2:47 AM / Saturday June 24, 2017


Gary Shepherd’s “Buy Black” highlight of the week, June 25

June 23, 2017

Finally got a chance to catch up with James Singleton, owner of “Smooth Like That” Men’s Clothing Store, located at 5705 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia.  I have purchased several outfits to wear during our “Oldies In The Park” summer events.  If you are looking for the latest fashions at reasonable prices, Smooth Like That...

The School Reform Commission approves PFT contract

June 23, 2017

$202 million contract includes more instruction time for students, health care savings  for the District and taxpayers, pay raises for teachers, and changes to how the District operates.   The School Reform Commission on Tuesday approved the tentative contract agreement ratified Monday by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.  This new PFT labor contract will run...

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Transformers- The Last Knight

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All Eyez on Me

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Cosby prosecutor undeterred by mistrial, vows to try again

June 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Bill Cosby, center right, accompanied by Joe Torry, left, Lewis Dix, center left, and

Murder charge for Virginia man in attack on Muslim girl

June 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  The victim, (left), Nabra Hassanen, and murder suspect Darwin Martinez Torres.  (Fai

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Week In Review

Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

June 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, spoke with passion about her reaction to

Seattle police kill woman that family says was pregnant

June 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Charleena Lyles  (Photo: Facebook)   By Phuong Le Associated Press SEATTLE R

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Hoops & Conference

June 26, 2017


Continuing the Process

ABOVE PHOTO:  Team Doo Be Doo’s Markelle Fultz #11 in action against Team EZ Pass in the Under Armour Elite 24 game on Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan) Thanks to a trade with the Boston Celtics, the Philadelphia 76ers got the first pick in the NBA Draft. Can we start…

Food And Beverage

Savory Summer Grilling

Family Features There’s not much that tastes better during the summer than a meal hot off the grill. If you’re in the mood for a delicious backyard dish, try adding versatility to your grilling game with a few simple tips. Try a new cooking method. If your usual preparation involves a basic flame, you may…

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Go With The-Flo

Beyonce gave birth to twins, a five-pound girl and three-pound boy on June 12, in Los Angeles

June 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Beyonce  (Photo: JStone / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony I have it from two different sources...


How to use your home equity in retirement

June 23, 2017

BPT Most of us save and plan for decades to enjoy the period of our life when...


A thinning hairline might be avoidable or “comeback strong” if you follow a few simple steps

June 23, 2017

By Leah Fletcher Erica Jones admits to having a sensitive hairline. However, she cautions everyone not to...


SUNscopes for the week of June 25

June 22, 2017

By Georgia Nicols All Signs: Last Wednesday, the planet Mercury moved into Cancer. Even though it will...


GOP preparing for Senate health care vote, amid differences

June 23, 2017

CARTOON PHOTO: Cartoon: Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch   By Alan Fram associated press WASHINGTON — Republicans are...


God is going to do above & beyond!

June 22, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs I couldn’t figure out why my laptop wasn’t charging the other day. I had...

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