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  1. Lorna Caesar named M.V.P after Imhotep Girls win 2nd Straight Public League TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | University City Review

    For the last couple of years, Lorna Caesar has graced the pages of our newspaper. The 5-foot-7- inch guard won three M.V.P trophies from three different Magazine Showcase basketball events that were held in games in Philadelphia.

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  2. Philadelphia native serves aboard USS MustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | University City Review

    A 2003 School at Church Farm graduate and Philadelphia native is serving aboard the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Mustin , living and working at the Navy's forward-deployed base south of Tokyo. Ensign Philip Cherry is a surface warfare officer aboard the destroyer operating out of Yokosuka, which is located approximately 35 miles south of Tokyo and accommodates the United States' furthest forward-deployed naval forces.

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  3. Green Goddess Column - Two Free Gardening IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | University City Review

    A monthly column on horticulture with a special emphasis on urban sustainable living and native plants. Jennifer considers herself to be an enthusiastic, life long learner interested in a multitude of subjects and an expert at none.

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  4. Philadelphia District Attorney's Office reports:Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | University City Review

    Today, 23-year-old Eric Rogers was convicted by the Honorable Donna Woelpper of sexually assaulting five different women on separate occasions from 2012 into 2013. He was convicted of four counts of Rape, two counts of Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse, three counts of Aggravated Assault, three counts of Robbery, Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer, and other related charges.

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

    Feb 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! State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, D-Phila., chairwoman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, has announced the PLBC's annual scholarship competition is open for the 2015-16 school year.

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  6. Notes on MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | University City Review

    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts offers a new show designed to take our minds off winter. "The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920" is on view through May 24 with stories of Impressionism, our city's role in the national garden movement, and the "growing popularity of gardening among middle--class Americans during the Progressive era", beginning way back with William Penn's 17th century plan of a "green country town".

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  7. New Civil War Opera by Cynthia Cozette-A Stirring TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | University City Review

    An exciting new Civil War opera, Partway To Freedom, with music by Pennsylvania composer, Cynthia Cozette, and libretto by Cynthia and Hazel Lee, will be presented on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 7:00PM in the Montgomery Auditorium of the Parkway Central Free Library branch located at 1901 Vine Street in Philadelphia. Excerpts from this rousing opera will be performed and be immediately followed by a round table discussion on African American participation in the Civil War.

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  8. Education big concern at Representative Sims 182nd District Town HallRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | University City Review

    "This is an opportunity to ask me about issues that matter to you so I can better represent you in Harrisburg," Sims told the audience gathered at Community College's Bonnell Auditorium. "This may be the start of a conversation.

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  9. 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will "Celebrate the Movies"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | University City Review

    The silver screen will burst into living color at the 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, "Celebrate the Movies," from February 28 to March 8 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Honored with the 2014 Grand Pinnacle Gold award as the world's top event by the International Festivals & Events Association, the Flower Show will reach new heights in 2015.

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  10. A Dream Grows in Mantua: The story of a West Philly neighborhood's transformationRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | University City Review

    Three years ago, in the spring of 2011, Bessie Washington, a lifelong resident of Mantua, began planting tulips and petunias along a 30-foot of stretch of litter-strewn earth, just across the street from her row house and adjacent to the gritty path of the Amtrak railway. Washington intended the garden as a memorial to her mother, and in a few months, her flowers and colorful pinwheels had transformed the barren lot into a burst of life and brightness, catching the attention of other longtime residents and community leaders who dreamed of seeing their blighted neighborhood revived.

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  11. Mayor Michael Nutter and chess students join the movement to 'Checkmate Violence' in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | University City Review

    Mayor Michael Nutter and the city's best and brightest young chess players united at the eighth annual PECO-ASAP Checkmate Violence Chess Marathon, designed to promote safe and engaging after school programming. The marathon, organized by ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships and presented by PECO, was held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Saturday, January 31 and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, February 1 at Temple University's Gittis Student Center, Room 200 .

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  12. Friends Select School names new director of Lower SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | University City Review

    Younkin brings to Friends Select a diverse set of experiences in the field of education. Over the past 23 years, he has been variously a classroom teacher, a professional development specialist and a leader within a non-profit.

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  13. The 2015 All-Star Selection: Top Picks of All-Public Teams In Girls' BasketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | University City Review

    Today, we are taking a good look at the top high school female basketball players in the Philadelphia Public League. Last year when this reporter made his All-Public selections of the top female players, the University City Review and Weekly Press received a huge response from our great readers.

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  14. Amalgam - waiting to open its doors...with YOUR helpRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | University City Review

    As a child born in the 80's, I grew up watching things like Transformers, He-man, She-ra, and Thundercats. Something about these fictional worlds and super-powered, super-human characters appealed to me.

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

    Feb 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! City Council President Darrell L. Clarke named Lance Haver, formerly the City Of Philadelphia's Director of Consumer Affairs, to the newly created position of Director of Civic Engagement for Philadelphia City Council.

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  16. Green Goddess Column - Two Free Gardening IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | University City Review

    A monthly column on horticulture with a special emphasis on urban sustainable living and native plants. Jennifer considers herself to be an enthusiastic, life long learner interested in a multitude of subjects and an expert at none.

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  17. Center City Residents' Association Board of Directors Votes Not to...Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | University City Review

    At their monthly meeting, the Center City Residents' Association Board of Directors voted overwhelmingly not to oppose City Council's proposed ordinance that would clear the way for the construction of a new 12-story boutique hotel, rooftop restaurant, underground valet parking facility and new retail space at 17th and Chancellor Streets. The mixed-use venture by Chancellor Hotels Associates LP is highly anticipated to revitalize the block in the Rittenhouse neighborhood.

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  18. Education the centerpiece of Helen Gym's run for City Council At-LargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | University City Review

    The chant "run, Helen, run," reverberated throughout the Ethical Society of Philadelphia February 9th. There, hundreds of supporters gathered to cheer Helen Gym's campaign launch for this spring's primary election.

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  19. This South Philly team can't be stopped. The Palumbo Lady Griffins rule The Public LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | University City Review

    This high school girls' basketball team has become a basketball powerhouse at their school, in South Philadelphia, located at 11th and Catherine Street. In 12 regular season games this season, the Palumbo Lady Griffins have found ways to beat every opponent on the basketball court.

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  20. Keeping It LocalRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | University City Review

    Welcome to Keeping it Local, a monthly column meant to shine a spotlight on the locally-owned businesses powering our neighborhoods and city. Have a business you'd like to see profiled? Feel free to reach out to me at jamie.r.gauthier@gmail.com.

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