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Hatchet Made of InkEditorial28 September 2015 In sheriff story, the scandal is in the reporting (Photo Left) Inky reporter sees scandal in nominal contributions. Illustration by LCP staff. Note: It has been 39 months since the first issue of Liberty City Press hit the presses. As a publication that relies on Sheriff Sale ads to keep publishing, we have avoided commenting on the performance of the office for fear that our opinion, good or bad, will be misinterpreted and our motivations maligned. Today we...Read More >>Hatchet Made of Ink


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Imhotep Charter CruisingJeremy Treatman28 September 2015
Panthers’ early victories bode well for the season (Photos from Left to Right) Quarterback Nasir Boykins, Naseir Upshur (#55), Andrew Mintz (#9). and Coach Al Crosby coaches during practice. Photos by Sarah J. Glover. Al Crosby’s Imhotep football team members are getting a lot out of its difficult non-league schedule, in the first part...Read More >>
Mt. Airy Street Fare Draws ThousandsHughE Dillon28 September 2015
The public came out in droves to Sip, Savor and Stroll along Germantown Avenue Earlier this month, a record crowd of 15,000 strolled Germantown Avenue at the Mt. Airy Street Fare. Many of the city’s popular food trucks made it out to the event, including The Cow and the Curd, Oink...Read More >>
Moving WordsSheila Simmons28 September 2015
'For Colored Girls’ playwright Ntozake Shange speaks on getting past the pain (Photos from Left to Right) Ntozake Shange at the Temple Performing Arts Center.  Photo courtesy of Alicia Dorsey. (right) Book cover of “For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf” by Ntozake Shange. Photo courtesy of Ntozake Shange. When...Read More >>
Local Channels Snap Up Emmys!HughE Dillon28 September 2015
Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Television Academy The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards were presented at a sold-out event Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at the Philadelphia Hilton. A total of 81 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards in 77 categories were handed out to more than 500 regional television industry professionals. Paul Gluck of Temple University was...Read More >>


Liberty City Press Staff

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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