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Vol. XII. No. 50 (Issue 568)
“The good things we do must be made a part of the public record”
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Pennsylvania Society Photos Page 12-13
Would Injuries To Firefighters Have Been Avoided? ILA Local 1291 President Boise Butler and his team won unanimous re-election for another three year term despite suffering recession hits. He's seen here with US Senator Bob Casey, prior to vote. Story page 3
PHA Interim Executive Director Michael Kelly, right, presents gift to residents Anthony Anderson and LaTanya Thompson, who moved into renovated homes in 1700 block of Diamond Avenue. Housing authority has completed a $31 million renovation project that covers 340 homes across city. Story page 2
PHILA. EAGLES Director of Communications Pamela Browner joins host Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at School District to kick off Blondell’s 11th annual ‘Warmth In Winter Holiday Drive’ on Tuesday. Receiving gifts are Kapri Barnes, Tyler, 1, and Nadriah Barnes, 2; they’re joined daughters Nakriah, 2 and Vanessa 3, and mom Vanessa Martin at clothes drive. Story page 3
Committee Of 70 Donor Settles Carpenters Making Christmas Why We Celebrate Christmas In Holmesburg Corruption Suit Page 2 Corbett Taps Sen. Williams For His Transition Team Page 4
“WOWED” by Ed Coryell’s Carpenters Local 8 contribution of bikes, toys, and clothes for needy in her area is Franny Sowicz of Whitman Council, right. With her, from left, are Carpenters John Rowan, Will Liggins and Mike Pio. Many unions are joining in similar donations around city. Other photo page 7
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CHRISTMAS CRECHE was dedicated yesterday afternoon in ceremony commemorating religious aspects of Holiday season at Love Park. It will remain there until Jan. 8.
GOP Leadership Eyes Selling LCB Stores
IN HOLMESBURG they know this to be a Christmas Tree and not a “Holiday tree”. Members of Major Artery Revitalization Committee proudly set this one up at Holmesburg Community Center, aided by Republic Bank and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.
Special Ed Transportation Funds Jeopardized? Page 3
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