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Philadelphia to throw parade for return of LOVE sculpture

February 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA –“LOVE” will be back in Philadelphia, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The famous 1976 Robert Indiana sculpture is returning to its home Tuesday – and will make a number of stops in a parade around Philadelphia before its reinstallation. The route starts at 25th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue It will then make a…

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Maiesha McQueen talks all things ‘Waitress’

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Maiesha McQueen (insert.) By Kharisma McIlwaine In 2007, the film “Waitress” was released in theaters. Written and directed by Adrienne Shelly, “Waitress” tells the story of Jenna Hunterson who works at a diner in a small town. Jenna uses her time at the diner to conceptualize delicious pies, and as a means of escape…

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Obituary: Frank Louis Oliver, Sr., statesman, Philadelphia politician, 95

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Frank Louis Oliver Frank Louis Oliver – a leader in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania politics – made transition Feb. 1, 2018.  Frank was born April 15, 1922, in Philadelphia to James and Lessie Oliver. The family resided in Kensington and later moved to Turner Street in the Brewerytown section of North Philadelphia. Frank and his…

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PerformRx receives NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Mesfin Tegenu M.S., R.Ph., president of PerformRx   PerformRx, a URAC-accredited, full-service pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) with industry-leading clinical programs and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, is proud to announce it has achieved Utilization Management Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation focuses on consumer…

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Charters outperform district schools in 3rd grade reading proficiency

February 9, 2018

An analysis of the 2017 state assessments used to measure 3rd grade reading comprehension, revealed that performance among charter students is outpacing the performance of their counterparts in the School District of Philadelphia (SDP), according to Philadelphia Charters for Excellence (PCE). Based on data collected by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 50 percent of Philadelphia’s…

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Sugarhouse Casino serves Valentine’s Day dinner for two

February 9, 2018

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House’s romantic meal is available Feb. 9-18   Spend Valentine’s Day with someone special during a delicious four-course meal for two at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House. In addition to offering this menu on Wednesday, Feb. 14, the week-long special runs from Friday, Feb. 9 to Friday, Feb. 18…

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Councilwoman Reynolds Brown to partner with The National Youth Foundation for the Inaugural Girls Day Rally in Philadelphia

February 9, 2018

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown in partnership with The Amazing Young Women’s Edition of the The National Youth Foundation will host the first ever Girls Rally on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 11:00AM, City Hall Courtyard. This unprecedented event, entitled “Born to Make HERstory!”, will recognize six distinguished women who have made phenomenal advances in their…

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