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Mayor Nutter announces retirement of Anthony McIntosh

November 5, 2011

Mayor Michael A. Nutter last week announced the retirement of Anthony McIntosh, Executive Vice President of the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC), a private, non-profit that provides housing, home repair programs and other services to low- to moderate-income individuals.

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Toy Run is back on

November 5, 2011

This Sunday, November 6, 2011, thousands of motorcycles will descend on Philadelphia for the 31st Annual Toy Run sponsored by the Delaware Valley A.B.A.T.E. (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) and the Greater Philadelphia Traditions Fund.

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Parker to hold workshop for veterans

November 5, 2011

State Rep. Cherelle L. Parker, last week said she will sponsor her annual Veterans Workshop, Nov. 10 at the Finley Recreation Center, 7701 Mansfield Ave. from 10 AM to noon.

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Pennsylvania Senate passes sweeping school choice expansion

October 29, 2011

The Pennsylvania State Senate today took a significant step towards expanding educational options to low-income children and kids in failing schools, passing legislation that would create a new voucher program and increase funding for the state’s existing scholarship tax credit program.

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Female Football Frenzy — a philanthropic movement

October 29, 2011

The inaugural F3 event will support Autism Speaks – the Philadelphia Affiliate of the National Autism Association, Monday, November 7, 7:30 PM and continue through the duration of the Monday night showdown between the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears.

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