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Don’t Ask Don’t TellEditorial25 January 2017 Council forcing employers to ignore wage history goes too far (Photo Left) Philadelphia City Councilman Bill Greenlee. Photo courtesy of billgreenlee.com You have to give Councilman Bill Greenlee his props. The guy is a tireless advocate for those struggling to climb the corporate ladder. Last month, we saw his attempt to back-door minimum wage increases and Cadillac health care programs through legislation moving away from the “lowest responsible bidder” standard. This month, he has taken...Read More >>Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

 

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Scouting and Coding at Cobbs CreekSheila Simmons25 January 2017
New partnership for environmental center and Boy Scouts opens new paths (Photo Left) Kevin McLemore of Maple Glenn, Troop 542 and the Boy Scouts District STEM Committee helps Antoine Dantzler of Troop 133 program his app. Photo by Sarah J. Glover. One might not naturally put Scouting, environmental education and coding...Read More >>
 
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Alex Scott’s Impact Resonates at 11th Annual BallHughE Dillon25 January 2017
From one glass of lemonade to millions in contributions Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation hosted its 11th Annual Lemon Ball on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street. Lemon yellow dresses, ties and accessories were the fashion statement of the night. An extensive silent auction and a vibrant...Read More >>
 
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Upper Dublin Pulls Off Huge UpsetJeremy Treatman25 January 2017
Major talents and teams in girls basketball showcased at Play-by-Play Classic (Photos Left to Right) Archbishop Wood defends against Ursuline at the Maggie Lucas Classic. (right) Women’s professional basketball player Maggie Lucas poses for a photo with volunteers. Photos by Sarah J. Glover. The 16th Annual Girls Scholastic Play-by-Play Classic —...Read More >>
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Dim Sum House OpensHughE Dillon25 January 2017
Earlier this month, University City’s Dim Sum House celebrated its grand opening. Guests attending the party enjoyed a buffet of delicious food tastings of Shanghai and Cantonese dim sum. A traditional lion dance known to bring luck was performed to the delight of the diners. This is the second restaurant opened...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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Liberty City Press is an independent weekly newspaper distributed by the Philadelphia Multi-Cultural Media Network whose members include Philadelphia Sunday Sun, The Philadelphia Gay News, Al Dia, The Metro Chinese Weekly and The Metro Viet News.

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