cephas, get to know Wynnefield. Wynnefield doesn’t control most of the votes in W. Philadelphia’s 192nd Legislative Dist. But it has become a favored home for Black leadership in Philadelphia. When veteran incumbent State Rep. Louise Bishop ran afoul of the law, a discreet power struggle […]

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State Commits $300 Million to Port of Philadelphia, but PRPA Staff Is Slashed

by Joe Shaheeli When Gov. Tom Wolf joined US Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), elected officials and stakeholders to tout a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia, proponents of Southport grew worried. Would their long effort to create additional super-modern terminals with the development of Southport’s acreage be consigned to a page in […]

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Updated Dec. 29th

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 Dec. 29-          Kwanzaa 50th Anniversary Program at W. Phila. HS, 4901 Chestnut St., 6-8 Adults $10, Seniors and Children $8. Featuring creator of Kwanzaa, Dr. Maulana Karenga. For info: (215) 385-0214. Dec. 30-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Kwanzaa at African American Museum, 701 Arch St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cultural presentations, performances, […]

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CITY HALL SAM: Port Investments Make for a Merry Christmas

GOV. TOM WOLF and LT. GOV. MIKE STACK played the role of Santa Claus and announced an early Christmas present to the folks of Southeastern Pennsylvania. And what did they leave under the tree for the good people of SEPA? A $300-million capital investment in the Port of Philadelphia. This investment will improve several port […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: DA’s Primary May See More Challengers

by Joe Shaheeli District Attorney Seth Williams, based on his past primaries, has a lock on about 42% of the Democrats who normally vote in that municipal election. Those are the African American voters, who tend to support candidates from their own community, given a choice. Since all of his announced challengers to date are […]

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Updated Dec. 22

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Dec. 27- Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and SWPDS host Kwanzaa Celebration at Kingsessing Rec. Ctr., 50th & Kingsessing Ave., 6 to 8;30 p.m. Dec. 29- Kwanzaa 50th Anniversary Program at W. Phila. HS, 4901 Chestnut St., 6-8 Adults $10, Seniors and Children $8. Featuring creator of Kwanzaa, Dr. Maulana Karenga. For info: (215) 385-0214. Jan. 1- […]

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