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Mar. 25- Councilman Curtis Jones hosts Reception at Bill Murphy’s Irish Pub, 3335 Conrad St., 6 p.m. Mar. 26- 61st Ward Democratic Committee hosts Candidates’ Night at Oak Lane Presby. Ch., 6637 N. 11th St., 6 p.m. Candidates for mayor, sheriff, judge City Commission and Register of Wills. For info: Pete Lyde (267) 701-4503. Mar. […]

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Ballot Positions for Philadelphia Judicial Elections

The following positions were selected in Harrisburg on Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019. The final ballot will change as a result of challenges to candidates’ petitions as well as withdrawals. Common Pleas Court Vote for 6 #1 (D) VINCE MELCHIORRE #2 (D) JENNIFER SCHULTZ #3 (D) JOSHUA ROBERTS #4 (D) CRAIG LEVIN #5 (D) JON MARSHALL […]

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Ballot Positions for Philadelphia Municipal Offices

This is a provisional list as of Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019. Expect the final ballot to differ as a result of legal challenges to caqndidates’ petitions. MAYOR Pos, Party, Candidate 1 Democratic, Jim Kenney 2 Democratic, Alan Butkovitz 3 Democratic, Anthony Hardy Williams 1 Republican, Billy Ciancaglini CITY COMMISSIONERS Pos, Party, Candidate 1 Democratic, Marwan […]

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Johnson-Harrell Wins Special Election in Philadelphia’s 190th Dist.

The endorsed Democratic candidate in West Philadelphia’s 190th Legislative District, Movita Johnson-Harrell, handily won a special election on Tuesday. The election featured a lively four-way race despite sparse turnout. Johnson-Harrell won 2,988 votes, representing 66.16% of the total vote. Coming in second was Amen Brown, CEO of the Overbrook-Beacon Community Center. He received 919 votes, […]

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WOMEN: Our Time to Make History

BY COUNCILWOMAN CHERELLE PARKER March is Women’s History Month, and the theme for 2019 is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.” The theme honors “women who have led efforts to end war, violence, and injustice and pioneered the use of nonviolence to change society.” With this theme in mind, as I reflect on the […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: City GOP Ticket Takes Two Hits

BY JOE SHAHEELI While the big money is being spent in the Democratic primary race, its Republican counterpart has undergone some eye-catching twists. Republican City Committee’s endorsed candidate for mayor, North Philadelphia’s 16th Ward Leader Daphne Goggins, dropped out of the race in the last week before the filing deadline. She had drawn unwelcome attention […]

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City Unveils Low-Interest Home-Repair Loans for Philadelphia

City officials on Wednesday announced the launch of Restore Repair Renew, a program partnership between the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority and nonprofit service providers to offer low-interest home repair loans of up to $24,999 to eligible homeowners. “Today is a great day for middle-income individuals and families in the City of Philadelphia,” Mayor Jim Kenney said. […]

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Quiñones Sánchez Moves to Ax the Soda Tax

As the spring mayoral primary contest heats up, Councilwoman Maria Quiñones Sánchez introduced a measure to repeal the controversial Sweetened Drinks Tax, which will play a major role in the campaign , the Inquirer reports: https://www.philly.com/news/city-council-sweetened-beverage-tax-repeal-reduce-maria-quinones-sanchez-20190314.html    Send article as PDF   

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Freelance Photographer Sought by N. Broad Renaissance

The North Broad Renaissance is seeking an experienced freelance photographer to help the NBR capture key moments and memories along North Broad Street. Responsibilities include taking pictures according to the specified shot requirements and delivering high-res photos in a timely manner. The ideal candidate should have an interest in community development. Must be reliable, punctual, […]

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Mar. 2- Councilwoman Cindy Bass hosts Petition Party at 7165 Germantown Ave., 12-4 p.m. Community free, Candidates $$150. Payable to “22nd Democratic Ward,” P.O. Box 189067, Phila., PA 19119. For info: Shariff Roseboro (267)972-2869. Mar. 2- 51st Ward Democratic Committee hosts Candidates Petition-Signing Party at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 4901 Kingsessing Ave., 1-4 p.m. Music, free […]

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