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Hugs WorkEditorial22 February 2015 How Bob Brady hugged Philly into the DNC Convention (Photo Left) Congressman Bob Brady. Photo courtesy of brady.house.gov Maybe in the end it was just about the number of hotel rooms, the distance from Center City to the Wells Fargo Center  and what Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz called the “delegate experience.” But to Congressman Bob Brady, it was about something far more visceral: hugs. As PhillyMag reported, “’I hugged her every single...Read More >>Hugs Work

 

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Grit of a NeighborhoodSheila Simmons22 February 2015
Filmadelphia selections feature Kensington, the bad and the good (Photos Left to Right) The work of photographer and co-director Jeffrey Stockbridge is featured in the documentary, “Surviving Kensington.” Photo courtesy of Mo Scarpelli (right) “Rise of the Tiger” film makers , Matthew Albasi (left) and Max Pulcini (right). Photo: Ryan S. Brandenberg/Temple University Mo...Read More >>
 
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West Catholic Improving/Catholic League Wants More Bids?Jeremy Treatman22 February 2015
Limited slots in the PIAAs and open enrollment policies bring up fairness issues (Photos left to right) West Catholic’s Brandon Cole (#23) (left) shoots a jump shot. (center) West Catholic’s Jahmil Harris (#24) (left) drives the ball. (right) Bonner-Pendergast’s Dillon Haas (#25) lays up two points.         West Catholic boys’ basketball coach...Read More >>
 
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Going “All In” for studentsHughE Dillon22 February 2015
Celebrity Apprentice poker champ among guests at program launch reception After-School All-Stars (ASAS) was founded in 1992 by Arnold Schwarzenegger, and provides after-school care and college-track prep for low income middle school students.  Earlier this month, ASAS celebrated its Philadelphia launch and held a VIP reception at Bahdeebahdu, a NoLib art...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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