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Culture Beats Scheme Every DayEditorial28 October 2014 L&I should heed words of Eagles’ Coach Kelly The minute Chip Kelly entered the Philadelphia Eagles’ locker room, things changed. While most of those changes are readily apparent on the field — starting with reaching the playoffs after going 4-12 the previous season — it turns out some of the greatest alterations were off the field: everything from smoothies to manic practices, hydration tracking to speakers blaring at the Nova Care Center marked a shift...Read More >>Culture Beats Scheme Every Day


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Russo Leading ArchbishopJeremy Treatman28 October 2014
Star quarterback casts the Vikings as AAA frontrunners (Photos Left to Right) Archbishop Wood quarterback Anthony Russo (#13) in game action. (right) Archbishop Wood’s running back Jarrett McClenton (#1) gains yardage. Photos by Sarah J. Glover Archbishop Wood quarterback Anthony Russo is a first-time starter who unseated a state championship quarterback in Tom...Read More >>
A Voice for the VoicelessSheila Simmons28 October 2014
Knight Foundation honors young radio producer (Photo Left) Yowei Shaw is a freelance radio journalist.  Photo by Sarah J. Glover Yowei Shaw is back at home in West Philly, but stresses she may have to take a call from the airline about her lost luggage from Algeria. Shaw was in Algeria to...Read More >>
Philadelphia Rail Park Moves Closer to RealityHughE Dillon28 October 2014
Benefit fundraiser celebrates the ongoing progress. Friends of the Rail Park hosted an intimate cocktail reception and fundraiser in support of Philadelphia’s Rail Park Thursday, October 9, 2014. The event was held at Liao Collection, a beautiful gallery of Asian antiques, located at 310 N. 11th St., adjacent to the Reading Viaduct....Read More >>
Kobe Beef EllingtonJeremy Treatman28 October 2014
Episcopal Academy graduate Wayne Ellington signed a partially guaranteed contract with the Los Angeles Lakers in the offseason and is now playing with the person he idolized — Kobe Bryant — when he was 8 years old growing up outside of Philadelphia. “It’s crazy. I mean it’s really crazy. I am...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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