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Why did a shuttered Germantown school sell for a fraction of its value?  Billy Penn

Neighbors haven't heard a peep from the developer since he bought the building.



Germantown School Board approves changes for MacArthur Elementary, Germantown HS  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Germantown School Board approved parking lot work at MacArthur Elementary School and rework at Germantown High School.



Teacher Action Group celebrates 10th birthday  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Educators gathered Saturday, April 27, to celebrate the 10th birthday of the Teacher Action Group (TAG), bringing cake and dancing to its annual Education for ...



Germantown High School teacher accused of using racial slur in class, officials say  FOX13 Memphis

Officials are investigating after a Germantown High School teacher is accused of using a racial slur in a classroom.



Philly 2019 primary election procrastinator's guide - On top of Philly news  Billy Penn

Updated May 8. Election Day: You can't remember where exactly where your polling place is. You've only heard the three of the 100+ candidates, and you're not ...



Rugby connects Germantown, Houston football players amid tense rivalry  The Commercial Appeal

Last season's state-champion rugby team had 13 players represented in the game between the Red Devils and Mustangs.



Commercial Appeal All-Metro football team for 2018  The Commercial Appeal

St. George's, Sr. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 190. Position: Quarterback. Why chosen: The DII-AA West offensive player of the year threw for 2,655 yards and scored 32 total ...



Germantown High School Junior ROTC among top rifle shooters in nation  WAPT Jackson

The Germantown High School Junior ROTC students have finished among the top rifle shooters in the nation. The school finished 13th in the nation at a Marine ...



WATCH: NFL player with North Philly roots comes home to inspire teens  PhillyVoice.com

To hear his mother Nyerere Parks tell it, there was a single moment in 2011 that helps explain why Denver Broncos safety Will Parks was back in his hometown ...



Ex-Houston HS choir director accused of kissing students not facing criminal charges, officials say  FOX13 Memphis

The former choir director at a Germantown high school who was fired for inappropriately touching and kissing students will not be criminally charged, according ...



Knights volleyball signs five for 2019  BU Athletics

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Bellarmine Volleyball Coach Jenni Grzebin has announced a recruiting class of five members for the 2019 season. The quintet includes: ...



Ball State Men Get Commit From 2019 OH Bryce Behrendt  VolleyMob

Ball State has added a class of 2019 commitment in outside hitter Bryce Behrendt for the 2020 season.



Cindy Parlow Cone: "Like a Kid in a Candy Store"  U.S. Soccer

Cindy Parlow Cone's path to the National Soccer Hall of Fame started with a decision she made as a 16-year-old – to leave Germantown High School in ...



Germantown High School's Shooting Team competed in the Marine  Madison County Journal

Germantown High School's Shooting Team competed in the Marine Corps National Championship in Anniston, Alabama. The team placed 13th in the nation.



Attack on teacher rekindles Frank Burd's worst memories  Philly.com

Frank Burd hadn't heard the news about the George Washington High School teacher pummeled this week by three students, being held down and punched in ...



Red Devils, NBA superstars salute Ian Clark  The Commercial Appeal

Germantown honors former standout now playing for NBA's Golden State Warriors.



Memphis to host 2019 Triple-A Championship Game; Johnson named Redbirds manager  The Daily Memphian

Memphis and AutoZone Park will be home of the 2019 Triple-A National Championship Game on Tuesday, Sept. 17, the Memphis Redbirds announced Friday ...



Rugby connects Memphis area football players on opposite sides of tense rivalry  USA TODAY High School Sports

There's another side to one of Memphis' more intense "backyard-style" rivalries -- the two schools shared a state title-winning rugby team this past spring.



Richard E. Harris, 88, private detective and deacon  The Philadelphia Tribune

Richard E. Harris, a private detective and deacon for the United House of Prayer, died on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. He was 88.



Grafton School District fifth-graders will now learn how to recognize, report sexual abuse  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fifth-graders in the Grafton School District will be introduced to the subject of sexual abuse starting in the 2018-19 school year, after the school board on June 25 ...



