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Germantown High School 50th golden reunion  The Philadelphia Tribune

It was a joyous and nostalgic reunion for the Germantown High School class of 1968's 50th golden reunion. One hundred and twenty members of the 101st ...

Patricia "Pat" Williams | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

Manteo - Patricia "Pat" Williams, 82, of Manteo, NC died Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in her home surrounded by loving family and friends. She was born on ...

The 100th class of Germantown High School celebrates 50th reunion  The Philadelphia Tribune

Germantown High School's Class of 1967 recently gathered for a two-day celebration of their 50th reunion on Saturday, Nov. 25. More than one hundred ...

ANNA E. KERR - Obituaries  Bucks County Courier Times

Anna E. Kerr of Fort Washington, formerly of Abington, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. She was 92. She was born Feb. 25, 1926, in Philadelphia, ...

The 100th class of Germantown High School celebrates their 50th reunion  Philadelphia Sunday Sun

ABOVE PHOTO: Attendees of the Germantown H.S. 50th reunion in the Ballroom at the Hilton. (Photo courtesy: Michael E. Dutton). By Nancy Randolph.

Police: Gun found during search of Philadelphia high school  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a gun has been found during a search of a Germantown high school and a student is in custody.

Caleb Johnson of Germantown Academy continues legacy of great black pole vaulters

Caleb Johnson, a junior at Germantown Academy, continues a line of exceptional black athletes that began with his grandfather and was furthered by his coach.

Germantown High School Graduates Its Final Class Ever  CBS Local

By Mike DeNardo, Jenn Bernstein. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It's a bittersweet day in the storied history of Germantown High School. Today was the final ...

Christine Agnes James Wilson Bass, 87, longtime Philadelphia school teacher

Christine Agnes James Wilson Bass, 87, who was among the first African American teachers to take part in a program designed to desegregate Philadelphia's ...

Driver injured after hitting utility pole in Germantown

A driver was injured when their car slammed into a concrete pillar and a fence in the city's Germantown section.

Philadelphia SRC agrees to sell 11 closed school buildings  WPVI-TV

The School Reform Commission has agreed to sell 11 school buildings that were closed by the Philadelphia School District.

Philly man charged in chaotic shooting inside Cheltenham Walmart

A Philadelphia man who police say "indiscriminately" fired a handgun inside a crowded Montgomery County Walmart, wounding five people, has been charged ...

L. Vinmar Lewis, 73, Catholic school math teacher known as

"Vinmar had a God-given gift for solving problems," said Lorraine Poole-Naranjo, who met Mr. Lewis when she was 19. "If he saw something that needed to be ...

‘Enough is enough’: Philly school unions boiling over assaults on staff

"To be so brazen as to fight, to just punch a staff member — enough is enough," said Cooper.

Germantown pins renovation hopes on 'Vote Your Main Street' contest

The office building on the corner of Germantown Avenue and East Price Street is easily overlooked: The mural out front is faded. The red bricks are chipped.

Attack on teacher rekindles Frank Burd's worst memories

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 ...

Education Top Recommended Reuse for Closing Germantown High  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Leaders, community weigh in on what to do with the soon-to-be vacant building.

Norman W. Schmid, 87, Abington Senior High School principal for 27 years

Norman W. Schmid, 87, of Blue Bell, principal of Abington Senior High School for 27 years, died Sunday, April 8, of a heart condition at Abington ...

- Mt. Airy ex-Eagle linebacker recalls his years in NFL  Chestnut Hill Local

by Carlos Bradley (as told to Ron Petrou) (Ed. Note: Carlos Bradley, 57, grew up on the 800 block of Chelten Avenue in Germantown. He graduated from.

Dolores Coleman-Kirby, 67, lifelong educator  The Philadelphia Tribune

Dolores Shirley Coleman-Kirby, a longtime educator, died on Monday, April 16, 2018. She was 67.

An Involuntary Union of Football Rivals for Philadelphia High Schools  New York Times

With the closing of Philadelphia's Germantown High, a victim of budget cuts, its football players have to set aside a long-held animosity to join rival Martin Luther ...

