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Feb. 28

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Phila. Public Record hosts “Meet the Candidates” at Trestle Inn, 13th & Callowhill Sts., 5-7 p.m. Free cocktails & appetizers. Admission free to general public, Candidates $250, Sponsors $1,500 & $1,000. For info: Melissa Barrett (215) 755-2000, ext. 5 or mbarrett@phillyrecord.com.    Send article as PDF   

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POLS ONTHE STREET: And They’re Off! Candidates Seize Clipboards

Starting Tuesday, the street fighting of the 2019 municipal primary season began in earnest. Step one for anyone wishing to be a mayor, City Council member, City commissioner, register of wills, sheriff or judge is to get enough valid signatures of registered voters on their nominating petitions to get on the ballot. Step two is […]

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Black History Month Experiences to Enjoy

Ongoing National Constitution Ctr. 525 Arch Street Throughout February, the National Constitution Center will host a variety of programs in honor of African American History Month. Visitors can explore the museum’s The Story of We the People exhibit to discover key milestones in African American history and then test their knowledge at the Center’s giant […]

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FURTHER LISTINGS

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Feb. 19- First day to circulate and file nominating petitions. Feb. 19- Multi-Ward Republican Committees host “Meet the Republican Candidates Night” at Paddy Whacks Pub, 150 South St., 5-10 p.m. Sign petitions, vote in Republican straw poll. Free food, discounted beer & wine all night. Free – but must pre-register at bit.ly/phillygopevent. Feb. 19- State […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Doc Shock – Indictments Roil Philadelphia Primary

BY JOE SHAHEELI The multi-count federal indictments against International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98 leader John Dougherty and several key associates will rock the Philadelphia political world for months to come – right in the middle of Philadelphia’s most-important election cycle, the 2019 municipal primary in which the mayor, City commissioners and City Council […]

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1000th issue

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A landmark celebration for a landmark publication! On March 28, the Philadelphia Public Record will publish its landmark 1000th issue, which will look back at the last two decades of Philadelphia, Philadelphia politics, and Philadelphia politicians, including a roundup of the most influential Philadelphians to ever grace these pages. On March 28, we will throw […]

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Henon Set to Run Again

6th District Councilman Bobby Henon will run for re-election despite his recent federal indictment. Petitioning begins just 12 days from now and there is no timefor a challenger to gear up a campaign, WHYY writes: Joining the Philly club: Henon to run while indicted    Send article as PDF   

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Feb. 7

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City Commission candidate Kahlil Williams is hosted Young Professionals Event at Attico Rooftop Bar & Restaurant, 219 S. Broad St., 6-8 p.m. Hosts $250, Supporters $150, Friends $50, Guests $25. Payable to “Kahlil for Philly,” P.O. Box 58048, Phila., PA 19102. For info: Catherine McParland (267) 475-6953 or cat@kahlilforphilly.com.    Send article as PDF   

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FURTHER LISTINGS

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Feb. 9- African Nat’l Congress hosts 107th Birthday Celebration at Mt. Airy United Fellowship Ch., 701 W. Johnson St., 2-4:30 p.m. Free; donations accepted. Light refreshments. For info: (610) 565-8725. Feb. 9- City Commission candidate Omar Sabir hosts Fundraiser at Event Ctr. 431 S. 60th St., 4-8 p.m. All you can eat. Tickets $10, kids […]

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Leaders Turn out for Academy Concert, Ball

Philadelphia best and brightest turned out for the

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