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Forsaken World War II Vet Gets His Funeral Wish — And Family Reunion After Death

Forsaken World War II Vet Gets His Funeral Wish — And Family Reunion After Death

Scott Brown, director of the Veterans Advisory Commission of City Council, said a forsaken Philadelphia…

Democrats Endorse Vibrant Field

Democrats Endorse Vibrant Field

ULTIMATE goal of getting Democratic City Committee’s endorsement in May 19 primary is reflected on…

POLS ON THE STREET: Endorsements Make 2 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Frontrunners

POLS ON THE STREET: Endorsements Make 2 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Frontrunners

by Joe Shaheeli Almost every organization or individual with some political clout has endorsed a…

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

GOV. TOM WOLF has said he did not believe ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE should resign.…

CITY HALL SAM: Who’s Running For Attorney General?

CITY HALL SAM: Who’s Running For Attorney General?

Although the Phillies opener was expected to be underwhelming for a fan base accustomed to…

OUT & ABOUT: Should Black Voters Support Black Candidates?

OUT & ABOUT: Should Black Voters Support Black Candidates?

by Denise Clay Should Black voters support Black candidates? Now that I’ve written that sentence,…

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Cindy Bass Rides To Rescue Of Germantown YWCA

by Joe Shaheeli The Germantown YWCA, a wreck and a half, stands alongside Vernon Park in Germantown, testimony to the fact millions of dollars invested in it by the City and various nonprofits have gone everywhere else but to this historical relic. Because of years of neglect, while the money was misspent, it became the…

Cindy Bass Rides To Rescue Of Germantown YWCA

Skepticism Surrounds Pa. Convention Center Claim It Cut Labor Costs

While the Pennsylvania Convention Center released a report claiming lower labor costs at this year’s Auto Show compared to last year’s, a contractor who worked both shows says, “That’s just not true.” The contractor, who asked that his name not be used for fear of reprisal from management, said, “this year’s Auto Show was much…

Skepticism Surrounds Pa. Convention Center Claim It Cut Labor Costs

Forsaken World War II Vet Gets His Funeral Wish — And Family Reunion After Death

Scott Brown, director of the Veterans Advisory Commission of City Council, said a forsaken Philadelphia veteran of World War II “made a request we had to honor”. His name: Thomas Oberkehr. “He walked into our office in City Hall, looking for help in late January. Disheveled and seemingly confused, Thomas asked us to help him…

Forsaken World War II Vet Gets His Funeral Wish — And Family Reunion After Death

POLS ON THE STREET: Endorsements Make 2 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Frontrunners

by Joe Shaheeli Almost every organization or individual with some political clout has endorsed a candidate for Mayor. Add them up and it’s nip and tuck between Anthony Williams and Jim Kenney as to who has the stronger support. With labor split almost evenly and with Black and white leaders split as well, and Democratic…

POLS ON THE STREET: Endorsements Make 2 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Frontrunners

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

GOV. TOM WOLF has said he did not believe ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE should resign. Specifically he stated, “We have procedures in place for adjudicating the rights and wrongs.” Technically he is right. However, doubts about Kane’s ability to do her job are not limited to the Montgomery County grand-jury indictment. In the past two…

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

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ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane Has Long Record Of Missteps

GOV. TOM WOLF has said he did not believe ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE should resign. Specifically he stated, “We have procedures in place for adjudicating the rights and wrongs.” Technically he is right. However, doubts about Kane’s ability to do…

CITY HALL SAM: Who’s Running For Attorney General?

CITY HALL SAM: Who’s Running For Attorney General?

Although the Phillies opener was expected to be underwhelming for a fan base accustomed to…

OUT & ABOUT: Should Black Voters Support Black Candidates?

OUT & ABOUT: Should Black Voters Support Black Candidates?

by Denise Clay Should Black voters support Black candidates? Now that I’ve written that sentence,…

WALKING THE BEAT: Bill Green Should Heed Fellow Democrats

WALKING THE BEAT: Bill Green Should Heed Fellow Democrats

by Joe Shay Stivala I WAS STARTLED to hear on Sunday Bill GREEN had been relieved…

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POLS ON THE STREET: Will Voters Follow Their Leaders?

POLS ON THE STREET: Will Voters Follow Their Leaders?

by Joe Shaheeli The political muscle of ward leaders and union leaders will be truly…

POLS ON THE STREET: Petition Challenges Thin The Field

POLS ON THE STREET: Petition Challenges Thin The Field

by Joe Shaheeli After ballot positions are drawn for municipal elections, but before the actual…

POLS ON THE STREET: Republican Martina White Is Victor In 170th District

POLS ON THE STREET: Republican Martina White Is Victor In 170th District

by Joe Shaheeli In the campaign fiercely waged by both Democrat Sarah Del Ricci and…

POLS ON THE STREET: Endorsements Make 2 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Frontrunners

POLS ON THE STREET: Endorsements Make 2 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Frontrunners

by Joe Shaheeli Almost every organization or individual with some political clout has endorsed a candidate for Mayor. Add them up and it’s nip and tuck between Anthony Williams and Jim Kenney as to who has the stronger support. With…

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