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Johnson Rousts out Pt. Breeze Voters

Johnson Rousts out Pt. Breeze Voters

COUNCILMAN Kenyatta Johnson, Democratic 36th Ward leader, hosted a Get Out The Vote rally Sept. 25 at Point Breeze Avenue & Dickinson Street in Point Breeze. Citizens were able to register to vote for the upcoming election, request a mail-in ballot from the Philadelphia City Commissioners’ Office and sign up to be hired by the […]

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Brady Intros Labor Family to Action

DEMOCRATIC City Committee Chairman Bob Brady, L, welcomes George Hutt of Laborers’ Local 57 and his daughter to a Pennsylvania State Committee event in town. Photo from Hutt’s FB page    Send article as PDF   

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The Joint Committees on Finance & Commerce and Economic Developmentof the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, September 30, 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 […]

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City Leaders Mourn Ginsburg

OFFICIALS PAID homage to the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Delaware River at Penn Treaty Park. From L, City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Sen. Larry Farnese, State Rep. Mary Isaacson and Councilwoman Katherine Gilmore Richardson each offer tribute to a legend who passed at the start of Rosh Hashanah. Photo […]

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4 Chaplains Honor 9/11

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4 Chaplains Honor 9/11

SEPT. 11 & 12 WERE busy days at the Navy Yard Chapel of Four Chaplains. The annual 9/11 remembrance service featured chaplains who worked at Ground Zero as well as the flag flown over Ground Zero. The annual Lost at Sea service ceremony on the 12th saw 65 memorial bricks dedicated to lost loved ones. […]

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Henon Supports Sobriety

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Henon Supports Sobriety

COUNCILMEMBER Bobby Henon, R, participated in the PRO-ACT Recovery Walks this year. Typically, there is one large walk with hundreds of people from multiple organizations who support recovery but this year due to the pandemic it was transformed into mini-walks. Henon joined Self Help Movement, which is based in the Greater Northeast, to participate in […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy Sept. 18, 2020

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: Can I sue someone who has filed for bankruptcy? Answer: Bankruptcy’s automatic stay stops most lawsuits once the bankruptcy is filed. Typically, you will not be able to file a lawsuit if it relates to certain debts which include: personal loans, credit card balances, medical […]

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Trump Daughter Opens W. Philly Office

PRESIDENT Donald Trump wasn’t the only member of his family in town this week. His daughter-in-law Lara Trump (in green) kicked off a Trump campaign office at 55th & Chestnut Streets. The office plans to target Philadelphia’s Black communities and the event was packed with the city’s African American GOP activists. Photo by Wendell Douglas […]

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Evans Defends Vets from Trump

CONGRESSMAN Dwight Evans (D-Phila.) held forth at at the Civil War Monument at Market Square in Germantown to condemn the extensively reported attacks on U.S. service members as “losers” and “suckers” by President Donald Trump. Joining Evans were, from L, State Rep. Steven Kinsey, SSgt.(Ret.) Army William Peoples, Master Gunnery Sgt. Joe Geeter, Willis H. […]

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Sheriff, Others Judge the Need

JUDGE Sierra Thomas Street, R, joined Philadelphia Sheriffs, Guardian Civic League, Local 57 Laborers and Omega Fraternity in a Hunting Park food giveaway to the needy. The weather cooperated in a satisfying day in a hard-hit area. Photo by Local 57 Facebook    Send article as PDF   

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