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Boyle announces federal grant to Philadelphia Housing Authority to assist disabled residents

November 15, 2019

Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the following statement after the announcement of a $633,600 grant award to the Philadelphia Housing Authority to assist disabled residents: “Being part of a community and living independently is an aspiration shared by many disabled people,” Boyle said in the statement. “Too often, many of those in the disabled community...

A Diamond in Cobbs Creek Park

November 15, 2019

By Thera Martin                                                                          Cobbs Creek Environmental Center recently hosted a successful Harvest Festival. The festival was one of the...

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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh faces fraud, tax charges

November 20, 2019

BALTIMORE (AP) — The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was charged Wednesday with fraud and tax

OP-ED: What’s at Stake in Byron Allen’s Supreme Court Showdown with Comcast’

November 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Byron Allen  (Photo: Shutterstock) By Maurita Coley, president and CEO of the Multicul

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Week In Review

Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act signed into law

November 15, 2019

(Washington, DC) –  The White House has announced that President Donald Trump signed H.R. 139

Impeachment witness says Trump asked about Ukraine probes

November 15, 2019

By Lisa Mascaro And Mary Clare Jalonick ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — A top American diploma

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Dobbins Community Dinner

November 22, 2019

The Life Story of Mahalia Jackson

November 24, 2019

Poverty Reduction and Prevention

November 25, 2019


The PIHN 21th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner — an evening that celebrates pottery, fall soups, giving thanks, and community

With chilly weather, nothing satisfies like a bowl of hot soup! United Lutheran Seminary and Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN) join together in hosting the 21st annual Empty Bowl Dinner on Wednesday November 20. The event will be held in the Brossman Center-Benbow Hall at the Lutheran Theological Seminary located at 7301 Germantown Ave. Attendees…


Three inexpensive home maintenance projects that could save you thousands

BPT Routine maintenance: two words that likely evoke eye rolls, exasperated sighs and dread for most homeowners who read, hear or even think about them. However, they’re also a homeowner’s best line of defense when it comes to protecting their most important investment — their home. “Many homeowners insurance policyholders are choosing higher deductibles because…

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Stay Healthy During the Holidays

November 15, 2019

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November 15, 2019

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Philadelphia comedian Skeet Carter hosts his first stand up comedy special ‘I’m So Stupid’

November 21, 2019

By Kharisma McIlwaine Philadelphia is known for its burgeoning pool of talent. Patti LaBelle, Will Smith and...


Not Falling For The Okey Doke

November 21, 2019

ABVOVE PHOTO: Colin-Kaepernick (By Ga Fullner / shutterstock) The NFL thought that Colin Kaepernick would take their...

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Stuffing: The essential Thanksgiving side dish

November 15, 2019

By Leah Fletcher   Whether you call it dressing or stuffing, no holiday meal is complete without...


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November 15, 2019

All Signs This week two major changes are happening: Mars moves into Scorpio to stay for six...

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