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Former William Penn football player Sharief Simpson shot to death by roommate in Bensalem Township, Pa.
District III playoff basketball game closed to public after fight PennLive
For the second time this year, students at York's William Penn High School will be playing basketball without a crowd. Due to a fight that broke out at the end of ...
William Penn High School demolition begins Philadelphia Public School Notebook
William Penn High School is finally coming down. A walk or drive past the site, which covers nine acres in North Philadelphia, is a reminder that the fight to save ...
Sale of William Penn High School Blocked By Community Group Curbed National
The curious case of William Penn High School just took another turn as the William Penn Development Coalition (WPDC) has filed a lis pendes to the Supreme ...
Central Pa.'s largest abandoned places include schools, a resort, once-beloved retail stores PennLive
Here are some of the largest vacant spaces in the Harrisburg area.
Delaware high school student gets 25 college acceptance letters, close to $800K in scholarship monies WPVI-TV
WILMINGTON (WPVI) - A high school student in Delaware, determined to go to college, is succeeding beyond her wildest dreams. Now, with 25 acceptance ...
One charged, three cited after brawl at high school basketball game: Report lehighvalleylive.com
Police have charged one and cited three others in connection with a fight that happened at a basketball game at York's William Penn High School last week.
Former Bishop McDevitt school in Harrisburg sold to investors PennLive
A deed filed in Dauphin County this week confirmed the property at 2200 Market has been sold to William Penn Holdings for $300000.
New Castle high school football game ends with a disturbance WPVI-TV
A high school football game ended with a disturbance in New Castle, Delaware.
Temple buys former William Penn High School for $15M - Philadelphia Philadelphia Business Journal
Temple's purchase of a high school comes just days after Drexel closed on the former University City High School.
The Owls Have It: Temple Buys William Penn High School Curbed National
Hot on the heels of the announcement that City Council agreed to borrow $30 million to help out the School District of Philadelphia (AM Linkage, people), the ...
Muhlenberg student among 6 charged in basketball game brawl 69News WFMZ-TV
A Muhlenberg High School student is among six people facing charges in connection with a brawl at a basketball game in York County.
Philly coaching legend Lurline Jones is still fighting WHYY
Lurline Jones is a legendary coach and local civil rights trailblazer. But why is the 75-year-old still coaching in the last place you'd expect?
Harrisburg tops the state in teacher turnover: Five former teachers on why PennLive
Harrisburg lost 18 percent of its teachers last year, the highest turnover rate for a public school district across Pennsylvania. Teacher turnover is closely tied to ...
Dual School's spring exhibit to present social impact projects with a young POV Technical.ly Brooklyn
One of our takeaways from the Impact sessions at Introduced by Technical.ly during Philly Tech Week 2019 presented by Comcast was that high school students ...
Cumberland Valley Hitmen football coach calls player's death “senseless” PennLive
The man who recruited Shareif Simpson to play football on the Cumberland Valley Hitmen's semi-pro team said Simpson was like a younger brother to him.
Black trades union plans training center relocation to North Philly The Philadelphia Tribune
If all goes as planned, Philadelphia's only majority black building trades union and one of the only construction unions with a majority of members who live in the ...
Recruitment of minority teachers a topic in Delaware County The Philadelphia Tribune
The long-term effects teachers can have on students when they look like and come from similar backgrounds as the children they educate is clear to Nadia ...
Lurline Jones: hidden civil rights hero still coaching and fighting The Philadelphia Tribune
Earlier this month, the Martin Luther King High School girls basketball team gathered in the school cafeteria for an end-of-year banquet.
Laborers' District Council breaks ground on $24 million training facility The Philadelphia Tribune
North Philadelphia soon will be home to a training facility for the next generation of construction craft laborers.
Coded by Kids is making progress in Delaware Technical.ly Brooklyn
The organization aims to make coding more accessible to kids in Greater Philadelphia – now including Northern Delaware. Coded by Kids is making progress in ...
Ruby J. Pettet, 84, retired educator | Obituaries The Philadelphia Tribune
Ruby J. Pettet, a retired educator, died on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. She was 84.
Progress begins at William Penn site to create athletic fields south of campus Temple University News
Temple University begins clearing the site of the former William Penn High School to make room for new athletics facilities.
WE Caucus begins campaign to fix Philly's aging, unhealthy schools Philadelphia Public School Notebook
Jessica Way stood at the lectern in front of giant projected images showing the inside of her school. Not pretty pictures. Flaking lead paint. Mold growth.
Philadelphia has a history of grappling with teacher segregation Philadelphia Public School Notebook
Over the last eight years, since the lifting of a consent decree that grew out of a longstanding civil rights action against the Philadelphia School District, data ...
William Penn legends usher in a new era for school's pool York Daily Record/Sunday News
High school pool sits empty, but a fund-raising effort hopes to change that. And to bring swimming back to the Bearcats.
Two Shot After Dispute During Pennsylvania High School Football Game: Police NBC 10 Philadelphia
Police say the shootings of two men in the parking lot outside a high school football game in central Pennsylvania followed a verbal dispute inside the stadium.
