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Nov 9: Minority controlled accounting firm in Philadelphia to host open house

November 7, 2017

Horsey, Buckner & Heffler, LLP (HBH) is open for business in the Greater Philadelphia business community. Led by CEO and Chairman, Michael G. Horsey, CPA, and Managing Partner, Kia D. Buckner, CPA; HBH is positioned to be one of the larger minority controlled certified public accounting firms in the Delaware Valley. Diversity has been a…

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Five myths about solar panels, debunked

November 4, 2017

BPT Home solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home’s carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster. The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years, and most homeowners have the option of buying the system, leasing it on reasonable payment…

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EBONY Magazine & Hilton honored impactful women in business and technology

October 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Panelists sharing with the audience their advice and experience in business and technology.   Paying homage to women who dared to break the ceiling   EBONY Magazine and Hilton recently united to celebrate women in business and technology during the third installment of EBONY’s annual “Women Up” brunch series.  This world-class partnership provided attendees…

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Uber rides into credit card market with no-fee card

October 26, 2017

By KEN SWEET  NEW YORK (AP) — Uber already has a home on your phone. Now it wants a place in your purse or wallet. The ride-hailing giant on Wednesday unveiled a new no-fee, co-branded credit card with British bank Barclays that it hopes becomes a major part of consumers’ everyday spending habit. While it…

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Statement on closure of Vare Recreation Center

October 19, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Ware Recreation Center  (Photo grab: NBC Philadelphia)   On Friday, October 13, 2017, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation announced the closure of Vare Recreation Center, located at 2600 Morris Street in South Philadelphia, for the foreseeable future due to serious concerns about the structural integrity of the 100–year–old facility. The department made the decision to…

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PABJ statement regarding PMN layoffs

October 19, 2017

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) is disappointed about the elimination/possible layoffs of nearly 35 journalists at Philadelphia Media Network. The cutbacks represent a more than 10 percent cut in the 210-member union-covered staff. We understand that with today’s changing industry that these types of cuts will occur. However, while the trend of cutting…

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Applications now open for Philadelphia City Scholarships

October 19, 2017

The Mayor’s Office of Education announced the release of the 2018-2019 Philadelphia City Scholarship application. Each year the Philadelphia City Scholarship Program awards scholarships to as many as 50 graduating high school seniors who are from Philadelphia and enroll in a four-year bachelor degree program in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware or Montgomery County. Awards are…

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T.D. Jakes teaching entrepreneurs how to ‘SOAR’

October 13, 2017

By Monica Peters Bishop T.D. Jakes new book SOAR! serves to elevate your thinking for success as an entrepreneur. Jakes recently shared some advice on leadership, team building and starting a business. Here are 10 tips for budding entrepreneurs to chew on: 1. Don’t wait for the perfect time. Even if you don’t have access…

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College students should not be victims of budget stalemate, lawmakers say

October 13, 2017

HARRISBURG – A group of southeastern Pennsylvania lawmakers is saying enough is enough when it comes to the ongoing budget stalemate. The House, Senate and Wolf Administration have not yet agreed on a revenue package to complete funding for the $32 billion spending plan adopted in June. As a result, nearly $600 million in funding…

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