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Five smart home upgrades that will pay off later

July 19, 2019

BPT Whether you want to make the most of your home now, or you’re thinking of selling soon, smart upgrades can boost your enjoyment of your home and increase its resale value. Some upgrades improve the aesthetics of your house, while others help save on energy costs or improve the functionality of the home. Still…

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Nikki Fortune’s “Hustle,” a story of generations

July 8, 2019

By Monica Peters Meet Chesilhurst, New Jersey native Nikki Fortune. Fortune is the author of the novel, Hustle, inspired by the life of her late great-aunt Clara Johnson. Hustle isn’t a nod to street culture but is actually a real town in Virginia where both Fortune’s great-aunt Clara and grandmother, Ernestine Jefferson, lived before migrating…

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Madame President

July 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Deirdre Childress Hopkins, new president of the Philadelphia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Visit Philadelphia’s Deirdre Childress Hopkins makes history as the new president of the Philadelphia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.  By Denise Clay As she networked around the room at Make Offices, Kyasha Woods, one…

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Looking for short term work? – 2020 Census may want you

June 21, 2019

By Mark Hedin Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Ethnic Media Services The Census Bureau has said it expects to hire about a half-million people nationwide to help in its all-important counting of everybody living in the United States, something the government has done every 10 years since 1790. That half-million hiring target…

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Comcast NBCUniversal awards $77,500 in scholarships to 28 Southeast Pennsylvania high school seniors

June 7, 2019

TREVOSE, Pa.- Comcast NBCUniversal recently announced that it has awarded approximately $77,500 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to 28 Southeast Pennsylvania students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers scholarship program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation,…

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Give your home a modern makeover

May 31, 2019

Family Features Even if your home has seen a generation or two of living, creating a contemporary new look may not require a full-scale renovation. The key to creating a more modern feel is all in the details. Many of these elements can be tackled one by one so you can transform your home into…

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Evans to hold free Federal Services and Jobs Fair on June 8

May 24, 2019

Congressman Dwight Evans (D-3rd Dist.) will hold a free Federal Services and Jobs Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall, located at 1301 S. Columbus Boulevard.  “This is a great opportunity for Philadelphians to meet with federal agency representatives and/or potential employers,” Evans said. “We’ll…

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A victory, a caution: Takeaways from New Hampshire’s primary

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