The mayor says Allen was an idol to kids growing up in West Philly.
Developer Michael Fink says the townhouses will start at $170,000.
The district is appealing to Commonwealth Court, where it seeks a judgment on whether the School Reform Commission has the authority to cancel the PFT contract.
Students arriving at a troubled Philadelphia charter high school Monday morning were told to go home, and informed that the school will be closing for good.
Union president Jerry Jordan, in a statement, said the cancellation lacked legal merit and he called the act “cowardly and disrespectful.”
Ben Franklin Bridge commuters should be able to breathe a sigh of relief next week.
“It cuts us out of a whole lot of commerce — cuts us out of a whole lot of good jobs if they cannot come up the Delaware River,” Biden said of the shipping channel’s current depth.
The overenrolled Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School is holding a Thursday evening lottery to decide which students will stay and which will have to go.
“I have made a choice and that’s my private choice,” said Anthony Clark, chairman of the panel that oversees Philadelphia’s election process. “Thank you very much.”
Camden has been without a single supermarket for more than a year, when a Pathmark closed.
Currently, the SRC must approve its own dissolution.
Friends, family, sports dignitaries, and average fans gathered at Christ the King Church, in Haddonfield, NJ, to remember the life of Bill Campbell, the longtime voice of Philadelphia sports.
The Phillies are nudging their 17,500 season ticket holders to renew with e-tickets next year, as opposed to a delivery of paper tickets.
Despite the turmoil surrounding the Philadelphia school district’s budget crisis, one of its top high schools has reason again to celebrate.
“The school district is in a budget crisis … because the district has been subject to unprecedented state funding cuts. But not only unprecedented — discriminatory,” Michael Masch said.