Orpheum Announces Nominees for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

On Thursday, May 24 at 7pm, students and supporters from 29 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at the Orpheum Theatre for the 9th Annual ...



Orpheum Announces Recipients Of 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

On Thursday, May 24, 2018, the Orpheum Theatre Group announced the recipients of the 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards.



Quick-thinking staff members save priest’s life when they administer CPR  WREG NewsChannel 3

The teacher says it all happened so quickly. And when a life is on the line, seconds matter most.



WIAA girls soccer: Sheboygan North on to state for first time after 2 OT victory  The Sheboygan Press

The Sheboygan North girls soccer team could have wilted after playing over 225 minutes in three days, instead the Golden Raiders are headed to state.



Sunday Sports Brunch: Briarcrest volleyball standout Alyiah Wells continues to stockpile awards  The Commercial Appeal

Weekly sports digest of Memphis-area happenings and accomplishments.



Memphians sign around the country on National Signing Day  WMC Action News 5

Christmas may be next Saturday, but with the new NCAA-mandated early signing period, it came early for college football.



Germantown Pitches to Retain All Its Schools, but the School Board Says No  Memphis Flyer

Superintendent Hopson leaves only faint hope that the suburb, deserted by its suburban allies, could regain three institutions via negotiation.



Cut melon linked to U.S. salmonella outbreak recalled  WHYY

An Indianapolis-based company has issued a recall for melon products sold in 16 states after being linked to a salmonella outbreak. The U.S. Food and Drug ...



Philadelphia moves to ban cashless stores  WHYY

Philadelphia City Council voted Thursday for a bill that would ban most city stores from going cashless.



Teens push for better mental health services in Philly schools  WHYY

Yesenia Rodriguez is stressed out. The 16-year-old junior at Central High School in Philadelphia said it's not uncommon for her to cry in the school bathroom ...



Varsity Brands Names Finalists In 2018 School Spirit Awards  PR Newswire

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, presented by Drillstack, has named finalists for its 2018 School Spirit ...



South Street theater hosted homeless for all-night movie marathon  WHYY

Bill Arrowood says the theater was never a shelter, just a business giving back to the community by inviting those without shelter in for an all-night movie ...



Frances E. Werts, 81, Germantown Christian Assembly member  The Philadelphia Tribune

Frances E. Werts, a member of Germantown Christian Assembly, died on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. She was 81.



RuPaul's Drag Race features South Jersey's Ariel Versace  WHYY

The Emmy Award-winning reality TV show “RuPaul's Drag Race” started its 11th season this week with a contestant from Cherry Hill, Ariel Versace. Fans who ...



You just met the real Mickey Callaway, a baseball lifer living his 2nd dream  New York Post

It wasn't an act. It wasn't a show. It wasn't for the television cameras or for the large media gathering. Mickey Callaway's introductory press conference at Citi ...



Weathersbee: Poverty and culture are feeding children's obesity here. What can schools do about it?  The Commercial Appeal

Tennessee weighs in with the fattest kids. But poverty and culture are tough obstacles to overcome.



Rickie Ricardo weighs Eagles' chances against New Orleans  WHYY

WHYY Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn talks to Rickie Ricardo about this viral reaction to the 'double doink' and the Eagles' chances against New Orleans.



After Third Mile Island, robots for cleanup helped expand field  WHYY

The partial meltdown at Three Mile Island left areas of the facility highly radioactive and inaccessible to humans. Along came a young group of researchers and ...



Time for truce on 'war against Christmas'  WHYY

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, setting the scene for the end-of-the-year spree of holidays. And among the traditions you can count on is the ceremonial ...



Changes to controversial anti-squatting law advance in City Council  WHYY

This story originally appeared on PlanPhilly. —. In an unusual display of public animosity, Philadelphia City Council members Cherelle Parker and David Oh ...



