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Jul. 18

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State Rep. Pamela DeLissio hosts Town Hall Mtg. at Roxborough Ch., 8230 Ridge Ave., 7 p.m. Focus on recently passed 2019-20 state budget. For info: (215) 482-8726.    Send article as PDF   

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Jul. 19- State Rep. Pamela DeLissio offers Produce Vouchers to older adults at 6511 Ridge Ave., 10 a.m.-12 m. $20 vouchers for age 60+ at farmers’ markets. Must live in 194th Legislative Dist.; proof of age & address; gross income limits. For info: (215) 482-8726. Jul. 20- State Sen. Sharif Street is hosted Summer BBQ […]

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Governor, Mayor Slam Hahnemann Hospital’s Owner

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney released a joint statement regarding Hahnemann University Hospital: “The situation at Hahnemann University Hospital, caused by CEO Joel Freedman and his team of venture capitalists, is an absolute disgrace and shows a greed-driven lack of care for the community. The hospital has $300 million in debt […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Marge Tartaglione, Pioneering Woman Leader, Passes

BY JOE SHAHEELI Margaret Tartaglione, who chaired Philadelphia City Commission, serving on it for 36 years, died on July 9 aged 86. With her passed an era of tumultuous changes seasoned with fierce loyalties in the city’s grassroots political culture. More than anything else, Tartaglione was a consummate street politician. As a young housewife and […]

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Sheriff’s Office Recovers $60 Million in Delinquent Taxes

Sheriff Jewell Williams announced that in Fiscal Year 2019, the Sheriff’s Office collected $60.2M in delinquent taxes and fees for the City of Philadelphia. These funds come from the sales of tax-delinquent properties and related fees associated with those sales. In Fiscal Year 2012, when Williams took office, only $27 million was collected and sent […]

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Jul. 11

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Councilmanic candidate Isaiah Thomas hosts Victory Celebration & 35th Birthday Event at Maison 208, 208 S. 13th St., VIP Reception 6:30 p.m., General Admission 7:30 p.m. Sponsors $1,000, Hosts $500, Gen. Adm. $100, Young Professionals (under 30) $50. For info: Dom Miller Dom@CitizensForIsaiahThomas.com.    Send article as PDF   

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Jul. 12

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State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Job Fair for 2020 Census at 16 Old Ashton Rd., 2 p.m. Temporary positions include census takers, recruiting assistants & supervisory staff. Pay up to $35.50/hour; offer weekly paychecks, flexible hours, paid training. For info: (215) 330-3714.    Send article as PDF   

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Jul. 12

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Councilman David Oh hosts Fundraiser at Saigon Maxim Restaurant, 612 Washington Ave., 5:30-8 p.m. Contribution levels: $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143 or https://politics.raisethemoney.com/doh.    Send article as PDF   

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Jul. 12

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State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell hosts Fundraiser at 1800 JFK Blvd., 3rd fl., 8 p.m. Special guest: Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib. Contribution levels: $1,000, $2,500, $5,000 via https://secure.actblue.com/donate/elect-movita-1. RSVP: Bill McGee (610) 554-8970 or bill@pahdoc.com.    Send article as PDF   

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Jul. 13- State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Summer Neighborhood Clean-Up starting at 10th St. & Snyder Ave., 8 a.m. -12 m. For info: (215) 271-9190. Jul. 13- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebee’s 2525 Castor Ave., 8-10 a.m. Tickets $10, $5 for kids. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 329-0462. Jul. 14- State […]

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