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All He Is Saying Is Give Trump a ChanceEditorial23 November 2016 Brady draws a line of support for president-to-be (Photo Left) Congressman Robert Brady. Photo courtesy of brady.house.gov. If anyone has a right to be angry and critical over a Trump presidency it would be Congressman Robert Brady, chairman of the city’s Democratic Committee. After all, on Election Day he delivered over 560,000 votes for Hillary Clinton out of Philadelphia, leaving her a buffer of 450,000 as polls were counted, moving west across Pennsylvania. You would think...Read More >>All He Is Saying Is Give Trump a Chance


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Greener PasturesJeremy Treatman23 November 2016
Quade Green and Neumann-Goretti are number one (Photo Left) Neumann-Goretti basketball players Mike Millsip (#12), Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree (#10) and Quade Green (#1). Photo by Jeff Richman. Neumann-Goretti’s star senior point guard Quade Green posed for pictures Nov. 6 at Philadelphia University for his fourth Scholastic Play-by-Play Classics pre-season photo shoot. This will be...Read More >>
Hip-hopping into the business worldSheila Simmons23 November 2016
Local institute teaching entrepreneurial skills through new avenue (Photo Left) Program founder Tayyib Smith. Photo by Sarah J. Glover. Akasha Maples, a Jersey City native and recent graduate of Temple University, says she has “an intensely creative mind.” But the DJ, who has a degree in audio engineering, confesses that “I don’t have...Read More >>
Standing Up to Cancer in FashionHughE Dillon23 November 2016
On Wednesday, Nov. 9, The Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia held its 14th Annual “In Fashion!” event. Hosted by Neiman Marcus, this year’s fashion presentation was by A-K-R-I-S-, a Swiss family-owned luxury fashion house for women. Proceeds from the event support the free services that CSCP provides to those with cancer...Read More >>
ST. JOE’S HAS ITS TWO NEW LEADERSJeremy Treatman23 November 2016
The Hawks won their first game, versus Toledo, by one point on Hawk Hill. Shevar Newkirk and James Demery combined for 39 points, 17 rebounds, and 6 assists. “All of a sudden we are a young group of guys looking for a leader and I would like to be one of...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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