Delco files motion to join Mariner East 'safety seven' suit  WHYY

Delaware County officials have asked to join an ongoing lawsuit over the safety of the Mariner East pipeline project. On behalf of the county's 563,000 residents, ...



Delaware moves to give its Electoral College votes to the popular vote winner  WHYY

The Delaware House voted 24-17 to join an alliance of states that want to combine all their Electoral College votes and pledge them to presidential candidates ...



Neediest in Pennsylvania are still scrambling after shutdown ends  WHYY

Despite the government reopening, nearly 2 million Pennsylvanians on food stamps have to wait until March before the next round of SNAP benefits.



Revitalization of a historic YWCA brings hope for more change in Germantown  Philly.com

For Bruce McCall Jr., the Germantown YWCA was the place he learned to swim. For Emaleigh Doley, the place she took gymnastics. And for the rest of ...



Philly charter school trains teachers, staff in youth mental health first aid  WHYY

A Pennsylvania task force on school safety recommends better access to mental health services — including age-appropriate materials for students and ...



Philadelphia Flower Show opens with peace, love, and competition  WHYY

The oldest and largest flower show in the country celebrates the 50th anniversary of Woodstock as it hosts an international floral contest in Philadelphia.



French expats in Philly reflect on Notre Dame fire  WHYY

French expatriates in Philly remember the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris as a landmark of their youth, and they wonder if it will ever be the same after Monday's ...



Health effects uncertain, high toxin levels found in blood of residents near military bases  WHYY

Blood tests for more than 230 suburban Philadelphia residents have come back showing high levels of a class of toxic chemicals. The testing was conducted as ...



Come together: Super Bowl Sunday, the last stand of live TV  WHYY

Updated 3:56 p.m.. —. Oh sure, there's plenty of evidence to support the soothsayers who are predicting the slow, inevitable death of live television. And there's ...



Celebrating women in Klezmer music  WHYY

For immigrants coming to the U.S. in the 20th century, it was common for new citizens to turn away from their cultural roots. It occurred with language, spawning ...



Philadelphia jazz gets a boost from new nonprofit  WHYY

A new organization to support jazz in Philadelphia has launched its mission with a two-day conference for musicians and institutions involved with the art and ...



US aids effort to cast Alzheimer's as public health issue  WHYY

Alzheimer's activists hope a new federal law and $100 million in funding will spur earlier diagnoses in communities of color and better care for millions of ...



Delaware could join 'popular vote' movement for 2020 election  WHYY

Delaware could soon be the next state to join an effort to make the winner of popular vote in a presidential election the automatic winner of the Electoral College ...



Opinion: Can Kamala Harris flunk the perfection test and still win the nomination?  WHYY

Confucius reputedly said, “Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.” Voltaire reputedly said, “The best is the enemy of the good.” We contemporaries ...



Philadelphia Jazz Legacy project digs to find historical gold  WHYY

A pair of historians are hunting for artifacts for an archive of Philadelphia's jazz history. They're holding a scanning party to digitize bits of music history.



Looking beyond Mueller, Democrats cast investigative nets  WHYY

Emboldened by their new majority, Democrats are undertaking several broad new investigations into President Donald Trump and setting the stage for a ...



Solar co-ops grow in Western Pa.  WHYY

While the bulk of solar energy in Pennsylvania exists in the eastern half of the state, co-ops are popping up across western part of the commonwealth to help ...



Help at home: Postpartum depression therapy for moms in need  WHYY

This story is a collaboration between WHYY Health + Science and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Stephanie Lee spent most of her 20s and 30s raising her first son.



Philabundance announces ambitious program to give people more than food  WHYY

Philabundance is embarking on a far-reaching plan to attack hunger.



Are Achievement Schools a Problem or the Solution?  Memphis Daily News

Forgiveness or farewell: What should be the fate of the Achievement School District? Among Memphis legislators, it just depends. State Rep. Mark White calls ...



South Philly's Theatre Exile will stay put for 10 years  WHYY

Over 18 months, Theatre Exile has lived up to its name. The South Philadelphia theater company lost its home of 10 years at 13th and Reed streets when that ...



