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Social justice leader Barber vows to stay in Philadelphia subsidized housing to bring national attention to eviction threat

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Bishop William J. Barber, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach and co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, speaks to concerned residents about the upcoming eviction challenge at University City Town Homes on Sunday, September 18. (Photo/Joe Piette) Faith and moral leader Bishop William J….

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The race begins…

September 23, 2022

Although Mayor Jim Kenney has more than a year left in his term, candidates to replace him in the Big Office In City Hall are already lining up. By Denise Clay-Murray In addition to two major statewide races — Pennsylvania is electing a new governor and a new United States Senator as well as members…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: September recognized as National Emergency Preparedness Month

September 16, 2022

Delaware County Council, the County’s Department of Emergency Services, and the Delaware County Citizen Corps are joining the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in recognizing September as National Preparedness Month — a month long nationwide campaign sponsored each September by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to encourage Americans to prepare for emergencies in their…

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PHS welcomes fall with new Pop Up Garden events, activities, and menu items

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A couple enjoys a meal at the Manayunk Pop-Up Garden location. (Photo/Pennsylvania Horticultural Society) The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) has announced an exciting lineup of events and activities coming to its two PHS Pop Up Gardens in Manayunk and on South Street for the fall season. Come enjoy these fall festivities before the Pop…

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We don’t think so!

September 16, 2022

A group of civic and religious leaders came together in support of embattled Philadelphia District Attorney to send a message to Pennsylvania legislators hoping to impeach him: ‘Not on our watch!’ ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) By Denise Clay-Murray…

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Philadelphia rapper PnB Rock fatally shot at South Los Angeles restaurant:

September 13, 2022

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Rapper PnB Rock, a well-known hip-hop artist from Philadelphia, was fatally shot Monday afternoon during a robbery at Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in South Los Angeles, police sources told ABC News. He was 30 years old. Although the Los Angeles Police Department did not officially name the victim, sources at the LAPD told ABC…

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Sheryl Lee Ralph, 66, 1st-time nominee, wins Emmy award

September 13, 2022

By Sally Ho Veteran actor Sheryl Lee Ralph, an ageless stalwart of the industry who won an Emmy as a first-time nominee at the age of 66, relished in her victory by bellowing powerful lyrics about being an “Endangered Species,” and imploring others to never give up on themselves no matter how long it takes…

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City Council to return to in-person meetings

September 9, 2022

Below is a statement from Council President Darrell L. Clarke on City Council’s plans to return to weekly meetings this fall:   “For over two years, as the COVID-19 pandemic has infected millions and caused untold fatalities around the world, the country and here in Philadelphia, City Council has taken every step possible to safeguard…

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Mail ballot fight persists in key states, sure to slow count

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Processed mail-in ballots are seen at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester,...

Health

Wolf administration recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 23, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Leadership from multiple state agencies joined advocates from Prevent Suicide PA to recognize September...

Seniors

Art program helps people living with dementia

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sylvia M. paints a colorful pattern at an “ARTZ in the Making” program.  (Photo/PCA) By...

Color Of Money

EXPLAINER: How the strong U.S. dollar can affect everyone

September 23, 2022

By Stan Choe ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — The buck isn’t stopping. The value of the U.S....

Go With The-Flo

Roz Nixon visits with Lillias White to see her debut in the current Broadway hit “Hadestown”

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Roz Nixon and Lillias White By Flo Anthony Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is officially parting...

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