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Throw The (Research) Bums OutEditorial12 August 2014 Pennsylvania partisan think tanks should stay out of Philly school funding debate (Pictured Left) Penn Graduate School of Education report endeavors to present clear facts amidst opposing partisan think tanks. Illustration by Joseph Kemp In the legislative boxing match that the debate on Philadelphia school funding has become, Pennsylvania think tanks have become the corner men for their legislative benefactors.  So let’s get ready to ruuumble. In this corner is the Commonwealth Foundation (CF), the self-named...Read More >>Throw The (Research) Bums Out

 

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Farewell to a Freedom FighterSheila Simmons12 August 2014
Philadelphia’s Mel Dorn fought for all kinds of civil, individual rights (Photos left to right) Philadelphia community and civil rights activist Mel Dorn passed away last month. Photo: Jerome Dorn. (Right) Mel Dorn escorts a mule at the procession of Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral. Photo: The King Center/Facebook In a...Read More >>
 
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Verily, Philly Doth RepresentHughE Dillon12 August 2014
Local contestents celebrate the premiere of ABC’s medieval fantasy show Jasmine Kyle from Media, PA, and Lina Carollo, a Delran school counseler, survived the first round of ABC’s The Quest, which debuted July 31. They attended a screening party at Casa Carollo, which is owned by Lina’s parents. Guests were treated...Read More >>
 
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Kimble Chooses St. Joseph’sJeremy Treatman12 August 2014
Neumann-Goretti guard flourishes with a “fresh” take on teamwork (Photo Left) Lamarr “Fresh” Kimble has earned a scholarship to St. Joseph’s University.  Photo courtesy of Jeff Richman, Scholastic Play By Play Classics. Lamarr “Fresh” Kimble is under the radar no more. Neumann-Goretti’s star senior-to-be committed to St. Joseph’s University. He intends...Read More >>
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Chestnut Hill Goes to the DogsHughE Dillon12 August 2014
Chestnut Hill adds a festival to celebrate our best friends The Chestnut Hill Business District hosted it’s inaugural Dog Days of Summer festival. Dogs and their human owners were treated to special treats with dining specials at restaurants in the district, spirits, games and even face painting for the pooches.                                  (Photos...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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