Chester County joins local governments suing opioid manufacturers  WHYY

For the first time, Americans are more likely to die of opioid overdoses than in car accidents. In light of that grim National Safety Council statistic, officials in ...



Black activist takes the lead of neo-Nazi Socialist group, vows to dissolve it  WHYY

One of the nation's largest neo-Nazi groups appears to have an unlikely new leader: a black activist who has vowed to dismantle it. James Hart Stern wants to ...



State Senate introduces long-await nuclear bailout bill  WHYY

Pennsylvania state Sen. Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster) on Wednesday introduced a long-awaited bill aimed at preventing two of the state's five nuclear plants from ...



Opinion: The Electoral College is trending. Guess why.  WHYY

In a report 50 years ago, the American Bar Association said that presidents should be elected by the popular vote, and that the Electoral College should be ...



Juvenile court judges waking up to trauma's effect on kids  WHYY

A new wave of judges are becoming more sensitive to the trauma experienced by the juveniles who commit crimes and end up in their courtrooms.



Adaptation after amputation: An acrobat finds new ways to fly  WHYY

For a decade, Erin Ball has been a circus performer, climbing strips of fabric hung from the ceiling and doing daring drops like the acrobats of Cirque du Soleil.



Chris Christie is desperate for any piece of the action  WHYY

As I soldiered through Chris Christie's spin-memoir “Let Me Finish” — I did it last week to spare you the slog — I found myself flashing back to September 2011, ...



Pence's pickle: How to bargain when no one speaks for Trump  WHYY

The vice president has been one of the administration's most visible emissaries during the shutdown fight, meeting with lawmakers, sitting for interviews and ...



For Philadelphia music fans, the October Revolution begins tonight  WHYY

It's the second time around for the October Revolution, a festival of jazz and contemporary music. This year's lineup will look forward, with new and established ...



Artist's take on women in trouble on display at Philly Fabric Workshop and Museum  WHYY

When encountering the six costumes on handmade dress forms arranged on the eighth floor of the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, a visitor may ...



Could Congressman Scott Perry lead the Freedom Caucus?  WHYY

This story originally appeared on PA Post. —. During his re-election campaign, Congressman Scott Perry frequently defended his role in the Freedom Caucus.



WATCH LIVE: President Trump, Pelosi to hold post-election news conference  WHYY

President Donald Trump will hold a press conference this morning, November 7, at 11:30 a.m. Watch it here live. —. President Donald Trump will address the ...



Covering Shelby County Juvenile Court: defendant talks about experience inside detention center  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Shelby County Juvenile Court is still under federal monitoring, though the Department of Justice recently announced it was dropping some of ...



Midtown Halloween party - on Halloween. Plus Burger Fest, RiverArtsFest and more!  Memphis Flyer

I wondered if anybody still celebrated Halloween with a party on Halloween. Not the weekend closest to Halloween, but on Halloween. So, on a whim,...



Eagles beat Falcons on NFL's opening night while fans still savor the Super Bowl win  WHYY

The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 18-12 last night on a last second goal line stand reminiscent of last year's playoff win as Falcons quarterback ...



Election Day 2018: Generations of voters turn out for key races in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware  WHYY

Updated: 4:44 p.m. EST. —. With hours to go before polls close, voters are casting their ballots in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania for a myriad of races ...



Leaky coal ash pond seeks new pollution permit from DEP  WHYY

The largest coal ash pond east of the Mississippi is asking the state for a new pollution discharge permit. Little Blue Run, on the Pennsylvania – West Virginia ...



Monseau Joins Prestigous Club - WetzelChronicle.com | News, information, New Martinsville and Wetzel County WV  Wetzel Chronicle

Magnolia Head Wrestling Coach Dr. Vincent Monseau picked up career dual match wins No. 400 and No. 401 on Jan. 9 at MHS.



