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The African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ and DE (AACC) is currently looking for a college interns to join our team!

July 25, 2014

Called the Cohort II – The Internship is a highly-competitive internship opportunity where two teams participate in a 12-week competition that 1) helps them develop key project management skills, 2) provides engagement with local business leaders, and 3) offers various incentives and prizes for winning teams. In addition, top performers will receive one-on-one time with…

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Phillyseeds awards scholarships to PHA residents

July 25, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  PHA’s President and CEO, Kelvin Jeremiah along with the PHA Board of Commissioners acknowledge residents who received scholarships for their outstanding work in school. Over the past two years, PHA has provided more than $350,000 in scholarships.    On Thursday, July 17, Philly Seeds, Inc., a Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) subsidiary, awarded over…

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A Fine Mess

July 19, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO: Students rally against proposed reductions in state funding for schools, Wednesday, May 25, 2011, outside City Hall in Philadelphia.   (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Thanks to a chaotic budget situation, summertime for School District of Philadelphia parents is going to be anything but easy. By Denise Clay To understand just how challenging things have gotten…

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Politically Uncorrected: Corbett’s Last Stand

July 19, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Tom Corbett  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)   By G. Terry Madonna & Michael L.Young It’s a trite but true political aphorism: “Where you stand depends on where you sit,” meaning we tend to see things differently depending on what perspective we see them from. If you’re a Pennsylvania Republican, no matter where you “sit,”…

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Homeownership in Philadelphia: On the Decline

July 12, 2014

Philadelphia research intiative This report finds that Philadelphia’s long tradition of high homeownership is changing. From 2000 to 2012, homeownership declined in this city as well as others across the United States. But the drop has been more pronounced in Philadelphia, with sections of Northeast Philadelphia recording the biggest decreases.  The decline, which has been…

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Man vs. Superman

July 12, 2014

For City of Philadelphia firemen to get to the fire that killed four children on Fourth of July weekend any faster would have required a cape, city officials said. By Denise Clay One minute. That’s how much time it took for Ladder 4 to get to a fire that ultimately killed four children and left…

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MRAC presents 6th Annual Juried Art Show, Aug. 10

July 12, 2014

Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center (MRAC) presents its 6th Annual Juried Show for visual artists. Opening reception: Sunday, August 10, 2014 from noon to 3:00 P.M. The public is invited to partake of light refreshments and meet the artists. At 1:30 P.M., juror Moe Brooker will award 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes of $250, $100 and $50,…

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