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Philly Crapping Out on Second CasinoEditorial19 January 2017 PhillyLive! more like dead since casino award If you build it, they will grow the tax base. We never liked the idea of retrofitting a rundown hotel in the parking lot of The Linc as the ideal solution to our second casino vacancy. As revenue to the city would be based upon revenue to the casino, the space limitations — 2,500 slot machines when the law allows a maximum of 5,000 — with no capacity...Read More >>Philly Crapping Out on Second Casino

 

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Hard work coming to fruition for area activistSheila Simmons19 January 2017
Patrick Duff’s effort to rescue former Camden residence of Martin Luther King Jr. materializing (Photo Left) (from left) Patrick Duff, local historian, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, Jeanette Lily Hunt, property owner,  U.S. Rep. John Lewis and Camden mayor Dana Redd stand outside home where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. resided during...Read More >>
 
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Penn Wood in TransitionJeremy Treatman19 January 2017
New coaching team confident of state run (Photos from Left to Right) Penn Wood’s #4 Vincent Smalls tries to drive to the hoop. (right) Penn Wood basketball player Pernell Ghee #13 takes the ball to the hoop. Photos by Sarah J. Glover Conrad Kirkaldy and Matt Linderman knew they had big...Read More >>
 
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Hair O’ The Dog Celebrates 23 years of Fun and FundraisingHughE Dillon19 January 2017
The glamorous Hair O’ The Dog annual event at the Fillmore kicked off the winter social season in Philadelphia. Over 1500 well-dressed guests walked the red carpet at the event before heading into the concert hall to be entertained by musicians and DJ’s including: Mr Hollywood, Lil Jon and EDM singer...Read More >>
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HOPE CLASSICJeremy Treatman19 January 2017
Lower Merion basketball has appeared in five state championship games since 1996 and won three of them. There have been lots of celebrations and standing ovations over that time. But on Jan. 6, there was a one of a different variety. It was Aces’ assistant coach Kevin Grugan, joined by his...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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