Poet Pheralyn Dove's “As the Vision Unfolds”  The Philadelphia Tribune

Poet Pheralyn Dove is a multi-hyphenate artist whose inspired work reflects her respect for her African-American roots. Dove's work spans many disciplines ...

Several Northwest Philadelphia community organizations come together for a commemorative event honoring the legacy of the late State Rep. David P. Richardson, Jr.  Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Congressman Dwight Evans and Elaine A. Richardson, mother of the late State Rep. Dave Richardson. (Photo: Robert Mendelsohn). By Arlene Edmonds.

William Reid, 67, highly regarded musician  The Philadelphia Tribune

William Reid, founder of The Jazz Players band, died on Friday, May 4, 2018. He was 67.

- Hill firefighter remembered at Living Flame Memorial Service  Chestnut Hill Local

by Sue Ann Rybak Capt. Kenneth W. Greene Sr., 60, of Mt. Airy, understood the meaning of the words Duty, Integrity and Self Sacrifice. The 23-year veteran.

RICHARD A. LIPSON  Bucks County Courier Times

Richard A. Lipson passed away peacefully on Friday, June 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was 67. Rich grew up in the North Philadelphia/Mount ...

Philadelphia School District Releases List Of 37 Schools Being Shut Down  CBS Local

By Mike DeNardo, Ben Simmoneau. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia School District is planning to close 37 schools for good at the end of the ...

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 ...

In first public duties, new Philly school board gets an earful from community

"I think our public schools should be viable options, and a lot of them aren't," one member of the public told the new Philadelphia school board during a listening ...

Herbert "Bud" Cook, 87, meat company executive with humble roots

Herbert "Bud" Cook, 87, of Penn Valley and Jupiter, Fla., who with his mother Rose built the family's small butcher shop in Northern Liberties into a major ...

'Praying in' the school year at Martin Luther King HS  The Philadelphia Tribune

Clergy, elected officials, and community leaders prayed for divine intervention in Philadelphia schools, at the "First Day Prayer" held at the Promise Academy at ...

CNBC’s Jim Cramer talks Eagles, players kneeling, and his switch from Pat’s to Geno’s

CNBC finance guru and television host Jim Cramer will open the Eagles season Thursday at the Comcast Center Plaza, where his Mad Money stock market ...

Teachers have a contract, but at what cost to a cash strapped school district?  PW-Philadelphia Weekly

Uri Monson walked down the stairs of his home one Saturday morning.

BREAKING POVERTY: For many, state of living is a struggle  The Philadelphia Tribune

A shortage of affordable housing. Gentrification. Homelessness. Drug addictions. Limited healthcare options. Mental health issues. For the quarter of ...

Florence Groves Brubaker | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Florence Groves Brubaker, 88, of Lancaster, PA and formerly of Bird-In-Hand, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, April 7, 2018. She was the ...

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.

- CHC commencement speaker after criminal trial: Sudan 'lost boy' found in Chestnut Hill after civil war  Chestnut Hill Local

Majok was chosen to deliver the commencement speech for the 2008 graduating class of Chestnut Hill College. (Photo courtesy of CHC). by Elizabeth Coady.

For NFL draftee from Philly, waiting was the hardest part

With the 219th pick in the NFL Draft, the defending Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos selected Will Parks, a 6-foot-1, 194-pound safety from the University ...

Why Bill Cosby thinks Germantown High should close  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

by Brian Hickey for NewsWorks. As the final day of Germantown High School's 99-year history approaches — the Class of '13 will don caps and gowns on June ...

Richard 'Sonny' Driver, 91, Scoop USA founder  The Philadelphia Tribune

Richard “Sonny” Driver, the iconic founder of Scoop USA newspaper and the driving force behind renaming West River Drive to Martin Luther King Drive, died ...

- Military 'not very ready and not very fit:' Mt. Airy ex-Eagles linebacker visits troops in Middle East  Chestnut Hill Local

Mt. Airy resident Carlos Bradley (standing, third from left) poses with two other former NFL players and Washington Redskin cheerleaders in a Middle Eastern ...

