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In our Aug. 21, 2014 issue an offensive slur was accidentally published in the Philadelphia…

Pols On The Street: Don’t Count On Union Support!

by Joe Shaheeli It’s time for non-committal members of the PA General Assembly to show …

Heard On The Hill/In City Hall

Tartaglione Picnic Series Equips Kids For School Sen. Tartaglione is scheduled to visit Wissinoming Park…

Pols On The Street

by Joe Shaheeli Once in a while we join the prognosticators in how races will…

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Commute Aging Lifers Whatever the reason those in their teens and twenties are sentenced to…

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  • All Enjoyed Sid Booker’s Annual Summer Pool Party
  • Carpenters, Letter Carriers Join In Each Other’s Struggles
  • How Philly Commemorated Memorial Day
  • FUMO’S BACK! Columbus School Honors Its Founders
  • Carpenters’ Apprentices Demonstrate Skills At Annual Contest And Open House
  • Ducky Birts Foundation Honors Medallion Awardees
  • Pt. Breeze Dashes Out For Charity Run
  • Crowd Salutes Wendell Young At Public Servant Of Year Gala 2014
  • Councilman Kenney Celebrates St. Patrick In Style
  • Red Cross Raises Over $300,000 At Red Ball
  • USS Somerset Commissioned At Philadelphia
  • State Democrats Flock To Hershey

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ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

BY STATE REP. BILL KELLER/ The possible sale of PGW by the City to UIL Holdings is, in my opinion, a wonderful opportunity for Philadelphia. For over 20 years, I, along with other elected officials, worked diligently to bring dredging of the Delaware River to our region so that Philadelphia could reap the financial rewards.…

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

BY FRANK A. SIRIANNI/ Lately we have all been reading that Gov. Tom Corbett is taking credit for the alleged “relatively low” unemployment rate here in Pennsylvania. As he runs for reelection, he says it is one of the lowest unemployment rates in the USA! The percentage of unemployed Pennsylvania workers, according to the Pennsylvania…

ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

Can Fluoridated Water Hurt Developing Brains?

BY TONY WEST/ Fluoridated drinking water is coming under the gun again, in large part because of concern about the rising incidence of developmental neurological disorders like autism and ADHD. Could this widespread chemical additive be to blame? Philadelphia’s drinking water is fluoridated, so we all want to know the answer. While the science on…

Can Fluoridated Water Hurt Developing Brains?

Pols On The Street

by Joe Shaheeli Once in a while we join the prognosticators in how races will end up. We stopped hesitating a couple weeks ago after watching some of the bell-weather stats coming from both gubernatorial camps. We think we have Gov. Tom Corbett’s strategy down pat, but haven’t yet figured out Tom Wolf’s direction. We…

City Mourns Losses In Carjack Slaying

On Monday, I had to go to Germantown on the Route 23 bus. I noticed a whole bunch of television camera folks and their connected reporters setting up at the corner of Germantown & Allegheny. I never used to pay a whole lot of attention to that corner, mostly because it’s hard to get worked…

City Mourns Losses In Carjack Slaying

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Pols On The Street

by Joe Shaheeli Once in a while we join the prognosticators in how races will end up. We stopped hesitating a couple weeks ago after watching some of the bell-weather stats coming from both gubernatorial camps. We think we have…

Our Opinion

Commute Aging Lifers Whatever the reason those in their teens and twenties are sentenced to…

ANOTHER OPINION: Corbett’s Pension ‘Reform’ Yields False Savings

ANOTHER OPINION: Corbett’s Pension ‘Reform’ Yields False Savings

BY STATE REP. MIKE STURLA/ I’ve been following with interest recent pronouncements from Gov. Tom…

ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

BY FRANK A. SIRIANNI/ Lately we have all been reading that Gov. Tom Corbett is…

Pols on the Street

Pols On The Street

by Joe Shaheeli Once in a while we join the prognosticators in how races will…

POLS ON THE STREET: Wolf Wins Big Bucks From Philadelphia Unions, Progressives

POLS ON THE STREET: Wolf Wins Big Bucks From Philadelphia Unions, Progressives

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ “Only the powers of incumbency and the Keystone State’s tradition of consistently…

POLS ON THE STREET: Feds Are Worrying Philadelphia Jurists Needlessly

POLS ON THE STREET: Feds Are Worrying Philadelphia Jurists Needlessly

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Feds keep losing, but still keep trying, with unlimited funds drawn from…

Pols On The Street: Don’t Count On Union Support!

by Joe Shaheeli It’s time for non-committal members of the PA General Assembly to show  their support and put in their appearances at the weekly Friday informational protests outside the Convention Center. They also need to pressure the Convention Center…

Calendar

  • Update August 21st

    Aug. 21- TeamChildren host workshop on “Beyond Poverty:

  • Updated Aug. 14th

    Aug. 14- Sen. Christine Tartaglione hosts Community Picnic

  • updated aug 7

    Aug. 10- Former Sheriff Barbara Deeley hosts Breakfast

  • updated Jul 31

    Jul. 31-            State Rep. Michelle Brownlee hosts

  • Updated Jul 17

    Jul. 24-            MWM”Queen Mother Moore” Weekend Kick Off

  • Updated July 9th

    Jul. 10- State Rep. Michelle Brownlee hosts Senior