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VisionQuest’s Grace Dix Center Lays Off 65 Employees at North Philadelphia Residential Facility

November 8, 2019

Approximately 65 employees were laid off today as a result of nearly a year of inaction by the City of Philadelphia, according to Mark Contento, Chief Executive Officer of VisionQuest. “The Grace Dix Center has been empty for over eight months due to a lengthy zoning battle in the Pennsylvania courts following our request to...

‘HOMEWRECKERS’ author Aaron Glantz In town to discuss book, November 13

November 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Aaron Glantz (Photo: Shutterstock) Author Aaron Glantz will be in Philadelphia on November 13 to discuss his latest book, “Homewreckers” from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Uncle Bobbie’s Books and Coffee, located at 5445 Germantown Avenue. The event is being hosted by WURD radio personality Solomon Jones. Two years before the housing market collapsed...

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History in the making: Trump impeachment hearing underway

November 13, 2019

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House launched the first public

TRICARE Open Season

November 8, 2019

TRICARE Open Season is the annual period when you can enroll in or change your health plan for the n

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Week In Review

People of color make gains in mayoral races across the US

November 8, 2019

By Russel Contreras ASSOCIATED PRESS  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — People of color made history

Dates set for special election to fill Rep. Cummings’ seat

November 8, 2019

By Regina Garcia Cano ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE — Voters in the congressional district that U.S.

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Local Events

She Shines Conference

November 16, 2019

The Life Story of Mahalia Jackson

November 24, 2019



The Coalition Against Hunger Caring for Friends (Formally Aid for Friends) 12271 Townsend Rd, Philadelphia PA Contact: Lynn Trombetta at [email protected], call (215) 464-2224 or visit the Caring for Friends volunteer page. How to Help: Make friendly phone calls to homebound clients; sort and re-stock food; clean floors and freezers; extra kitchen help needed Tuesdays…


Love Has No Age Limit: During November’s Adopt a Senior Pet Month, American Humane encourages public to consider an older best friend

Everyone knows that the only thing better than a new best friend is an old best friend. Therefore, during November’s Adopt a Senior Pet Month, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, is encouraging animal lovers to consider adopting an older animal from a local shelter or rescue group. Each year, an estimated 860,000…

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The American Diabetes Association applauds the Insulin Price Reduction Act introduced by the House Diabetes Caucus

November 8, 2019

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) strongly supports the introduction of the Insulin Price Reduction Act in the...

Color Of Money

Millennial Money: Don’t let anxiety rule your finances

November 8, 2019

By Amrita Jayakumar  ASSOCIATED PRESS Financial decisions are rarely easy, whether it’s buying your first car or...


‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ is No. 1, but it’s no winner

November 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Terminator: Dark Fate.”(Kerry Brown/Paramount Pictures via AP) By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS ...


Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday

November 13, 2019

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday in a private workout arranged by the...

Food And Beverage

The “Chopped” Champion

November 1, 2019

Winning “Chopped” is just the latest challenge Philadelphia-based Chef Kristol Bryant has met. By Denise Clay Anyone...


SUNscopes for the week of Nov. 10

November 8, 2019

All Signs: The celestial skies are busy this week, which means we have a bit of a...

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