MLK H.S. football team, players honored for outstanding season  The Philadelphia Tribune

The Promise Academy at Martin Luther King Jr. High School hosted an awards ceremony for its football team at the school on Feb. 23.

Flavor of Philly neighborhoods captured in 'Where I'm From' podcast

On his first drive through Philadelphia in 1985, Coli Sylla rode wide-eyed beneath the dull girders bracing the Market-Frankford El, a far cry from the living, ...

Maryland developers see opportunity in Philly's institutional shells

A group of real estate investors from Bethesda, Maryland, are betting big on Philadelphia schools — the closed ones, anyway. In the next few months, Concordia ...

Camelot Likes Germantown  NBC 10 Philadelphia

After 99 years, Germantown High School closed for good last month. Now a new school wants to move into the old one. Is it a good fit for the neighborhood?

Innocent bystander fatally shot in Harrisburg smiled 'even in her times of hardship'

Relatives of Donna Warren are planning her funeral this week instead of celebrating her 52nd birthday. She was shot by a stray bullet May 25.

Eagles first Black cheerleaders take trip down memory lane  The Philadelphia Tribune

One day back in 1966, Terri Salmond was watching television with her family when legendary Philadelphia broadcaster Trudy Haynes briefly mentioned during ...

- Hoops host GFS wins Community Tournament  Chestnut Hill Local

Tigers senior Ajai DeBose gets off a baseline shot against Bodine's Keyanah Price in the GFS Community Tournament championship game. (Photo by Tom ...

Complexity of Terrance Williams case has been revealed as lawyers try to prevent his execution

A hearing that could spare Williams' life continues in Philadelphia Monday.

Roxborough/Manayunk/East Falls Around Town community calendar: Week of Sept. 26  Montgomery Newspapers

To submit your community event for inclusion in Around Town, email

Eubanks Brothers Visit Philadelphia To Teach Music Classes at CAPA  KYW Newsradio

By Cherri Gregg. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –Longtime “Tonight Show” bandleader Kevin Eubanks and his trumpet-playing brother Duane were back in their ...

Dianne M. Partee, 73, retired educator  The Philadelphia Tribune

Dianne M. Partee, a retired educator who championed African and African American studies, died on Sunday, June 25, 2017. She was 73.

Budget constraints still lie ahead for school district  The Philadelphia Tribune

School officials say they're committed to reinstating full-time counselors, nurses, reading coaches and literacy coaches and music and art instruction in ...

Violence Targets Teachers, Staff  Philadelphia Inquirer

Veteran Philadelphia school teacher Lou Austin endured 40 minutes of terror as the 15-year-old ninth grader jabbed his index finger into Austin's temple and ...

- Retired senior citizen launched new career: jazz singer  Chestnut Hill Local

By Leslie Feldman When asked how she got into jazz singing, Arlene Hilton will tell you “it kind of fell into my lap.” This Roxborough senior citizen, who.

Thousands join Broad Street Run, grads get words of wisdom | Morning Newsletter

Happy Monday, Philly. If you spent a lazy Sunday morning hanging around the house or taking a leisurely brunch, you may want to skip our recap of the Broad ...

Convicted killer Terrance Williams sent back to Pa. death row

Convicted killer Terrance Williams is returning to death row.

Lowden,, Edna Deetz  Press of Atlantic City

Lowden,, Edna Deetz , - born August 21, 1923 in Bethlehem, PA, passed peacefully July 25, 2018 in Port Orange, FL with her three sons and daughter at her ...

Darryl I. Gilliard 25, worked in security enforcement  The Philadelphia Tribune

Darryl I. Gilliard, who had a career in security enforcement, died on Monday, May 15, 2017. He was 25.

Edith Roberts Jameson | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Edith Roberts Jameson, 94, of Manheim, formerly of Akron, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at her residence. She was born on October 16, 1923 in ...

Edward F. Bennis Sr., 70, chimney sweep and restoration specialist

Edward F. Bennis Sr., 70, of Oreland, the owner-operator of Bennis Chimney Repair Inc. which tended chimneys in the Philadelphia area for the last 36 years, ...

