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Color Of Money

Five tips to save on bills

June 29, 2017

Family Features Finding ways to curb your monthly spending may leave you feeling like you’re living to work, not the other way around. When you’ve trimmed the excess from your monthly budget and still need to cut back more, it may take some creative thinking to get those dollars and cents to start adding up….

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Brown: Deadline extended for Pa. Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

June 15, 2017

State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, (D-190 Dist.), announced that the deadline for the 2016 Pennsylvania Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has been extended to Dec. 31. The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians 65 or older, widows and widowers 50 or older, and people with disabilities 18 or older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for…

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Plan for new cap and civic space designed to reconnect Philadelphia to the Delaware River Waterfront via Penn’s Landing moving forward

June 15, 2017

In a joint press event at Penn’s Landing, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney, and Janet Haas of the William Penn Foundation, announced their respective financial commitments to complete funding for a $225 million transformative project that will once again reconnect Penn’s Landing back to the City and nearby historic attractions, a connection that…

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Community leader celebrates 25 years

June 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Christine Brown receives her plaque from Kenneth Scott, President of Beech Companies celebrating 25 years of civic leadership in North Philadelphia. Christine Brown, Director of Beech Community Services, was recently honored for dedicating 25 years of civic leadership to the North Philadelphia Community. The recognition took place during the Alston-Beech Foundation (ABF) bi-annual…

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Jobs data could signal shortage of qualified workers to hire

June 9, 2017

By Josh Boak associated press WASHINGTON — Are employers starting to run out of workers to hire? A hiring pullback reported in Friday’s U.S. jobs data for May raises that prospect. The economy added just 138,000 jobs, which was still high enough to help cut the unemployment rate to a 16-year low of 4.3 percent….

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Get cooking on your outdoor kitchen design

May 25, 2017

Family Features If your idea of enjoying the great outdoors is relaxing on your deck with a tasty beverage while the grill heats up, you’re in good company. “The alfresco movement is transforming backyards across the country as homeowners create outdoor kitchens that finally live up to their name,” said backyard design expert Paul Lafrance…

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The Option Year

May 12, 2017

When the City of Philadelphia was given the NFL Draft, the contact came with an option for next year. Whether or not that option gets exercised is anyone’s guess. By Denise Clay Now that the remnants of the 2017 National League Football draft and the pageantry connected to it have been cleared from the Benjamin…

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Food And Beverage

A Fresh Tailgate Menu

January 12, 2018

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January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Erica Garner, 27, the daughter of Eric Garner, who died in New York City police...


Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Shoppers at Medithrive browse cannabis variants on an electronic display during the store’s first day...


SUNscopes for the week of Jan. 14

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff