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Streets Department stands ready for pothole season

March 4, 2010

The winter’s excessive snow and extreme temperatures have taken a toll on the City’s roads. Streets Department crews are already on duty, actively repairing street defects citywide. Citizens are encouraged to help identify street defects.

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According to The Franklin & Marshall College Poll

February 27, 2010

Pennsylvanians continue to express pessimism about the economy. Four in ten (41%) say they are financially worse off this year than last, and only three in ten (28%) expect their personal finances to be better off a year from now. These figures have changed little since January.

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Mayor Nutter launches “coolest block” contest

February 22, 2010

Philadelphia is becoming the greenest city in the nation.  To rally residents and stoke the spirit of friendly competition among neighborhoods, Mayor Nutter launched the RetroFIT PHILLY “Coolest Block” contest at City Hall today.

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The Greatest Show On Earth has a funky new new rhythm

February 22, 2010

Today, at the dawning edge of the 21st century, the Ringling Brothers Circus cements its tradition of diversity and universal inclusion as the booming voice behind its ageless clarion call is none other then Jonathan Lee Iverson, the first African American master of ceremonies in Ringling Brothers history. 

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Macy’s “Celebrates You” this Black History Month

February 19, 2010

This February, in celebration of the remarkable contributions made by African Americans, Macy’s commemorates Black History Month with special events that celebrate you. In honor of African Americans past and present who have made an impact in their communities…

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Commentary

Divine Muva Diva: April 5, 2020

April 2, 2020

Dear Muva: How do we as women harness and take hold of our feminine energy? Why is...

Food And Beverage

Philadelphia adds food sites for residents in need

April 2, 2020

Where to find free, nutritious food during the COVID-19 crisis In response to continued shutdowns because of...

Entertainment

Earl Graves Sr., Founder of Black Enterprise Magazine passes away at 85

April 7, 2020

Above Photo: Publisher and CEO of Black Enterprise Magazine Earl G. Graves, author of “How To Succeed...

Week In Review

Apr 9: Septa to close select stations, suspend certain regional rail and bus routes under New Lifeline Service

April 8, 2020

New Lifeline service goes into effect on Thursday, April 9, 2020 across all modes that focuses on...

Health

COVID-19 UPDATE: 65 deaths in Philadelphia, 4272 infected

April 7, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 544 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19...

Go With The-Flo

Lizzo treated a number of hospital staffs, when they were being overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, to lunch

April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Lizzo (Photo: Lev Radin / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, at a time...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff