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Jan. 11

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Philly DSA hosts Organizing Mtg. at Phila. Ethical Society, 1906 Rittenhouse Sq., 6:30-8:30 p.m. For info: phillyisberning@gmail.com.    Send article as PDF   

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FURTHER LISTINGS

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Jan. 12- State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Book Club Mtg. at 6511 Ridge Ave., 3 p.m. Will discuss No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder, on domestic violence. For info: (215) 482-8726. Jan. 13- Councilman David Oh celebrates Korean American Day at City Hall, Flag-raising 10 a.m. followed by ceremonial reception. Commemorates first Korean immigrants […]

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Greenlee Bids Farewell to City Council Life

BY TONY WEST Councilman Bill Greenlee is stepping out of City Council this month after 40 years inside it, one way or another. The 66-year-old councilmember apprenticed in City government under the tutelage of one of Philadelphia’s most-colorful leaders, Councilman David Cohen. An old-school liberal with a keen sense of working-class concerns, Cohen started out […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Toomey Follows His Own Road

BY JOE SHAHEELI Long viewed as one of the more-independent conservatives in the U.S. Senate, Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) has gone out on an unusual limb by opposing the new U.S., Mexico, Canada Agreement, which is destined to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. USMCA is the first major piece of bipartisan legislation that has […]

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Letter from the Mayor of Philadelphia

Fellow Philadelphians, Being your mayor for the last four years has been the greatest honor of my life. In 2016, we embarked on an ambitious mission to bring equity and opportunity to all neighborhoods and to make the government more accessible and accountable to the people it serves. As I reflect on this term, I’m […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy Dec. 12, 2019

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: Will filing for bankruptcy affect my job or future employment? Answer: A person filing for bankruptcy will often worry that it will affect their employment or could them to be passed over for a potential job. Although your employer may learn about your bankruptcy, your […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: ‘Reclaim’ Aims for New Philly Kills in 2020

BY JOE SHAHEELI There’s a new party in town. It’s definitely not the Republicans. But it’s not the Democrats either, although they vote and organize Democratic most of the time. Chiefly, though, they keep counsel with each other. They’re the progressives. Progressive ideas have long been standard in Philadelphia’s Democratic politics. Rival teams compete over […]

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Dec. 12

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State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler is hosted Fundraiser at Hive, 1444 S. Broad St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets: $50. To purchase: https://secure.ngpvan.com/86-QzZc_NEeLUvmxzH532w2.    Send article as PDF   

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Dec. 13

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State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Holiday Open House at 6511 Ridge Ave., 4-7 p.m. Light refreshments, sweets by Mercy HS students, unclaimed property, drawing, camaraderie. For info: (215) 482-8726.    Send article as PDF   

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Dec. 14

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State Sen. Vincent Hughes hosts Army-Navy Game Watch Party for Veterans at Manayunk Brewing Co., 4120 Main St., 2-6 p.m. Free entry, food & giveaways for all vets. For info: Ben Bowens (215) 879-7777.    Send article as PDF   

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