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Updated Nov. 19th

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Nov. 19-          Phila. Chinatown Development Corp. & APABAPA host “Know Your Rights” Legal Seminar at On Lok Social Service, Ctr., 213 N. 10th St., 6 p.m. For info (215) 922-2156. Nov. 20-          Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity hosts Summit in Jon Huntsman Ha., UPenn, 3830 Walnut St., 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. […]

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SOUTH PHILLY: Veteran’s Day Mass Gives Honors To Vets

by Maria Merlino St. Paul and St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish observed Veterans Day with a special mass honoring all the past and present service men and women of our country on Sunday, Nov. 8. There was also a blessing of the MIA/POW Medallion Display that is in the reserved pew in the front […]

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Lt. Gov. Mike Stack Wins Peace Islands Legacy Award

by Bonnie Squires Peace Islands Institute gave its Legacy Award to Lt. Governor Mike Stack at its annual awards dinner at the Sheraton Philadelphia on Tuesday night. Lt. Gov. Stack also gave the keynote address. Former Rep. Babette Josephs and Senator John Sabatina each spoke about the accomlishments of Stack before giving him the award. […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Pa. House Races Start Brewing In Philly; McGinty, Fetterman Press Senate Campaigns

by Joe Shaheeli Center City’s 182nd Legislative Dist. is now the center of an intriguing upheaval in a State House seat that turned over dramatically three years ago, when Brian Sims knocked off 28-year veteran State Rep. Babette Josephs as he ran to become the first openly gay legislator in Pennsylvania history. This week, two […]

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Rep. Brown Discovers Her Indian Roots

by Eldon Graham It started with stories she heard at a young age. State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown (D-W. Phila.) learned about her family’s Native American heritage. Brown, a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives since 2009, had an awakening to her indigenous past through tales told by her grandmother. The stories were accompanied […]

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Updated Nov. 12th

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Nov. 12-          PCDC & APABAPA host legal seminar at On Lok Social Service Ctr., 213 N. 10th St., 6 p.m. “Know Your Rights And How To Approach Police Officer”. Free admission. DA and Police speakers. For info (215) 922-2156. Nov. 13-          UNICO Phila. Chapter hosts Salute to Labor honoring George Ricchezza for service to […]

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Sylvester Stallone And Cast Of ‘Creed’ At The Art Museum!

by Bonnie Squires Sylvester Stallone returned to the iconic steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, bringing back fond memories of his “Rocky” films, to launch his latest work, “Creed,” in which he stars as the trainer of Apollo Creed’s son Adonis Johnson. Mayor Michael Nutter welcomed the cast and producer Irwin Winkler to the […]

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Updated Nov. 5th

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Nov. 5-            GOP candidate Jim Pio kicks off campaign for 172nd State House Dist. with Fundraiser at Austrian Village Restaurant, 321 Huntingdon Pk., Jenkintown, Pa., 6-9:30 p.m. Nov. 5-            State House candidate Jim Pio hosts Fundraiser at Austrian Village Rest., 921 Huntingdon Pk., Rockledge, Pa., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 5-            State Rep. Pam […]

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Democrats Rallied At Big Gala, Pledging To Get Out Vote

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Updated Oct. 29th

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Oct. 29-           Republican City Committee hosts Fall Cocktail Party at Southampton Rm., 2980 Southampton Rd., 6:30 p.m. Tickets $125. For info josephjdefelice@phillygop.com. Oct. 30-           State Rep. Leslie Acosta hosts Lunch Mtg. with Pa. Food Merchants Ass’n at Panati Rec Ctr., 3101 N. 22nd St., 12-2 p.m. RSVP (215) 457-5281. Oct. 30-        26th […]

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