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Safe Injection Sites, Part IIEditorial16 February 2018 The stakeholders speak Last week, we took you inside, and outside, Vancouver’s safe injection site. This week, we let you hear what the stakeholders in the Kensington opioid crisis have to say about this idea. The Doctor.   Philadelphia’s health commissioner and co-chair of the city’s opioid task force, Dr. Thomas Farley.   "There are many people who are hesitant to go into treatment, despite their addiction, and we don't want them to die.” (npr.org)...Read More >>Safe Injection Sites, Part II

 

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History at The ShoreSheila Simmons16 February 2018
Late Philly photographer's images show culture of black Atlantic City resort  (Photo Left) “Chicken Bone Beach” by Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks.   While on a visit to Philadelphia, Hummelstown resident Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks toured the Art Sanctuary’s exhibit of images by self-taught Philadelphia photographer John W. Mosely.   She was...Read More >>
 
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E.A.G.L.E.S Eagles!HughE Dillon16 February 2018
Philadelphia area citizens take to the streets to celebrate   Fans celebrate Philadelphia’s Super Bowl LII victory over the New England Patriots in Philadelphia. Thousands of fans partied for hours on Broad Street hugging, high fiving and screaming into the air in exhilaration.                                                                                                     Photos by HughE Dillon.  ...Read More >>
 
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Wood Star Makes it BigJeremy Treatman16 February 2018
(Photo Left) Seth Pinkney of Archbishop Wood (#15) lays up two points during game  action. Photo by Sarah J. Glover   Tyree Pickron knows how big Saturday’s Play-by-Play Classic game versus Lincoln was, as he heads into Archbishop Wood’s final home stretch of Catholic League games, before the playoffs...Read More >>
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Popular Eating Event Breaks New RecordHughE Dillon16 February 2018
Wing Bowl pleases fans for its 26th year   The 94WIP Wing Bowl took place Friday, Feb 2 at the Wells Fargo Center. A sold-out crowd watched as Molly Schuyler won this year’s contest with a record breaking 501 wings in 30 minutes. The wings were supplied by P.J. Whelihan’s, whose owner...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 >>
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 >>
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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