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The countdown begins now! Pay 2020 property tax by December 31

December 24, 2020

By Lana Adams, Department of Revenue  Most Philadelphia residents have already paid their 2020 property taxes. If you haven’t yet paid, you have until December 31 to either pay or get into a payment agreement.  You already owe interest on your bill, but things can get worse. The clock is already ticking down, but you…

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Bye Felicia!

December 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Saturday, May 30, 2020 photo police stand near a vandalized statue of controversial former Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo in Philadelphia, during protests over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after he was restrained by Minneapolis police. Workers early Wednesday, June 3 removed the statue which was recently defaced…

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Justices turn down request to replace Abu-Jamal prosecutors

December 17, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this July 12, 1995 file photo, Mumia Abu-Jamal leaves Philadelphia’s City Hall after a hearing. Pennsylvania’s highest court on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 said it will appoint someone to review a police widow Maureen Faulkner’s request to remove the Philadelphia district attorney’s office from the case of the man convicted of killing…

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Obituary: Joseph “Joey” Temple, 68

December 17, 2020

Joseph “Joey” Temple, after enduring severe health challenges, was welcomed to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. He was 68. Born on April 13, 1952, in North Philadelphia, Joey was the eldest of six children born to Ursula Patton Temple and Joseph Temple. Joey, as he was affectionately known, became a part…

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Torsella announces new treasury partnership with Einstein Healthcare Network

December 17, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: State Treasurer Joe Torsella  (Photo/joetorsella.com) Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella has announced a new partnership with Einstein Healthcare Network® in Philadelphia to help educate families about Treasury’s Keystone Scholars program which offers $100 starter deposits into PA 529 College and Career Savings Program plans for babies born to or adopted by Pennsylvania families. “Partnerships,…

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37 Great Black-Owned Shops and Boutiques in Philadelphia

December 17, 2020

Find handmade jewelry, products for natural hair, comics and more at these Black-owned businesses… VISITPHILY.COM Travel Responsibly: In an effort to limit the impact of COVID-19, mask-wearing and social distancing are required in all public spaces per official guidelines. Advance tickets or reservations are highly recommended or necessary at many spots. Your best bet: Plan…

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Margaret Wells: April 20, 1947 – November 30, 2020

December 11, 2020

December 4, 2020: Mom Margaret Wells passed away on Monday, November 30th.  Her profession was not as an LPN, but as a Child Care Worker and as a Home Health Aide. She had five children: Debbie Edwards, Delois Ramsey, James Ramsey, Melchezedek Wells and her bonus family, Hannah and Sonia Lieberman. While living in North…

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In loving memory of our brother Maurice “Reese” Brown, who lost his battle with lung cancer on Saturday, December 5, 2020

December 11, 2020

In “Eternity”, there will always be great days to compliment your beautiful, caring spirit and the soul of a good man and brother. Love you always,  Your brother, Jim  Funeral services entrusted to  Wood Funeral Home, Inc. 5537-39 W. Girard Avenue Tuesday, December 15, 2020  Viewing only from 9:30am to 11:00am Social distancing will be…

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