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Wolf Bares his TeethEditorial16 March 2015 Pattern of impetuous moves is troubling (Photo Left) Governor Tom Wolf.  Photo courtesy pa.gov Anyone who thought Tom Wolf was going to govern like the sweet old man he projected in his campaign for governor, wasn’t paying attention to the fine print during the campaign. Within weeks of winning the Democratic primary for governor, Tom Wolf showed his “my-way-or-the-highway” approach to leadership.  His campaign sent out an email days before the Democratic State Committee meeting declaring...Read More >>Wolf Bares his Teeth

 

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A City of Haves and Have NotsSheila Simmons16 March 2015
Community association pushes equitable neighborhoods for local campaigns (Photo Left) Majeedah Rashid is the COO of the Nicetown Community Development Corporation. Her organization has been pivotal in bringing progress to the Nicetown community. She’s pictured in the 4400 block of Germantown Avenue, where residential homes and mixed use development has changed the...Read More >>
 
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UNCF Masked BallHughE Dillon16 March 2015
Mayor Nutter’s annual event to support the nation’s largest minority education organization The 3rd Annual United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Mayor’s Masked Ball was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Friday, March 6. The UNCF provides scholarships, internships as well as advocacy for promoting the importance of education and college...Read More >>
 
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Don Hunt Helps Give Wilt His DueJeremy Treatman16 March 2015
Philadelphia Tribune sports editor led the charge for NBA star’s recognition (Photo Left) Donald Hunt, Philadelphia Tribune sports reporter and the driving force behind the official USPS Wilt Chamberlain stamp.    Photo by Sarah J. Glover. Stamp images courtesy usps.com James Swift, a minority owner of the license for Wilt Chamberlain’s apparel line and a...Read More >>
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Nosh, Drink and Be MerryHughE Dillon16 March 2015
The National Museum of American Jewish History celebrates Purim  Over 350 guests from the Young Friends of NMAJH attended the National Museum of American Jewish History third annual Masquerade Ball.  The event took place on Saturday, March 7, 2015, and guests dressed in their best costumes to honor the Jewish holiday...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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