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Read This BookEditorial27 July 2015 Harper Lee’s New Release Should Be Embraced Not Shunned (Photo Left) Harper Lee titles are selling briskly at Joseph Fox Books. Photo by LCP staff. First, a disclaimer: we have not read the newly released Harper Lee novel, “Go Set a Watchman.”  We think we read “To Kill a Mockingbird” but cannot be sure.  We did see the movie. The scandal surrounding the publication of Lee’s sequel (though written prior to Mockingbird) can be...Read More >>Read This Book

 

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Nation’s Stars Come to Philly to Win Some LootJeremy Treatman27 July 2015
(Photo Left) Team City of Gods goes up against team Free Bands for a jump ball. Photo by Sarah J. Glover Chazz Williams likes playing basketball against Philadelphia teams. In 2013 and 2014 as a junior and senior at UMass, Williams’ stellar guard play led the Minutemen to consecutive Atlantic 10 Tournament upset...Read More >>
 
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Making Tracks in PennsylvaniaSheila Simmons27 July 2015
Movement against high-stakes testing in public schools gaining traction (Photos Left to Right) Parent Ron Rice, with his sons, show their support. (right) Dr. Jesse Turner being interviewed by KYW News Radio. Photos courtesy of Alicia Dorsey The manner in which a movement spreads could be seen earlier this month along the Ben Franklin...Read More >>
 
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Jazz Age on the DelawareHughE Dillon27 July 2015
23 skidoo on up the river for a day of family fun Earlier this month, a preview party was held at Glen Foerd to showcase a public party which will be held on August 1 at the historic mansion that sits on the Delaware River. At the preview party, sponsors, press...Read More >>
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COLSON HAS ARRIVEDJeremy Treatman27 July 2015
Sean Colson, the coach at Martin Luther King and former NBA player for the Houston Rockets, is a travelling man. Colson was named a director at Under Armour’s national basketball camp for top players from all over the country, which took place on July 11 and 12. He and his son...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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