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Vol. III No. 18 (388)

Keeping You Posted With The Politics Of Philadelphia

January 31, 2012

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Casey Blasts Freddie US SEN. BOB CASEY calls on President Obama to investigate reports Freddie Mac is betting against homeowners’ ability to refinance mortgages during news conference at 30th St. Station. Photo: McGlasson Photography


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City Commissioner Al Schmidt addresses Philly for Change at Tritone, 1508 South St., 7 Feb. 10p.m.

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Judge Angelo Foglietta is sworn in at City Hall Rm. 653, Feb. 10-124:00 p.m. Recpetion follows at Law Library. Steve Aldrich of IBEW Local 269 invites all to reception in honor of State Rep. Tina Davis at Feb. 13Bailey’s Bar & Grille, 6922 Bristol Emilie Rd., Levittown, Pa. Host $1,000, Patron $500, Friend. $250, Sup-

porter, $50. RSVP Seth Skversky (215) 550-1186. Fundraiser for cancer survivor Vicki Cummings at SmokeEaters Pub, 7681 Frankford Ave., 7-10 p.m. Donation $35. If you cannot make event, donation to “Friends of Vicki Cummings” c/o The Lucas Family, 3128 Cottman Ave., Phila., PA 19149. For info Friendsofvickicummings@yahoo.com. Arthur Green presents 14th Ward PreValentine’s Day Cabaret at Barber’s Ha., Broad & Oxford Sts., 9 p.m.-??? Donation $10. For info Arthur Green (267) 986-7948. Penna. Progressive Summit at Convention Ctr., Broad & Arch Sts. Variety of registration fees, $50-$150. For info paprogressivesummit.org. Fundraiser for State Rep candidate Al Simpson at Breen’s Pub, Huntingdon Pk., 6-9 p.m. Ticket, $35, sold at door.


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Cruz Faces Opposition In 180th

AT NEWS CONFERENCE held outside Shepard School this morning, Quetcy Lozada encourages voters to support Jonathan Ramos. (Photo by McGlasson Photography)

by Rory McGlasson State Rep. Angel Cruz (D-Kensington) has a fight on his hands to retain his office in the 180th Legislative District. Five days after the State Supreme Court disapproved the State Redistricting Commission map, a coalition of North Philadelphia leaders

has united in a bid to unseat the nine-year incumbent.

bria Street, Tuesday, Lozada encouraged voters to support Ramos.

Quetcy Lozada, a former chief of staff for Councilwoman Maria Quiñones Sánchez, stepped out of the race to support Jonathan Ramos.

The 180th District encompasses West Kensington, Eastern North Philadelphia, Harrowgate and Juniata. The District is known as a crime hotspot in the Philadelphia, and is one of the poorest sections of the city.

At a news conference held outside the Shepard School, 1200 W. Cam-

Thomas To Host Job Fair Looking for a job? If so, you should check out State Rep. W. Curtis Thomas’ annual Public Sector Job Fair, being held 9:00AM to 2:00PM, Friday, February 10th at 800 N. Broad Street. A wide range of public sector employers offering jobs and training opportunities will attend. Some of the participating agencies confirmed include PA CareerLink, North Philadelphia Health Systems, Pennsylvania State Police, Urban League, Temple University, Temple University Health Sys-

tems, Education Works, Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement and Quality Community Health Care among others. “With double digit unemployment in Philadelphia, it’s important to provide opportunities for those in need of family-sustaining jobs,” said Thomas, who sponsors two job fairs each year. “If you’re serious about job hunting, you will take advantage of this opportunity.”

tance to those who need to improve their job hunting skills. If you need tips on writing your resume you can attend workshops on resume writing and interview skills that will begin at 9:00AM sharp. Job seekers are urged to dress to impress and bring plenty of resumes. Free parking is available adjacent to the building through the Brown Street entrance. For more information call Natalie Davis at 215/560-3261.

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Gala Of Season Fêtes Yannick’s Opening ‘Pitch’ ACADEMY of Music Concert and Ball featured red-hot new Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s conducting debut here, with special guests multiple Grammy Award®-winners singer/pianist Diana Krall and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Bill Sasso, Esq., greets First Lady Susan Corbett and Gov. Tom Corbett at reception at Bellevue. Sasso’s law firm, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, was one of three Prime Underwriters. Photos: Bonnie Squires

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ON RECEIVING LINE, from left, First Lady Susan and Gov. Tom Corbett; Joana McNeil Lewis, Chairman, President and CEO of the Academy of Music and cochair of Concert and Ball, with Mike Mills; Christina Saler with husband John Saler, co-chair of Concert and Ball; and Allison Vulgamore, president and CEO of Phila. Orchestra.

STATE SEN. VINCENT HUGHES and wife Sheryl Lee Ralph would not miss Academy Concert and Ball, especially this year, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s debut on Academy stage.

STATE REP. DWIGHT EVANS and Natalia Gamarra, of PCVB, join Dr. Russel Kaufman, CEO of Wistar Institute, and his wife Jane Kaufman, at Bellevue.

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LESLIE ANN MILLER, US Sen. Bob Casey, and Hon. Constance H. Williams helped celebrate 155th anniversary of Academy of Music, attending dinner at Bellevue.

MARIA PAPADAKIS and her mother Eliana Papadakis are long-time supporters of Academy of Music and Orchestra. Both served on Anniversary Ball Committee.

LISA NUTTER joined friends Natalye Pacquins, CEO of Girl Scouts, and Mary Dougherty, of Nicole Miller Phila., in support of Orchestra and Academy.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL candidate Patrick & Jenni Murphy were all smiles at Bellevue dinner.

MAJOR movers and shakers in Phila.’s economy were among 900 supporters at Saturday night’s Concert and Ball, including, from left, Ron & Rachelle Kaiserman, Robert & Caroline Zuritsky, and Renee & Joe Zuritsky.

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