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Understanding Bankruptcy May 27, 2020

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: What should I not do before filing for bankruptcy? Answer:You can avoid problems with a bankruptcy filing by taking some proactive steps ahead of time. There are two specific situations where you can run into problems with a bankruptcy filing. The first is running up […]

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The Committee on Finance of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, June 8, 2020, at 2:30 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: 200296: An Ordinance constituting the Fifteenth Supplemental Ordinance […]

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107-3290 2020 SECOND REVISED NOTICE OF STATED MEETINGS Notice is hereby given that the Philadelphia City Council will have its remaining Regular Stated Meetings on the dates listed below at 10:00 A.M. During the Emergency Declaration issued by Governor Wolf for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, these meetings will be held remotely using Microsoft® Teams. […]

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19107-3290 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE FISCAL YEAR 2021 BUDGET HEARING SCHEDULE The Committee of the Whole of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold Public Hearings to hear testimony on the City’s Fiscal Year 2021 legislative budget package on the dates listed below at 9:30 A.M.  Monday, May 18, 2020 Tuesday, May 19, […]

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C I T Y   C O U N C I L Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19107-3290 2020 REVISED NOTICE OF STATED MEETINGS Notice is hereby given that the Philadelphia City Council will have its remaining Regular Stated Meetings on the dates listed below, as previously advertised, at 10:00 A.M. During the Emergency Declaration issued by Governor Wolf for the […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy , May. 13, 2020

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: How can bankruptcy help save my business? Answer: You’ve probably heard that J. Crew and Neiman Marcus recently filed for bankruptcy. The media make a bankruptcy filing sound like the end of the line, but you can expect J. Crew to stay in business and […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy, Apr. 30, 2020

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: How can bankruptcy save my small business? Answer: Last year, before COVID-19 even existed, Congress added a fifth subchapter to Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code that could very well help many small businesses survive the major damage caused by the pandemic. When faced with […]

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Evans Urges Including Phila. Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium in Testing

Congressman Dwight Evans (D-Phila.) is urging Gov. Tom Wolf and Mayor Jim Kenney to include the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium as part of a coordinated City and State strategy to reach the highly vulnerable African American community. Evans sent a letter to Wolf and Kenney urging the consortium be included and outlining his concerns. Councilman […]

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Kenyatta Johnson Partners with Black Doctors Consortium and Dr. Ala Stanford on S. Philly Testing

Free COVID-19 testing will take place on Tuesday, April 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Yesha Ministries Worship Center, 2301 Snyder Avenue If you are having coronavirus-type symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive (or suspected to be positive for coronavirus) in the past 14 days, come get tested on […]

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Not Wearing A Face Mask & Criminal Charges – How Serious Is It?

BY ALFONSO GAMBONE, ESQ. Pennsylvania has implemented mandatory face masks and social distancing requirements indefinitely due the COVID shutdown. This means that it is now ILLEGAL to gather in groups or enter any supermarket, grocery store, convenience store, or pharmacy without a face mask or some type of face covering. Many people have asked what […]

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