School safety: report reveals Pa.'s most unsafe schools PennLive.com
The numbers are not staggering, still the recently released 2015-2016 School Safety Report reveals some of the state's most dangerous schools. Caveat: the ...
Perry County Times Obituaries - Jan. 12, 2019 PennLive.com
ALICE J. BITTING Alice J. BittingSubmitted Alice Jean "AJ" Bitting died Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at home. She was born Sept. 21, 1926, in the Harrisburg area to ...
Doris D. Drayton, 87, longtime educator | Obituaries The Philadelphia Tribune
Doris D. Drayton, a longtime educator, died on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. She was 87.
Independent Johnson Makes Write-in Try for State Rep Philadelphia Public Record
BY TONY WEST Can a man buck the Democratic Party organization and win a state representative race as an independent? Anthony Johnson aims to do so in ...
York High earns visit from PA Secretary of Education for 2016 breakfast challenge performance FOX43.com
York, PA -- Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera plans to visit William Penn Senior High School tomorrow. Rivera will recognize the York City ...
Central Pa.'s Ray Grandon, once one of the oldest practicing doctors, has died PennLive
Dr. Raymond Grandon, who was one of the oldest working doctors in the United States when he closed his Harrisburg practice at age 96, died Sunday.
Laborers District Council readies for groundbreaking of Center City Training and Learning Center Philadelphia Sunday Sun
Fulfilling a commitment to its members and to community residents, the Laborers' District Council, through its Education and Training Fund, will break ground on ...
'We need our school back' | News | phillytrib.com The Philadelphia Tribune
Community activist Tanya Parker lead a demonstration outside the front doors of Strawberry Mansion High School on Wednesday afternoon with several ...
Greatest athletes: Top 10 William Penn Bearcats GameTimePA
GameTimePA.com named the 10 best athletes from William Penn High School as part of its "Greatest Athletes" series in 2009.
Memorial Day 2019: Here’s a list of community ceremonies and parades across Central PA WPMT FOX 43
Townships, cities and boroughs across Central Pennsylvania will mark Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies all weekend. Here's a list of some of the ...
'She was a giver': Retiree killed crossing Harrisburg street leaves a hole in lives and organizations PennLive
Phyllice Taylor, 65, died Feb. 8 after being hit by a car at 7th and Dauphin streets. She spent her retirement volunteering wherever she was needed.
'Slow down': After woman is killed crossing street, group tries to get a message to drivers PennLive
Phyllice Taylor, 65, was hit and killed in Harrisburg in February.
End of an era for Harrisburg's William Penn School? PennLive.com
William Penn School is slated for temporary closure in the Harrisburg School District's 2010-11 budget.
Families, friends locked out of graduation ceremony in Delaware 6abc.com
Many family members and friends missed their loved ones big moment after being locked out of a graduation ceremony in Delaware.
Delaware high school football top performances for Week 3 The News Journal
Top performers from Week 3 of Delaware high school football.
Retired doctor, 87, takes 'rewarding' job in medical marijuana PennLive.com
Richard Magill is the medical director of PA Green Medical. If the name is unfamiliar, the topic shouldn't be. PA Green dispenses medical marijuana in ...
Delaware high school football predictions: Week 4 The News Journal
Brad Myers and Matt Kalin make their predictions for Week 4 of Delaware high school football.
Harrisburg streets named after NFL coach and neighborhood 'hero': city council PennLive
Jacqueline Black and Dennis Green left long-lasting positive legacies, which is why Harrisburg City Council voted unanimously to rename a section of two city ...
City Council plans soda tax hearings The Philadelphia Tribune
The controversy bubbling up around the city's sugary beverage tax and its finances will continue to crackle and pop in the new year as City Council plans to put ...
Local schools' selections for 2018 Best of the Class 6abc.com
For more than 30 years, 6abc has coordinated The Best of the Class Event - a free daylong celebration of academic achievement inviting high school ...
Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) co-founder Tina Sloan Green inducted into the LU Athletic Hall of Fame The Philadelphia Tribune
Tina Sloan Green, co-founder of Black Women in Sport Foundation, was inducted into the Lincoln University Athletic Hall of Fame. The hall of fame ceremony ...
Nostalgia sweetens memories at 70th reunion of William Penn High School class Patriot-News
On Friday, the 20 or so former classmates of the 1941 class of Harrisburg's William Penn High School gathered to mark their seventh decade since graduation.
Delaware high school football roundup: Benson's 2 TDs lead St. Georges past Appoquinimink The News Journal
MIDDLETOWN – Brian Benson rushed for 160 yards and two touchdowns and intercepted Appoquinimink's last-ditch pass as St. Georges scored a 28-17 home ...
Harrisburg landmark hits the market PennLive.com
The building at 614 N. Front St. next to the Civic Club of Harrisburg is now available for sale or lease.
Perry County Obituaries - April 6, 2019 PennLive.com
SHIRLEY I. ARNOLD. Shirley I. Arnold, 81, of Richfield, formerly of Liverpool, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Richfield Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
Missteps on Rizzo's statue may hurt mayor: Opposition to persist in 2019 re-election run The Philadelphia Tribune
The persistent presence of the oversized Frank Rizzo statue waving as he descends the steps of the Municipal Services building represents a promise unkept by ...
