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  1. Lorna Caesar Is Just Incredible.... M.V.P in Championship Game and now M.V.P of All-Public ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | University City Review

    Lorna Caesar almost didn't play in last Saturday's Philadelphia Girls Public League Showcase Classic. Two hours before game time, the 5-7 guard was having problems with one of her knees.

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  2. Book-starved Philly schools forced to fend for themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | University City Review

    BOOK CHECK: While Philly schools need supplies and books, the district does nothing to track where donated materials are going. The district does not supply some schools with basic necessities like toilet paper and textbooks.

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  3. Political updates on the State & Local LevelRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | University City Review

    The UC Review and Weekly Press compile political news that affects voters each week on the city and state level to keep readers more abreast of local politics. If there's an issue you would like included in this column, please email it to newsdesk@pressreview.net by the Monday, noontime deadline! Last week, City Council President Darrell L. Clarke issued the following statement on proposals to increase revenue for the School District of Philadelphia: "A reality-based assessment of the various proposals to send the School District of Philadelphia additional funding is welcome, but should not preclude work toward long-term, sustainable solutions that might end this crisis once and for all.

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  4. Notes on MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | University City Review

    Shakespeare's "The Rape of Lucrece" is at the Wilma Theater now through April 24 in a co-production with the Philadelphia Artists' Collective, starring Dan Hodges in his own one-man adaptation of this epic poem involving a violent crime and its aftermath. Broad and Spruce.

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  5. Flower Market 101: A new beginning, MAY 6 AND 7Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | University City Review

    The 101st annual Rittenhouse Square Flower Market for Children's Charities once again kicks off an exciting Mother's Day weekend in the Square on Wednesday and Thursday, May 6 and 7. Featured at the Market are a selection of beautiful indoor/outdoor plants, savory herbs, hand-made crafts, collectibles, , entertainment and food, including fan favorite Little Pete's hamburgers and hot dogs and newcomer to the Market Ben & Jerry's ice cream. The rain or shine Flower Market is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

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  6. Philadelphia Works Opens New, Integrated PA CareerLink Center Center ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | University City Review

    Philadelphia Works, the city's lead workforce development organization, today joined with Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Acting Secretary Kathy Manderino to officially open the first-of-its-kind, new integrated PA CareerLink center at 1617 JFK Boulevard in Philadelphia. For the first time, Philadelphia job seekers and employers will receive services in the same center.

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  7. PREIT and Macerich Announce Plan to Redevelop and Rebrand The Gallery in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | University City Review

    Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and The Macerich Company today announced that they have reached a tentative agreement with the City of Philadelphia on a redevelopment and re-branding of the historic Gallery shopping mall and transit center in the heart of Center City. If approved by Philadelphia City Council, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, the Gallery will be rebranded as the Fashion Outlets of Philadelphia at Market East following a two-year renovation that will open the site to Market Street and completely reimagine the shopping, dining and entertainment experience for tourists, commuters, office workers, and residents throughout Philadelphia and the region.

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  8. Philadelphia School District to hold seven community budget meetingsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | University City Review

    The School District of Philadelphia, in partnership with local organizations, will host seven community budget meetings. District officials will share information about budget projections and request input on school resources and investments.

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  9. Philadelphia teachers union has sweetheart deal on rentRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | University City Review

    This week, a champion for private liquor stores has emerged in the Pennsylvania state Senate; Gov. Tom Wolf was sued for trying to help home care unionizing and education reporter Evan Grossman explained how taxpayers underwrite office space for the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. The Philadelphia School District struggles to pay for basic classroom necessities but gives away free office space to the district's teachers union.

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  10. Political updates on the State & Local LevelRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | University City Review

    The UC Review and Weekly Press compile political news that affects voters each week on the city and state level to keep readers more abreast of local politics. If there's an issue you would like included in this column, please email it to newsdesk@pressreview.net by the Monday, noontime deadline! Councilman Mark Squilla on Thursday, April 9th released an open letter signed by all members of City Council and Mayor Michael A. Nutter inviting persons affected by anti-LGBTQ "religious freedom" laws to visit or relocate to the City of Philadelphia.

