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Olney Charter's Jason Lawson making a difference at his alma mater  The Philadelphia Tribune

Jason Lawson was an outstanding basketball player at Olney High School where he was a first-team All-Public League standout in 1992.



Elizabeth Geissler "Betty" Wanner | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Elizabeth Geissler "Betty" Wanner, age 93, formerly of Paradise, passed away at Maple Farm Nursing Center of Akron on Thursday, August 22, 2019. She was ...



Donald 'Don' Bannan | Obituaries for Mason City and North Iowa  Mason City Globe Gazette

February 6, 1934-August 23, 2019. MASON CITY - Donald “Don” C. Bannan, 85, of Rockfalls, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at MercyOne North Iowa ...



Charters awaiting decisions pack school board's budget hearing  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

The Philadelphia Board of Education invited members of the public to give their feedback on the District's budget and spending priorities for 2019-20 during ...



All-Public League basketball team selected  The Philadelphia Tribune

It was another exciting basketball season in the Philadelphia Public League. Imhotep Charter won its third consecutive league championship and the Panthers ...



Robert Mendelsohn, 61, former Tribune photographer  The Philadelphia Tribune

Robert Mendelsohn, a longtime freelance photographer for The Philadelphia Tribune who was renowned for photographing Black society life, has died. He was ...



DONALD KOSTER Obituary - Philadelphia, PA | Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News  Legacy.com

KOSTER DONALD N. JR. 84, of Abington, PA, passed away, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Born, Oct. 30, 1934 in Phila., PA, Donald N. Koster Jr. was the eldest son ...



SRC votes not to renew Olney and Stetson charters  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Nearly two years after receiving initial recommendations, the School Reform Commission voted Thursday night not to renew two Renaissance charters – Olney ...



School Reform Commission To Shut Down Troubled Philadelphia Charter, Begins Process To Close 2 Others  CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The School Reform Commission has decided to shut down one troubled Philadelphia charter, and begin the process of closing two ...



Leonard L. Mason Jr., 67, former benefits counselor  The Philadelphia Tribune

Leonard L. Mason Jr., a former benefits counselor for Aon Insurance Corporation, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Fox Chase Cancer Center. He was 67 ...



Notebook celebrates 25 years of education journalism | The  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

On Tuesday,we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Philadelphia Public School Notebook and thanked the many supporters who have made ...



Charlotte Patricia Higgins | Obituaries  The Star Democrat

EASTON — Charlotte Patricia “Pat” Carey Higgins passed away on July 24, 2019, at Talbot Hospice in Easton. She was 90 years old.



A farewell to photographer Robert Mendelsohn  The Philadelphia Tribune

Robert Mendelsohn was fondly remembered as the “people's photographer.”



First hearings held for nine proposed new charters | The  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Eight management companies seeking to open nine new charter schools in Philadelphia made their initial pitches on Monday to a hearing officer for the School ...



Audit: Aspira charter schools lack transparency, accountability  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

A new audit finds a lack of governance by charter school boards allowed Philadelphia-based operator Aspira Inc. to manage public funds without sufficient ...



After School Fight, Boy Sends Threatening Gun Texts to Girl: Philadelphia Police  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police arrested a 16-year-old student after a school fight escalated into a smartphone gun threat.



Where is Rosie the Riveter?  Thrive Global

I had the pleasure of meeting June Robbins, AKA, Rosie the Riveter!



Olney has 4 on All-Public roster after championship season  The Philadelphia Tribune

It has been a tremendous year for Olney Charter High School's baseball team. Olney defeated Frankford, 4-1, on May 31 at Richie Ashburn Field to win the ...



2 Philly 'Rosies' helped break the glass ceiling during World War II  KYW Newsradio 1060

By Charlotte ReesePHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — By now, you know the story of Rosie the Riveter. But more than half of "Rosies" providing a helping ...



SRC denies six charters and approves one with conditions  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

UPDATED 2:51 pm Friday. The School Reform Commission denied six of seven applications for new charter schools on Thursday, heeding evaluations by the ...



