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Hang On, KathleenEditorial13 April 2015 Some advice for our embattled AG (Photo Left) Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Photo: attorneygeneral.gov Kathleen Kane must be thinking back longingly to a time not too long ago (less than two years in fact) when she was a rising star not just in Pennsylvania but, among Democrats, nationally.  In July 2013, the Washington Post profiled Kane, opening with these words, “When Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane became the first woman and first Democrat ever elected to her position...Read More >>Hang On, Kathleen

 

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Art of the BattleSheila Simmons13 April 2015
James Dupree celebrates 35 years — with a statement (Photo Left) Philadelphia artist James Dupree.  Photo by Sarah J. Glover From the words, “Got my deed back,” painted on the side of a building saved from  eminent domain, viewers might think owner and nationally renowned visual artist James Dupree could return to creating...Read More >>
 
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Jackson Happy to Be Back/Doughty ReconsideringJeremy Treatman13 April 2015
(Photo Left) Math, Civics & Sciences High School head basketball coach Danny Jackson gives instructions to his players during a timeout. Photo by Sarah J. Glover Add Samir Doughty to the list of Public League players who may be opening up their recruitment in April. Math, Civics & Sciences coach Danny Jackson said his...Read More >>
 
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In the PipelineHughE Dillon13 April 2015
Earlier this month, The Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce held a networking event at Pipeline Philly, 30 S 15th St., a new co-working space that overlooks City Hall. The event was titled “Mayor Nutter Unplugged.” The evening started with a cocktail party, and then Mayor...Read More >>
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Carr Becomes Top AAU Coach — Reflects On CareerJeremy Treatman13 April 2015
Team Final head coach eager to mentor the next generation  Former La Salle men’s great Donnie Carr was named Team Final’s head coach for its under-15 team that will travel all over the country this summer. Team Final featured many of our area’s standouts such as Trey Lowe (Temple), Shawn Alston...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 News Network whose members include Philadelphia Sunday Sun, The Philadelphia Gay News, Al Dia, The Jewish Exponent, The Metro Chinese Weekly and The Metro Viet News.

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