John Myers, 68, former State Rep.  The Philadelphia Tribune

Former State Rep. John Myers, who served the 201st legislative district in Harrisburg for nearly 17 years, died on Sun., Dec. 6. He was 68.

Philly brothers' comic series heads for enshrinement in Smithsonian museum  The Philadelphia Tribune

Philadelphia-born brothers Dawud Anyabwile and Guy A. Sims, the creative minds behind the Brotherman: Dictator of Discipline comic book series and the ...

Kutztown's Jordan Morgan molds himself into one of the 2017 NFL draft's best guard prospects

Kutztown senior Jordan Morgan is as self-made as a football player can be. He played half a season at Germantown High School in Philadelphia, an athletic ...

Synagogue murders renew Pennsylvania capital punishment debate  York Daily Record

Synagogue killer's potential capital murder prosecution unaffected by PA death penalty moratorium.

Haverford SD Awards New Art Scholarship

Haverford SD Awards New Art Scholarship - Haverford-Havertown, PA - The inaugural Janice Loper Fanelli Memorial Art Scholarship was presented to Sinead ...

Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club in Germantown included in 'Great Migration' project  Montgomery Newspapers

GERMANTOWN >> The Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club contains much of Germantown's rich athletic and African-American history, so it is little wonder that this ...

12 Students Suspended After Brawl Inside Philly High School  NBC 10 Philadelphia

A dozen students at a Philadelphia high school were suspended after a brawl erupted in the hallways.

Former McCaskey boys basketball coach Steve Powell was for the kids, always [column]  LancasterOnline

Steve Powell started a hundred postgame interviews with, “I told the kids …” and a hundred more with, “My thing is ...”

Ronald A. Tyree, 68, residential services director at medical center  The Philadelphia Tribune

Ronald A. Tyree, director of residential services at Girard Medical Center, died on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. He was 68.

Round of a Paws Pet Boutique opens doors in Germantown  Montgomery Newspapers

GERMANTOWN >> The next time someone asserts that one's experience and expertise is not transferrable from one industry or job to another, tell them about ...

Alan B. Campbell | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Alan B. Campbell, 58, of Maidencreek Twp., passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Twp., PA.

Central Montgomery County community calendar: Week of Sept. 16  Montgomery Newspapers

Event Submissions: To add an event to the community calendar, email event information to Calendar entries should be ...

Philly hoops legends celebrated at Palestra luncheon  The Philadelphia Tribune

On Saturday, the legends came out to The Palestra to do what legends do.

- Mt. Airy comic book 'superstars' create no superpowers  Chestnut Hill Local

by Len Lear Dawud Anyabwile (formerly David Sims) and Guy A. Sims, who grew up in Mt. Airy and went to Central High School and Germantown High School,

Athletes at 11 city high schools won't B-O-K for long  Philadelphia Inquirer

THOUGH FRANK "Roscoe" Natale is only in his ninth year of teaching and coaching at Edward Bok Tech, don't assume his feelings for the place are minimal.

City special-ed lapses increase school violence  Philadelphia Inquirer

Frank Burd and James Footman never should have crossed paths at Germantown High School that February morning. If the school had done its job, Footman, ...

School district to sell more vacant buildings  The Philadelphia Tribune

The city public school district plans to sell nearly a dozen shuttered schools, with the City of Philadelphia as the prospective buyer for about half of them.

North Phila. man sentenced for pimping 15-year-old

A North Philadelphia man was sentenced Tuesday to 17 to 34 years in prison for pimping a 15-year-old runaway girl he sheltered. - Joseph A. Slobodzian ...

Kutztown's Jordan Morgan named preseason All-American  The Philadelphia Tribune

Jordan Morgan is a real inspiration to a lot of scholastic football players who were not big stars coming out of high school. Morgan is a graduate of Parkway ...

Eight Bells: William Brynes Packer Sr >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

William Brynes Packer Sr., 85, of Blue Bell, a longtime Philadelphia entrepreneur, died Thursday, Nov. 6, of heart failure at the Hill at Whitemarsh medical center.

