"Trying to track [her missing marriage certificate] down,…
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It's a truism that the job search is all about details: the correctly punctuated email, and the firm handshake.
However, for some, those details come less easily. A large part of…
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By Shannon McDonald
Mayor Michael Nutter said today he won't get in the middle of the tension between Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers and firefighters union Local 22.
But he did show support for Ayers as the union calls for the fire chief's resignation. KYW reportsNutter called Ayers a "dedicated public…Continue
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By Emma Jacobs and Holly Otterbein…
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There are certain individuals in the City of Philadelphia who are making a difference. They are known as the movers and shakers. They are foundation of the city providing added value and quality dedicated service.…
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With a scented candle, a couch, and tables, the classroom has the ambiance of a cozy living room.
Ten students are discussing the characters and scenes for their advisory project, a play about teen issues, with their advisor Khara Schonfeld and a visiting theater professional.
One student, Mary Cruz Gonzalez, is nervous. “Do I have to do this in front of…Continue
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By Eric Walter newsworks.org
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Date: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 07:00pm - 09:00pm
On Thursday May 17, 7-9 p.m., Germantown Artists Roundtable #7 will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Germantown, 35 W. Chelten Avenue. All who have been participating please come again. Those who have not, please do! Build on the foundation being created to have an arts district in Germantown. There will be special…
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Nonprofit Technology Resources(NTR) serves low-income people in Philadelphia by recycling used computers, providing hands-on work experience, and assisting community-based service organizations to use computers in their work. We are the oldest computer service organization in the area devoted exclusively to nonprofit organizations and the people they serve. Our computer refurbishing "factory" serves…Continue
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We are looking for people who would like to join in building a network of Information AdvocatesTM in neighborhoods, community centers and churches. This process includes ordinary neighborhood news, but primarily, it will provide personal, one-on-one "real needs" counseling and "match making" of needs to resources to help people find the social supports and material…Continue
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Let’s see if this rings any bells.
When the clock hits 8, I sit. I plop back in my rolling chair, crack open the laptop on my desk, and spend the next nine hours with my butt glued firmly to seat. I stand on occasion to step into the bathroom, but I’m back to my post again shortly thereafter — hunched over, bleary-eyed, and nursing my coffee like it’s the greatest thing since toilet paper (I make no claims to the contrary).
When that clock hits 5, I bolt. I’m…Continue
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Marissa Alexander, the 31-year-old Florida woman who fired what her family calls a warning shot at her abusive husband, was sentenced Friday morning to 20 years in prison.
Alexander was convicted of three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly…Continue
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According to the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), approximately 1.5 million students are home-schooled in America. To put that number in perspective, it’s the equivalent of the entire population of Philadelphia. Locally, home-schooling has become a preferred education alternative for many Christian families.
Decades ago, home-schooling was not a well known, well accepted or well pursued alternative to public and private education for American students. Today,…Continue
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Learn the facts and myths about ADHD. What is it? Is it real? Why does that diagnosis so dramatically impact African-American boys? Come just for the lecture. Or, also enjoy free light breakfast, an African Redemption Church service and Bingo! Details below.
Promoting the health and independence of African-Americans/Africans…
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