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(Heather Marcus, a counselor at Masterman School, 17th and Spring Garden Streets in Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Counselors Plan Appearance at Phila. School Reform Commission Meeting

Giudance counselors in Philadelphia’s public schools want to be sure they’re not left out of the school district’s blueprint for the future, says Heather Marcus, a counselor at Masterman School.

3 hours ago

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Park Space Along Delaware River In Camden May Open Soon

A strip of riverside parkland in Camden — padlocked for 14 years — may soon be open for public use.

10 hours ago

(Masterman High School.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia’s Masterman Ranked Again as #1 High School in Pennsylvania

Masterman High School, at 17th and Spring Garden Streets, is again the top high school in Pennsylvania, according to US News and World Report’s annual list.

04/23/2014

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Work Expected To Begin Soon On Upscale Outlet Center In NJ

Officials in Gloucester Township are expecting work to begin by early summer on an upscale retail outlet center.

04/22/2014

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Rangers Fans Priced Out Of MSG Choosing To Invade Flyers Home Ice

There may be a few more blue jerseys in the stands for the Flyers-Rangers playoff series at the Wells Fargo Center next week.

04/18/2014

DRPA CEO John Hanson (L) with DRPA Board Chair Jim Cawley. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PATCO Accelerates Plans To Upgrade Train Platform Information Signs

There are plans in the works to give PATCO riders better train information, through new variable message signs on the platforms.

04/16/2014

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Comcast Network May Soon Be Available In HD For Verizon FiOS TV Customers

Right now there is no high-def version of The Comcast Network (the former CN8) on Verizon FiOS systems. That means no Phillies or Flyers in HD when they’re on TCN.

04/16/2014

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Poll: Corbett, SRC Don’t Make The Grade For Public Education

A new poll says Philadelphia voters don’t think much of how the governor or the School Reform Commission are handling public education.

04/16/2014

Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite hands out Free Library cards to students at Blaine Elementary. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Children In Philadelphia School District Get Their Very Own Free Library Cards

Thousands of Philadelphia school kids will begin getting city library cards, starting Wednesday.

04/15/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

State Auditor General Examines Philadelphia School District

Auditor General Euguene DePasquale has begun an audit of the school district.

04/10/2014

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New Plaque Honors 2 Philadelphia Firefighters Who Died Two Years Ago

A plaque in honor of two Philadelphia firefighters killed during a five-alarm warehouse blaze in Kensington has been dedicated at their firehouse.

04/09/2014

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Septa Still Running, Commuters Still Smiling — For Now

Commuters know they can’t abandon Plan B yet.

04/07/2014

Luigi Borda, one of hundreds who will run to protest the current state of Philadelphia schools. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Students, Teachers Lace Up To Protest State Of Philly Schools

Hundreds plan to run around Philadelphia school headquarters Saturday to protest the state of education in the city.

04/04/2014

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Did The Ump Blow It? Fans At The Ballpark Now See It All

It’s a new era in baseball, as fans at games are seeing replays of close calls on stadium video screens.

04/04/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets. File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Teachers’ Union Asks Pa. Court To Preserve Contract Seniority

The school district last week asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to affirm its right to sidestep seniority rules.

04/03/2014

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