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Drexel grad's close friends honor her 'beautiful spirit'

"She was always the quiet one," Toney said as dusk fell at Drexel Park, on Baring Street near 32nd in Powelton, where about 10 of Wright's friends gathered to honor her memory. "But once you got to know her, you saw she had this amazing energy and humor."

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During the somber Drexel ceremony, Toney recalled the last time he saw Wright: July 13, at the NAACP convention in Center City. Later that night, he had dropped her off at her home on 50th Street near Locust in West Philly, watching to make sure she got inside without incident.

    Drexel grad's close friends honor her 'beautiful spirit'
    Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015, 12:16 AM IT WAS ALMOST by accident that Tyshawn Toney reconnected with Jasmine Wright, an old friend from Penn State University. A few weeks ago, a photo of her at Drexel University popped up on his Facebook.
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Ironworkers Business Manager Sentenced to 230 Months for Racketeering Conspiracy

During the extortion of a contractor working on an apartment building near the intersection of 31st and Spring Garden in Philadelphia, Dougherty told union business agent Edward Sweeeny that if the non-union contractor...

    Ironworkers Business Manager Sentenced to 230 Months for Racketeering Conspiracy
    PHILADELPHIA-Joseph Dougherty, 73, of Philadelphia, former Business Manager/Financial Secretary/Treasurer of Ironworkers Local 401, was sentenced today to 230 months in prison for his role in a racketeering conspiracy involving a dozen members of Ironworkers Local 401, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.
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A&P bankruptcy to shutter local Pathmark, Super Fresh stores

3901 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington

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    A&P bankruptcy to shutter local Pathmark, Super Fresh stores
    Posted: Monday, July 20, 2015, 1:47 PM The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., better known as A&P, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York - its second such petition in five years. For now, business will continue as usual at the company's stores.
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  • well with the crime they had there at 840 Cottman Ave I figure people might've stayed away. They needed better security there with the stabbings going on. People don't go where they don't feel safe.

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Some Pathmark, Superfresh stores slated to close

Pathmark (3901 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE)

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    Some Pathmark, Superfresh stores slated to close
    Grocery store operator A&P is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to close or sell off stores as it faces increasingly tough competition. A&P also operates Pathmark and Superfresh stores in our area. This marks the second time in five years that the Montvale, New Jersey-based company has filed for bankruptcy.
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    My students need the reading Time Rug and book bins so they can have a reading area to independently read. The students need the 3 bean bag chairs so that they can read comfortably. They need subscriptions to TIME for Kids and Scholastic News.
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Police Rush Shooting Victim to Hospital

Police found a shooting victim in critical condition at 38th and Fairmount and took him to the hospital early Monday. (Published Monday, Jul 6, 2015)

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