The group, calling itself the “All Life Matters Coalition,” gathered at 12th and Jefferson Streets, where newlywed mother of two Kim Jones was shot once in the back of the head in broad daylight.
The sale was blocked while a community group challenged it in court. But the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week – without comment – denied the William Penn Development Corporation’s request for an injunction to stop the sale on grounds the district improperly sped-up the process.
The school district is selling the William Penn High School building to Temple University for $15 million.
“We are going to stop the violence,” said Francis Gibbs, president of the PHA development Warnock Village. “You with these guns — we’re coming!”
There was a long line of people waiting to speak to résumé experts and prospective employers.
The state House has passed a bill that would regulate so-called “payday” loans over the objections of members who say the legislation will make the problem worse.
Without comment, the School Reform Commission has unanimously okayed the 900-thousand dolalr buyout for ex-superintendent Arlene Ackerman.