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SOUTH PHILLY: Sweet Rides Cruise Into “Avenue”

SOUTH PHILLY: Sweet Rides Cruise Into “Avenue”

by Jean Donohue From Ford Model T’s and Thunderbirds to the newest Ferrari model, East…

POLS ON THE STREET: Friendly Former Foes Break Bread

by Joe Shaheeli Seeing Jim Kenney’s primary foes at a luncheon table with him didn’t…

SOUTH PHILLY: Filitalia Celebrates Italy

SOUTH PHILLY: Filitalia Celebrates Italy

by Jean Donohue Italian influence and charm distinguishes South Philly culture. Family owned restaurants line…

POLS ON THE STREET: Can Local GOP Score A Third?

by Joe Shaheeli Philadelphia now has two of its House members on the Republican side…

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Pacifico Scholarship Awards Reach $1.75 Million In 51st Year

The Kerry T. Pacifico Foundation this week presented $122,000 in college scholarships to 93 graduating seniors from 23 schools in the School District of Philadelphia, Chester Upland School District, Lower Merion School, Universal Audenried Charter HS and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It also donated $15,000 to Philadelphia elementary schools. This marks the 51st year in…

Pacifico Scholarship Awards Reach $1.75 Million In 51st Year

Samuel Staten, Sr. Charitable Trust Golf Classic

Organized labor making a difference in the community at the 16th Annual Charity Golf Classic. Honoree Patrick B. Gillespie, Business Manager of the Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO and founder Samuel Staten, Sr., Retired Business Manager of the Laborers’ District Council of the Metropolitan Area of Philadelphia and Vicinity, came together at Spring…

Samuel Staten, Sr. Charitable Trust Golf Classic

CITY HALL SAM: Mayor, Council Tidy Up The Budget

It will not be a long hot summer … at least in City Hall. At least not in council chambers. City Council, led by PRESIDENT DARRELL CLARKE, deftly passed a city budget last week. MAYOR MICHAEL NUTTER quickly signed it into law. It featured a significantly reduced property tax, an increase in the use-and-occupancy and…

CITY HALL SAM: Mayor, Council Tidy Up The Budget

HEARD ON THE HILL/IN CITY HALL: Elected Officials At Work

Rep. Taylor Sees Compromise Budget State Rep. John Taylor (R-Northeast), GOP leader in the State House, reports, “Despite the Governor’s veto, the GOP budget establishes a baseline from which to negotiate a budget that does the following: • Eliminates the $1.2 billion structural deficit the administration and general Assembly agree exists so Pennsylvania’s credit rating…

HEARD ON THE HILL/IN CITY HALL: Elected Officials At Work

The Waffleman: Flashbacks To South Philly’s Past

Yo! Here we go again. I awoke early one morning to the sound of silence. In this utter silence I thought I heard a sound from outside my window. It resembled the clip-clop of the milkman’s horse. This sound stirred up some very strong memories. It brought to mind the sound of the milk bottles…

The Waffleman: Flashbacks To South Philly’s Past

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OUR OPINION: It’s Wolf Vs. GOP

OUR OPINION: It’s Wolf Vs. GOP

One has to feel sorry for leadership in both chambers on the Hill in Harrisburg.   That’s because freshly minted first-termers have a tendency to demand a lot and produce little. They’d hold up any agreement reached by the leadership…

POLS ON THE STREET: This Week Is Deadline For Legislative Refills

POLS ON THE STREET: This Week Is Deadline For Legislative Refills

by Joe Shaheeli If you want to be one of those hankering to be the…

City Hall Sam: Was Vincent Hughes Taking Sides?

City Hall Sam: Was Vincent Hughes Taking Sides?

After his defeat for Mayor, what will STATE SEN. TONY WILLIAMS do? In a recent…

Out & About: State Sen. Hardy Williams Attempts Flying Solo

Out & About: State Sen. Hardy Williams Attempts Flying Solo

by Denise Clay I’d like to start this column out with a question that you…

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POLS ON THE STREET: Can Local GOP Score A Third?

by Joe Shaheeli Philadelphia now has two of its House members on the Republican side…

POLS ON THE STREET: Jim To Keep Sanctuary, Melissa Won’t! Could She Generate Vote?

POLS ON THE STREET: Jim To Keep Sanctuary, Melissa Won’t! Could She Generate Vote?

by Joe Shaheeli Has Donald Trump energized some of the American population by claiming illegal…

POLS ON THE STREET: 191st Dist. Will Have 3-Way Fight

POLS ON THE STREET: 191st Dist. Will Have 3-Way Fight

by Joe Shaheeli Knowing 600 signatures on her nominating petitions as an independent seeking to…

POLS ON THE STREET: Friendly Former Foes Break Bread

by Joe Shaheeli Seeing Jim Kenney’s primary foes at a luncheon table with him didn’t shake up Democrats nor put more fear into Republicans. But with District Attorney Lynne Abraham, Judge Nelson Diaz, Doug Oliver, former state Senator Milton Street…

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