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2:30 PM / Sunday November 19, 2017

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2017 holiday hiring could be a boon for seasonal workers

November 16, 2017

NewsUSA Let the holiday hiring season begin. Early forecasts anticipate a pretty holly, jolly Christmas for retailers, with total sales expected to grow as much as 4.5 percent as opposed to last year’s 3.6 percent. To help get them across the finish line, according to the National Retail Federation, a whopping 500,000 to 550,000 seasonal…

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Protecting seniors online from scams, hacks and tax fraud

November 16, 2017

NewsUSA The vast majority of seniors today are using the Internet at least once a week to check email, pay bills online and keep in touch via social media. But all that time online puts them at risk for scams and hacks, such as tax fraud. In fact, a new survey by Home Instead, Inc.,…

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Seven steps to improve cybersecurity

November 9, 2017

BPT There was a time you could run a small business with a bank account, a telephone, an internet connection and some sort of physical base. These days, cybersecurity has been added to this list as a necessity nearly every small business owner needs to consider. This is especially true for small businesses such as…

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Nov 9: Minority controlled accounting firm in Philadelphia to host open house

November 7, 2017

Horsey, Buckner & Heffler, LLP (HBH) is open for business in the Greater Philadelphia business community. Led by CEO and Chairman, Michael G. Horsey, CPA, and Managing Partner, Kia D. Buckner, CPA; HBH is positioned to be one of the larger minority controlled certified public accounting firms in the Delaware Valley. Diversity has been a…

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Five myths about solar panels, debunked

November 4, 2017

BPT Home solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home’s carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster. The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years, and most homeowners have the option of buying the system, leasing it on reasonable payment…

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EBONY Magazine & Hilton honored impactful women in business and technology

October 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Panelists sharing with the audience their advice and experience in business and technology.   Paying homage to women who dared to break the ceiling   EBONY Magazine and Hilton recently united to celebrate women in business and technology during the third installment of EBONY’s annual “Women Up” brunch series.  This world-class partnership provided attendees…

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Uber rides into credit card market with no-fee card

October 26, 2017

By KEN SWEET  NEW YORK (AP) — Uber already has a home on your phone. Now it wants a place in your purse or wallet. The ride-hailing giant on Wednesday unveiled a new no-fee, co-branded credit card with British bank Barclays that it hopes becomes a major part of consumers’ everyday spending habit. While it…

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Statement on closure of Vare Recreation Center

October 19, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Ware Recreation Center  (Photo grab: NBC Philadelphia)   On Friday, October 13, 2017, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation announced the closure of Vare Recreation Center, located at 2600 Morris Street in South Philadelphia, for the foreseeable future due to serious concerns about the structural integrity of the 100–year–old facility. The department made the decision to…

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PABJ statement regarding PMN layoffs

October 19, 2017

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) is disappointed about the elimination/possible layoffs of nearly 35 journalists at Philadelphia Media Network. The cutbacks represent a more than 10 percent cut in the 210-member union-covered staff. We understand that with today’s changing industry that these types of cuts will occur. However, while the trend of cutting…

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Go With The-Flo

CeCe Winans accepts the Spirit Award at Lisa Collins’ 20th Annual “First Ladies High Tea”

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  CeCe Winans (Photo: Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Lisa Collins’ 20th...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Assistance dogs provide help and love

November 16, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior What can you tell me about assistance dogs for people with disabilities? My sister,...

Food And Beverage

A Very Versatile Holiday

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cola and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham   Family Features When planning this year’s holiday menu,...

Entertainment

Jennifer Hudson’s ex-fiance removed from home by police, restraining order details abuse

November 18, 2017

E-News: Jennifer Hudson has been granted an order of protection against her former fiance David Otunga. Police...

Health

Simple ways to follow a low-glycemic eating plan for better health

November 16, 2017

BPT Adopting a diet that mainly consists of foods ranking low on the Glycemic Index (GI) can...

Oasis

God won’t let you be defeated

November 16, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs In my most recent YouTube family vlog (I love that you’re subscribing!), as I...

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