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Philadelphia Selected by National League of Cities for Postsecondary, Workforce Success

The National League of Cities (announced yesterday that Philadelphia has been selected as one of seven cities to take part in its new technical-assistance initiative, “Cities Addressing Basic Needs to Promote Postsecondary and Workforce Success.” The initiative, supported by The Kresge Foundation, is part of a national effort that aims to ensure students can complete […]

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Bilal: First Woman and African American Woman to Be Sheriff of Philadelphia in 181 Years

Philadelphia has broken the glass ceiling in electing the first woman and African American candidate to serve as Sheriff of Philadelphia. In the general election, Rochelle Bilal ran unopposed securing 215,710 votes. Rochelle is a 27-year Philadelphia Police Department veteran. She joined the police department as an officer, moved up in rank as an investigator […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy, Oct. 31, 2019

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: Do both spouses have to file for bankruptcy? Answer: Married couples can file together in a joint bankruptcy that combines both spouses’ debts and property into the same case. The overall goal is to discharge your debt and keep more of your property. In most […]

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SEPTA Adds Extra Trains for Eagles Game

Extra service will be added on the Broad Street Line on for the Nov. 3 match-up against the Chicago Bears with a total of 10 Sports Express trains being added on the Broad Street Line to supplement regularly scheduled service. Sports Express service will run every 10 minutes starting at 10:05 a.m. Fans will also […]

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Krasner’s Statement on Michael White Verdict

District Attorney Larry Krasner yesterday issued the following statement on a jury’s verdict in Commonwealth v. Michael White: “After several hours of deliberation over two days, a Philadelphia jury has found Michael White guilty of the crime of tampering with evidence in order to conceal his role in the death of Sean Schellenger. The jury […]

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Philadelphia School District Unveils Plan for Environmental Hazards

Yesterday evening, at the Board of Education Action Meeting, Dr. William R. Hite, superintendent of The School District of Philadelphia, outlined several actions the District will take to help enhance and support environmental safety in schools across the city. In order to improve how the District supports safe and healthy schools, the School District will: […]

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AG DePasquale Urges PLCB to Use Competitive Bidding for S.E. Pa. Distribution Contract

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today urged the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to use competitive bidding to award a $475 million contract for distribution services in southeastern Pennsylvania. The board, which meets today, is considering to award that long-term contract without seeking bids. “Competitive bidding helps to ensure that state agencies receive the best possible price […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy 10/17/2019

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: What is a Chapter 11(v) bankruptcy? Answer: In the new year, businesses in debt will have new options to help keep the doors open and get debt relief. Last month, President Trump signed a bipartisan bill into law that amends Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy […]

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350 Philly and the Pennsylvania Sierra Club have joined the growing list of grassroots groups to endorse Working Families Party candidate for Philadelphia City Council at large Kendra Brooks. 350 Philly is a volunteer-led, campaign-focused initiative connecting and organizing a strong grassroots coalition to address climate change and build a just and secure future beyond […]

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Kenney Announces Climate Initiative for Philadelphia

Mayor Jim Kenney yesterday joined leaders from business and industry, including global law firm Holland & Knight, to launch the Climate Collaborative of Greater Philadelphia. During the public signing event, leaders established and reaffirmed their commitments to address climate change as a united group. This announcement comes just days after the Mayor returned from a […]

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