NBA – Not Believable Anymore

Consumers Corner # 35 I CAN’T GET ALL TOO EXCITED ABOUT THE 76ERS “PROCESS” By Jim Murphy I know many Philadelphia basketball friends are thrilled by the 76ers’ recent success on the court. They’re in the second round of the Eastern Division playoffs! I myself absolutely love the players and coach Brett

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PROTECT OUR CHILDREN

Consumers Corner # 34 LET’S DO WHAT WE CAN TO PREVENT TEEN SUICIDES By Jim Murphy Suicide sucks for everyone – especially for family and friends left behind. And no parent should have to bury a child, much less a child who died by his or her own hand. No doubt

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HOME SAFE HOME

Consumers Corner # 33 FOR YOUR FAMILY’S SAFETY … PLEASE LOCK UP YOUR GUNS By Jim Murphy To protect your family and stop unauthorized people from using firearms you keep at home, please lock your guns in a safe place. Surprisingly, most U.S. gun owners are not locking up these weapons

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Mindfulness Meditation

“Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day” – Deepack Chopra In our daily lives, our minds are almost constantly busy with thoughts

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I am My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper

By April Thomas-Jones In our world of opioid addiction, alcoholism and other drug addictions it is important that we remain armed and vigilant to protect our families, our neighbors, and ourselves against this common enemy. In Philadelphia all death rates were higher in 2016 than the prior year, and all

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ALL THINGS PHILLY

Consumers Corner # 32 STAY UP TO DATE ON THE LATEST PHILLY INFO AT VISITPHILLY.COM By Jim Murphy You may not realize it. But one of your best sources for the many great things happening in the Philadelphia area is visitphilly.com. This website is packed with info on the top things

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Women of History: Hatshepsut

By April Thomas-Jones “I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” – Audre Lorde For centuries women have been seen as “less than” their male counterparts. There were even times in our great history that women were seen as no

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The Celebration of Mardi Gras and Carnival

   By Cayla Byrnes The Old Pine Community Center just celebrated our 10th Annual Mardi Gras Party and Silent Auction. We had live music from the Al Harrison Dixieland Band, catering from Catahoula Restaurant, and dancers. There was a fantastic group of staff and volunteers who worked together to transform our

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STRONGER PASSWORDS MADE EASY.

Consumers Corner # 31 WITH ONLINE PASSWORDS, LONGER REALLY IS BETTER By Jim Murphy Most of us know we need better passwords today than 123345, password or admin. Those are three of the most commonly used passwords. But you may not know this: the length of your password makes it much

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ANGIE’S LIST: R.I.P.

Consumers Corner # 30 With Angie’s List gone … IT’S HARDER NOW IN PHILLY TO FIND GOOD CONTRACTORS By Jim Murphy When my wife and I moved from the suburbs into center city some years ago, Angie’s List was a lifesaver. Why? A number of families had lived in the house

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