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POLS ON THE STREET: Fattah Facing Strong Foes

POLS ON THE STREET: Fattah Facing Strong Foes

by Joe Shaheeli To those in the know, politics remains local – maybe not so…

Chaka Fattah, Challengers Have First Faceoff In University City

Chaka Fattah, Challengers Have First Faceoff In University City

Incumbent Congressman Chaka Fattah (D. Phila.) presented his case to 50 voters, alongside two of…

DARRELL CLARKE: Public Servant Of The Year 2016

DARRELL CLARKE: Public Servant Of The Year 2016

In weighing our choices for the Philadelphia Public Record’s 2016 Public Servant of the Year,…

POLS ON THE STREET: Voters Sour On Pa. Government

POLS ON THE STREET: Voters Sour On Pa. Government

by Joe Shaheeli If Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf were pitted against the Republican-controlled General Assembly…

Positive Force Offers Free Self-Defense Classes For Women

Positive Force Offers Free Self-Defense Classes For Women

By Maria Merlino Who trained with Chuck Norris? 6th Degree Master Joe Pennisi did. 6th…

Philly Free School Offers Public, Private School Alternative

Philly Free School Offers Public, Private School Alternative

by Cassie Hepler The Philly Free School, located at 2001 Christian Street, was founded in…

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Philadelphia Unemployment Rate Drops, Mayor Nutter Announces In Swan Song

Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger announced today Philadelphia’s unemployment rate has dropped to 5.9%, the lowest in Philadelphia since April 2008 before the recession and a full percentage point lower than when Mayor Nutter took office in January 2008. In addition, there are more Philadelphians employed than at…

Philadelphia Unemployment Rate Drops, Mayor Nutter Announces In Swan Song

CITY HALL SAM: Police Chief Ramsey Leaves Big Shoes To Fill

Philadelphia has a number of tough crime and public=safety issues. But the steady and smart leadership from Police COMMISSIONER CHARLES RAMSEY have all Philadelphians confident that the tough issues could be handled. That is why CHS joins many Philadelphians in wishing Commissioner Ramsey best wishes on his retirement. Ramsey was an innovative leader who implemented…

CITY HALL SAM: Police Chief Ramsey Leaves Big Shoes To Fill

Meeting Bares Soul Of 60th St. After ‘ISIS’ Attack On Philadelphia Cop

by Tony West Bryant Elementary School lies three blocks from where Police Officer Gary Hartnett was shot by Edward Archer last week – shot, Archer said on his arrest, in the name of the Islamist terrorist organization ISIS. Tonight its auditorium filled with more than 200 people from the Cobbs Creek neighborhood of Philadelphia to…

Meeting Bares Soul Of 60th St. After ‘ISIS’ Attack On Philadelphia Cop

POLS ON THE STREET: Fattah Facing Strong Foes

by Joe Shaheeli To those in the know, politics remains local – maybe not so much to the average voter who gets his political knowledge from television tidbits, but to the rank and file and leadership of both parties in this city and state. That’s why now elbowing the political machinations of the national presidential…

POLS ON THE STREET: Fattah Facing Strong Foes

WALKING THE BEAT: More Steam Than Light On Broad Street

by Joe Shay Stivala HAVE YOU SEEN those horrible light standards on N. Broad Street? UG-LEEEE! They look like Big Apple steampipes. And seem to narrow the street to make it a more of a raceway than it is. They cast little light. They seem to reach to the heavens, but need a crowning apex.…

WALKING THE BEAT: More Steam Than Light On Broad Street

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DARRELL CLARKE: Public Servant Of The Year 2016

DARRELL CLARKE: Public Servant Of The Year 2016

In weighing our choices for the Philadelphia Public Record’s 2016 Public Servant of the Year, our editorial team had to ask ourselves: Who was the linchpin of City government in 2015 and will remain the linchpin of City government in…

OUR OPINION: Voters, Please Sign Nominating Petitions

OUR OPINION: Voters, Please Sign Nominating Petitions

Nominating petitions are being circulated by political campaigners to get their candidates on the primary…

Mayor Michael Nutter’s Final Grades

Mayor Michael Nutter’s Final Grades

by Brett Mandel It must be a heckuva thing to be the Mayor of Philadelphia.…

OUR OPINION: Finally, Our Second Casino!

OUR OPINION: Finally, Our Second Casino!

It was tough. The obstacles thrown up can be attributed to one word: “trash”. Sometimes…

Pols on the Street

POLS ON THE STREET: Voters Sour On Pa. Government

POLS ON THE STREET: Voters Sour On Pa. Government

by Joe Shaheeli If Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf were pitted against the Republican-controlled General Assembly…

POLS ON THE STREET: Petition Season Brings Politicians To The People

POLS ON THE STREET: Petition Season Brings Politicians To The People

by Joe Shaheeli Pennsylvania’s political footsoldiers threw themselves into the tough entry-level task facing those…

POLS ON THE STREET: Party, Labor Unity Seen For Street

POLS ON THE STREET: Party, Labor Unity Seen For Street

by Joe Shaheeli It could have been a mini-Democratic Convention, a sight probably never seen…

POLS ON THE STREET: Fattah Facing Strong Foes

POLS ON THE STREET: Fattah Facing Strong Foes

by Joe Shaheeli To those in the know, politics remains local – maybe not so much to the average voter who gets his political knowledge from television tidbits, but to the rank and file and leadership of both parties in…

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