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Sharpen Your Pencils, HarrisburgEditorial10 January 2018 Pa. Supreme Court may now be poised to to throw out gerrymandered lines  (Photo Left) Pa.'s 7th Congressional District, a.k.a.  "Goofy kicking Donald Duck" district is  possibly the most egregiously  gerrymandered district in the nation.  Illustration by Salvatore Patrone. The Washington Post has described it as “Goofy kicking Donald Duck.” In one part, it is as wide as an endoscopy center, in another, it is as wide...Read More >>Sharpen Your Pencils, Harrisburg


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Saving ‘The Wonder Years’Sheila Simmons10 January 2018
Non-profit targets middle-school students for enriching after-school activity (Photo Left) After School All Stars launch event at Mastery Charter Cramer Hill celebrated a partnership with the Harris Family Charitable Foundation and its funding of two programs in Camden. The event included 3rd – 8th grade students. Photo courtesy of After-School All...Read More >>
Glitter City Gala Wows GuestsHughE Dillon10 January 2018
Upcoming Events brings the  party in dramatic fashion More than 1,500 revelers rang in the New Year at the Hyatt at the Bellevue for the Glitter City Gala by Upcoming Events. Guests walked the red carpet in cocktail dresses, black-tie, and cocktail attire. Throughout the night they enjoyed a...Read More >>
Black Basketball Hall of Famer Hopes to Make an ImpactJeremy Treatman10 January 2018
Unsung heros of the past are celebrated alongside more recent achievers (Photo Left) Mike Bantom and Lionel Simmons were inducted into the Black Basketball Hall of Fame on December 26. Photo by Jeremy Treatman. Last year, Delgreco Wilson started the Black Basketball Hall of Fame for many reasons. First and foremost,...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 >>
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 >>
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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