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City of Philadelphia Public Hearing Notice

The Special Committee on Gun Violence Prevention of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 9:30 AM, in a remote manner using Microsoft® Teams. This remote hearing may be viewed on Xfinity Channel 64, Fios Channel 40 or http://phlcouncil.com/watch‑city‑council/, to hear testimony on the following items: 170609 Resolution […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy, 7/28/2020

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: What is Chapter 7 bankruptcy? Answer: Chapter 7 bankruptcy is commonly known as liquidation bankruptcy. This type of bankruptcy is best for those who simply cannot repay their debts. When filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the court places a stay on your debts, stopping creditors from […]

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Henon’s Team Cleans Pennypack Park

The Philadelphia Police 8th District and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation came on site to Pennypark Park to discuss its ongoing issues. Volunteers from State Sen. Tina Tartaglione’s (D-Kensington)office, State Rep. Joe Hohenstein’s (D-Northheast) office, Upper Holmesburg Civic Association, Holmesburg Civic Association, Holme Circle Civic Association and other neighbors helped Councilmember Bobby Henon’s (6th District) large […]

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Soldier ‘Paid’ for Battle of the Bulge Heroics

A gold American Legion Challenge Coin was awarded to Joe Wajtusik, center, in honor of his late father Stanley A Wajtusik, a hero of the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. Wajtusik was knighted by the King of Luxembourg for bravery under heavy enemy fire, and became known as knighted “Sir Stanley.” The […]

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Johnson Leads March Against Gun Violence

REACTING to an upsurge in gun violence in parts of his Philadelphia district, Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson collaborate with civic groups in leading a march around Point Breeze in South Philadelphia this month. It was the first of a series of public actions by the councilmember to combat rising crime. Photo by Wendell Douglas    Send […]

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Boyle Courts Montco Dems

DEMOCRATS having a great time at the Upper Dublin picnic with Congressman Brendan Boyle, C, are D. Bruce Hanes, Esq., Montgomery County Register of Wills, and Common Pleas Court candidate Dan Clifford. Photo courtesy of D. Bruce Hanes’ FB page    Send article as PDF   

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The Legislative Oversight Committee of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 1:00 PM, in a remote manner using Microsoft® Teams. This remote hearing may be viewed on Xfinity Channel 64, Fios Channel 40 or http://phlcouncil.com/watch‑city‑council/, to hear testimony on the following items: 200376 Resolution authorizing the Philadelphia […]

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Henon Recycles Electronics

Councilmember Bobby Henon (6th District), 2nd from R, organized a document shredding and electronics recycling event in the Lincoln High School parking lot on Saturday.Constituents remained in their cars, masked with their goods to be recycled in the rear of their cars, which Sanitation workers then unloaded. They took anything smaller than a washer/dryer. Photo […]

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Sheriff Bilal Distributes Food

SHERIFF Rochelle Bilal, 3rd from L, joined with Democratic 42nd Ward Leader Sharon Vaughn, Muslims Serve, Guardians Civic League and Caring for Friends in a “Day of Giving Back” at Bethel Worship Center in Olney. They passed out food donations to needy families for hours. Photo from Vaughn’s Facebook page    Send article as PDF […]

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March Targets Police, Statue

Protests involving hundreds of progressives led to an attempted sit-in at Municipal Services Building and a march along Broad Street in South Philadelphia. Police dispersed the crowd at MSB, arresting 26. The protest was organized by a loose coalition of leftwing groups including Reclaim Philadelphia. Democratic legislative nominee Nikil Saval addressed the marchers in South […]

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