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Philadelphia PILOTS Steam Ahead … To An Uncertain Port

Philadelphia PILOTS Steam Ahead … To An Uncertain Port

by Tony West An effort to recover revenues from large nonprofit institutions in Philadelphia sailed…

Bringing The Mummers Back To South Philly?

Bringing The Mummers Back To South Philly?

Do Any Of You South Philadelphians And Former Devotees Really Care? This is something that…

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…

Cindy Bass Rides To Rescue Of Germantown YMCA

Cindy Bass Rides To Rescue Of Germantown YMCA

by Joe Shaheeli The Germantown YMCA, a wreck and a half, stands alongside Vernon Park…

Skepticism Surrounds Pa. Convention Center Claim It Cut Labor Costs

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…

OUT & ABOUT: In Philadelphia’s 7th Council Dist. – It’s Manny Morales Vs. Social Media

OUT & ABOUT: In Philadelphia’s 7th Council Dist. – It’s Manny Morales Vs. Social Media

by Denise Clay The National Association of Black Journalists, an organization that got its start…

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Cindy Bass Rides To Rescue Of Germantown YMCA

by Joe Shaheeli The Germantown YMCA, 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 YMCA

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

Philadelphia PILOTS Steam Ahead … To An Uncertain Port

by Tony West An effort to recover revenues from large nonprofit institutions in Philadelphia sailed through City Council yesterday. With a 15-1 vote it passed a resolution written by Councilman at Large Wilson Goode, Jr. “calling on the Nutter Administration to pursue PILOTs (payments in lieu of taxes) or voluntary contributions from large nonprofit institutions…

Philadelphia PILOTS Steam Ahead … To An Uncertain Port

Philadelphia PILOTS Steam Ahead … To An Uncertain Port

by Tony West An effort to recover revenues from large nonprofit institutions in Philadelphia sailed through City Council yesterday. With a 15-1 vote it passed a resolution written by Councilman at Large Wilson Goode, Jr. “calling on the Nutter Administration to pursue PILOTs (payments in lieu of taxes) or voluntary contributions from large nonprofit institutions…

Philadelphia PILOTS Steam Ahead … To An Uncertain Port

OUT & ABOUT: In Philadelphia’s 7th Council Dist. – It’s Manny Morales Vs. Social Media

by Denise Clay The National Association of Black Journalists, an organization that got its start here in Philadelphia and counts among its founders such local journalistic luminaries as the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Acel Moore and late 900AM WURD host Reggie Bryant, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.   As part of NABJ’s 40th anniversary convention in…

OUT & ABOUT: In Philadelphia’s 7th Council Dist. – It’s Manny Morales Vs. Social Media

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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 of the Chair at the SRC. I was also surprised to see Green at a political event on Saturday night signing candidates’ petitions. Two candidates posted his photo on…

WALKING THE BEAT: Seth Williams For Senate?

WALKING THE BEAT: Seth Williams For Senate?

DID I TELL YOU: The press carried a story of DA Seth Williams possibly seeking…

CITY HALL SAM: Mayor Nutter Snatches Credit for Democratic Convention

CITY HALL SAM: Mayor Nutter Snatches Credit for Democratic Convention

It was amazing CONGRESSMAN BOB BRADY was able to get the Democratic National Committee to…

WALKING THE BEAT: Mayor Nutter, Jim Kenney Get In Schoolyard Brawl

WALKING THE BEAT: Mayor Nutter, Jim Kenney Get In Schoolyard Brawl

ETHICS – BLEAHTHICS.  I am so tired of reading about how ethics will define the…

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POLS ON THE STREET: Labor Splits Over Candidates In Philly Mayor’s Race

POLS ON THE STREET: Labor Splits Over Candidates In Philly Mayor’s Race

by Joe Shaheeli Labor unions have been busy making endorsements, and with them contributions to…

POLS ON THE STREET: Teamsters’ DC 107 Fuels Tony Williams’ Campaign For Mayor

POLS ON THE STREET: Teamsters’ DC 107 Fuels Tony Williams’ Campaign For Mayor

by Joe Shaheeli Making it official, the state and city’s Teamsters Unions endorsed State Sen.…

POLS ON THE STREET: Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Battle For Key Labor Endorsements

POLS ON THE STREET: Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Battle For Key Labor Endorsements

by Joe Shaheeli This is a labor town! So political analysts use endorsements from organized…

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 Republican Martina White to take possession of the 170th General Assembly seat and fill the unexpired term of former State Representative Brendon Boyle, veteran political…

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