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Isaacson Consults with Asian Leader

Isaacson Consults with Asian Leader

IN THE AFTERMATH of the horrific slaying of Asian American women in Atlanta, State Rep. Mary Isaacson touched bases with John Chin, executive director of Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corp., to hear the concerns of his community and discuss how lawmakers can best address them. Chinatown is in Isaacson’s 175th Legislative District. Photo from Isaacson’s Facebook […]

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Sabir Hooks up with Hero for 2021 Vote Drive

CITY COMMISSIONER Omar Sabir worked on a dramatic photo shoot beside the City Hall statue of Civil War hero Octavius Catto, a martyr who fought and died for civic rights for African Americans in Philadelphia after the war. Sabir actively promotes voter participation throughout the city today. Photo from Sabir’s Facebook page    Send article […]

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Sulman Holds ‘A Family Affair’ in This Ward

53RD WARD Democratic Committee made a dynamic push to round up petition signatures for the party’s endorsed candidates in the May 18 primary. A special effort went to the electoral try for Judge Dan Sulman — boosted, no doubt, by the fact that his sister Janice Sulman is ward leader. Best wishes to the home […]

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Blackwell Pitches in on MLK Day

FORMER Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell participated with attorney Craig Levin on a chilly morning on Baltimore Avenue in W. Philadelphia as they distributed food and clothing to the needy. Blackwell’s herculean efforts in this work over many years have labeled her a “One Person Department of Human Services.” Photo from Levin’s Facebook page    Send article […]

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Grands Keep in Action with Service Giveaway

GRANDS AS PARENTS found a way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service with a service outreach of vital household goods to needy families. Gathered on N. Broad Street were these social-service activists with their founder and leader, Jean Hackney, in wheelchair. Photo by Wendell Douglas    Send article as PDF   

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W. Philly Remembers a Massacre

20 YEARS AGO, West Philadelphia incurred the deadliest gun murders in recent history. On Lex Street, George Porter and six others were slaughtered in a tragedy that still echoes today, given the drastic rise in gun deaths last year. On Dec. 27, George’s brother Tameka Porter was joined by Councilperson Jamie Gauthier, R, and neighbors […]

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Street Delivers Toy Drive

STATE SEN. Sharif Street, L, concluded three weeks of Christmas gift-giving streetside to needy kids. Photo from Street’s Facebook page    Send article as PDF   

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Vaughn Tackles Obama

COUNCILMAN Derek Green and Democratic 42nd Ward Leader Sharon Vaughn receive Toys for Tots in a toy drive-by drop off in Olney. The collection and concept went well. Sharon was not able to read “The Promised Land” by Barack Obama (on her lap). Photo from Vaughn’s Facebook page    Send article as PDF   

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Understanding Bankruptcy, Dec. 31, 2020: Why Not?

Question: What Are Five Silly Reasons Not To File For Bankruptcy? Answer: 1.You can’t be sued to collect on a debt. Sure, that sheriff or process server that comes to your door at 5:00 a.m. is a really nice guy, and you’ll miss those early morning visits, but the fun has to end sometime, learn […]

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Biden Shares Quiet Memories at Philly’s Vet Monument

WITH LITTLE fanfare, President-Elect Joe Biden, L, shared an intimate moment with Judge Patrick Dugan, R at Philadelphia’s Korean War Memorial on Front Street shortly before Biden’s Electoral College majority had been confirmed by national news analysis. Photo from Dugan’s Facebook page    Send article as PDF   

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