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Eagle Scout Keyan Parker, Jr.: Living through his positive alternatives

September 17, 2021

By Jim Brown We frequently hear stories about how too many of our young people are living life on the edge — making one bad decision after bad decision, which sometimes leads them to join gangs and face a tragic, early death. Last week, single mother Emisha Williams spoke with the SUN about being determined…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County announces location of Multi-Agency Resource Center for Hurricane Ida recovery

September 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Vehicles are under water during flooding in Norristown, Pa. Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 in the aftermath of downpours and high winds from the remnants of Hurricane Ida that hit the area. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Montgomery County officials have released updated information on the County’s response to the remnants of Hurricane…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County recommends masking outdoors due to high community transmission of COVID-19

September 10, 2021

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners in consultation with the Office of Public Health (OPH) today announced that starting Monday, September 6, 2021, masking is now recommended outdoors in certain situations for the general public regardless of vaccination status. Today marks two weeks that Montgomery County has been in the high level of COVID-19…

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Prosecutor: Police gunfire likely killed girl near stadium

September 10, 2021

associated press SHARON HILL, Pa.–Police likely fired the shots that killed an 8-year-old gir l outside a high school football game near Philadelphia last week, a prosecutor said Thursday. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer issued preliminary findings in the investigation in what he said was an attempt to be transparent. He said investigators had…

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African American Museum Philadelphia announces new President and CEO Dr. Ashley Jordan

September 9, 2021

The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is proud to announce that Dr. Ashley Jordan has been named as the next President and CEO! Dr. Jordan, who most recently served as Senior Director of Development at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, brings significant experience managing and leading cultural institutions focused on memorializing and celebrating the African…

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Recent News

Stateside

Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governor

December 1, 2021

By JEFF AMY ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday...

Week In Review

Malikah Shabazz, a daughter of Malcolm X, dies at 56

November 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Betty Shabazz’s six daughters, including the mother of 12-year-old Malcolm Shabazz, pose for a photograph...

Color Of Money

Three tips to boost your home design with energy-efficient LED bulbs

November 25, 2021

BPT If you dream about transforming your home on a budget, chances are you’ve considered new paint,...

Health

Racial disparities in kids’ vaccinations are hard to track

November 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Cameron West, 9, receives a COVID-19 vaccination at Englewood Health in Englewood, N.J., Monday, Nov....

Horoscopes

SUnscopes for the week of December 5, 2021

December 2, 2021

All Signs: This is a busy week. Unfortunately, everyone’s energy might be scattered in different directions. There’s...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff