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Morganelli Ahead Of The Curve As Far As Attorney Generals Go

by Joe Shaheeli Every County in Pennsylvania has its own District Attorney. Yet only one is a record setter, getting elected seven times by the critical voters of Northampton County. He was first elected District Attorney at the age of 35 in 1991. Since then he has been relected every four years. His county’s voters […]

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Updated Apr. 21st

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Apr. 21-          Ward Leader Bill Pettigrew hosts “Give Petttigrew the Boot” fundraiser to replace his ward leadership and take on job as GOP fundraising chairman at United Republican Cl., 3156 Frankford Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Food, open bar, entertainment, special bartenders and guests. Tickets $40. Apr. 21-          Mothers in Charge hosts Anniversary Gala at […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Philadelphia State House District Races Upstage Bigger Contests!

by Joe Shaheeli No matter how you cut it, there is nothing as exciting as a hotly contested legislative-district race. That’s when our highly touted and well-televised presidential candidates fade into the background. Many voters in Philadelphia will be surprised when they go to the polls Apr. 26 to find more than the average one […]

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Jaden’s Voice Helps Families With Autism Face Their Challenges

by Tony West Jaden Woodall lost his voice when he was two and a half years old. After a sudden fever, a child who had been developing normally became nonverbal overnight. He showed rigid, fixated behaviors; avoided social contacts; and could not interact smoothly with his peers in the ordinary engagements of childhood. Jaden had […]

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Clinton Wishes Bob Brady A Happy Birthday

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Apr. 14-          Connected Women host Political Power & Networking Hour at Columbia N. YMCA, 1400 N. Broad St., 6 p.m. Free and open to public. Apr. 14-          State Senate candidate Kevin Boyle is hosted Reception at FOP Lodge, 11630 Caroline Rd., 6-8 p.m. $35 – Guests $35, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. […]

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Hillary Clinton Lights Up Pa. AFL-CIO Conference-Photo by Bonnie Squires

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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 from Mayor Michael Nutter, would press hard for a sugary-drink tax. He made it clear in his welcoming speech to the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Convention delegates in Philadelphia Tuesday morning. The city’s plight is a poor population whose children have limited […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Dems Drop Cohen In 202nd State House Race

by Joe Shaheeli The cement blend of Democratic Party endorsements and 42 years of service as the state representative from the 202nd Legislative Dist. is now crumbling under State Rep. Mark Cohen’s (D-Northeast) seat. The bulk of the ward leaders in that district have endorsed his opponent. Jared Solomon, who is again challenging 42-year incumbent […]

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Apr. 7-            Asian-American Symposium on Housing at Convention Center, Rm. 103ABC, 12th & Arch Sts., 8:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Apr. 7-     State Sen. Vincent Hughes hosts Spring Reception at Clef Cl., 738 S. Broad St., 5-7 p.m. Sponsors $2,500, Supporters $1,000, Friends $500. RSVP by Apr. 2 to (215) 877-7772 or citizensforhughes@gmail.com. Apr. 7-            […]

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