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Kinsey: $40,800 grant to aid Center in the Park

May 17, 2019

HARRISBURG– State Rep. Stephen Kinsey(D – Dist. 201), said that a $40,800 Senior Community Center Grant has been awarded to the Center in the Park senior center in Philadelphia. “I’m grateful that this grant has been awarded to make improvements and modernize these facilities,” Kinsey said. “I want to thank Governor Tom Wolf for the…

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Home Decor 101: Decorating with bold colors

May 10, 2019

FAMILY FEATURES From dark and moody to vibrant and bold, colorful design is gaining favor among homeowners ditching safe, neutral palettes to create more daring, dramatic spaces. Decorating with deeply saturated colors can be intimidating. Explore these ideas to welcome more bold colors into your home and create inviting spaces for living and entertaining. Walls…

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The Business Center’s summer youth programs teach kids how to be entrepreneurs, make their own money

April 27, 2019

📷Brother and sister Jacilla and James Henderson work on their pitch board with their mother, Jessica Henderson, at The Business Center’s Youth & Money Summer Enrichment Entrepreneurship Programs open house. Credit: Monica Peters By Monica Peters The Business Center (TBC) held its Youth & Money Summer Enrichment Entrepreneurship Programs open house on Wednesday at the…

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iHeartMedia Philadelphia names Khary Sharpe general sales manager for Power 99 and 105.3 WDAS FM

April 25, 2019

iHeartMedia announced last week that Khary Sharpe has been named General Sales Manager for Power 99, Philadelphia’s Hip Hop and R&B, and 105.3 WDAS FM, Philly’s Best R&B & Throwbacks, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Philadelphia has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing…

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Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

April 22, 2019

Photo: Shutterstock By MEG KINNARD COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field. The Massachusetts senator says the proposal…

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Expert lawncare tips for a happy summer lawn

April 19, 2019

BPT It’s been a rough winter in many parts of the country, but spring is here at last – and that means it’s time to give your lawn a bit of TLC. Although grass is highly resilient, you can help your lawn recover from winter and make sure it’s in top shape for summer with…

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Fashion capital New York considers banning sale of fur

April 17, 2019

Photo: Shutterstock By DAVID KLEPPER and DAVID R. MARTIN NEW YORK (AP) — A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such…

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Save your way to lower home insurance

April 12, 2019

FAMILY FEATURES  If your homeowner insurance rates are creeping up even though you haven’t filed any claims, it may be time to take a look at how you can bring those prices back down. Research, smart shopping and even some home upgrades can make a noticeable difference in your insurance premiums. Explore the cost-savings potential…

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From dilapidated to designed: Astan African Hair Braiding transforms

April 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Businesswoman Astan Sacko stands smiling in front of her hair braiding business in West Philadelphia. By Giana Lawrence-Primus, capital projects manager for the Department of Commerce In 2019, the Department of Commerce is celebrating 10 years of the Storefront Improvement Program (SIP), a grant program that offers reimbursements for facade improvements on commercial…

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