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Debt-crippled Pa. capital files for bankruptcy

October 14, 2011

Pennsylvania’s distressed capital city filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, citing “imminent jeopardy” from lawsuits related to a debt-saddled municipal incinerator and setting up a power struggle between the mayor and City Council.

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The Toughest Obit I’ve Ever Written

October 14, 2011

In the 20 years that I’ve been a reporter, I’ve written probably a lot of obituaries. And with most of them, after I’ve written all of the standard information, I usually ask the question of the family of the deceased: “If there were anything that you would want people to know about your loved one, what would that be?”

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Corbett’s education reform plan misses the mark

October 14, 2011

The Corbett Administration’s education plan misses the mark by focusing on tuition vouchers and expansion of charter schools, which could undermine vital support for the public schools attended by nearly 90 percent of the state’s school children, according to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.

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18th Annual Philly Cares Day to be held Oct. 22

October 9, 2011

Greater Philadelphia Cares will mobilize more than 7,000 volunteers on Saturday, October 22 for the 18th annual Philly Cares Day. Projects will be held at more than 100 sites throughout the region, including schools, community spaces, and recreation centers.

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GOP’s PA voter ID Bill is “pretext”

October 2, 2011

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives early last summer passed a bill known as the “Voter Identification bill” to change the current Election Code. Before it actually becomes law, this Bill must be approved by the PA Senate, then signed by the Governor.

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Family fun at Berean’s Transformation Day, Oct. 15

October 2, 2011

Come to Historic Berean Institute’s Transformation Day, Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11:00AM to 5:00PM, at its 19th and Girard Avenue campus. Bring your documents to be shredded by the Pro Shred Company and enjoy a variety of vendors, food, line-dancing, entertainment and a children’s corner.

 

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