NFL Linebacker, Bike Coalition Praise First Protected Lane While Bykofsky Dissents
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NFL Linebacker, Bike Coalition Praise First Protected Lane While Bykofsky Dissents

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Streets Department announced plans to allocate funding for the city’s first protected bike lane to be built along Ryan Avenue, between Lexington and Rowland avenues, in Mayfair. “We had a councilman who wanted to do it,” said David J. Perri, Commissioner of the Streets Department. “It’s in the right cycle of … Continue reading

Bernie Sanders, Pope Francis I & Socialism in Philadelphia
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Bernie Sanders, Pope Francis I & Socialism in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – A now famous 2011 Pew Research poll found that America’s younger population differs greatly than past generations in regards to the notion of socialism. “Today, it has become much easier to talk about socialism,” said Dustin Guastella, co-chair of the Philadelphia Democratic Socialists of America. “Some of the older folks in our organization … Continue reading

Profile: Former Philadelphia Mayoral Candidate Doug Oliver
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Profile: Former Philadelphia Mayoral Candidate Doug Oliver

PHILADELPHIA – In their hit song ‘Can’t Stop,’ the Red Hot Chili Peppers claimed that music was the “great communicator.” Clearly, they have never met former Democratic candidate for mayor Doug Oliver. Oliver, 40, – the former senior vice president for marketing and corporate communications at Philadelphia Gas Works and one-time spokesman for Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter – … Continue reading

Low Voter Turnout at Center City Polls
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Low Voter Turnout at Center City Polls

PHILADELPHIA – Voter traffic for the May 19 Pennsylvania Primary Elections was stagnant in most precincts around the city of Philadelphia. Although this is somewhat commonplace in primaries, this year’s ballot included a race that could all but guarantee the next mayor of the city. Majority Inspector for the 8th Ward, 15th Division, John Nernoff … Continue reading