Cobbs Creek ‘stop-n-go’ loses license

Sen. Anthony H. Williams applauded a recent decision by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to refuse to renew the license of the “stop-n-go” at 5747 Christian St. in the city's Cobbs Creek neighborhood. “I commend the PLCB for its commitment to enforcing existing regulations,” Williams said. “Philadelphia residents have long asked for more help from … Continue reading Cobbs Creek ‘stop-n-go’ loses license

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Delco boroughs get $3 million in state funding for building projects

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program recently awarded $3 million in state funds to two projects in Folcroft and Upper Darby, towns outside of Philadelphia. Administered by the Office of the Budget, RACP projects are state-funded and designed to support the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational and historical improvements. “This investment from … Continue reading Delco boroughs get $3 million in state funding for building projects

PA Society displays diversity; Philadelphia Councilman festively fellowships with politicos, industry leaders of color

Honoring the emergence of bipartisan leaders of color in Pennsylvania and New York, Philadelphia City Councilman At-Large, Derek Green, recently hosted the 7th Annual The League of 1789 Pennsylvania Society (PA Society) reception. “It is important that we acknowledge diverse officials who are indispensable to the community for which they serve,” said Councilman Green, a … Continue reading PA Society displays diversity; Philadelphia Councilman festively fellowships with politicos, industry leaders of color

Philadelphia Councilman leads festive gathering of politicos, industry leaders of color [PHOTO GALLERY]

Honoring the emergence of bipartisan leaders of color in Pennsylvania and New York, Philadelphia City Councilman At-Large, Derek Green, recently hosted the 7th Annual The League of 1789 PA Society reception. "It is important that we acknowledge diverse officials who are indispensable to the community for which they serve," said Councilman Green, a PA Society … Continue reading Philadelphia Councilman leads festive gathering of politicos, industry leaders of color [PHOTO GALLERY]

Connected to the Commonwealth, Harvard grads lead candidates of color for congress

    Adem Bunkeddeko and Dr. Paul Perry have a few things in common. Both are connected to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and New York City public school system. Bunkeddeko and Perry are also alum of the prestigious and globally renowned Ivy League research institution, Harvard University. But most notably, in their respective Pennsylvania and New York communities, … Continue reading Connected to the Commonwealth, Harvard grads lead candidates of color for congress

Philadelphia foundation awards scholarships founded on family, friends and faith

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” - Coretta Scott King The Browning Foundation, a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit created to assist in providing opportunities for the advancement of those in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, recently held its inaugural gala and awarded more than $15,000 in scholarships. … Continue reading Philadelphia foundation awards scholarships founded on family, friends and faith

PA students learn ‘Practical Money Skills’ from NFL’s Malcolm Jenkins, Visa

Payments technology giant Visa and the NFL recently partnered to host “Financial Football” at the School District of Philadelphia’s William W. Bodine High School for International Affairs. Philadelphia Eagles’ strong safety Malcolm Jenkins partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Pennsylvania State Treasury and Visa in an effort to help high school students sharpen their fiscal skills … Continue reading PA students learn ‘Practical Money Skills’ from NFL’s Malcolm Jenkins, Visa