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Sep. 8- Sheriff Jewell Williams hosts Campaign Kickoff at The Wilarie, 3227 Stockley St., 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Free parking, food, music & fun. Donations $100, pay at the door, payable to “Citizens for Jewell Williams.” For info: Harriet Lessy (215) 816-6093. Sep. 11- Girard Coll. hosts Panel Discussion on Its 1968 Desegregation at 2101 S. […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Can Schools Sue Their Way to Funding?

BY JOE SHAHEELI Elections have consequences. And few elections in recent Pennsylvania history have proved to be more consequential than the 2016 Democratic takeover of the State Supreme Court. That swiftly led to the historic gerrymandering decision that threw most state congressional seats up for grabs this fall. Now comes a new lawsuit, argued in […]

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New Book Delves into SPHS History

By Eldon Graham South Philadelphia High School is diving deep into its past, in literary form. The book, by Dr. Tony Evangelisto, is simply known as “South Philadelphia High School.” It chronicles the humble beginnings of the school and all the teachers, principals and students that came through and shaped the school’s legacy into what […]

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Brady Bunch a Success

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Indego Bike Share Expands to South Philadelphia

By Eldon Graham INDego bike share program announced that it will grow this summer, adding at least eight more stations to the system. Early summer expansion will include station and bike availability at the Navy Yard with connections at AT&T Station and FDR Park. Additional stations will be installed throughout the summer to provide more […]

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History and Section 232: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Amid growing tensions, the process of implementing the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports is now moving forward. Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 directs the Secretary of Commerce to submit a report to the president advising whether any article “is being imported to the United States in such quantities […]

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Temple Hospital Acres of Diamonds Gala Attracts 1,200 Supporters

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Councilman Oh Has a Plethora of Support

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Effort to Change School Name Gaining Traction

By Eldon Graham The Andrew Jackson School is one of the top-rated schools in South Philadelphia, but some believe the school’s moniker is a blemish upon it and the city. Brian Kall, operations and & management director at Drexel University College of Medicine, started the petition to change the name of the Jackson school. Kall, […]

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Old School Party Reunites Many Friends

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