- GFS girls end first week with big win  Chestnut Hill Local

by Tom Utescher After going 1-1 in their first two basketball bouts last week, the girls of Germantown Friends cruised to a 47-18 victory over Barrack.

Looking For a Project? Here Are Fifteen Great Candidates for Adaptive Reuse in Philadelphia  Curbed National

Last week, Curbed put together a map highlighting 10 examples of effective adaptive reuse that eradicated blight and breathed new life into a wide range of ...

Obituary: Ronald M. McCaskill, a lawyer and pastor, 77

For years, Ronald M. McCaskill lived a life that was more than full enough for two men. Because, for a portion of his professional career, Mr. McCaskill was both ...

Ralph J. Roberts, Comcast founder, is dead at 95

Ralph J. Roberts, who built a tiny Mississippi cable TV operation into the nation's biggest communications company, is remembered for his entreprenurial flair ...

Season of 'Pomp and Circumstance' is here  The Philadelphia Tribune

Seventeen-year-old Haleem Hayes is among thousands of Philadelphia's graduating high school seniors who will collect their diplomas in personal milestone ...

William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. dead at 96  The Philadelphia Tribune

William Thaddeus Coleman Jr., a Philadelphia native who championed the cause of civil rights in milestone cases before the Supreme Court and who rose ...

Wolf halts death penalty in Pa.

Pennsylvania's death penalty - used just three times since 1978 but as controversial as ever - was shelved by Gov. Wolf on Friday until after he gets the report of ...

Ronald M. McCaskill, a lawyer and pastor, 77

FOR YEARS, Ronald M. McCaskill lived a life that was more than full enough for two men. That's because for a portion of his professional career, McCaskill was ...

Volume 62 Number 1  UPENN Almanac

Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor: Michael Platt. July 14, 2015; vol 62 issue 1; News; print. Michael Platt. Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent ...

A lesson in social justice | The  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

As violent images and controversial opinions make their way to the front pages of newspapers and social media, many teachers are working to guide their ...

Dr. Robert A. Copeland Jr., 60, ophthalmologist  The Philadelphia Tribune

Dr. Robert A. Copeland Jr., founding chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Howard University College of Medicine, died on Monday, April 11, ...

Joseph Scarpello, 95; Phila. official was honored WWII veteran  Philadelphia Inquirer

Joseph Daniel Scarpello, 95, of Northeast Philadelphia, a distinguished World War II veteran and Philadelphia Recreation Department leader, died at home of ...

High School Top 10: North Penn And Neshaminy In Huge Battle  CBS Local

Week of Nov. 29, 2013. 1. Imhotep Charter (Record: 10-1. Weeks Rated: 14.) 2. Archbishop Wood (Record: 10-2. Weeks Rated: 14.) 3. North Penn (Record: 10-3 ...

Janes Memorial United Methodist Church in Germantown brings past to present with archives room  Montgomery Newspapers

GERMANTOWN >> Janes Memorial United Methodist Church contributes to Germantown's rich history. Once the premiere church for the city's African-American ...

Philadelphia District to Launch Online School  NBC 10 Philadelphia

The Philadelphia School District plans to launch its own online school this summer.

- Hill computer merchant now a TV-3 weather personality  Chestnut Hill Local

by Lou Mancinelli If you think you have seen the face of Phil Chapline, 63, owner of Chapline Computers, 8022 Germantown Ave., on the Channel 3 CBS.

- Hill teen cleaning up — and businesses in area like it  Chestnut Hill Local

by Carole Verona When most people think about cleaning, they think about dusting and vacuuming. When Jonathan Williams, the 19-year-old owner of the.

2016 Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards Nominees Revealed  Broadway World

On Thursday, May 26th at 7:00 PM, students and supporters from 33 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at The Orpheum Theatre for the 7th ...

Coleman remembered as a pivotal figure in politics and the law

Over a decadeslong career, Coleman was a pivotal figure in national politics and the law.

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