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Decarcerate PHLEditorial28 December 2016 Recent grant and groundbreaking study point the way to ending mass incarceration in Philly (Photo Left) Mayor Kenney working on a way out of over-sentencing for Philadelphia’s inmates. In the race for mayor, the candidates filled out many candidate surveys to determine their views on issues important to various organizations. Candidate Kenney filled out one such survey from a group called Decarcerate PA answering this question about overcharging and the over-use of plea bargains: “As...Read More >>Decarcerate PHL

 

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Post-election, a Day of GratitudeSheila Simmons28 December 2016
Election volunteers travel from NYC to Philly on a new mission (Photo Left) Some of the volunteers and family members from New York’s Downtown East for Progress and Clinton West for Philadelphia who converged in Philadelphia to help clean up neighborhoods. Photo courtesy of the Elizabeth Sadoff Art Advisory. Even if the political...Read More >>
 
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And Then They DancedHughE Dillon28 December 2016
PGN editor and husband throw a lively soiree Mark Segal and Jason Villemez hosted their annual holiday party, which attracted many of Philly’s business and political leaders. Spotted at the party were David and Rhonda Cohen, former Governor Ed Rendell, Andy Toy, Richard Bonds and Jeffrey Moran.                                                   (Photos from Left to...Read More >>
 
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Plymouth Whitemarsh Off to a Great StartJeremy Treatman28 December 2016
Coach Donofrio Still Enjoying It After 26 years (Photo Left) Action at the The Coaches vs. Cancer basketball tournament at Archbishop Wood. Plymouth Whitemarsh’s Cheo Houston (#24) is blocked by Constitution’s Maurice Waters (#10), while Ahmad Williams (#25) aticipates recovering the ball. Photo by Sarah J. Glover. Plymouth Whitemarsh coach Jim Donofrio knows...Read More >>
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Good Times in Old CityHughE Dillon28 December 2016
Medical Guardian treats it’s employees to holiday fun Medical Guardian medical alert services held their annual holiday party earlier this month at Cescaphe’s Tendenza venue in Old City. The evening began with a cocktail party where employees, managers, spouses and friends enjoyed a light buffet while chatting about holiday shopping, traditions...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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