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A note from Sheriff Rochelle Bilal on the resumption of Sheriff Sales

April 9, 2021

As sheriff sales resume in Philadelphia, it has become increasingly apparent that after a year without such sales – and with them resuming in an online-only capacity – that a number of questions and misconceptions about the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office and its role in the foreclosure process have persisted. Most, if not all, of these…

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Veteran journalist helps incarcerated find their voice part one

April 8, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Penn State Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications journalism department assistant teaching professor Shaheen Pasha in her home in State College, Pa on Saturday February 27, 2021. (Photo by Will Yurman) By Melissa Manno When veteran journalist and professor Shaheen Pasha talks to her best friend over the phone, life almost feels normal….

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Health equity through access: AmeriHealth Caritas Wellness Center hosts COVID vaccinations

April 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Joanne McFall, AmeriHealth Caritas’ southeastern Pennsylvania market president, speaks to attendees at the event. (Photo courtesy AmeriHealth Caritas) AmeriHealth Caritas, a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other healthcare solutions for those most in need, has opened its Chester Wellness and Opportunity Center in Chester, Pennsylvania as a COVID-19 vaccination site, filling…

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Building a Bridge

April 5, 2021

As Chester County’s new Sheriff, Fredda Maddox hopes to connect the county’s criminal justice system with the people who are most impacted by it. By Denise Clay-Murray January 2020 was an historic year for Black women in Pennsylvania’s law enforcement community. In Philadelphia, Rochelle Bilal became the first Black woman to serve as both the…

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“Hate is the virus”

April 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Participants in last Sunday’s march.  (Photo/ Denise Clay-Murray) Marchers took to the streets last Sunday to demand an end to the abuse and hate that Asians have been subjected to due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By Denise Clay-Murray Rain didn’t stop marchers from all over the tri-state area from coming to Philadelphia’s Chinatown…

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Community College of Philadelphia president wins national leadership award

April 2, 2021

Dr. Donald “Guy” Generals, the president of Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), has received the 2021 Pacesetter of the Year award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR). The national award honors a community college chief executive officer who has demonstrated special leadership and support in college communication and marketing. It is…

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VIDEO: The SUN LIVE at the 52nd Annual NAACP Image Awards 3/27/21

March 31, 2021

3/27/21: Hosts Andrea Lawful Sanders and Moni Jones cover the NAACP Image Awards backstage featuring acceptance speeches from the Clark Sisters, Issa Rae, Stacey Abrams, Steph Curry, Phylicia Rashad, Method Man, 50 Cent, Courtney Kemp and more. Follow The SUN on FB/IG @philadelphiasundaysun.

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