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DePasquale: Hold Down DRPA Bridge Tolls

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale made the following statement supporting the Delaware River Port Authority’s decision on Dec. 5not to raise tolls until 2021: “I am pleased to see the Delaware River Port Authority will not seek to raise tolls for the next two years. DRPA provides safe, reliable transportation for thousands of people and making […]

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Bus Drivers Wanted

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Bus Drivers Wanted

Common Pleas Court Judge Timika R. Lane reports a useful employment tip: “I have a great opportunity for job seekers who are non-violent and non-sexual offenders. “School Bus Driver: • $21/ per hour • 5 hours guaranteed per day/ many overtime hours available • $1500 signing bonus ($750 paid after 90 days/ remainder at 1st […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy, Oct. 30, 2018

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: Chapter 13 bankruptcy time bomb: mortgage modification? One of the major benefits of Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the ability to avoid second mortgages that are not secured by any value in your home. By following standards outlined in the Bankruptcy Code, you can reclassify that […]

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According to WHYY, former City Controller Alan Butkovitz and State Sen. Anthony Williams are both considering a run against Mayor Jim Kenney in the 2019 Democratic primary election: In Philly, Williams and Butkovitz weigh challenge to Mayor Kenney    Send article as PDF   

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Prisoners Can Get Books Again, Pa. Dept. of Corrections Decides

The Department of Corrections has announced details of its new book and publication policy aimed at addressing inmate, family and book donation group requests while ensuring safety for all. “We have listened to inmates and their families and friends and to publication organizations and we have developed what we believe is a fair procedure that […]

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Independent Johnson Makes Write-in Try for State Rep

BY TONY WEST Can a man buck the Democratic Party organization and win a state representative race as an independent? Anthony Johnson aims to do so in the 180th Legislative District, which takes in most of the Juniata Park and Feltonville communities of North Philadelphia. He is waging a write-in campaign against State Rep. Angel […]

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SecState: Pennsylvanians Visit votesPA.com for Complete Voting Information

In preparation for Pennsylvania’s midterm election, Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres suggests Pennsylvanians visit votesPA.com where they can confirm their registration status, verify their new congressional district, locate their polling place and much more. “VotesPA is an invaluable resource for voters as they head to the polls on Nov. 6,” Secretary Torres said. “We […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy – Oct. 25, 2018

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: Another way to miss out on discharging credit-card debt. There are two basic ways to blow your chance to discharge the balance on your credit card in bankruptcy: 1. Lie on the credit application to get the credit 2. Use the card fraudulently. On using […]

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SpArc Philadelphia Holds Job Fair for Services to Intellectually disAbled

SpArc Philadelphia’s family of organizations SpArc Services and The Arc of Philadelphia are hosting a Job Fair for part-time and full-time job seekers. These organizations provide services for intellectually disabled citizens. The event details, including open positions, are as follows: Event: SpArc Philadelphia Job Fair Date: Tuesday Oct. 30, 2018 Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Location: […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy 10/18/18

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: How to miss out on discharging credit-card debt. Somewhere in our recent past, the holiday season became the shopping season. Lots of people in financial trouble hang on through the holiday season before taking up bankruptcy as part of the New Year. (I haven’t seen […]

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