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  1. A message from Lt. Goodson, Commanding Officer of the South Street Police detailRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | University City Review

    This holiday season, support your fellow Philadelphians in need by donating toys for the children and gifts for parents sheltered by "Women Against Abuse." In keeping with prior holiday traditions, the South Street Police Detail "Mini-Station" is continuing its efforts to uplift families, which may be experiencing difficulties for reasons beyond their control.

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

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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! Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown called for hearings to investigate how Philadelphia colleges and universities might move toward adopting "Yes Means Yes" policies on sexual assault.

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  3. Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | University City Review

    The Citizens Bank Foundation will join Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett for a ribbon-cutting on 'Bill of Rights Day,' Monday, December 15, at 9:45 a.m. at the National Constitution Center to open the new exhibit, 'Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights.' During the event, Dan Fitzpatrick, President of Citizens Bank in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware will present a $75,000 grant to National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen in support of the new exhibit.

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  4. Victory! Philadelphia Artist Beats City Hall in Eminent Domain FightRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | University City Review

    Below is a statement from Melinda Haring, activism manager at the Institute for Justice, on today's statement from the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, announcing its decision to reverse the condemnation of James Dupree's Mantua art studio. The city was attempting to forcibly seize James Dupree's studio through eminent domain in order to replace it with private development: "Today saw an enormous victory for Philadelphia artist James Dupree and his family. 1 comment

  5. William Glackens: Homecoming At The BarnesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | University City Review

    This is one of those exhibitions where you can arrive without any knowledge of the painter or his time and influences and emerge fully charged and gorgeously enriched by the color, light, line, space, brushwork, and subject. William Glackens was not only one of the liveliest and most talented artists on the American scene in the early 20th century, but he was one of our own.

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  6. Lt. Governor Jim Cowley and State Rep John Taylor stand behind Matt...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | University City Review

    Laughter and applause resounded throughout the packed Racquet Club Tuesday, December 2nd. That's when Republican Matt Wolfe, ward leader and attorney delivered a pithy speech outlining his run for a City Council at-large seat in the 2015 primary election.

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  7. Metropolitan Gallery 250 presents photography show and sale by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | University City Review

    At Science Leadership Academy, teacher Douglas Herman encourages his students to think like pioneering photojournalist, Ernst Haas, and use the camera to create images that represent themselves, not just what the lens see. A show of these student images, titled "What We See... What We Are," will be held through January 18th at Metropolitan Gallery 250 at 250 S. 18th Street in Philadelphia.

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  8. ASAP honored by GSK for empowering youth through after school activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | University City Review

    On December 2nd, also known as #GivingTuesday, After School Activities Partnerships were honored by GlaxoSmithKline with $40,000 award as part of the 2014 GSK IMPACT Awards for exceptional achievements in contributing to a healthier Philadelphia. ASAP is acknowledged for developing high quality after-school activities and resources that empower youth and strengthen communities.

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  9. OPED: City Council President Darrell Clarke issues statement on the failure to privatize PGWRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | University City Review

    This year, the City Council of Philadelphia has learned a great deal about opportunities to enhance PGW's operations and to establish our City as the center of a regional energy hub. It is unfortunate that Mayor Nutter chose to pursue an extremely narrow deal to privatize PGW that ignores opportunities to increase Philadelphia's economic output.

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  10. Mayor Nutter issues statement on UIL Holdings Corp. decision to terminate agreement to purchase PGWRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | University City Review

    Philadelphia, December 4, 2014- Mayor Michael A. Nutter released a statement following a vote by the Board of Directors of UIL Holdings Corporation to terminate its agreement to purchase the Philadelphia Gas Works: "This decision by the Philadelphia City Council is a big mistake and represents a massive failure in leadership for our City and our citizens. It is unfortunate for Philadelphia that City Council could not make a public decision in this important matter following public hearings and an up or down vote.

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

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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 Councilman Ed Neilson in council session introduced a resolution calling on the City Controller Alan Butkovitz to investigate suburban real estate agents and brokers who have not obtained and filed for the appropriate licenses and taxes by implementing a tax discovery initiative that could generate new revenues and savings for the City of Philadelphia.

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  12. Season's Greetings FriendsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | University City Review

    This holiday season, support your fellow Philadelphians in need by donating toys for the children and gifts for parents sheltered by 'Women Against Abuse.' In keeping with prior holiday traditions, the South Street Police Detail "Mini-Station" is continuing its efforts to uplift families which may be experiencing difficulties for reasons beyond their control.

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  13. Center City Proprietor's Association celebrates the organization's accomplishments in styleRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | University City Review

    The who's who of the Philadelphia business community graced the Sonesta Hotel, Thursday, November 20th for the Center City Proprietor's Association Soiree-the Art of Business. There, local business owners, community and political leaders sampled hors d'oeuvres, participated in its silent auction, bought local art and partook in one of the CCPA's key objectives-networking.

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  14. Panel explores avenues for university-community engagementRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | University City Review

    A neighborhood that has an "anchor institution" in it can consider itself fortunate, especially if that institution decides that its neighborhood's well-being is something it should promote.

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  15. The Necessity of Secularism, Especially During the Winter Holiday SeasonRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | University City Review

    Ron Lindsay, noted author, President and CEO of the Center for Inquiry , will be hosted by the Freethought Society and the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia at 7 PM on Monday, December 8, 2014. Lindsay's presentation on The Necessity of Secularism: Why God Can't Tell Us What To Do is based on his book of the same name.

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  16. Obituary for Hope Lynne DavidsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | University City Review

    Hope Lynne Davidson, of Philadelphia, beloved daughter of Donald and Marilyn Davidson, passed away on Friday, November 21, 2014. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA, and raised in Uniontown, PA, where she was the valedictorian of her high school class in 1968.

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

    Nov 26, 2014 | 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 Johnson Issues Statement on PGCB's Decision to Award Philadelphia's Second Casino License to the Cordish Group "As a District Councilperson, I have the pleasure of serving the constituents of the 2nd Council District.

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  18. 30 Artists, craftspeople strut their stuff at the 2014 Arts League...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | University City Review

    The Annual Crafts Show at the University City Arts League is bigger, newer and better than ever with a diverse menu of items for sale. Some 30 artists will be selling hand-crafted jewelry, gifts for babies, aeriums, scarves, and ceramic mugs, platters and bowls.

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  19. Thousands of low-income Philadelphia residents visit Philadelphia's...Read the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | University City Review

    There has been a recent influx of Philadelphia families taking advantage of cultural opportunities at many local museums, thanks to the successful launch of Art-Reach's ACCESS Admission program. Since the program launched in September, 2014, 3,812 Philadelphia residents have used their ACCESS cards to enter of the 17 participating city museums.

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  20. Councilman Ed Neilson Introduces Veterans Wage Tax Refund BillRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | University City Review

    Councilman At-Large Ed Neilson on Thursday introduced an ordinance that affords a Wage Tax refund to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces who choose to serve the City of Philadelphia as a police officer, firefighter, paramedic or correctional officer. If approved by City Council and signed by the mayor, this tax incentive will help elevate and maintain a qualified first responder workforce that includes veterans.

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