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Council approves bills for ‘Fair Workweek’ and $15/hr. wage hike  Philly.com

For those fighting for the scheduling bill, which is expected to be signed into law by Mayor Kenney, it's the culmination of nearly a year's worth of raising ...



Phyliss Irene Novack | Obituaries  The News Guard

Phyliss Irene (Rosen) Novack of Lincoln City, OR, age 83, passed away October 27, 2018 while visiting Yakima, WA. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to Jack ...



DIANE RUDOLPH BYERS  Burlington County Times

Diane Rudolph Byers, a resident of Gloria Dei Farms in Hatboro, Pa., formerly of Willow Grove, Pa., died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. She was 89. She was the ...



Carol Wacker, 84, Philadelphia school administrator  Philly.com

Carol A. Wacker, 84, a longtime Philadelphia School District teacher and administrator, died Saturday, May 5, from complications of chronic obstructive ...



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 ...



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 ...



Volunteers Give North Philly Cancer Patient A Home Makeover  CBS Philly

What started as a procedure check for kidney stones led to a CT scan that revealed tumors on his pancreas.



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 ...



Police: 16-year-old girl stabbed after large fight in Olney  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Philadelphia police say a 16-year-old girl was stabbed after a large fight in the city's Olney section.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



HERBERT T. HERMANN  Bucks County Courier Times

Herbert T. Hermann passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in Quarryville, Pa. at the age of 101. Born in Philadelphia on Sept. 16, 1917, he was the only child of ...



MARGUERITE E. TAYLOR  Bucks County Courier Times

Marguerite E. Taylor Marguerite E. Taylor of Levittown passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at Attleboro Nursing & Rehab Center. She was 85.



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 ...



Pa. auditor general to audit Aspira charter schools - Philly  Philly.com

The Pennsylvania auditor general announced Tuesday that his office would begin an audit of the five charter schools operated by Aspira Inc. of... - Martha ...



'Mothers of the Movement' | News | phillytrib.com  The Philadelphia Tribune

When Philadelphia director Terrance Tykeem first laid his eyes on a letter written by a 12-year-old boy about police officer shootings of unarmed Black men, his ...



District recommends non-renewal of four Renaissance charters  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Updated | 7 p.m.. The School District's charter school office is recommending not renewing the charters of four converted District schools, all run by major local ...



Throwback Thursday: 52 Vintage Photos of Philadelphia Schools  Curbed National

Philadelphia public schools will officially open on Monday, September 8th. While that collective groan you may be hearing is the sound of kids not wanting the ...



Marty Portnoy, 92, longtime Philly bandleader  Philly.com

The Marty Portnoy Orchestra, a longtime fixture in Center City ballrooms and thousands of events around the region, played at the Liberty Medal ceremonies for ...



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 ...



Rittenhouse Square has 89 trash cans, 139 benches, and 1 man to clean them all | We the People - Philly  Philly.com

For 20 years he served in the U.S. Army, now he serves the city in Rittenhouse Square. - Stephanie Farr, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.



ANTHONY J. WHITE SR.  Bucks County Courier Times

Anthony J. White Sr. of Chalfont peacefully passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. He was 86. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Ingram and ...



Former Aspira principal alleged misuse of federal funds  Philly.com

A former charter school principal alleged in a lawsuit, since withdrawn, that Aspira Inc. of Pennsylvania misused $1.2 million in federal funds meant for laptops, ...



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.



New SRC member: "My heart is with traditional public schools"  Philly.com

Christopher McGinley's grandmother was a cleaning lady at Olney High School. On Wednesday, McGinley was named by Mayor Kenney to a seat on the School ...



Marilyn Price Birnhak, 85, Weight Watchers of Philadelphia president and local philanthropist  Philly.com

Marilyn Price Birnhak, 85, of Bala Cynwyd, founder and longtime president of Weight Watchers of Philadelphia Inc. and a local philanthropist, died Saturday, Jan ...



Rayna Goldfarb, longtime teacher in Phila. schools  Philly.com

Rayna Block Goldfarb, 70, of Bryn Mawr, a longtime teacher in the Philadelphia School District, died Saturday, March 5, of cancer at the Hospital of the University ...



