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Banquet Will Give Chinatown’s Youth A ‘Home’

Visitors to Chinatown are familiar with the dashing Lion Dance performances of the Philadelphia Suns in Asian community parades. But there’s much more to the Suns than that. The Suns are Chinatown’s youth group. For 42 years now they have been providing a host of athletic and cultural activities for youngsters with a special set […]

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Updated Oct. 16th

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Oct. 15-           30th Ward Democrats host Countdown Fundraiser at Ten Stone, 21st & South Sts., 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25 for candidates, $5 for friends and neighbors. Tickets at door. Oct. 16-           State Sen. Christine Tartaglione hosts Senior Expo of at Community Acad. of Phila. Charter Sch., 1100 E. Erie Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Opening Night Features Donors At Gala

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Hillary Clinton Rallies ‘Women For Wolf’ In Philly

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POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ School Reform Commission Chairman Bill Green’s decision suddenly to cancel the contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers has disrupted both the worlds of education and politics in this city. It has blindsided school union leaders, parent organizations, and other groups associated with pushing to improve the quality of education in city […]

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SRC’s Aborting Of Teachers’ Contract Roils Pols

State Rep. Angel Cruz and State Sen. Christine Tartaglione (both D-Kensington) have bills they hope will gain traction and bring an end to the control the state-run School Reform Commission has over the city’s public School District They have the support of almost every member of the Philadelphia caucuses in the General Assembly. These bills […]

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Ceremony To Preserve Black Burial Ground

The Friends of Bethel Burial Ground Coalition is working to preserve the final resting place of 5,000 black Philadelphians who are interred in an historic burial ground under the Weccacoe Playground at 4th & Queen Streets, in the Southwark section of South Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Dept. of Parks and Recreation is trying to renovate the […]

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Updated Oct. 9th

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Oct. 9-             State Rep. Mark Cohen is hosted Fundraiser at Chickie’s & Pete’s, 4010 Robbins Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts $2,500, VIPs $1,000, Sponsors $500, Friends $250, Guests $50. RSVP markcohenphilly@comcast.net or (215) 375-4307. Oct. 9-             59th Ward Democrats host Dine with 59 at Treasures, 5547 Germantown Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Music, food & fun. […]

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Updated Oct. 2nd

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Oct. 9-             State Rep. Mark Cohen is hosted Fundraiser at Chickie’s & Pete’s, 4010 Robbins Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts $2,500, VIPs $1,000, Sponsors $500, Friends $250, Guests $50. RSVP markcohenphilly@comcast.net or (215) 375-4307. Oct. 9-             59th Ward Democrats host Dine with 59 at Treasures, 5547 Germantown Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Music, food & fun. […]

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Brady Bill Expands Hate-Crime Coverage To LGBT

Congressman Bob Brady has introduced legislation to amend Title 18 of the US Code to expand federal hate-crimes protections for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Under this new legislation, any hate crime committed based on sexual orientation or gender identity would be prosecutable under federal law, even if the crime did not involve […]

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