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Mike DeNardo

(Schools CFO Matt Stanski, superintendent William Hite, and SRC chair Marjorie Neff at a City Council budget hearing.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

School Officials Present Their Budgetary Wish List to Philadelphia City Council

They were getting a less-than-warm reception.

05/26/2015

(Brett Stocchi and his family take photos in Sea Isle City, NJ, on Memorial Day 2015.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

South Jersey Welcomes Unofficial Start of Summer With Weather Officially Glorious

The allure of the Jersey shore was fully evident as thousands packed the beaches on a sunny Memorial Day.

05/25/2015

Philadelphia School Reform Commission (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Voters Approve Ballot Question Calling For SRC To Be Abolished

By a 3-1 margin, voters approved abolishing the state-run School Reform Commission, but it’s non-binding.

05/24/2015

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

New City Website Shows Taxpayers’ Effects Of Proposed School Funding Program

Mayor Michael Nutter says a new city website will show taxpayers precisely how they would be affected under his plan to fund Philadelphia schools.

05/23/2015

The Ocean City Boardwalk will soon be packed with people. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Jersey Shore Merchants Hope For Strong Start To Summer

For merchants at the Jersey Shore, Memorial Day weekend is circled on their calendars.

05/22/2015

One of the final works of  Lawrence Nowlan is being unveiled Thursday morning at his alma mater. (Credit: Ian Bush)

One Of Prominent Sculptor’s Final Works Being Unveiled Locally At His Alma Mater

One of the last works by the late sculptor Lawrence Nowlan is being unveiled this morning at Archbishop Carroll High.

05/21/2015

(credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Report Says Philadelphia’s Dropout Rate Is Down, Graduation Rate Is Up

Philadelphia’s high school graduation rate has shown gains, but it falls well short of Mayor Michael Nutter’s goal. That’s the finding of a report released Wednesday.

05/20/2015

(Lynne Abraham concedes.  Photo from CBS3)

No Regrets Despite Loss, Says Lynne Abraham; Wants Spending Reforms

Abraham told her supporters tonight that she’s not sad at all, and that she was proud to be only the second woman to run for Philadelphia mayor.

05/19/2015

(Philadelphia DA Seth Williams, left, watches as a pre-schooler gets a look at a mock voting machine.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

DA Seth Williams Wants To See Pre-K Ballot Question Approved

Today, Williams stood with children in front of a mock voting booth at City Hall.

05/18/2015

(A school lunch.  File photo by Beau Wade.)

Food Workers at Phila. Schools Get New, Retroactive Contract

Cafeteria workers and noontime aides at Philadelphia public school have agreed to a new contract that calls for wage increases and work rule changes.

05/18/2015

(Lauren Shevchek.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Bucks County Woman’s Message To Neurosurgeons: Consider Every Patient Individually

Lauren Shevchek, of Churchville, Pa., who was paralyzed in a diving accident two years ago, is addressing a symposium on spinal cord injuries at Jefferson Hospital.

05/18/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 12: Cody Asche #25 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits an RBI double during the fifth inning of a game against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on April 12, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Phillies Plan To Give Out Asche Wiffle Ball Set At Game Despite Him Being Sent To Minors

Kids who receive the Phillies’ Cody Asche wiffle ball set as a giveaway this Sunday may be left to wonder…where’s Cody Asche?

05/16/2015

Street art in Manayunk. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Manayunk Street Art Points The Way To Venice Island

The water-themed vinyl decals on sidewalks and walls lead Main Street visitors to the new construction along the Manayunk Canal.

05/15/2015

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Phila. School District Considers Privatizing School Nurses

Schools superintendent Wiliam Hite says the cash-strapped school district is simply exploring ways to expand student health services without spending more money.

05/14/2015

CBS Radio Senior VP and Philadelphia market manager Marc Rayfield in the KYW Newsradio studio. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PAL To Honor CBS Radio’s Marc Rayfield

The Police Athletic League tonight bestows its highest honor to three prominent Philadelphians — including CBS Radio Senior VP and Philadelphia market manager Marc Rayfield.

05/14/2015

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