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 ...



Jack Steinberg, 85, teachers union leader  Philly.com

Jack Steinberg, 85, of Philadelphia, a longtime leader and official in the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, died of cancer Thursday, April 14, at Chandler Hall ...



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 ...



Dale-Marie McFadden, 61, jewelry designer  The Philadelphia Tribune

Dale-Marie McFadden, a jewelry designer and retired employee of the Goochland Women's Correctional Center, died on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. She was 61.



What do you know about W.E.B. DuBois and his connection to Philadelphia? Here's a primer for a 'Year of DuBois  Philly.com

Philadelphia's "Year of DuBois," will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.E.B. DuBois, author of The Souls of Black Folks who in 1899 published the ...



Rahim Thompson gives Philly youth an outdoor league of their own  Philly.com

In the spring of 2002, Rahim Thompson got away from the big city, and took a cruise. - Adam Hermann, Philadelphia Daily News.



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. Zukin, of Zukin Realty, owned 35 ...



Les Waas, legend in advertising, known for jingles  Philly.com

Local advertising legend Les Waas, 94, the man responsible for two of the most recognizable tunes ever heard in Philadelphia - the Mr. Softee jingle and ...



Deceived students still struggling with fallen Star Career Academy  Philly.com

Yo, Sandi Gibson. I have a question for you. How do you sleep at night? How do you manage to nod off in your $582000 Mt. Laurel home – the one with the ...



Violence Targets Teachers, Staff  Philadelphia Inquirer

Veteran Philadelphia school teacher Lou Austin endured 40 minutes of terror as the 15-year-old ninth grader jabbed his index finger into Austin's temple and ...



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 ...



Another child of Philly becomes an innocent victim  Philly.com

ASIR BROWN was a baby, really. Hadn't even reached his full height. Asir should be someplace enjoying his summer vacation and looking forward to attending ...



The Parent Trip: Keegan Hart and Kareem Garner of Roxborough  Philly.com

THE PARENTS: Keegan Hart, 17, and Kareem Garner, 18, of Roxborough THE CHILD: Isaiah Chase, born June 3, 2016. THE UNFORGETTABLE ...



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.



Albert John 'Jack' Snite Jr., 68, 'passionate' retired judge  Philly.com

Albert John Snite Jr., 68, of East Falls, a retired Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, of complications from lung cancer at his ...



'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 ...



Federal appeals court orders a new trial in 1991 murder of 17-year-old girl killed for her earrings  Philly.com

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that a Philadelphia man sentenced to die for the 1991 murder of a teenage girl who was killed for her earrings should be ...



The Men of Mitchell Elementary: Young lives striving for something better  Philly.com

One in an occasional series. AMIR CURRY lives next door to a scarred and slouching house that has been vacant nearly all of his 14 years. It's a trash-strewn ...



Lewis Becker, law professor at Villanova  Philly.com

Lewis Becker, 78, of Villanova, a law professor at Villanova University for more than four decades, died Sunday, June 12, of complications from glioblastoma ...



Central soccer coach, a Philly native, found his calling in Uganda  Philly.com

Josh Trott spent some rewarding years teaching and coaching soccer at a boarding school in African nation. - MICHAEL GUISE, Philadelphia Daily News.



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.



Profiles in excellence: Lindback honors top district teachers  Philly.com

Tara Ann Carter had planned to become a college professor, but thanks to a confluence of unexpected events, she is happily teaching English and African ...



George H. Becker, 72, elevator repairman who loved clocks  Philly.com

George H. Becker, 72, of Lansdowne, an elevator repairman who so loved clocks that his ashes will be interred in one, died Wednesday, July 12, of cancer at his ...



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.



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 ...



- 'Million Dollar Scholar' gets a deal on ABC-TV's 'Shark Tank'  Chestnut Hill Local

Christopher Gray, 21, a local resident and junior at Drexel University, shows the app he created with two other students that landed him on ABC-TV's “Shark.



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

Paul Sofian knows everything you ever wanted to know about old movies (and operas). by Lou Mancinelli In 2010, when Paul Sofian retired after working for m.



