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NEWS > NEWS BRIEFS

By Bill Gelman

Last call for Difference Maker nominations

The fifth annual Difference Makers issue will be hitting doorsteps this fall. Just like the last four years, the South Philly Review is seeking nominations from its loyal readers.

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Posted Jul. 10, 2014 | Comments: 5

NEWS > FEATURES

By Bill Chenevert

Food service employees stand up and march for fair pay

At about noon on Sept. 4, a few hundred Philadelphians marched down North Broad Street from a McDonald’s on Girard Avenue to another franchise at Broad and Arch streets, just north of City Hall. Past the burgeoning North Broad dining district, past a Dunkin Donuts, the School District of Philadelphia headquarters and Benjamin Franklin High School, they marched and shouted for a fairer pay wage and action from their employers to improve their lives.

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Posted Sep. 11, 2014 | Comments: 0

T&N’s Chicken Florentine with Mushroom Risotto

Certain employment stops possess a knack for helping a person to discover the full extent of his or her talent.

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Posted Sep. 11, 2014 | Comments: 0

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

Did Tony Soprano die or what?

I know there are many important issues we could discuss today. For example, today is the anniversary of the horrific 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

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Posted Sep. 11, 2014 | Comments: 3

Around South Philly 9-11-2014

Second District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson led a Sept. 1 rally outside Point Save Supermarket, 1247 Point Breeze Ave., to encourage the establishment to stop selling pellet guns.

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Posted Sep. 11, 2014 | Comments: 0

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