Volunteers Give North Philly Cancer Patient A Home Makeover  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Inside the 3400 block of North Front Street in North Philadelphia, crews worked. “He's been ...



Alexander Evans, 65, jazz musician  The Philadelphia Tribune

Alexander Evans, the founder of the Alexander Evans Jazz Quartet, died on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. He was 65.



Campbell, Katharine B.  Press of Atlantic City

Campbell, Katharine B., - 81, of Ocean City, NJ passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Katharine was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 19, 1937, ...



Harold Preston is quietly crushing the field (and perception) of an elite extreme obstacle racer  PW-Philadelphia Weekly

To call Harold Preston a proud individual is vastly understating Harold Preston.



Old City Bookstore a Throwback to a Different Era  Jewish Exponent

It would be grossly underselling it to say that when Jules Goldman bought his store at Second and Market streets in 2009, it bore the imprint of its previous ...



North Philly native: 'I'm up to the task of creating tolerance'  The Philadelphia Tribune

Those who know Chad Dion Lassiter weren't surprised to hear on the first day of his new job last month as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Human ...



The times and life of WEB Du Bois at Penn  Penn: Office of University Communications

In 1896, Du Bois was appointed an assistant instructor at Penn and began his investigation of the Seventh Ward of Philadelphia—research that he would turn ...



Alice Regina Foye, 63, a community advocate  The Philadelphia Tribune

Alice Regina Foye, who was a community advocate, died on Thursday, May 24, 2018. She was 63.



Clowns Causing Chaos Through Social Media  Philadelphia Public Record

The month of October is known for bringing out fictional ghouls and goblins from and into all walks of life. But, as a rash of menacing clown threats have made ...



Cheryl Arrington Roebuck, 56, wife of Pa. Rep. James Roebuck  The Philadelphia Tribune

Cheryl Arrington Roebuck, 56, a talented musician, former teacher and the wife of state Rep. James Roebuck Jr. (D-188), died Saturday, June 4, 2016.



Sukin, Sondre A. ¿Sonnie¿ (rhymed with ¿Johnnie¿), nee Zeruld,  Press of Atlantic City

Sukin, Sondre A. "Sonnie" (rhymed with "Johnnie"), nee Zeruld,, - 87, of Deerfield Beach, Florida, formerly of Margate City, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, ...



Drexel Mourns the Passing of HOFer Stanley Dlugosz  Drexel Dragons

MORRISVILLE, Pa. - Stanley Dlugosz, a 1960 graduate of Drexel University and a member of the Janet E. and Barry C. Burkholder Athletics Hall of Fame, ...



Cabrini's Tyheim Monroe to wrap up college career in D3 All-Star Game  The Philadelphia Tribune

Tyheim Monroe has recently wrapped up a marvelous basketball career at Cabrini University. Monroe, an Olney Charter High product, will have an opportunity ...



Clown accounts threaten Philly schools on social media  PhillyVoice.com

Breaking news update, 12:55 p.m. Monday: Philadelphia police say they have identified a 13-year-old girl who participated in the posting of the social media ...



Danilo Burgos: A new leader in North Philadelphia  AL DIA News

Danilo Burgos, a Dominican-American who has lived in North Philadelphia most of his life, aims to build trust and improve the quality of life in his community.



Remembering Robert with Love: Recollections of late legendary SUN photographer Robert Mendelsohn  Philadelphia Sunday Sun

We Remember ROBERT…with love. Always on the job, at most of Philly's African American events, Robert Mendelsohn, the prolific photog, with his jolly ...



- Singing a different tune; from VD questions to opera  Chestnut Hill Local

by Lou Mancinelli. In 2010, when Paul Sofian retired after working for more than 40 years for the City of Philadelphia, he thought he would finally have the time to ...



Ronald Hopkins-Bey II, 49, aide to city councilwoman  The Philadelphia Tribune

Ronald Hopkins-Bey II, a constituent services and transportation associate for City Councilwoman Cherelle Parker, died on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. He was ...



