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Sheriff Hosts Clergy At Partnership Breakfast

Sheriff Hosts Clergy At Partnership Breakfast

Sheriff Jewell Williams hosted the first Council on Faith Based & Community Partnership Breakfast of…

Pennsylvania Society: Wrapping Up The Weekend

Everyone was out this year at this weekend’s multiple events.…

Saturday At The Pennsylvania Society

Saturday At The Pennsylvania Society

Our ace editor Bonnie Squires continues to report from the Waldorf Astoria, where Pennsylvania’s elite…

Friday Night At The Pennsylvania Society

Friday Night At The Pennsylvania Society

Around the Waldorf Astoria for the annual conclave of the Keystone State’s key players with…

Mummers Cut Their South Broad Street Roots

Mummers Cut Their South Broad Street Roots

(First in a Series of Three Stories) BY MARIA MERLINO/ We got a good cultural shock…

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Carpenters Union Helps Pink Sisters Mark Their 100th Anniversary

    They are best known as the Pink Sisters and that they live, work, and prayer behind a grated iron fence that keeps them from mingling with the public. Most Philadelphians are unaware of their existence. But to Catholics and Christians of all faiths, many believe Philadelphians believe this city would have long gone…

Carpenters Union Helps Pink Sisters Mark Their 100th Anniversary

Sheriff Hosts Clergy At Partnership Breakfast

Sheriff Jewell Williams hosted the first Council on Faith Based & Community Partnership Breakfast of his administration recently at the Deliverance Evangelistic Church at 21st Street & Lehigh Avenue. In attendance were priests, rabbis, and ministers from across the city who were given needed information on recent changes and services available at the Office of…

Sheriff Hosts Clergy At Partnership Breakfast

Pennsylvania Society: Wrapping Up The Weekend

Everyone was out this year at this weekend’s multiple events.…

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane’s Downward Spiral

KATHLEEN KANE – not ready for prime time. I am going to turn over the quill to a female in the herd for this discussion. When Kathleen Kane ran for Attorney General against Cumberland Co. DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAVID FREED, I did not want her to win – not just because she is a Democrat, but…

ELEPHANT CORNER: Kathleen Kane’s Downward Spiral

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OUR OPINION: The Right Way To Fund Philadelphia’s Schools

OUR OPINION: The Right Way To Fund Philadelphia’s Schools

  Philadelphia’s major challenge is in public education. Fixing our underfunded, resource-starved schools is a huge and complex task that must be pursued on many fronts. We hope our city’s leaders will start to work on them now, quietly, during…

OUR OPINION: Call It Christmas!

OUR OPINION: Call It Christmas!

Our beloved cartoonist, Ron Taylor, better known to you as RT, is on a mission…

OUR OPINION: We Too Are Thankful

OUR OPINION: We Too Are Thankful

We at the Philadelphia Public Record are marking our 15th year as a publication dedicated…

OUR OPINION: The Winners Of 2014 – Let’s All Wish ’Em Luck

OUR OPINION: The Winners Of 2014 – Let’s All Wish ’Em Luck

Republican and Democratic leaderships were elected to both chambers of the Pennsylvania General Assembly last…

Pols on the Street

POLS ON THE STREET: Singer Faces Toughest Fight

POLS ON THE STREET: Singer Faces Toughest Fight

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ City Commissioner Stephanie Singer is deep into her reelection campaign, using her…

POLS ON THE STREET: Polls Show Lynne Abraham Well Known To Voters

POLS ON THE STREET: Polls Show Lynne Abraham Well Known To Voters

BY MARIA MERLINO/ After her rousing speech announcing her candidacy for Mayor of Philadelphia on…

POLS ON THE STREET: Fattah’s Fate Is Key To Other Seats

POLS ON THE STREET: Fattah’s Fate Is Key To Other Seats

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ City Controller Alan Butkovitz has eyed the Mayor’s seat as an ultimate…

POLS ON THE STREET: GOP Dignitaries Pitch In For Al Schmidt

POLS ON THE STREET: GOP Dignitaries Pitch In For Al Schmidt

GOP Dignitaries Honor Schmidt Public Record columnist Maria Merlino covered GOP 5th Ward Leader Mike Cibik’s hosting of City Commissioner Al Schmidt’s fundraiser and reports, “Many good things were communicated about the young politician with his good work ethic. ‘His wonderful…

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