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What Happens in Kensington…Editorial14 June 2017 Practice of Churning and Pimping Addicts Must Stop As many loyal readers of the Point know, we do not shy away from taking issue with the papers of general circulation (our friends at Philadelphia Media Holdings) for focusing on red herrings rather than stories that matter. There are times, however, when this media outlet produces a profound piece of journalism that has the chance to change lives. This happened earlier this month with Inquirer staff...Read More >>

 

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In their shoesSheila Simmons14 June 2017
Group teams with Gap to collect sneakers and socks for homeless teens. (Photos from Left to Right) Teenagers in Charge executive director, Judith Dumorney-McDaniel, speaks at City Hall. (right) Some of the items Teenager in Charge have made available for teens who live in seven selected area homeless shelters. Photos courtesy of John D....Read More >>
 
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Plymouth Whitemarsh Players Make ImpressionJeremy Treatman14 June 2017
Williams brothers shine on the court (Photo Left) Talented Plymouth Whitemarsh ball players Ahmin Williams (#23), Matt Walker (#15) and Ahmad Williams (#25). Photo by Sarah J. Glover. Ahmin Williams wasn’t supposed to play June 2 at the All City Classic. The rising-senior players on the non-public team wish he hadn’t. The Plymouth...Read More >>
 
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Mission FirstHughE Dillon14 June 2017
Supporters of the Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House step up Toll Man Joe’s hosted a fundraiser to support the newly re-established Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House. More than 300 supporters of the project came out to enjoy a beef and beer. Entertainment was provided by the Mummers and several other bands, at the...Read More >>
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DON’T FEEL SORRY FOR IMHOTEP CHARTERJeremy Treatman14 June 2017
The Panthers graduated Daron Russell (Rhode Island) and David Beatty (South Carolina). But, don’t feel sorry for the squad that was ranked third overall by USA Today last season. Many people think Imhotep may be better this year. That thinking is not flawed. Juniors to be Donta Scott, Chereef Knox, Jamil...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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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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