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POLS ON THE STREET: Presidential Tussle Reaching City’s Streets

by Joe Shaheeli By coincidence, the two major presidential campaigns have picked this Saturday, Oct. 8, to launch their registration campaigns with fanfare on the streets of this city. The unusual factor is the Republican Party has announced launches at several sites, something not done in an eon of presidential campaigns. Though the campaign underway […]

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On The Hill In City Hall: Philly Lawmakers Take Action

Council to Investigate Rash of Asian Business Robberies Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed a resolution introduced by Councilman at Large David Oh which authorizes Council’s Committees on Public Safety, Commerce & Economic Development, and Global Opportunities and Creative/Innovative Economy to hold a public hearing concerning recent home invasions and armed robberies that have victimized Asian […]

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Clowns Causing Chaos Through Social Media

by Eldon Graham The month of October is known for bringing out fictional ghouls and goblins from and into all walks of life. But, as a rash of menacing clown threats have made clear, when these apparitions are embodied by persons unknown and used to strike terror and fear into the hearts of the innocent, […]

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The Philadelphia Parking Authority’s swift removal of its Exec. Dir. Vince Fenerty following cases of sexual harassment has drawn attention from a high office in Harrisburg. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today released the following statement regarding the Philadelphia Parking Authority: “The recent incidents at the PPA associated with alleged sexual harassment by the former executive […]

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EVERYDAY PEOPLE: My Night at the Trump-Clinton Debate

by Denise Clay It takes a long time to get from Philadelphia to Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. A two-hour bus ride, a hour-long ride from New York’s Penn Station, a cab and a couple of shuttle buses later, I found myself at Hofstra for the first of three presidential debates between Republican candidate Donald […]

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ELEPHANT CORNER: Debate a Draw; Trump Milks Marcellus Shale; State Committee Meets

The first presidential debate took place in Hempstead, N.Y., on Monday night. I feel the 90-minute match was a draw. Yes, HILLARY CLINTON was more organized and had more details. But those attributes are among her strongest assets. While she was good, she did not knock it out of the park. DONALD TRUMP remained Donald. […]

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ATOP BOK: A Night in the Clouds

By Eldon Graham In the heart of South Philadelphia, there lies an oasis, almost hidden in the clouds. The rooftop of the South Philadelphia landmark once known as Edward W. Bok Technical High School has been transformed into the panoramic Bok Bar. Monday, the bar hosted a well-attended event called “Up on the Roof,” where […]

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Up on the Roof: East Passyunk Fashion Show

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Philly Republicans Get Happy with Statewide Heroes

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POLS ON THE STREET: We Can’t Stop Illegals From Registering To Vote

by Joe Shaheeli It may not mean much in a city such as ours where Democrats out register Republicans seven to one. But it could have serious consequences in one or more of our 26 state legislative districts, illegal aliens voting could spell the difference. A check with local registration officials indicates there is almost […]

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