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Henon Recycles Electronics

Councilmember Bobby Henon (6th District), 2nd from R, organized a document shredding and electronics recycling event in the Lincoln High School parking lot on Saturday.Constituents remained in their cars, masked with their goods to be recycled in the rear of their cars, which Sanitation workers then unloaded. They took anything smaller than a washer/dryer. Photo […]

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Young Hiphop Stars Take a Knee for Peace with Justice

Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson and State Rep. Jordan Harris invited the South Philly Flames, a youthful hiphop team that has long been campaigning against gun violence, to a demonstration at Wharton Square in Point Breeze. Littlepage is president of the Board of Directors of Diversified Community Services. The Young Flames performed under the rubric “Ignite the […]

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Jun. 19

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Brotherly Love – Juneteenth Silent March 2020, meet up 11:30 a.m., march 12-2 p.m. at Malcolm X Pk., 52nd & Pine Sts. For info: Taj (267) 408-0612.    Send article as PDF   

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Understanding Bankruptcy, Jun. 17, 2020

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: Can I file bankruptcy after a credit-card judgement is filed against me? Answer: Credit cards file lawsuits to show they’re upset and they miss your payment. If they win, they have a judgment against you. It’s not unusual for debt collectors to say bankruptcy doesn’t […]

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Judge Street Calls for Justice

BY JUDGE SIERRA THOMAS STREET Over the past week, our collective outrage has boiled over, following the tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, Minn. A culmination of unjust acts perpetrated by those who are supposed to protect and serve. Unfortunately, this is the same kind of terror inflicted against […]

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Campaign-Finance Tidbits – the Champions of Small Change

BY DAVID LYNN More is always better in the realm of political fundraising. However, not all fundraising is interchangeable. Today, we are going to talk briefly about small money. The number of small contributions a candidate receives during an odd-numbered year is usually a good indicator of the amount of “grassroots” support a candidate has […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Striking Outcomes in Contested Philly Races

BY JOE SHAHEELI The results are in – sort of. The June 2 primary election appears to have delivered knockout blows to several incumbent State lawmakers in Philadelphia. The key word in the preceding sentence is “appears.” As of Wednesday afternoon, only machine vote tallies have been posted by the beleaguered City Commission’s Board of […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy May 27, 2020

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: What should I not do before filing for bankruptcy? Answer:You can avoid problems with a bankruptcy filing by taking some proactive steps ahead of time. There are two specific situations where you can run into problems with a bankruptcy filing. The first is running up […]

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Who’s in Whose Corner in Philly Primary Races

BY TONY WEST Tomorrow’s primary features several contested races for the General Assembly among Philadelphia Democrats. Some of them hold strong interest for political fortune-tellers because they may shed light on big trends in city politics. A couple have even drawn nationwide attention. Let us look at the base of support of all candidates in […]

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The Committee on Finance of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, June 8, 2020, at 2:30 PM, in a remote manner using Microsoft® Teams. This  remote hearing may be viewed on Xfinity Channel 64, Fios Channel 40 or http://phlcouncil.com/watch‑city‑council/, to hear testimony on the following items: 200296: An Ordinance constituting the Fifteenth Supplemental Ordinance […]

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