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OUT & ABOUT: Interview With Armond James, Fattah’s November Challenger

BY DENISE CLAY/ When Gregory Naylor, former Chief of Staff to Congressman Chaka Fattah, pled guilty to a series of complicated financial transactions connected to the Congressman’s 2007 mayoral campaign, speculation began in earnest about Fattah’s future. The game of “When will Chaka resign?” has been played in earnest, mostly by Republicans on Facebook (Yes, […]

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Updated Sept. 4th

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  Sep. 4-             Women For Stephanie host Reception for City Commissioner Steophanie Singer at 1900 Rittenhouse Sq., 5:30-7 p.m. Suggested contributions $100/$250/$500/$1,000. RSVP David Ralston, Dave@vote-singer.com or (215) 678-0592.   Sep. 6-             OCA-GP Asian American Advocates picnic at Franklin Sq., 12-2 p.m.   Sep. 6–             Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 holds its […]

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Western Pa. Unions Split Over Corbett Joining Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gov. Tom Corbett did well with scattered organized labor support the first time he ran for governor. But this time around he finds some of that support unravelling. The Governor got a taste of the disaffection Labor has for him when union leaders decided against allowing the Governor to join them in […]

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BY RICHARD BLOOMINGDALE, President, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO/ Labor Day is our only holiday that is devoted to the working men and women of this great nation. Across Pennsylvania, thousands of workers, many of them proud union members and their families will celebrate their contributions in keeping our economy and our nation strong. Thousands of us will […]

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Updated Aug. 28th

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  Sep. 6-             State Sen. Anthony Williams holds Summer of Peace Event at Clark Park, 43rd & Chester Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Old-school games, free food.   Sep. 6-             Annie Havey Hosts Flea Market on parking lot of V&S Elmwood Lanes, 7235 Elmwood Ave., starting 7 a.m.   Sep. 6-             Bernice Hill […]

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Update August 21st

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Aug. 21- TeamChildren host workshop on “Beyond Poverty: Brain-Inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty presented by Frank Kros, MSW, JD at Sonesta Hotel, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Registration $250. Discounted parking $10. Lunch provided. For info call 610-666-1795. Aug. 21- Plumbers President John Kane fund raiser for his Senate campaign at Maggie […]

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Updated Aug. 14th

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Aug. 14- Sen. Christine Tartaglione hosts Community Picnic for all in her district at Burholme Park, 7342 Central Av., from 10 am to 2 pm. She will be giving youngsters back packs. For more info call 215-291-4653. Free refreshments, child finger printing. Aug. 18- Cocktail Reception for Councilman Mark Squilla at Tango Restaurant Karaoke Lounge, […]

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Can Fluoridated Water Hurt Developing Brains?

BY TONY WEST/ Fluoridated drinking water is coming under the gun again, in large part because of concern about the rising incidence of developmental neurological disorders like autism and ADHD. Could this widespread chemical additive be to blame? Philadelphia’s drinking water is fluoridated, so we all want to know the answer. While the science on […]

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updated aug 7

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Aug. 10– Former Sheriff Barbara Deeley hosts Breakfast honoring Brendan Boyle for Congress 13th Dist. at Westy’s Irish Pub, 101 E. Walnut Ave., Wildwood, N.J., 10 a.m.-12 m. Gold $100, Silver $50, Bronze $20. For info (267) 988-6257 or scott.heppard@voteboyle.com. Aug. 13- Reception for Brendan Boyle for Congress at Kline JCC, Rm. 218, 6-8 p.m. […]

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