Hiliary H. Holloway Jr., 61, principal of Holloway Safety Group  The Philadelphia Tribune

Hiliary H. Holloway Jr., who had a distinguished career in the area of safety management, died on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. He was 61.



MARVIN LEONARD PORTNEY - Obituaries  Bucks County Courier Times

Marvin L. Portney left the world on Monday, May 14, 2018. He was 85. Marvin was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. and lived there until his parents and sister, Annette, ...



Kenney chooses Temple College of Education professor for the SRC  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

UPDATED 9:30 p.m. with quotes from McGinley. Mayor Kenney has appointed Christopher McGinley, an associate professor in education at Temple University, ...



Pastor David Ross, 86  Herald-Mail Media

Pastor David Ross, 86 Pastor David William Ross, age 86, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at his home, with his beloved wife ...



- Work by artist, 82, transformed into 'heartfelt poetry'  Chestnut Hill Local

by Len Lear Now I am the first to admit that I am not an art expert. The most I can say is that I had some excellent courses in art appreciation with an.



'Pixanne' actress, Temple grad Jane Norman dies at 83  PhillyVoice.com

Jane Norman Beazley, the Philadelphia native and Temple University graduate who starred as "Pixanne" on the sixties-era WCAU-TV children's show, died ...



West Chester Real Estate Icon Stan Zukin Passes Away At Age 77  West Chester, PA Patch

West Chester's Stan Zukin Passes At 77 - West Chester, PA - West Chester's Stan Zukin, an influential real estate developer, pharmacist, and beloved figure in ...



Obituary: Dr. Nelson Howard “Duke” Kohl, DO  Plant City Observer

Dr. Nelson Howard “Duke” Kohl, D.O.. Share This Post. Facebook · Pinterest · Twitter · Linkedin. Dr. Nelson Howard “Duke” Kohl, D.O., died peacefully Dec.



Inside city, many choices for next Phila. police commissioner  The Philadelphia Tribune

The choice of who will succeed Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey will be made by the next mayor of Philadelphia when he or she enters office in January.



Philadelphia Baseball All-Time Native Roster  Philadelphia Baseball Review

A roster composed of the greatest baseball players born in the Philadelphia region. Authored by the Philadelphia Baseball Review.



Teen fatally struck by vehicle in Hunting Park  6abc.com

Police say DUI charges are pending after a teen boy was struck and killed in Philadelphia's Hunting Park section.



Obituary: Dr. John J. Hirschbuhl  Patch.com

Obituary: Dr. John J. Hirschbuhl - Moorestown, NJ - Dr. John J. Hirschbuhl, a pioneer in educational technology, passed from this life on Sept. 20, after a full life ...



Derek Green, a City Council newcomer with a familiar face  The Philadelphia Tribune

At–large councilman–elect Derek Green, a longtime city government operative but first–time elected official, is probably best known for his work as legislative ...



Esther C. Bonnet, longtime volunteer who focused on schoolchildren and the elderly  Baltimore Sun

Esther C. Bonnet, a longtime advocate of causes of the elderly who was a founding member of Action in Maturity and worked to improve the Barclay Elementary ...



POLS ON THE STREET: Will Write-Ins Win the Day for Honkala?  Philadelphia Public Record

BY JOE SHAHEELI. Not only does longtime welfare activist Cheri Honkala face an uphill battle in her write-in campaign to win the special election for the 197th ...



Comcast Awards $187,000 In Scholarships To 178 Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to ...



Korik, Martin  Press of Atlantic City

Korik, Martin, - of Margate, Funeral services for Martin Korik, who passed away on June 21, 2017, will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 11 AM graveside at.



Real life Rosie the Riveter recalls her life during World War II  Main Line

Media >> June Robbins eyes sparkle as she recounts what it was like to be a young woman in Philadelphia during World War II.



Nagel, Jack  Press of Atlantic City

Nagel, Jack, - 95, of Palm Beach FL, on November 19, 2017 of natural causes. Family members were present. He was predeceased by his wife, Annetta ...