Overdose victim donates heart to woman with congestive heart failure  WMC Action News 5

It is "Go Red" day, the kickoff for the American Heart Association's month-long campaign to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease, the leading killer of ...



On his new podcast, LeVar Burton has it all: 'A microphone, a good story, and my voice'  WHYY

Many millennials grew up listening to actor LeVar Burton read them children's stories on the PBS series “Reading Rainbow.” Now, he hopes they'll embrace him ...



Exonerated death-row inmates push Pa. to abolish capital murder  WHYY

Witness to Innocence, a national anti-death penalty organization based in Philadelphia, staged an event in the city Thursday calling for Pennsylvania to abolish ...



NFL linebacker Mychal Kendricks charged with insider trading  WHYY

Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks has been charged with using insider trading tips from an acquaintance to make about $1.2 million in illegal ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Election brings more diversity to Delaware Legislature  WHYY

Tuesday's election has made Delaware's General Assembly a more diverse legislature. In a state that's 22 percent African-American, the number of black ...



The high cost of being broke: Transportation  WHYY

On the 11th floor of a Center City office building, Rian Franks and Jacqueline Chapman sit just a few feet away from each other. Both travel from West ...



Why former Belmont star Ian Clark, now an NBA champion, is about to get paid  The Tennessean

Ian Clark shares what he can when he can, and that meant his phone number with all Belmont players he encountered in a visit to his alma mater last week.



Opinion: Republicans seem determined to alienate as many women as possible  WHYY

Why are Republicans so determined to stick with Brett Kavanagh, soiling themselves in the process and alienating as many women voters as possible?



The marathon known as 'Black Friday' actually has its roots in Philadelphia  WHYY

Updated 1:07 p.m.. The Thanksgiving turkey barely had a chance to digest before the “opportunity” to find those doorbuster sales had begun. With the Black ...



Philadelphia's Museum of American Revolution names CEO  WHYY

The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia has named its longtime curator as the new CEO. Scott Stephenson — now the vice president of ...



Delaware, other state Medicaid programs consider acupuncture as opioid alternative  WHYY

He had a lot of surgeries on his back, struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder, and used a wheelchair for a while. And then there was the pain.



Report details 1,000 victims of child sexual abuse by 300 'predator priests' across Pa.  WHYY

Updated: 5:52 p.m.. A long-awaited grand jury investigation into clergy sexual abuse in Pennsylvania was released Tuesday in an interim, redacted form ...



Viking ship invades Penn's Landing; tourists welcomed  WHYY

Cormac Kantargis spent a year and a half fixing up an old sailboat, intending to sail up the Atlantic coast to Canada. “Engine kind of pooped out in Portland, ...



Florida State football: Watch RB Cam Akers score touchdown with spectacular catch  Tallahassee.com

Running back Cam Akers made possibly the play of the game with this great catch.



'There's hope:' Former Eagles safety Brian Dawkins gives emotional Hall of Fame speech  WHYY

Known as Weapon X when he was a dominant safety, former Eagles player Brian Dawkins was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night.



New book reveals Philadelphia Eagles coach's personal playbook  WHYY

With fall just a month away, there's technically still time to add another book to your summer reading list. Doug Pederson has written “Fearless: How an ...



With Dad's Help, Ridge Smith Off to Chase His MLB Dream  Memphis Daily News

Over the years, there wasn't much down time and not a lot of quiet moments. Over the years, there was a sustained echo – the ping, ping, ping of an aluminum ...



E-sports injuries send gamers to physical therapy  WHYY

Jun An plays the battle arena game “League of Legends” for a few hours every day. He used to virtually fight monsters and attack enemy buildings while lying on ...



The green radio  WHYY

“The world is a bad place, a bad place, A terrible place to live, oh, but I don't wanna die. All my sorrows, sad tomorrows, take me back, to my old home.”



Lansdale high school musical breaks up the boys club  WHYY

As musicals go, “1776″ is about as testosterone-driven as they get. The Tony award-winning play depicts that long-ago Philadelphia summer when America's ...



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