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Local hero, Tuskegee Airman Edward Leon Powell, 88

April 8, 2010

Memorial services for Edward Leon Powell, a member of the elite Tuskegee Airmen, were held Monday April 5, 2010, at Ervina White Beauford Funeral Service (viewing), 2134 Stenton Avenue and at Collick Missionary Baptist Church (service), 17th and Wharton Streets.

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PABJ recognizes the life and work of Malcolm Poindexter, 84

April 1, 2010

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) is saddened to hear of Malcolm Poindexter’s passing today. PABJ honored Mr. Poindexter with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 at its Banquet of Honors. Mr. Poindexter’s journalism career, which started in 1947, spanned more than half a century…

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Center City Phila. leisure room-nights increased 3% in 2009

March 27, 2010

An important benchmark of leisure tourism, continued to be a big win for Center City hotels in 2009, with 81% of rooms occupied. Over the past six years, Saturday has been the busiest night of the week for Center City hotels, and Saturday night occupancy in downtown Philadelphia…

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

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

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