Victor Bailey, 56, Weather Report bassist who battled ALS  Philly.com

Victor Bailey, 56, a former Olney resident who gained acclaim as a virtuoso electric bassist for the jazz fusion band Weather Report, died Friday, Nov.



Chad Dion Lassiter walks the talk against racism in America  Philly.com

CHAD DION Lassiter is one opinionated dude. You may have read his musings on local news pages or heard him express them on TV. Recently, he was on ...



Underreporting Hides Violence  Blinq

Tamika McNeill, who had just turned 12, contemplated killing herself last April after classmates at Cleveland Elementary School grabbed her in the cafeteria, ...



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 ...



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

Dr. Nelson Howard “Duke” Kohl, D.O., died peacefully Dec. 14, 2016, at Gulfside Hospice House in Zephyrhills after a brief illness. The love of his life, Patricia ...



- 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.



Accuser: I was pressured to blame wrong man  Philly.com

On an unseasonably warm December night just days before Christmas 1990, Donna Benjamin was looking for her next high. She approached a long driveway ...



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 ...



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 ...



Homemade flag to honor independence  Philly.com

By David Geffen JERUSALEM - As Israel celebrates its 68th Independence Day on Thursday, a Philadelphia native is seeking a permanent home for one of the ...



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.



Jimmy Dennis: A System Not Designed for Innocence  Huffington Post

Jimmy Dennis' case reveals a great deal about a hopelessly broken system that administers the law, but does not necessarily dispense justice.



Penn Graduate School of Education's VAST Life Program Is Life Changing  Penn: Office of University Communications

On four Saturdays this spring, Sharon Thomas has made the hour-long drive from Hatboro to the University of Pennsylvania with a strong sense of urgency and ...



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 ...



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.



We Need an Accounting of America's Innocent Prisoners  Huffington Post

A recent study found that wrongful death row convictions are higher than previously thought, with a conservative estimate that 4 percent of the roughly 3,000 ...



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 ...



Mirror, Mirror: At the Gallery, human hair from a machine  Philly.com

Passersby couldn't help but stop and watch Marvin Kilgore one recent Saturday morning as he filled a vending machine in the Gallery with packages of human ...



Bernie Lemonick, former Penn football all-American, dies at 87  Philly.com

Bernie Lemonick, 87, of Jenkintown, a Penn football all-American who returned as defensive line coach to help Penn win its first Ivy League title in 1959, died ...



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 ...



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

Dan Muroff, Democratic 9th Ward Leader, was inundated with candidates at his Chestnut Hill reception. A happy surprise was the entry of Jim Crumlish, Esq., ...



Harvey Portner reflects on 27 years as Cheltenham commissioner  Montgomery Newspapers

CHELTENHAM >> After nearly three decades of *service* to his constituents in La Mott, west Elkins Park and Wyncote, the longest-serving Democrat ...



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.



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 ...



Aria: We didn't follow procedures  Philadelphia Daily News

Staff at Aria Health's Frankford campus violated hospital policy by not checking on Joaquin Rivera before he died in the emergency room in November, a top ...



Edith Steinbauer, 78; helped run Greenhouse One - The Boston Globe  Boston Globe

Edith Tomlin Steinbauer, who with her husband helped to run the former Boylston Street fixture Greenhouse One, died June 6 in her Wellington, Fla., home of ...



John MacMillan, 97, a Boy Scout for 85 years  Philadelphia Inquirer

John "Butts" MacMillan, 97, a retired production sales manager who was a member of Boy Scout Troop 160 in Burholme for 85 years, died Saturday, Jan.



Noted defense lawyer Robert Simone dies  Philadelphia Inquirer

Robert F. Simone, a quintessential Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer whose client list was a cross between "Guys and Dolls" and "Goodfellas," died last night ...



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



Woodbury music educator to retire  Gloucester County Times - NJ.com

Joseph DiMenna was recruited by the Woodbury school system in 1990 to build the numbers in the marching band and improve the quality of the musicianship.



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 ...



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 ...



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



Pottsville man's newspaper collection chronicles significant events - News  Republican & Herald

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