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

    Apr 8, 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! City Council President Darrell L. Clarke recently announced that the process of finalizing the city's next operating budget will be focused on public education, income inequality, and ensuring every neighborhood in Philadelphia is a community of choice.

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  2. Philadelphia Republican Party continues its rise from the ashes in this year's primary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | University City Review

    Unlike some year's past, the party has put forth seven viable candidates in this year's race for City Council-at large. When the results of that primary come in, five of the seven candidates will compete against five Democrats for the seven at-large seats.

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  3. Philadelphia's 84th Easter Promenade set to hop down South Street on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | University City Review

    Hop on down to South Street Headhouse District for some FREE, egg-citing family fun during the 84th annual Easter Promenade on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Come dressed in your Sunday Best and promenade down South Street in this grand and popular tradition that last year drew record crowds.

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  4. Incumbent Kenyatta Johnson and challenger Ori Feibush present two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | University City Review

    If the Philly's 2nd Councilmatic District represented the city as a whole, then Philadelphia wouldn't experience such a low voter turnout. On Thursday March 26th, over 300 residents crowded the auditorium of Greenfield elementary for a candidates' night organized by the Center City Residents Association .

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  5. Gary Bronson Memorial Scholarship Fund Sunday, April 12 2015, 4-6pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | University City Review

    The 8th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser is a fundraising event to support young residents of the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia through mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in college. The fundraiser supports one of the core activities of Cedar Park Neighbors.

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

    Apr 1, 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! City Council President Darrell L. Clarke recently issued the following statement on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's announcement that it will proceed with the demolition of 133-year-old St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown: "I join St. Laurentius parishioners in expressing my disappointment in the Archdiocese's announcement that this historic church will be demolished.

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  7. PHILADANCO Launches 45th Anniversary Celebration with "Having Our...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | University City Review

    Groundbreaking, internationally acclaimed modern dance company PHILADANCO will return to their Philadelphia home at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts to mark their 45th Anniversary celebration in Perelman theater on April 17-19 . Having Our Say..., a new program honoring four generations of female choreographers, will open and close with world premiere ballets by Philadanco alumna and emerging choreographer Dawn Marie Bazemore and dance legend matriarch Dianne McIntyre.

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  8. City's underfunded pension, education and taxes discussed at Center City East Mayoral DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | University City Review

    Residents from Bella Vista, Queen Village, Society Hill and Washington Square West crowded the Pennsylvania Hospitals' Auditorium Wednesday, March 18th. There, mayoral candidates from the Democratic Party: Doug Oliver, Senator Anthony Hardy Williams, former District Attorney Lynn Abraham and former City Councilman Jim Kenney answered a series of questions on pension reform, education funding and Philadelphia taxes to a standing-room only audience.

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  9. Mighty Writers in Espanol at 9th Street LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | University City Review

    It took two years of planning and fundraising, but the long awaited Spanish component to Mighty Writers opened its own location at 1025 S. 9th Street last Monday, March 16th. Mighty Writers 9th Street operates under the same mission and structure as the original non-profit founded five years ago by Tim Whitaker: to teach, free of charge, its students, aged 7 to 17, to "write and think with clarity," according to Lauren Karabell, the Program Director of the 9th Street facility.

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

    Mar 25, 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! Philadelphia City Council on Wednesday launched the FY2016 Budget Center, a constantly updating online hub of documents, transcripts and video of the City's budget hearing process.

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  11. Hardy Williams Education FundRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | University City Review

    The Hardy Williams Education Fund will award scholarships to the most talented graduating high school senior, undergraduate students and graduate students in Philadelphia interested in a career in government, law or social justice. All completed applications must be submitted to the address on the application on or before April 3, 2015.

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  12. Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel hosts SICHA ("conversation") Series this SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | University City Review

    Local author Stephen Fried questions journalists Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker about their book, Busted, at a recent BZBI SICHA event. Photo: Submitted by Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel hosted Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman on Sunday, March 15, to discuss their book, Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love.

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  13. Philly Dines Out: a mini-menu of the Philly restaurant sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | University City Review

    Corner Bakery Cafe is ready to "Feed the Day" with a second cafe location opening in Philadelphia today. Whether it's to discover the made-to-order Anaheim Scrambler for breakfast, the signature Chicken Pomodori Panini for lunch, the mouthwatering Pesto Cavatappi for dinner, or a slice of bakery fresh Cinnamon Creme Cake for dessert, Philadelphia and surrounding neighbors are invited to check out the newest Philadelphia location at 3737 Market Street - near the corner of 38th & Market.

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  14. Town Hall with State Representative Brian Sims,Trinity Center for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | University City Review

    Please join CCRA as we welcome Brian Sims for an informal town hall meeting. This is a great opportunity to hear the representative speak, ask some questions and meet with him in a small group environment.

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  15. Weekly almanac:Read the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | University City Review

    Bowerbird presents Corina Marti I dilettosi fiori at the Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St., 8 p.m. Free. www.therotunda.org.

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  16. State Senator Farnese discusses PA budget & Anti-SLAPP legislation with Washington Square WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | University City Review

    "I wanted to come in after the budget address last week," Farnese told the board and members in attendance. "And I just came from a meeting with the Center City Residents Association .

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  17. Finance committee approves Councilwoman Blackwell's bill to overturn new regulation for non-profitsRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | University City Review

    In February of this year, approximately 6,500 Philadelphia non-profits received notices requiring them to confirm their tax-exempt status with the Office of Property Assessment . The OPA's February notice gave said non-profits 30 days to comply.

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  18. Owen Wister's Patrician Philadelphia WorldRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | University City Review

    While researching my new book, Literary Philadelphia , due out at the end of the year, I looked into the life of Owen Wister, the author of the western novel The Virginian. Wister was the only child of a physician father and an actress mother who happened to be the daughter of English actress Fanny Kemble.

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  19. Peacebuilding and Traditional Arts - A ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | University City Review

    Ana Correa of Peru's noted theater company, Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, performing 'Rosa Cuchillo' in 2007. Photo credit: Mike Lovett Join the Philadelphia Folklore Project as it presents an afternoon of film, song and discussion focused on the relationship between traditional arts and efforts to transform conflict.

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

    Mar 18, 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! The first aims to reduce littering by increasing the availability and strategic placement of trash cans and recycling bins in or within 10 feet of any business selling fresh or pre-packaged food, from corner stores to large retailers.

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