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Philadelphia’s Black women honored for fighting gun violence

March 10, 2024

By Constance Garcia-Barrio ABOVE Photo credit: “The Pennsylvania Chapter of Moms Demand Action.” On February 29, Moms Demand Action (MDA) for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots movement that advocates for closing loopholes in gun laws that put families at risk, held a bittersweet ceremony to honor local Black women leading the struggle to stop…

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Honoring Our Women Veterans license plate honors servicemembers, benefits Veterans’ Trust Fund

March 10, 2024

There are approximately 64,000 women veterans in Pennsylvania. Annville, PA – As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) reminds drivers that purchasing an Honoring Our Women Veterans License Plate both recognizes the importance of women who served and supports programs assisting the nearly 64,000 women veterans in…

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Faith, family, flowers and the future: Local company Tissarose Floral takes the stage

March 8, 2024

Tissarose Floral’s premiere solo exhibit — “The Need for Ceremony” — earned a 2024 PHS Bronze Award, which are presented to Philadelphia Flower Show exhibitors in all three categories based on different criteria celebrating creativity and exceptional execution. ABOVE PHOTO:The tablescape which provided the main focal point of Tissarose Floral’s exhibit.(Photo/Amy V. Simmons) By Amy…

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City of Philadelphia receives multiple PennDOT investments for traffic safety projects

March 2, 2024

The City of Philadelphia has received multiple investments from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to support citywide traffic safety improvements – specifically, $4 million from the Automated Red-Light Enforcement (ARLE) program and $19.3 million from the Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) program. “We want to thank our team at OTIS for all their work transforming…

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