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Eagles: We are the Superbowl Champs!..And Philly went crazy

February 5, 2018

Photo: Jeff Bukowski/Shutterstock PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl victory set off a celebration that has been 58 years in the making. Just as Nick Foles and the Eagles clinched a surprising 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots in Minneapolis for the team’s first Super Bowl title Sunday night, the scene more…

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Tarana Burke, #MeToo founder, working on a book

February 2, 2018

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, is working on a book. The Simon & Schuster imprint 37 Ink told The Associated Press on Friday that Burke’s “Where the Light Enters” is scheduled to come out early next year. Burke, who will co-write the book…

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Gary Shepherd’s “Buy Black” highlight of the week– Salon of Salons

February 2, 2018

Recently, I visited Jennifer Adams, owner of Salon of Salons 6112 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144. She told me that not only is it important what someone puts on their hair but what they put into their body as well.  Included in the services she offers are protein treatments, deep conditioner, trims, protective styles and more.  Jennifer made sure to…

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Mayor Kenney announces Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project provides assistance for low income renters

February 2, 2018

Mayor Jim Kenney this week announced the launch of the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project, a new set of services for tenants facing eviction.  This effort will reduce the number of evictions and provide more resources to tenants in danger of losing their home, helping to prevent homelessness in Philadelphia. “Evictions hurt families and communities,” said…

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North Broad Renaissance announces new appointment to Board of Directors

February 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Stephen P. Mullin   The North Broad Renaissance (NBR) has announced the appointment of Stephen P. Mullin to its Board of Directors. “Stephen is an accomplished business leader and an experienced board member in the nonprofit sectors,” states Dr. Kenneth Scott, chairman of the board for the NBR. “The Board is confident that…

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Philadelphia OIC CEO announces temporary leave of absence

February 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rev. Dr. Kevin R. Johnson   Dr. Kevin R. Johnson will step away to pursue seat in First Congressional District bid   Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. announced today that the Rev. Dr. Kevin R. Johnson, President & CEO, Philadelphia OIC, will take an administrative leave of absence to pursue a vacant seat…

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You Need More People

February 2, 2018

ABOVE CARTOON:  Paresh Nath, The Khaleej Times, UAE President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union speech. No one chanted “Build That Wall!” I guess that’s progress. By Denise Clay In all honesty, if President Donald Trump had decided that he wasn’t going to give a State of the Union speech, I don’t think…

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Go With The-Flo

Tamron Hall helps raise funds for the Apollo Theatre Foundation at the annual “Dining With The Divas” luncheon

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Tamron Hall (Debby Wong/shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Joking about her mother’s daughter being “unemployed”...

Color Of Money

Q&A with Ken Chenault, former CEO of American Express

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  CEO and Chairman of American Express Kenneth Chenault attends LMCC gala & benefit dinner at...

Food And Beverage

Throw a Hot-Pot Dinner Party

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Caribbean Hot-Pot Broth with Papaya Pica Sauce   Family Features Heat up your next get-together...

Seniors

The secret to sticking to your resolutions just may lie in your Medicare benefits

February 22, 2018

BPT Despite our best intentions, 80 percent of us have given up on our New Year’s resolutions...

Health

Newly launched Cancer.com provides much needed personalized support for people impacted by cancer

February 22, 2018

BPT Whether you’ve helped a family member through treatment or are facing a diagnosis yourself, hearing the...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 25

February 22, 2018

All Signs: This is the last week of the year when the Sun is in Aquarius. A...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff