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Understanding Bankruptcy, Mar. 26, 2020

Understanding Bankruptcy, Mar. 26, 2020

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: Can I keep any of my credit cards once I have filed for bankruptcy? Answer: Ultimately it will be up to the credit-card company if you can keep your credit card after filing for bankruptcy. If you have a balance on the card that you […]

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City Provides Update on COVID-19 for Mar. 26

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley announced yesterday that 127 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 475. “As the number of cases rises, the risk increases to everyone in the City of Philadelphia,” Dr. Farley said. “Each day it becomes even more important […]

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Philadelphia City Commissioners Cancel Election-Board Worker Training

Out of an abundance of caution for our poll workers, staff, and host locations, the Philadelphia City Commissioners are canceling all remaining poll worker training classes. The City Commissioners will be contacting the poll workers in the future with the information on the rescheduling of the classes.    Send article as PDF   

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Check with all events to make sure they have not been canceled during the coronavirus lockdown. Some events have been reorganized as online events.    Send article as PDF   

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Apr. 1- Mayor Jim Kenney hosts Census Day Celebration at LOVE Park, 12-2 p.m. Apr. 4- State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler hosts S. Philly Health & Job Fair at EOM, 144 Moore St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For info: (215) 271-9190. Apr. 8- State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler & Congressman Dwight Evans host Mobile Office Hours at S. […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Virus May Change Pa. Politics Forever

BY JOE SHAHEELI Philadelphians wake up today in a new world. City and State governments have drastically reduced their physical activities owing to the outbreak of coronavirus 19. Only vital street services remain in operation. All other offices are contactable chiefly by phone or internet. (Does that not make internet and cellular companies “essential”?) Furthermore, […]

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The Brehon Law Society was founded March 17, 1976 in Philadelphia. Its purpose was to foster intellectual fellowship, collegiality, and scholarship among Philadelphia lawyers and judges. A further aim was to assist and promote Brehon lawyers who wished to go on to high public office, especially the Bench. Among its founders were: Attorneys Thomas White, […]

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Benefit of the Doubt

For a long time, few local government offices have generated more attention-grabbing news than the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office. From John Green’s $675,000 bribery scheme to the numerous sexual harassment lawsuits filed against Jewell Williams, there was no shortage of fodder coming out of the Land Title Building. Thus, we were not surprised to read about […]

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Mar. 7- State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Ave., 7 p.m. Payable to “Williams for Senate,” P.O. Box 6313, Phila., PA 19139 For info: (267) 888-4165 or ahw4senate@gmail.com. Mar. 9- Councilmember Mark Squilla hosts St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser at The Plough & the Stars, 123 Chestnut St. […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: City’s Primary Candidate Lineup Takes Shape

BY JOE SHAHEELI Six contestants filed nominating petitions for the Democratic primary ballot in the 198th Legislative District, which centers on Germantown and Nicetown-Tioga. Incumbent State Rep. Rosita Youngblood is retiring.    Send article as PDF   

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