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11:46 AM / Tuesday December 6, 2022

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Black Men Educators Convening: an inspirational gathering

November 24, 2022

By Constance Garcia-Barrio The statistics almost scream.  “Only three percent of teachers in the U.S. are Black men,” Roberto J. Rodriguez, assistant secretary in the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development in the U.S. Department, said at Black Men Educators Convening (BMEC), a gathering held from November 17 to 19 at Loew’s Hotel in…

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Urban healthcare developer opens senior housing 55+ waitlist

November 24, 2022

Qualifying individuals will have the opportunity to apply online for mixed income senior Housing until December 31. PHOTOS: TPP Philadelphia and Jacksonville-based urban healthcare real estate developer TPP Capital Holdings TR (“TPP”) recently announced the opening of Tioga District’s Senior Housing 55+ waitlist. The waitlist will remain open until 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31,…

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SUNrise: cj speaks…  Good Vibes 

November 24, 2022

Having experienced long periods of lockdown during the pandemic, now in its third year, we are grateful to be able to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. It is unfortunate that during those lockdowns, many of us lost touch with bits and pieces of who we are. However, throughout the process, we gained a lot…

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LIVE! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia and South Philly community organizations host turkey day giveaway for local families

November 24, 2022

City Councilmembers Kenyatta Johnson (D-2nd Dist.) and Mark Squilla (D-1st Dist.) help distribute turkeys to families Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, along with South Philly community organizations, hosted a Turkey Day Giveaway last Friday, November 18.  The event was sponsored in association with the Whitman Council, Inc., South Philadelphia Communities Civic Association, Stadium Community Council,…

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Support local Black- and Brown-owned businesses this holiday season with Visit Philadelphia

November 24, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Blue Sole Shoes  (Photo by R. Rabena for VISIT PHILADELPHIA® / VISIT PHILADELPHIA®) VISITPHILLY.COM PHILADELPHIA – ‘Tis the season to start making a holiday list and checking it twice. This year, shoppers can make an impact with their holiday spending by supporting Philadelphia’s many Black- and Brown-owned businesses. Through Visit Philadelphia initiatives, visitors…

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Cooler weather means cozy family food

November 18, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Plant-Based Meatloaf Sandwiches FAMILY FEATURES After families across the country began cooking more at home during the pandemic, that trend has continued as loved ones seek comfort in the kitchen in the form of their favorite recipes and time spent together.  In fact, according to the “Hunter Food News Study,” cooking continues to…

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Fur Babies Rule! Four ways to keep your dog safe as the days get shorter

November 18, 2022

BPT When you think of autumn, you likely picture cozy fires, hot cocoa, and piles of colorful leaves. While beautiful, this season can also pose certain dangers to your four-legged friends. During the fall, the days grow shorter, which means less daylight and visibility. As you get ready for fall weather and activities, check out…

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