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CHADWICK REPORT: A Factual Probe Of This Much-Touted Probe

Under the hammer of two probes are “five elected and commissioned judges of the Traffic Court and two Senior Judges who sat regularly prior to the Sep. 11 raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.” So begins the much-heralded Chadwick Associates report compiled by William G. Chadwick at a reported cost of $400,000, Commission by […]

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BLOODY GIFTS! Chinese-Made Christmas Booty Made By Torture Victims

The evidence is there, more in black and white than in color. It’s from a documentary motion picture titled Free China: The Courage To Believe. It was shown in Philadelphia last week at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce offices. This movie proves much of Chinese junk goods sold over the counters this Christmas to […]

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GOP Theater Proves A Winner

BY TONY WEST/ Last week, Philadelphia was treated to a rare display of political theater. In a playhouse, I mean. A remarkable project by a local director, Cara Blouin, put on two hours of conservative-themed drama at Plays & Players Theatre on Delancey Place for three evenings. Ten playlets by different authors, using different directors, engaged […]

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Marian Anderson Society Honors James Earl Jones

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Wandering Jewish Marker Finds A Home In South Philly

BY RORY McGLASSON It’s taken a decade, but a historic marker depicting a former Southern HS student has finally found a permanent home. Just over 40 people stood outside of South Philadelphia High School to re-dedicate a marker, honoring South Philadelphia-born Israel Goldstein. The marker, which had been in storage after a business owner took […]

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ELECTION FROM HELL: City Commission Survives A Remarkable Year

BY TONY WEST/ In most years, the Philadelphia City Commission is a slightly sleepy agency charged with doing the same thing over and over: run two elections a year. Change began last fall, however, when the Commission’s legendary Chairwoman Marge Tartaglione, who had run the office for 32 years, was herself turfed out of office. Two […]

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Veterans’ Court Graduates New Class

The Philadelphia Veterans Court, a holistic Treatment Court approach to dealing with US military veterans who have become involved in the criminal-justice system, graduates its 2012 class last Friday in a moving ceremony in Courtroom 305 of the Criminal Justice Center. Under the leadership of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille, Supreme Court […]

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Parole Bd. Drags Heels On Slain-Cop Report

BY RORY McGLASSON/ The family of a slain Philadelphia police officer are still waiting on a report from the State Board of Probation & Parole about his murder. It’s been 68 days since police officer Moses Walker, Jr. was slain by an alleged killer who was on “house arrest” – and allegedly was unmonitored by parole […]

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MAJOR C.D.C. IN CRISIS! S.W. Philly’s Rainmaker May Be Sinking

BY TONY WEST/ Bitter dissent has been brewing among the employees and board members of the Southwest Community Development Corp. for the last year over that agency’s management practices. Now it has spilled into the community, even as community activists have stormed its board meetings to demand the opening of its books and the removal of […]

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Arlen Specter Funeral Draws Big Crowd

  BY BONNIE SQUIRES     You know someone very important has died when the President of the United States, President Obama, issues a declaration announcing all American flags to be flown at half-staff on all government properties, military bases, embassies, etc., in the nation and around the world, to salute Senator Arlen Specter on […]

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