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Sonitrol, Aspite Auto thank Philadelphia Police Department

Tue., June 27, 2017

On Sunday, June 11, 2017 at approximately 11:09 p.m., Sonitrol Verification Center operator Gabriel Straessley started receiving video alarms from Aspite Auto Auction, 7000 State Rd., in their vehicle storage... Read More

Scammers are not ‘friends’ to small business owners

Tue., June 27, 2017

By Rosario Méndez Federal Trade Commission Division of Consumer & Business Education Scammers try to contact you in many ways. They call, email, put ads online, send messages on social... Read More

Rep. Solomon brings Philadelphia Orchestra to Northeast

Tue., June 27, 2017

The world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra is coming to Northeast Philadelphia for a free concert, said State Rep. Jared G. Solomon of the 202nd Legislative District. The Fabulous Philadelphians will bring their... Read More

Casey staffer visits GNPCC for productive dialogue

Fri., June 16, 2017

Lara Flynn, a regional representative for Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. visited the offices of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce June 15 for a productive discussion... Read More

City’s sweetened beverage tax upheld in court, but revenue projections fall far short for FY17

Fri., June 16, 2017

Two major developments occurred last week concerning Philadelphia’s sweetened beverage tax. On June 14, www.billypenn.com reported the city is forced to lower its projections for the tax revenue this fiscal... Read More

13 business leaders named in federal lawsuit filed against city’s wage equity law

Fri., June 16, 2017

Ronald P. Sandmeyer Jr., president and chief executive officer of Sandmeyer Steel Co. of Northeast Philadelphia, a member of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, was one of 13... Read More

Disparity Study shows city exceeds participation goal

Mon., June 12, 2017

The City’s Office of Economic Opportunity released its Annual Disparity Study and Equal Opportunity Plan (EOP) Analysis companion reports for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16). Fiscal Year 2016 began in July... Read More

Butkovitz urges city leaders to adopt retirement plan for Philadelphians

Mon., June 12, 2017

City Controller Alan Butkovitz released a report on June 6 that outlines a plan for the City of Philadelphia to help the 60 percent of businesses who currently do not... Read More

Officials dedicate new K&T Trail along Delaware River

Mon., June 5, 2017

By William Kenny Northeast Times (The Northeast Times, Northeast Philadelphia’s premier weekly newspaper, afforded us the courtesy of reprinting this article). Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell and... Read More

PECO ready to beat the HEAT

Mon., June 5, 2017

​With summer just around the corner, PECO has been hard at work, prepping its systems, and testing its processes and procedures to ensure safe and reliable service for customers all... Read More

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