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By Bill Chenevert

The gentrification of South Philly

Philadelphia is growing. To complicate things, a few things are making our growth a little more complicated and presenting new challenges. A few staggering facts: between 2006 and ’12, our city has grown by 58,897 to 1,547,607, according to recent Census estimates.

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Posted Oct. 30, 2014 | Comments: 2

Philly Cuzz to present rock, hop and doo-wop show

The 63-year-old entertainer will note the majesty of melodies and heartiness of harmonies as the promoter of and performer at Saturday’s Rock, Hop & Doo-wop celebration at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St.

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Posted Oct. 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

NEWS > FEATURES

By Christopher Isaac

Dr. Tabas' big reason to smile

The residents of Philadelphia can likely tell you themselves what Dr. Norman Tabas, a dentist in the city since 1980, has done to help them. However, it was Oct. 3, in Tokyo, Japan, that he received recognition from his peers for his work.

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Posted Oct. 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

NEWS > FEATURES

By Jim Julia

A Mummer constant

If you live in South Philly or have a relative or friend who is a Mummer, someone has probably asked for you to take a ticket to a raffle or a fund-raising event at a clubhouse. Yes, since City and State entities have cut or eliminated funding, the Mummers are on their own, and self-funding is crucial to survival.

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Posted Oct. 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

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