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Don’t Take the Deal VanessaEditorial04 October 2017 Don’t Take the Deal Vanessa It’s time for an evidentiary hearing on allegations of race-based prosecution (Photos Left) Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown won’t settle for the same deal that Louise Williams Bishop did. State Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown is doing the one thing that disgraced DA Seth Williams and his goon squad — still in the Philly District Attorney’s Office — feared the most: refuse to plead guilty to three-year-old bribery charges, take their sweetheart deal:...Read More >>Don’t Take the Deal Vanessa

 

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Return to Strawberry MansionSheila Simmons04 October 2017
New John Coltrane mural rises after original succumbs to development (Photo Left) From left, Joey Harris, Sen. Vincent Hughes, Cathy Harris and Jane Golden of Mural Arts, and Artist Ernel Martinez at the John Coltrane mural dedication in Strawberry Mansion.  Photo by Sarah J. Glover. That a mural of John Coltrane once again...Read More >>
 
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Coaches Clinic Comes to PhillyJeremy Treatman04 October 2017
The past, present and future of the job by those who’ve lived it (Photos from Left to Right) Perry Clark of the University of South Carolina (left) and Delgreco Wilson at the Philadelphia coaches clinic. (right) Aaron McKee, Temple basketball coach, shares his tips at  the Girard College event, sponsored by Black Cager...Read More >>
 
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Hatching Fashion’s Future GenerationsHughE Dillon04 October 2017
Results of Philadelphia Fashion Incubator walk the runway The annual Philly Fashion Week took to the catwalk on September 18th at Dilworth Park, opening with its Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Style Gala.  This most fashionable event included a runway show with a shopping event that included works of former and present designers-in-residence. ...Read More >>
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ABINGTON WILL BE STELLAR IN 2018Jeremy Treatman04 October 2017
Westtown features perhaps the nation’s top player, Cam Reddish, and Imhotep Charter has 10 Division I prospects. Outside of these two, the race for our regional pre-season number three team is wide open. Among suburban schools, it appears Abington will have the edge. “Our summer has been very productive,” said coach...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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