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Time to Face the MusicEditorial12 October 2016 Orchestra strike mistimed and misplaced (Photo Left) Full houses (and orchestras) may become a thing of the past if strikes turn off donors while high prices scare off fans. Earlier this month, a not-so-funny thing happened on the way to the forum (er, the Kimmel Center). As reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer: “a crowd of about 1,000 sat in Verizon Hall waiting for the orchestra to appear for the scheduled start of the Opening Night...Read More >>Time to Face the Music


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White House Honor Humbles Youth ExpertSheila Simmons12 October 2016
Cheryl Ann Wadlington named ‘Champion of Change’ in White House ceremony (Photo Left) Cheryl Ann Wadlington (left) receives White House recognition as a “Champion of Change.” Photo courtesy of Cheryl Ann Wadlington. Not much seems to faze youth development expert Cheryl Ann Wadlington. She grew up in a family of activists who demanded...Read More >>
Imhotep’s Power Shines ThroughJeremy Treatman12 October 2016
Confidence is high despite drastic team changes (Photos Left) Imhotep’s Aamir Brown (#5) runs the ball in a game vs. Malvern. (bottom) Imhotep’s Nasier Boykin (#2) runs for positive yardage against Malvern Prep. Photos by Sarah J. Glover. After years of knocking on the door to greatness, Imhotep Charter finally broke through by winning...Read More >>
Oy! La La Sasson Israeli designer proving popular with U.S. fashionistasHughE Dillon12 October 2016
Kedem Sasson showcased his unique designs during a one-of- kind fashion show entitled Kadima (Fashion Forward) by Kedem on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Millesimal Ligne Roset, 31-33 N 2nd Street in Old City Philadelphia.                       (Photos from Left to Right)  1.     Liora Shechter and fashion designer Kedem Sasson. 2. Brittany Steigert and...Read More >>
HENDERSON IS BACKJeremy Treatman12 October 2016
Former Episcopal Academy standout Gerald Henderson, Jr. is back in Philadelphia and loving it. The former Duke star, and standout with the Charlotte Hornets and the New Orleans Pelicans, signed with the 76ers in the off-season. He is slated to be the team’s starting shooting guard with an option of being...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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