Roxborough High School

(Eileen DiFranco is a nurse at Roxborough High School.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia School Nurses Press For No-Layoff Solution To Budget Crunch

Eileen DiFranco, a nurse at Roxborough High School, is among the organizers of weekly protests at the school administration building.


(Credit: John McDevitt, KYW Newsradio)

Many Parents, Teachers, Students Attend Philadelphia School District Planning Meeting

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.


(Credit: Timothy McLaughlin)

Mayor’s Office: ‘Use Common Sense,’ Leave Flood-Prone Areas

Here in Philadelphia, officials continue to monitor the approach of Hurricane Irene.


(A police cordon marks the area where Roxborough student Rashawn Anderson was shot to death on Monday night.)

Roxborough HS Students Mourn Loss Of Classmate In Shooting

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.


Roxborough High Student Gunned Down In North Philadelphia

Police are investigating the shooting death of a high school student in North Philadelphia late Monday evening.