The developer is proposing a new building constructed behind the original façade, with 45 apartments and 7,600 square feet of retail space. But not all neighbors are thrilled.
A company running several local charter schools is reversing the trend of removing nurses from schools.
December 26th marks the first day of Kwanzaa, and community groups in Philadelphia are gearing up for a big celebration on Saturday.
School district officials say Universal Companies will begin paying some operating costs next year at Audenried High School and Vare Middle School, after paying nothing this year.
Music producer and educator Kenny Gamble’s Universal Companies is one of 21 groups nationwide to have won a half-million-dollar federal grant to plan what are being called “Promise Neighborhoods.”
A community development corporation has received a half million dollar grant to work on planning the improvement of two South Philadelphia neighborhoods.