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Nov. 11

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Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial holds Veterans Day Ceremony at Front & Spruce Sts., 12:30 p.m. Keynote speaker: Col. Ward Nickisch, USA (ret.) on search, recover, and identification of MIA efforts. Philly Pops Brass ensemble performs. Support and fund the new POW-MIA Monument: PVVM, P.O. Box 29425, Phila. PA 19125. For info: Sandy Bukowski (267) 253-2965. […]

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Nov. 11

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Nat’l Constitution Ctr. hosts Liberty Medal Award at 525 Arch St., 5 p.m. Honorees: George W. & Laura Bush. For info: Merissa Blum (215) 409-6645.    Send article as PDF   

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FURTHER LISTINGS

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Nov. 15- Councilwoman Cherelle Parker hosts Criminal Record Expungement Clinic & Resource Fair at Lawncrest Rec Ctr., 6000 Rising Sun Ave, 5-8 p.m. Must register by Nov. 2. To register: (215) 6 86-3454.Nov. 15- Phila. Public Record hosts “Public Servant of the Year” Award Banquet at Galdo’s Entertainment Complex, 20th St. & Moyamensing Ave., 5:30-8:30 […]

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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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By the Numbers: Where Pa. Ds and Rs Have Gained Voters

BY NICK FIELD As recently as last summer, Pennsylvania Democrats were struggling to pull themselves off the mat. After six straight presidential victories, the Keystone State suddenly turned red and played a pivotal role in Donald Trump’s 2016 Electoral College victory. On top of that, the gains Republicans were making in voter registration throughout 2016 […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Ready or Not, Here We Vote!

BY JOE SHAHEELI A high turnin of absentee ballots bodes a high overall turnout in Pennsylvania’s 2018 midterm election. Absentee-ballot requests were closed on Oct. 30. But as of Friday, Oct. 26, the Pennsylvania Department of State had received almost 200,000 requests. And 96,000 had already clocked their votes. That is days ahead of the […]

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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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Oct. 31

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State Reps. Joanna McClinton & Jordan Harris host Fall Festival at Common Place, 5736 Chester Ave., 3:30-5:30 p.m. Children’s games, food, trick-or-treat candy, health & wellness vendors. For info: (215) 748-6712.    Send article as PDF   

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Nov. 2

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Shirley Kitchen & Sid Booker host “Shrimp & Cocktail Rally to Get Out the Vote!” at Club LaPointe’, 4600 N. Broad St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Guests: Gov. Tom Wolf, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey & a host of elected officials.    Send article as PDF   

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