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Listen Up, FergusonEditorial16 September 2014 Lessons learned from Camden’s war on crime (Photo Left) Camden chief of police, J. Scott Thomson.  Photo courtesy camdencountypd.org   In the wake of a the shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer on a predominantly white police force, a riot, militarized police response, and U.S. attorney general intervention that put Ferguson, Mo., on the map this summer, we thought we’d look a little closer to home to see how another city...Read More >>Listen Up, Ferguson

 

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Festival Celebrates Growth — Of Food and TalentSheila Simmons16 September 2014
Collaboration is latest effort by nonprofit to improve area ‘quality of life’               (Photo Left to Right) Aissa Richardson outside Yahya's Garden on North Broad Street. Her organization is one of the hosts of the Philadelphia Homegrown Music Festival and Urban County Fair. (Right) Aissa Richardson holds a sunflower in Yahya's Garden. Photos by...Read More >>
 
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Supplemented By IronJeremy Treatman16 September 2014
Lightning does strike twice! (Photo Left to Right) St. Joe's Prep football coach Gabe Infante instructs players during a game vs. Don Bosco Prep. (Right) St. Joe's Prep' lineman view during the game. Photos by Sarah J. Glover Don Bosco Prep, one of the nation's best high school football programs in...Read More >>
 
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A Sustainable Good Time at the GreenFestHughE Dillon16 September 2014
The 9th Annual Clean Air Council’s GreenFest was held at Headhouse Square where everything sustainable was on hand to show us how to save the earth for the next generation.       (Photos from Left to Right) 1. Marilyn Russell, BenFM, Katie Edwards, Environmental Health & Waste Project Coordinator at Clean Air Council,...Read More >>

 

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Ken Smukler, publisher of Philadelphia’s largest weekly newspaper, The Liberty City Press, has a background in political technology and communications both locally and nationally.  Read more >>
Jeremy Treatman is the founder and co-director of the Scholastic Play-by-Play Classics and Sports Broadcasting Camps. Over 50 NBA players, including Lebron James, Kevin Durant, and Rajon Rondo played in his events when they were in high school. Jeremy...Read more >>
Lucy Smukler is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College. She is studying English and is interested in journalism and analytic writing. She is very excited to be a part of the Liberty City Press team. Read more >>
Sheila Simmons brings many years of writing and communications experience to her work for Liberty City Press. She began her professional writing career at the Philadelphia Daily News, where she covered Business, City Hall and Education.Read more >>
Sarah J. Glover is an award-winning photojournalist and multimedia journalist, specializing in photojournalism and video for the web.Read more >>
HughE Dillon Philly's Society Photographer; he's a columnist, television personality too. His photo work focuses on people, parties, celebrities and Philadelphia.  His photos have been published nationally and internationally. Including in People Mag,...Read more >>
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