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Articles by Teresa Emerson

2018 Penn Relays Memorable Moments: Thursday, April 26

April 27, 2018

thepennrelays.com Here’s a quick look at some of Thursday’s most memorable performances: PECO Fast Finish of the Day The PECO Fast Finish of the Day is… Kelsey Chmeil from Saratoga Springs High School! Kelsey anchored her team to victory in the High School Girls Distance Medley Championship of America, erasing a 7-person lead with an…

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All Around Philly Social Scene: Hat and Tea Party

April 27, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  From left: Anita Lewis, Phoebe Coles, Andrea Custis, President Urban League of Philadelphia, Ramona Riscoe Benson, Keeya Branson-Davis and Shari Williams.  (Photo: Robert Mendelsohn)   By Patricia Gilliam Clifford The 2nd Annual WomanUP! Living Your Best: Mind, Body and Spirit Hat and Tea Awards Party was held at the historic Belmont Mansion last…

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Will the Lame Duck quack?

April 27, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Paul Ryan   By Julianne Malveaux TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM The rats are leaping off the sinking ship! Paul Ryan says he wants to spend more time with his teenagers, but likely he also doesn’t want to be part of the losses Republicans are likely to experience in November (unless the Dems mess up, which is…

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The Cultural Coach: A Nation of Allies– Just what Starbucks’ needs

April 27, 2018

Members of Power converge on the 18th & Spruce Sts. Starbucks during Councilman Kenyatta Johnson’s press conference last week protesting the arrest of Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson.  (Photo by Solomon Williams)   By Linda Wallace I was chasing a big story in a small Texas town when I came face to face to with my…

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De Blasio corruption case raises questions about NYC real estate

April 27, 2018

By Brendan Pringle AMINEWSWIRE.COM A creaky pier owned by the city of New York is at the center of one of the bribery allegations lodged against Mayor Bill de Blasio. Restaurant owner Harendra Singh has pleaded guilty to donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to de Blasio’s campaign to secure better lease term for his…

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Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

April 27, 2018

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS WORK THE SCENE of a fatal shooting at a Waffle House in the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville, Sunday, April 22, 2018.   (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP) By Sheila Burke ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE, TENN.  — The mentally unstable gunman suspected of opening fire at a Waffle House restaurant in the middle…

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Dignity Housing to hold 30th Anniversary Gala on May 5th

April 27, 2018

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Dignity Housing will host their “Cheers to Thirty Years” gala. This gala will both commemorate a 30-year milestone and continue to raise awareness of the organization’s ongoing work to alleviate homelessness and poverty. The gala will be held at the Regal Ballroom, located at 5411 Oxford Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia….

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