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PA. WOUNDED WARRIORS COMFORT HOUSE: Proving Their Worth By Supporting Veterans

Among the many notable groups existing to help veterans who have served honorably in all the wars in which America has been engaged, two are outstanding in this state and this city. Singled out by the Philadelphia Public Record to benefit from this year’s special commemorative edition are the organized labor and endorsed Philadelphia Veterans […]

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AMERICA’S VETERANS: Who Are They?

There are 21.5 million military veterans in the United States as of  2011. They are honored on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became […]

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BY JOE EASTMAN, US Navy (Ret.) Dir. of Veterans Services Broad Street Ministry/ Last spring, Philadelphia City Council, spearheaded by Councilmen Bill Greenlee and Mark Squilla, honored the military veterans of Philadelphia by declaring November as Philadelphia Homeless Veterans Remembrance Month, thus making Philadelphia the first and only city in the United States to set […]

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ELEPHANT CORNER: Republicans Push To Get Eyes Inside Philly Polling Stations

Tuesday night, over 200 people were packed into the second floor of Paddy Whacks at 2nd & South Streets to watch the election returns. Unfortunately, as the night wore on, the Republican crowd increasingly turned to drowning their sorrows. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA won the Electoral College solidly, but his share of the popular vote was […]

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BY DENISE CLAY/ Well, thank goodness that’s over. The long, WWE Rage in the Cage match that was the 2012 Presidential Elections ended Tuesday night. Thankfully… There’s a lot of things I won’t miss about this year’s elections, and I’m a political junkie. Hopefully, it’ll be a while before we get anymore of the following: […]

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CITY HALL SAM: City’s Dems Give Europeans An Election-Day Tour

Power attorney and future judge JIM CRUMLISH III demonstrated his international connections on Election Day. He escorted a delegation of European Parliament members to observe the election process. Among them were LORD ALFRED DUBS of the House of Lords in Great Britain, HUGUES HILTPOLD and TROND HELLELAND from Switzerland and Norway respectively. The Europeans were […]

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Democrat Gala Beats Out Sandy And Halloween

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As I write this column during Hurricane SANDY, I think of Romney’s joke at the GOP Convention where he said Obama was worried about the ocean’s rising…. HOW ABOUT those anti-BOB CASEY ads for Senate? One says Casey NEVER PASSED a bill. ??? He introduced bills. He cannot “pass” bills on his own. Another said […]

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A new polling method uses the webcam in your computer to tell who you’re likely to vote for. New European technology developed by the Center for Body Language is able to measure voters’ emotions during this election cycle. They found it’s an extremely close race between Obama and Romney. You can participate in this poll yourself by […]

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Bob Casey Hosted Fundraiser In Center City

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