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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: Municipal Primary

Tue., January 3, 2017

Just when you thought all that election talk was over for a while, well, Philly voters, you have a Municipal Primary election May 16. The highlights of the “off-year” ballot... Read More

SBA launches 2017 InnovateHER Business Challenge for innovations that empower women’s lives

Mon., January 2, 2017

The U.S. Small Business Administration has launched the 2017 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge, a nationwide business competition to drive attention and resources to innovative products and services that... Read More

New procedures and application window for RACP grant program

Thu., December 22, 2016

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) is a Pennsylvania grant program administered by the Office of the Budget for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational, and... Read More

Christmas Village outside City Hall has us dreaming of something similar in Northeast one day

Tue., December 13, 2016

Northeast Philadelphia-area residents will travel in large numbers this season to enjoy the city’s many holiday attractions. The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce dreams of a day when the... Read More

Non-profit causes: Seeking holiday help

Tue., November 29, 2016

Throughout the holiday season there are many opportunities to give. Below are Chamber members who have drop off locations for good causes, right in our neighborhood: Office of Representative Ed... Read More

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: Amid backdrop of Trump’s stunning victory, Martina White and John Taylor reelected after tough battles

Thu., November 10, 2016

This story was compiled by GNPCC staff with permission from Northeast Times’ Tom Waring, whose story Nov. 9 provided most of the details. Donald John Trump stunned the world against... Read More

Why businesses need ‘Gladiator Leadership’ By Gregory P. Smith

Wed., November 9, 2016

“Gladiator virtues” like bravery, integrity and vision can help your company rise from mediocre to extraordinary. Remember the heart-pounding, soul-stirring message of the movie Gladiator? Remember how Maximus, the Russell... Read More

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: House Oks White’s bill to impose sanctions on ‘sanctuary municipalities’

Tue., October 18, 2016

The Pennsylvania State Legislature approved a bill Oct. 17 that would penalize Philadelphia for its “sanctuary city” status, The Inquirer reported. The measure, sponsored by Northeast Philadelphia State Rep. Martina... Read More

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: Mayor, Northeast legislator lock horns over Philadelphia’s ‘sanctuary city’ policy

Wed., September 21, 2016

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and a Northeast Philadelphia state lawmaker are locking horns over a State House bill that targets the city’s policy of giving sanctuary to undocumented immigrants. House... Read More

Aramark announces global headquarters in Philadelphia

Tue., September 20, 2016

Last week, Aramark, one of the largest international corporations headquartered in Philadelphia, announced that it will be staying in the city and moving its new global headquarters to 2400 Market... Read More

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