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Planning PapalpaloozaEditorial24 August 2015 Our Take on the DN-Nutter Letters (Photo Left) Mayor Michael Nutter gives failing marks to the DN’s papal visit points. Illustration by LCP staff. The first salvo was Daily News editorialist Will Bunch penning a letter attacking the planning for papalpalooza under the moniker: An Open Letter To Michael Nutter: You. Are. Screwing. This. Up. (note to self: if we want Michael Nutter to respond to Point, Use. A. Headline. With. Lots. Of. Periods.)  And boy did...Read More >>Planning Papalpalooza


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Unsung leader promoted othersSheila Simmons24 August 2015
Memorial for Frances Aulston, CEO of The Paul Robeson House, set for Aug. 29 (Photo Left) Glenn Ellis, who was named the Paul Robeson Freedom Fighter in 2013 by the Paul Robeson House, and Frances Aulston.  Photo courtesy Glenn Ellis Because health and wellness writer Glenn Ellis grew up in the...Read More >>
I Just Called To Say I Brotherly Love YouHughE Dillon24 August 2015
Surprise concert by Stevie Wonder delights a huge crowd at City Hall  On Aug. 17 at Dilworth Park, in the shadow of City Hall, Philadelphians were treated to a free pop-up performance by Grammy-winner Stevie Wonder. The concert was announced just 5 hours prior, but still drew nearly 1,000 people to...Read More >>
Aaron Burt Hasn’t Forgotten CamdenJeremy Treatman24 August 2015
Coach looks forward to continued success in college and the NBA  for AAU alumni (Photo Left) Aaron Burt is a volunteer coach for the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League. Photo by Sarah J. Glover. Aaron Burt was a three-year starting guard for Camden High School from 1986-1989 when the Panthers were the “it...Read More >>
Sexy SinglesHughE Dillon24 August 2015
The Philadelphia Daily News held their annual Philly Sexy Singles Party again this year. The editors selected a handful of sexy, successful singles who they featured in the Daily News. The chosen singles were celebrated at a fantastic party at Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pa. “Sexy” drinks and delicious treats were...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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