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GNPCC, elected officials explore ways to share information and strengthen communication

Tue., April 11, 2017

By Don Brennan GNPCC Staff Writer Three city and three state officials and their staffs participated in what was billed as a “Convention of Ideas” April 7 at the Greater... Read More

Philly Chamber Sues Philly

Mon., April 10, 2017

By E. Pluribus Unum The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia has sued the City of Philadelphia in federal court over what they term “a flawed measure” that prohibits disclosure... Read More

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack addresses ‘Philadelphia; Working Together’ breakfast at Parx Casino and Racing in Bensalem

Mon., April 3, 2017

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack addressed area Chambers of Commerce and business groups at Parx Casino & Racing in Bensalem March 31 at a breakfast event entitled “Philadelphia: Working Together.”... Read More

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: For Philly D.A., a large (and pretty unknown) group of candidates

Fri., March 24, 2017

In case you’re keeping score at home, a large field of candidates are running for Philadelphia district attorney now that Seth Williams has experienced a total legal meltdown.  The Democratic... Read More

We’ve launched lots of new ways for you to make ‘Smart Business Connections’

Tue., March 21, 2017

By Don Brennan For the last 18 months or so, we have been telling you that the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce has been “reimagined, rebranded and revitalized.” We... Read More

Analysis: Kenney’s budget seeks to boost city job creation: Philadelphia is dead last among nation’s Top 10 cities

Tue., March 14, 2017

In addition to continuing the fight on poverty begun in his last budget, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s second budget proposal focuses on jumpstarting Philadelphia’s economy. The city currently ranks last... Read More

Insectarium unveils new Butterfly Pavilion

Tue., March 7, 2017

By Austin Macfadden This originally appeared March 1 in the Northeast Times. It is reprinted here with some editing as a courtesy of Broad Street Media, for which we are... Read More

Sister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, Holy Family University President, Unanimously Elected GNPCC Vice-Chair for 2017

Tue., February 28, 2017

Sister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, PhD, president and chief executive officer of Holy Family University, was unanimously elected Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of... Read More

Joanne Grossi named AARP Pennsylvania State President

Tue., February 21, 2017

Last week, AARP announced the appointment of Joanne Grossi to the position of Volunteer State President for AARP Pennsylvania. In her new role, Grossi will help shape AARP’s strategic priorities,... Read More

Philadelphia awarded Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant

Tue., February 14, 2017

The city’s efforts to integrate existing information and communication technologies to improve city services were honored nationally last week, as Philadelphia was named one of five U.S. cities to win... Read More

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