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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Friday from metastatic pancreatic cancer in her Washington, D.C. home. She was 87 years old. Ginsburg served as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1993, after being nominated by then-President Bill Clinton, to her death. She was the second woman ever elected […]

City Council approved a resolution on Thursday that is pushing for Mayor Kenney to declare gun violence a citywide emergency in Philadelphia. The motion was brought forward by Councilmember Jamie Guthier and had 14 co-sponsors within the council. Council officials have cited a recent quadruple shooting in the Spring Garden neighborhood of the city as […]

Dated April 09, 2020

This is an article I never hoped or intended to write even as recently as this past summer. But, with that said, it is TIME TO TRADE Shayne Gostisbehere! The defenseman had a terrific start to his career in Philadelphia but has fallen on hard times recently, and now, most everyone is asking themselves “Have […]

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed into law a bill that includes a controversial provision to strip progressive Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner of some prosecuting power over gun cases in the city. The measure, passed in late June by the Republican-led state legislature, gives state Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office the ability to prosecute cases […]

Che Guerrero has always had a great knack for conveying one of his signature jokes about being undocumented for over 20 years. In the joke version of his life, his arrival to the United States is met with arguments from his mother about wearing sweaters to blend in. In real life, Guerrero, his sister, China […]

Written by USALA Media, 7/29/2019 Philadelphia, Pa. Cherron Perry-Thomas is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO). Cherron’s interest in healthy lifestyle choices begin at an early age growing up in Memphis, TN. Another “health agent” for change, she founded a marketing and sales company to promote natural and sustainable brands to […]

Written by Meredith Klein June 26, 2019 Exactly one month ago, on Sunday, May 26, the Típica Messiez, a new 10-piece Argentine tango orchestra, gave its first performance as part of the Philly Tango Fest to a sold-out crowd.  There was a line around the block to get into the Lithuanian Music Hall (LMH) in Philadelphia, and an […]

By John George Jun 26, 2019 Business Journal  The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP), the state’s largest nurses’ union, said it was told Wednesday Hahnemann University Hospital is closing on Sept. 6. The announcement was made to all employees Wednesday morning, according to a union spokesperson. PASNAP, which represents 800 nurses at the […]

Written by Kennedy Rose  – Editorial Intern, Philadelphia Business Journal Jun 26, 2019 Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney confirmed the closure in a statement on Wednesday, saying the refinery will close within the next month. Kenney said he spoke with the CEO and leadership of PES to confirm. “I’m extremely disappointed for the more than one thousand workers who will be immediately […]