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Apr. 6- Councilmanic candidate Jamie Gauthier opens Campaign Office at 5121 Baltimore Ave., 10 a.m. For info: (610) 329-8413. Apr. 6- United Republican Cl. hosts Spring Shrimp Night at 3156 Frankford Ave., 7-11 p.m. All-you-can-eat shrimp & beer. $35. Apr. 7- City Commissioner Lisa Deeley is hosted Dance Party by Jerry Blavat at Chickie’s & […]

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Understanding Bankruptcy, 3/28/2019

BY MICHAEL A. CIBIK, ESQ. AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY BOARD CERTIFIED Question: If you don’t have information about an asset, can you just put down “unknown”? If you are filing for bankruptcy but you have an asset that you don’t have information about, can you just put down “unknown” and leave it at that? That depends. The […]

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Apr. 3- SEAMAAC hosts “The Asian Vote in Phila.” at 1700 S. Broad St., 5:30-7 p.m. For info: Andy Toy (215) 467-0690. Apr. 4- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts “How to Buy the Block” Homeownership Seminar at Community of Compassion CDC, 6150 Cedar Ave., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712. Apr. 5- State Sen. John […]

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1,000 Issues, 20 Years of Philadelphia History in the Public Record

BY TONY WEST The Philadelphia Public Record was founded in 1999 by James “Jimmy” Tayoun. In an age when newspapers of long standing have been disappearing, dwindling or merging, this newspaper has thrived on its unique fine-grained coverage of political and governmental life within the city – a world often closely interpenetrated by its active […]

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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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