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POLS ON THE STREET: Virus May Change Pa. Politics Forever

BY JOE SHAHEELI Philadelphians wake up today in a new world. City and State governments have drastically reduced their physical activities owing to the outbreak of coronavirus 19. Only vital street services remain in operation. All other offices are contactable chiefly by phone or internet. (Does that not make internet and cellular companies “essential”?) Furthermore, […]

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Mar. 4

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Peggy Browning Award hosts Reception for Pat Eiding, Sam Pond & Ralph Colflesh at Penn’s Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-8:30 p.m. For info: https://www.peggybropwningfund.org/events/event/149/Philadelphia-Awards-Reception.    Send article as PDF   

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Mar. 4

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Fair Districts PA hosts Mtg. at WeWorks, 1900 Market St., 1900 Market St., 6-8 p.m. Speaker Keith Forsyth reviews redistricting. Postcards for legislators, volunteer recruiting. Snacks, beer, wine, beverages. Space limited! RSVP: info@email.actionnetwork.org.    Send article as PDF   

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Mar. 5

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Liberty City LGBT Democratic Cl. hosts Candidates Night at John Anderson Apts., 251 S. 13th St., 6-9 p.m. All candidates welcome. Free pizza & refreshments. For info: Wade Albert (215) 964-2708.    Send article as PDF   

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Mar. 7

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Stepping Stone Scholars & Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson host Step into College at USciences, McNeill Sci. & Tech. Ctr., 43rd & Woodland Ave., 9 a.m.-1:10 p.m. For 200 8th-12th-grade students. Free. Register: sitc2020-saturdasy.eventbrite.com.    Send article as PDF   

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Mar. 7- State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Ave., 7 p.m. Payable to “Williams for Senate,” P.O. Box 6313, Phila., PA 19139 For info: (267) 888-4165 or ahw4senate@gmail.com. Mar. 9- Councilmember Mark Squilla hosts St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser at The Plough & the Stars, 123 Chestnut St. […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: City’s Primary Candidate Lineup Takes Shape

BY JOE SHAHEELI Six contestants filed nominating petitions for the Democratic primary ballot in the 198th Legislative District, which centers on Germantown and Nicetown-Tioga. Incumbent State Rep. Rosita Youngblood is retiring.    Send article as PDF   

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Philly’s Petitions in; Now Begins Counting and Challenging

BY DAVID LYNN The period for gathering signatures to achieve ballot access has just passed for two-party candidates for both party and public office. Through new legislation, new rules concerning petitioning for ballot access for the two major parties (Democratic and Republican) are in play in Pennsylvania. These new rules have relaxed some of the […]

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Feb. 28

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State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler distributes Free Food Box for low-income seniors at 2400 S. 9th St., 11 a.m.-12 m. To reserve a box: (215) 271-9190.    Send article as PDF   

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Feb. 29

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Republican City Committee holds “No Safehouse Protest” at 6319 Frankford Ave., 11:30 a.m.. For info: (215) 406-0899.    Send article as PDF   

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