2015 SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame class honored – The Philly Soccer Page  The Philly Soccer Page

Photo: Tom Keenan. A rich soccer tradition continued earlier this month as Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA) Soccer Hall of Fame celebrated their 68th annual ...



Citizen of the Week: Diane Morgan | News  Montgomery Newspapers

Diane Morgan is a fighter. Twenty-seven years ago she beat cancer. Eleven years ago she helped spearhead an effort that succeeded in canceling plans for a ...



George Faraghan  Burlington County Times

George Faraghan, a nationally recognized commercial photographer, inventor, and World War II veteran, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017, at his home in ...



Joshua Fishman, Yiddishist and Linguistics Pioneer, Dies at 88  Jewish Daily Forward

Sociolinguist, Yiddish scholar and advocate for endangered languages Joshua (Shikl) Fishman died March 1 in New York.



Stan Zukin of Zukin Realty dies at 77 | National and World  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER >> Stanford Roland “Stan” Zukin, who helped spark the borough's revitalization, has died at the age of 77.



Deaths in Central Florida: 10/29  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Lower Betty J., 84, of Grand Island, died ...



Robert F. Jones Of Beach Haven Park Dies At 90  Patch.com

Robert F. Jones - also known as Buster, Big Bob, Daddy-O, Ozzie and The Mayor of 98th Street - passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family after a ...



CHAT TRANSCRIPT: Philly Police officials answered your questions  WPVI-TV

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and his Deputy Commissioners took your questions LIVE on 6abc.com.



Long-suffering Phillies fans were rewarded 65 years ago today with National League pennant by 'Whiz Kids'  Allentown Morning Call

These days, images of the Philadelphia Phillies playing in the World Series seem like such distant memories, though in reality, it was only six years ago that the ...



James Dennis Murder Conviction Overturned After 21 Years; Read the Judge’s Ruling Here  Philadelphia Magazine

A federal judge has overturned the conviction of a man who's been on death row for the past 21 years, finding that his conviction in the death of a teenager killed ...



OUT AND ABOUT IN DELCO: Baby Boomers pay tribute to 'Pixanne'  Delco News Network

When I was a little kid growing up in the 1950s and '60s, many parents, including mine, didn't limit television watching. I guess they figured that we ran around ...



Reading School District hires new superintendent  Reading Eagle

It's official: The Reading School District has a new man at the helm.The Reading School Board voted unanimously Monday night to hire Dr. Khalid N. Mu.



BACHMANN, LOUIS CHARLES  Press of Atlantic City

BACHMANN, LOUIS CHARLES - age 87, passed away Thursday, August 4th, after a life well-lived. Born in Philadelphia to Louis and Catherine (Bock) ...



Massey settling in as deputy Probate judge  Manning Live

Philadelphia native Rebecca Massey moved to Manning three years ago to be closer to her family. One of three children, she has enjoyed living closer to her ...



Emanu-El member Marilyn Lampert dies  Palm Beach Daily News

Marilyn Lampert of Palm Beach Gardens, a member of Temple Emanu-El, died Monday, July 28, 2014.She was born April 10, 1937 at Jefferson Hospital in ...



1922: The psychiatrist who did not, repeat did not, deny ADHD is born  Haaretz

August 8, 1922, is the birthdate of Leon Eisenberg, the psychiatrist and medical educator who was one of the first physicians in the world to study autism ...



Les Waas dead: Songwriter for iconic Mister Softee ice cream jingle was 94  Syracuse.com

Mister Softee. A Mister Softee ice cream truck makes its way through the streets of Brooklyn, New York, Monday June 18, 2007. (Bebeto Matthews | AP). You may ...



Minority Business Leaders: Alfredo Calderon - Philadelphia Business  Philadelphia Business Journal

Alfredo Calderon is the CEO of Aspira of Pennsylvania, which is a local division of a national Hispanic organization that focuses on Hispanic youth an ...



Eddie Rouse dead after films including Pineapple Express and American Gangster  Daily Mail

Eddie Rouse who played a wide range of characters in a nearly 20-year career as a character actor has died aged 60.



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