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Union League Holds a Job Fair For US Military Veterans

One attendee said his biggest challenge is translating his military experience into words that are revelant to civilian jobs.

10/20/2014

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Philadelphia Lawyers To Host Town Hall To Educate Community On How To Interact With Police

The “Know Your Rights” Town Hall will answer questions like, what to do if police stop and frisk you, what to do if cops ask to search your car and when and where it’s appropriate to film police.

10/19/2014

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Phila. Non-Profit Operates As Mail Depot For Thousands Of Homeless Men And Women

A Center City non-profit is acting as a home base for thousands of men and women who don’t have a permanent home.

10/18/2014

(Homeless Philadelphians wait in line to see if they have received mail through the Broad Street Ministry.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

For Center City’s Homeless, A Welcome Link to the Workaday World

For two hours a day, five days a week, the Broad Street Ministry, right across the street from the Kimmel Center, operates a mail depot for homeless men and women.

10/18/2014

Self-defense course sponsored by Handbags 4 Peace. (Credit: Handbags 4 Peace)

Local Women’s Safety Group Kicks Off Initiative To Get Criminals Off Streets

An organization of women dedicated to staying safe in Philadelphia is holding a walk on Saturday to raise money.

10/17/2014

(Linda Cliatt-Wayman, principal of Strawberry Mansion High School, receives a standing ovation at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

8,000 Pa. Women Gather in Philadelphia For 11th Annual Fellowship Conference

Women from all over the country flocked to the Pennsylvania Convention Center today for the sold-out Pennsylvania Conference for Women, which included an all-star line up of inspirational speakers.

10/16/2014

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Police Quell False Rumors Over Murder Of Popular Philly Dirt Biker

Recent online chatter about the murder of a popular dirt biker in Southwest Philadelphia on Tuesday is raising questions over whether police were involved in the shooting.

10/16/2014

(Pollo Food Market, in North Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

With New Fee, Some Phila. Food Stores May Stop Accepting Food Assistance

For ten years, the federal government has footed the bill on the swipe-card machines that mom-and-pop grocers use to accept electronic food stamps. Not anymore.

10/14/2014

(Larry Robin, longtime owner of now-closed Robin's Bookstore, holds a flyer promoting some of the Underground Railroad events of the Moonstone Arts Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Ongoing Series Highlights Local History of Underground Railroad

The Moonstone Arts Center is hosting a festival of events that tells the rich history of the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia.

10/13/2014

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CW Philly To Air Documentary On The Life Of Dr. Edward Robinson

“On the Wings of An Eagle” airs at 11 a.m. Sunday on CW Philly.

10/11/2014

(A Mural Arts Program project is dedicated to youth homelessness.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

In West Phila., Multimedia Arts Project Focuses on Youth Homelessness

Located near 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue, Journey2Home is the culmination of two years of workshops with youung people experiencing housing insecurity.

10/11/2014

(A burial team from the Liberian Red Cross collects the body of an Ebola victim from his home on October 8th.  The Ebola epidemic has killed more than 3,400 people in West Africa.  Photo by John Moore/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Groups Joining Worldwide Effort To Help Ebola Victims

“This is an evolving process, so our response is developing as the scope of the situation arises,” says Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

10/10/2014

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Philadelphia Theater Company Gearing Up For 40th Anniversary Season

The Philadelphia Theater Company is gearing up to open the curtains on its 40th anniversary season.

10/10/2014

(Dr. Robert Fowler speaks to the Infectious Diseases Conference in Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Doctors Fighting Ebola in Africa Present Findings in Philadelphia

“It’s a disease that the US has prepared for — it has an excellent acute-care system to treat patients,” said Dr. Robert Fowler.

10/08/2014

(Inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center. File photo by John Ostapkovich.)

Infectious Disease Conference Returns To Philadelphia

As thousands of infectious disease practitioners from all over the world are in Philadelphia, the word on the tip of their lips is Ebola.

10/08/2014

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