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Non-Commercial Radio Get-Together Happening at WXPN

BY NATHAN LERNER Philadelphia radio station WXPN will once again host the annual Non-COMMvention, Now in its 17th edition, the event is widely considered the premier national convocation of contemporary non-commercial music radio stations. It attracts both industry members and those, who are simply fans of the music. Over the years, such big names such […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Still Too Close to Call

BY JOE SHAHEELI Longtime District Attorney Lynne Abraham, who could have held that office until today had she not resigned to run for mayor, tells us her pick for Democratic district attorney would be Joe Khan. She added her concern for the office should Larry Krasner be elected. One must remember she was the “tough […]

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OUR OPINION: Our Endorsements in the Philadelphia Primary

If nothing else, this year’s political activity has proven that in a post-2016 electoral landscape, there is no such thing as an “off year.” Nowhere has that been more aptly demonstrated than in the two marquee primaries in Philadelphia’s May 16 primary: the Democratic races for city controller and district attorney. Challenger Rebecca Rhynhart’s résumé […]

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May 11-          Michael Nix, Michael Lambert & Clayton Hall host Fundraiser for judicial candidate Shanese Johnson at 2101 Pine St., 5:30-7 p.m. Contribution levels $100, $250, $500 & $1,000. May 11-          CeasefirePA hosts “The Flow” at TGI Friday’s, 1776 B. Franklin Pkwy., 5:30-8:30 p.m. 1/2 –price apps & drinks. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: In DA’s Race, the Biggest Slice Will Win

BY JOE SHAHEELI The DA’s race will be sliced up by seven candidates. Whose slice will deliver the most votes on Election Day? With a turnout of 16% of the Democratic vote predicted by many politicos, that doesn’t call for a lot of votes for one to become the plurality winner. What goes into the […]

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ANOTHER OPINION: Philadelphia Owes More To Heroes’ Survivors

BY COUNCILMAN AL TAUBENBERGER My son, Matt, is a Pennsylvania State Trooper. It’s incredibly dangerous work. One need only glance at the current news headlines regarding Eric Frein, who was just convicted of killing one State Trooper and severely wounding another in an unprovoked sniper attack on a State Police barracks. Although I am extraordinarily […]

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May 4-            Self Help Movement hosts Reception at Knowlton Mansion, 80012 Verree Rd., 6-10 p.m. Honoring Pa. National Guard’s 28th Div., 56th Brig. and Gary Tennis, former Secretary Dept. of Drug & Alcohol Programs. $125 per person. For info: (215) 992-6710. May 4-   Sen. Shirley Kitchen’s 20th Ward hosts meeting at APM, 1950 N. […]

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Marching for Science with Wit and Wisdom

Last Saturday, Apr. 22, 10,000 scientists and their supporters marched from City Hall to Penn’s Landing, where they braved a light drizzle to hear a bevy of leaders including Council Mark Squilla emphasize the essential role science plays in our lives and our fortunes. Many came with what may have been the most-creative personally designed […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Meehan Back to Lead GOP

BY JOE SHAHEELI In an old-fashioned donnybrook and shouting match, Republican Ward Leaders managed to fill the vacant post of Party Chairman held by Joe DeFelice, Esq. at their Cottman Avenue headquarters Monday night. Elected in what began as a tussle between 5th Ward Leader Mike Cibik and Northeast activist Joe McColgan was Republican Party […]

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Apr. 27-          Committee to Re-elect State Rep. John Taylor hosts Historical Site Cigar & Wine Tasting at Colonial Dames of Phila., 1630 Latimer St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $250. Sponsorships available. Apr. 27-          Rebecca Womack and Fair Districts PA host “End Gerrymandering & Redistricting” Event at USciences, Griffith Ha. C, 600 S. 43rd St., […]

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