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Councilman Oh Announces Contest To Boost Local Artists

Councilman David Oh held a press conference in City Hall to announce the grand prize and category prizes for PHL LIVE Center Stage, his exciting new music initiative that provides local musicians with a real opportunity to gain recognition and success. First Deputy Commissioner Susan Slawson, Dept. of Parks & Recreation, announced the grand prize […]

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On The Hill / In City Hall: SENATE LEADERS DEMAND MTG. WITH TOBACCO MOGULS

Two members of the Philadelphia State Senate Caucus have reached out to cigarette-industry leaders to ask them to meet with regards to their vigorous lobbying against the cigarette-tax bill that is needed to fund Philadelphia schools. State Sens. Shirley M. Kitchen (D-N. Phila.) and Democratic Whip Anthony H. Williams (D-W. Phila.), wrote the following letter […]

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Updated Sept. 11th

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Sep. 12-13- Pa. Democratic State Committee meeting at Sheraton Phila. Downtown Hotel, 201 N. 17th St., starting 2:30 p.m. Friday followed by sessions, meetings, and annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner. General Meetings on Saturday. For info and tickets Peggy Grove (717) 920-8470. Sep. 13- Phila. Socialism Conference at Ch. Of the Advocate, 1801 Diamond St., 10:30 […]

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Updated Sept. 4th

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  Sep. 4-             Women For Stephanie host Reception for City Commissioner Steophanie Singer at 1900 Rittenhouse Sq., 5:30-7 p.m. Suggested contributions $100/$250/$500/$1,000. RSVP David Ralston, Dave@vote-singer.com or (215) 678-0592.   Sep. 6-             OCA-GP Asian American Advocates picnic at Franklin Sq., 12-2 p.m.   Sep. 6-             Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 holds its […]

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Updated Aug. 28th

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  Sep. 6-             State Sen. Anthony Williams holds Summer of Peace Event at Clark Park, 43rd & Chester Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Old-school games, free food.   Sep. 6-             Annie Havey Hosts Flea Market on parking lot of V&S Elmwood Lanes, 7235 Elmwood Ave., starting 7 a.m.   Sep. 6-             Bernice Hill […]

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Update August 21st

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Aug. 21- TeamChildren host workshop on “Beyond Poverty: Brain-Inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty presented by Frank Kros, MSW, JD at Sonesta Hotel, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Registration $250. Discounted parking $10. Lunch provided. For info call 610-666-1795. Aug. 21- Plumbers President John Kane fund raiser for his Senate campaign at Maggie […]

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All Enjoyed Sid Booker’s Annual Summer Pool Party

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by Joe Shaheeli It’s time for non-committal members of the PA General Assembly to show  their support and put in their appearances at the weekly Friday informational protests outside the Convention Center. They also need to pressure the Convention Center management demanding an end to an unfair lock out. Calling in their dues for the […]

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Tartaglione Picnic Series Equips Kids For School Sen. Tartaglione is scheduled to visit Wissinoming Park on Frankford Avenue today to host the second in a series of picnics where she has been giving out school supplies and back packs. The senator and her staff visited historic Burholme Park last Thursday and handed out free backpacks […]

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Pols On The Street

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by Joe Shaheeli Once in a while we join the prognosticators in how races will end up. We stopped hesitating a couple weeks ago after watching some of the bell-weather stats coming from both gubernatorial camps. We think we have Gov. Tom Corbett’s strategy down pat, but haven’t yet figured out Tom Wolf’s direction. We […]

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