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  1. Mayor Kenney celebrates Pre-K students at city's first Pre-K Move-Up CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | University City Review

    Last Saturday, Mayor Jim Kenney was joined by more than 100 pre-K students and their families at the city's first Pre-K Move-Up Celebration held at Please Touch Museum. School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite, Councilman Allan Domb, Councilwoman Helen Gym, Councilman Curtis Jones, City Representative Sheila Hess, Please Touch Museum CEO Patricia Wellenbach, and the City's Chief Education Officer Otis Hackney participated in the festivities, which celebrated the students' successful completion of quality pre-K, and their readiness for Kindergarten this fall.

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  2. Political updates on the State & Local LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | University City Review

    The Center for Substance Abuse Research , at Temple University's Lewis J. Katz School of Medicine, brings together dozens of experts from across Temple campuses to carry out interdisciplinary research to understand the biological basis of drug addiction and other effects of addictive drugs that result in altered states of biological function. 'As we face an opioid overdose epidemic in Pennsylvania, we are fortunate to have the substantial resources of Temple University to approach the problem at the most fundamental level,' Tartaglione said.

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  3. Cheryl Denise ArringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | University City Review

    From the Office of State Representative James R. Roebuck on the passing of Mrs. Cheryl Roebuck: We regret to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Cheryl Roebuck, wife of State Representative James Roebuck, which occurred on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Funeral services for Mrs. Roebuck will be held on Friday, June 10, 2016 at Arch Street United Methodist Church, 55 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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  4. Williams Issues Letter Opposing Alcohol Sales at Gas Stations in PhiladelphiaRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | University City Review

    Harrisburg - June 6, 2016 - State Sen. Anthony H. Williams today released a letter to the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board expressing his 'adamant opposition' to the issuance of licenses to sell alcohol at gas stations and convenience stores in Philadelphia. Williams is reacting to the recent PLCB decision to permit beer sales in gas stations and convenience stores.

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  5. Summer Outdoor Movie Nights in Historic PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | University City Review

    The Betsy Ross House presents First Friday Movies Under the Stars and Stripes. Visitors are encouraged to bring food and a bottle of wine to watch the movie.

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  6. Philly's new managing director, Michael DiBerardinis gives inside...Read the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | University City Review

    'We want to knock some of the pension deficit down with revenues from the soda tax.' Michael DiBerardinis, Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia It shouldn't surprise anyone familiar with the Center City Resident's Association that it invited Michael DiBerardinis to its annual meeting Wednesday, May 25th.

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  7. Come and enjoy Saint George Cathedral Greek Festival this Thursday through SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | University City Review

    The Saint George Cathedral Festival will be running from Thursday to Sunday, June 2nd to Sunday, June 5th on the Cathedral grounds at 256 South 8th Street in Philadelphia. Saint George is an historic Cathedral located in downtown Philadelphia, under the spiritual auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople, in the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey, of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

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  8. Political updates on the State & Local LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | University City Review

    City Controller Alan Butkovitz issued a study showing that 33 percent of retired seniors in Philadelphia live in poverty and identifying several strategies to reduce the percentage, improving financial security for future generations. A senior household in Philadelphia needs $28,750 a year to meet its basic needs without relying on public assistance.

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  9. Annenberg Center Live brings Families Together for 
2016...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | University City Review

    Each year, Annenberg Center Live takes young audiences places they can only imagine with its annual Children's Festival. This year is no exception.

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  10. Reading Terminal to host Franklin Flea on Filbert St. this May and JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | University City Review

    Reading Terminal Market is partnering with Franklin Flea in May and June for a market to be situated outdoors along the 1100 block of Filbert Street. On Saturday, May 28, and Saturday, June 18, Franklin Flea will feature a market filled with up to 40 vendors selling vintage, reclaimed, and locally handmade goods.

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  11. 30th Street Station District Plan calls for innovative transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | University City Review

    If all goes according to plan, the land immediately adjacent to 30th Street Station will have undergone such a complete transformation by 2050 that it will bear little resemblance to what's there today. That is except of course for the iconic 30th Street Station.

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  12. Mayor Jim Kenney hosts and honors the City's Centenarians at 16th annual celebrationRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | University City Review

    A Celebration for the Ages....The Mayor's Centenarian Celebration luncheon featured one of the event's oldest male centenarians, Eli P. Zebooker, a 103-year-old born in South Philadelphia. The vibrant Dr. Zebooker, whom in past years has walked to the event location, has been married to his wife, Janet, for a remarkable 69 years.

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  13. State Senate Roundtable In Philadelphia Focuses On The Dangers Of Lead ExposureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | University City Review

    At the request of state Sen. Vincent Hughes , the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a roundtable discussion on the health impact of lead exposure. 'The effects of lead exposure are indelible, dangerous and deadly,' Hughes said.

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  14. Councilwoman Sanchez introduces stormwater fee exemption for Community GardensRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | University City Review

    Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez introduced has legislation to exempt community gardens from Water Revenue charges related to the management and disposal of stormwater. 'I am proud to work with the Water Department to build an environment in which community gardens can grow and thrive,' said Councilwoman Sanchez.

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  15. Philadelphia City Councilman Allan Domb present checks for up to $2,500 to three city public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | University City Review

    Councilman Allan Domb presented three separate checks to three Philadelphia public schools on May 18, 2016. As part of Councilman Domb's campaign for City Council, he promised to donate his City Council salary to the school district of Philadelphia.

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  16. An interactive introduction to the STEM++ Philadelphia projectRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | University City Review

    On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 STEM++ Philadelphia held a conference at the University of the Sciences at 4101 Woodland Avenue to discuss new approaches to STEM in order to radically increase the number of underrepresented students and girls who succeed along STEM pathways from preK through college. Improving the 'who' of STEM goes hand-in-hand with improving the 'how' and 'why' and 'to what end' - transforming STEM education through empathy, change-making, entrepreneurship and creativity.

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  17. Notes on MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | University City Review

    Irish Heritage Theatre presents Sean O'Casey's powerful drama 'The Plough and the Stars' from May 26 through June 11 with a strong cast of seventeen favorites including , Victoria Bonito and Harry Watermeier. Photo: James Guckin Two tempting free programs are on the books for City Institute Library.

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  18. Lutheran Settlement House Honors Wendy Hamilton and Karen HudsonRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | University City Review

    On May 18th, Lutheran Settlement House awarded Wendy Hamilton of SugarHouse with the Women of Courage Visionary Leadership Award and Karen Hudson of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with the Women of Courage Community Advocate Award. Mayor Kenney gave the opening remarks at the ceremony, which took place in the Crystal Tea Room in the Wanamaker Building.

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  19. Our Closet ExpandingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | University City Review

    After spending the past five years growing its pop-up shops in West Philadelphia, Our Closet is ready to expand to new areas of the city! This summer, it will be opening up three new locations in North Philadelphia in partnership with The Church of the Advocate, Jewish Family and Children's Services, and HACE CDC. In addition, Our Closet is partnering with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to host monthly pop-up shops dedicated to children's clothing in West Philadelphia and South Philadelphia.

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  20. Councilman-At-Large David Oh Tackles Opioid And Heroin Crises With...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | University City Review

    Of Pennsylvania's 2,497 drug related deaths in 2014, Philadelphia had 655, and 349 of those- over half- were caused by heroin. In response, Councilman-at-large David Oh introduced, and City Council passed, Resolution 16052, declaring 2016 the year to combat the heroin epidemic.

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