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New Stormwater Charges May Bust Some Companies’ Books

BY TONY WEST/ (Second In A Series)/ When life isn’t fair to begin with, it can be hard to make it fairer without hurting some people. Water is one of the basic costs of life – and business. Both the water we consume and the rainwater we divert need a complex infrastructure of mains, drains […]

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“Take two pretzels,” a campaign volunteer of Edward Neilson told a supporter. “And don’t forget to vote twice for Ed Neilson.” Mummers, pretzels, roast-beef hoagies and water ice were some of the Philly-style treats ward leaders, elected officials and others enjoyed at Neilson’s campaign office opening at 3356 Grant Avenue. It was obvious Neilson’s opening […]

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Danger In Brownouts, Film Warns

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An education campaign designed to force an end to the Nutter Administration’s “brownout” policy affecting rotating closings of fire stations kicked off Tuesday afternoon at the Media Mobilizing Project in University City. It is the first of others planned to educate the public on this detrimental policy with a documentary film. Two more screenings will […]

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BY RORY McGLASSON/ Wench-power was strong on the dance floor as hundreds of mummers celebrated the 40th anniversary of James Froggy Carr Comic Brigade. Everyone has read the story: Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. Boy and girl live happily ever after. The Froggy Carr story is a little different from a […]

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CITY HALL SAM: Doc’s On A Winning Streak

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The usual throng of Local 98 working men showed up for the Grand Opening of ED NEILSON’S campaign office at Grant Plaza. But so did a number of VIPs. Mayoral hopeful COUNCILMAN BILL GREEN joined his colleague COUNCILMAN BOB HENON. Neilson served as political director of Local 98 before Henon. He went on to serve […]

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Dr. King Historical Marker Unveiled In South Philly

An historical marker dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was unveiled in South Philadelphia today. The marker commemorates the appearance in 1965 of the civil-rights leader at the former Hawthorne housing project. About 2,300 people attended the Hawthorne rally to listen to Dr. King speak on his visit to South Philadelphia in 1965, according […]

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Power Evident Behind Ed Neilson In 169th Legislative District Race

“Take two pretzels,” a campaign volunteer of Edward Neilson told a supporter. “And don’t forget to vote twice for Ed Neilson.” Mummers, pretzels, roast beef hoagies and water ice were some of the Philly-style treats ward leaders, elected officials and others enjoyed at Neilson’s campaign office opening at 3356 Grant Avenue. It was obvious Neilson’s […]

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ALL-STAR Labor Classic Nets Funds For United Cerebral Palsy

Philadelphia’s labor community celebrated a slam dunk at Sunday’s ALL-STAR Labor Classic. Dozens of local union members and labor leaders played their part raising money for United Cerebral Palsy Foundation at the 25th Annual All Star Labor Classic held at Upper Dublin High School. Labor leaders took to court with with some young basketball stars […]

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Unmasking The Face Of Philly’s Best Kept Secret: Archedream

A world-renowned theatre group has found a new home on Mifflin Street. Now they hope its neighbors get to know who they are. It seems bizarre that Archedream for Humankind, a blacklight mask dance and theater company that seeks to evoke “archetypes,” is well-known around the world, but not in its hometown. It’s true, though. […]

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