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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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PGW offices will be closed in observation of President’s Day

February 19, 2010

Philadelphia Gas Works’ (PGW) six Customer Service Centers will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of President’s Day. The Commercial Customer Call Center will also be closed. The Residential Customer Call Center will remain open on President’s Day from 8 AM to 4:30 PM.

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