Roxborough High School
Eileen DiFranco, a nurse at Roxborough High School, is among the organizers of weekly protests at the school administration building.
The first of a series of planned community meetings took place Saturday in Roxborough on the Philadelphia’s School District’s plan to close nine schools and reconfigure dozens of others.
Here in Philadelphia, officials continue to monitor the approach of Hurricane Irene.
His family says Rashawn Anderson dreamed of playing in the NBA one day, but police say the 18-year-old was shot multiple times in the head on Monday night in the Abbottsford Homes complex, in Hunting Park.
Police are investigating the shooting death of a high school student in North Philadelphia late Monday evening.