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Where is Rosie the Riveter?  Thrive Global

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



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.



All-Public League basketball team selected | Sports  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Leonard L. Mason Jr., 67, former benefits counselor | Obituaries  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Alexander Evans, 65, jazz musician | Obituaries  The Philadelphia Tribune

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



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 ...



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, ...



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

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



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.



Dale-Marie McFadden, 61, jewelry designer | Obituaries  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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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



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, ...



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 ...



'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 ...



- 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

by Len Lear My wife, who is now retired, was a guidance counselor for years at Olney High School, whose huge student population of about 3000 is made up.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Deaths in Central Florida: 10/29  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



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 ...



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., ...



William Lloyd Craig Sr.  Bucks County Courier Times

William Lloyd 'Bill' Craig Sr. of Horsham, Pa. passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Gwynedd Square Nursing Center in Lansdale, Pa. He was 83.Bill was ...



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 ...



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.



Obituary: Ervin Bickley Jr., 92, fromer New Canaan resident, co-founder of Family Fourth, bicentennial chairman  New Canaan Advertiser

Ervin Felton Bickley, Jr., formerly of New Canaan and Sanibel, Fla., died peacefully at his home in Redding on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Born June 1, 1921, Mr. Bickley ...



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 ...



Robert A. Sutherland  Bucks County Courier Times

Robert A. Sutherland, a 51-year resident of Richboro and a resident of Cape May Point, N.J., passed away Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 with his loving family by his ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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