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  11. Local families receive scholarship assistance through the OSTC...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | University City Review

    Back row left to right: Don Cave; Jim Tricolli, RBC Capital Markets; Jake Becker, The City School; Paul Colistra, West Catholic HS; Middle row left to right: Joanna McClinton, Sen. Williams' office; Chris Peterson, Cornerstone Christian Academy; Dick Ollinger, Cornerstone Christian Academy; Regina Hairston, West Catholic HS; Karen Falcon, The Jubilee School. Bridge Educational Foundation and its donor, RBC Capital Markets, announced $20,000 in OSTC scholarships for Philadelphia families at The City School - Spruce Hill Campus, Thursday, April 9th.

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  12. Celebrating 50 years of fighting povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | University City Review

    Kalie Wertz leading a tour for users of the local farmers' markets and discussing healthy food access/food justice issues. For over 50 years VISTA has been working to build sustainable solutions to fight poverty.

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  13. The Athletic Base Ball Club brings the game, circa 1859 back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | University City Review

    However, while the athletes who comprise the ABBC might be amateurs, their dedication to faithfully reproducing the game from 1859-1872, is anything but novice. "We're interested in the place base ball holds in history," explained player Daniel Shawn Gordon.

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  14. Mayoral Debate on Arts & ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | University City Review

    On Wednesday, April 22, GroundSwell and the Philadelphia Parks Alliance will host a public mayoral candidates forum around issues relating to arts, culture, parks, recreation and other quality-of-life issues. The forum will begin at 5:45pm, and is being held in Montgomery Auditorium at the Central Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia .

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  15. Granny Peace Brigade Philadelphia Takes Action for Tax DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | University City Review

    Granny Peace Brigade Philadelphia will mark its nine-year Anniversary by demonstrating on Tax Day, April 15th, 2015, in front of the Post Office, on the corner of Broad and Sansom Streets, from 12 noon to 2 pm. In response to the question, 'Where do you want your tax dollars to go?' Grannys will ask citizens to choose between health care, education, or the military.

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  16. On Tuesday, Philadelphia School Superintendent Dr. William Hite and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | University City Review

    From left to right: Atif Bostic, Vice President, Citizens Bank Money Smart Program; Linda Cliatt-Wayman, Principal, Strawberry Mansion High School; Dr. William Hite, Superintendent, The School District of Philadelphia; and Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, President, Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. hosted a press conference to kick-off a series of workshops in honor of National Financial Literacy Month.

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  17. "City and Self: Bringing humanity to work"Read the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | University City Review

    April 14, 2015 at the Christ Church Neighborhood House 20 N. American Street, Registration and refreshments at 6 p.m., Panel Discussion from 6:30 - 8:30p.m. Each week in her blog "Human at Work," Susan Richardson explores how we bring spirituality and our full humanity to work with us. The assistant minister of Christ Church in Philadelphia, Susan speaks to experts, business leaders and regular folks about how self and work intersect - whether it's through purpose, ethics, spirituality or work-life balance.

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  18. Weekly Almanac:Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | University City Review

    Andrew's Video Vault Presents: the American Job at the Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St., 8 p.m. Free. www.therotunda.org.

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  19. Da Vinci Art Alliance's Third Thursday Salon Series, April 16, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | University City Review

    Da Vinci Art Alliance, located at 704 Catharine Street in South Philadelphia, continues its Third Thursday Open Salon Series for members, neighborhood residents and others to have a place for dialogue and exchange of ideas. The next Third Thursday Salon is April 16, 7- 9 PM featuring Susan Rodriguez, artist, author and professor at University of the Arts.

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  20. Philadelphia Science Festival celebrates five years, Returns April 24-May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | University City Review

    Celebrating its fifth year of widespread growth and unprecedented participation, the Philadelphia Science Festival returns with an array of more than 100 events that extend all across the Philadelphia region throughout nine days, beginning April 24. Organized and led by The Franklin Institute, and sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company for the fifth straight year, the Philadelphia Science Festival leverages the collaboration of more than 200 of the region's incredible resources - influential institutions, museums and cultural and community centers - around "informal" science education.

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