BWW TV: ABC's SCHOOLED Brings A RENT Duet To the Small Screen Broadway World
Rent hits the small screen once again this week. as the students of William Penn high school on the new series Schooled take on the musical Rent, See what ...
Former John Harris and William Penn High School students to share memories PennLive.com
On Sunday, former students and the community will come together to swap stories of the high schools.
Teen who drowned remembered for her passion for 'singing and animals' PennLive.com
The 15-year-old girl who drowned Saturday in a pool at Caledonia State Park was celebrating a cousin's birthday party, and was soon to celebrate her own.
William Penn grad to play pro basketball in Romania York Daily Record/Sunday News
Former William Penn girls' basketball player Aignee' Freeland signs a contract to with ICIM Arad in Romania.
Lena R. Butler, 87, retired non-teaching assistant | Obituaries The Philadelphia Tribune
Lena R. Butler, a retired non-teaching assistant, died on Saturday, March 31, 2018. She was 87.
Bishop McDevitt teen Aniya Wolf attends William Penn prom after getting turned away from her own PennLive.com
Wolf was invited by the high school after being turned away from her own private school prom on May 6 because she chose to wear a tuxedo, not a dress.
York High basketball excited for improved Wells Fargo experience York Daily Record/Sunday News
For the second straight season, the York High boys' basketball team will play a game at the Wells Fargo Center prior to a Philadelphia 76ers' home game.
Phoned-In Bomb Threat Evacuates Penn Wood High School CBS Local
By Steve Beck. YEADON, Pa. (CBS) – A Delaware County high school was evacuated after a bomb threat was received Friday morning. The incident happened ...
William Penn High School alumni raise funds for Italian Lake fountain: M. Diane McCormick The Patriot-News
Those memories inspired the William Penn Class of '64 to enhance its 50th reunion plans with a *service* project, to aid the area around their beloved school.
Perry County Times Obituaries - July 14, 2018 PennLive.com
CYNTHIA A. MCKEEVER Cynthia A. McKeeverSubmitted Cynthia Ann McKeever, 87, of Marysville died Friday, June 29, 2018, in Harrisburg. She was the ...
York High AD Coursey hired for new job in western Pa. York Dispatch
Athletic director Ron Coursey is leaving York High, but he's left his imprint on the school's sports programs.
Art by Ann Weaver Gelnett is on Display for July at Public Library for Union County NorthcentralPa.com
LEWISBURG, Pa. – Explore the world through art by Ann Weaver Gelnett on display at the Public Library for Union County in Gallery 255 throughout the month ...
Harrisburg School District closes on Shimmel School; still trying to sell four other buildings PennLive.com
Shimmel School.png. The Harrisburg School District successfully sold the Shimmel School this week. Four other closed school buildings remain for sale.
Alice R. Davis, 89, member of St. Cyprian Roman Catholic Church The Philadelphia Tribune
Alice R. Davis, a longtime member of St. Cyprian Roman Catholic Church, died on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was 89.
Perry County Times Obituaries - Sept. 8, 2018 PennLive.com
Melvin W. FortenbaughSubmitted MELVIN W. FORTENBAUGH Melvin W. Fortenbaugh, 94, of Marysville died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Holy Spirit Hospital, ...
Remembering Warren Gittlen: 'His generosity and love has made the world better' PennLive.com
Warren Gittlen founded the Jake Gittlen Memorial Golf Tournament in memory of his father to raise money for cancer research.
Sports Notes: Pa. Sports Hall of Fame Delaware County Chapter inducts basketball legends The Philadelphia Tribune
Pa. Sports Hall of Fame Del. County Chapter inducts basketball legends. Former Cheyney University teammates Eddie Swain and Leroy Eldridge will be ...
Pennsylvania girl says she was thrown out of her prom for wearing a suit Washington Post
For American high school students, prom is a rite of passage, an affair full of pomp and hormones and clumsy dancing. The eagerly awaited event is often ...
A vote for an iPhone: Men defend controversial raffle at Harrisburg polls PennLive.com
Kyle Schlessman and Jeremy Hunter said their efforts to print and distribute fliers were independent of Gloria Martin-Robert's write-in campaign.
McDevitt student kicked out of prom invited to wear her tux on 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' PennLive.com
The high school student was told to leave her prom on Friday night for wearing a tuxedo in violation of the school's dress code, but received an invitation to a ...
When is prom? 2016 schedule at central Pa. schools - pennlive.com PennLive.com
PennLive photographers will be covering dozens of proms in six counties for 2016.
President appoints new senior advisor for community relations and development Temple University News
Joyce Wilkerson appointed senior advisor to the president for community relations and development at Temple University.
Rejoice, Live fans, Ed Kowalczyk's back in the band (maybe) PennLive.com
The York-based band's social media accounts point to Kowalczyk, the original lead singer, as its frontman again. They parted ways nearly a decade ago.
What would Ruth Wright Hayre say? Philadelphia Public School Notebook
The one thing that kept going through my head Wednesday as I sat at the hearing on the proposed closing next year of William Penn High School was that Ruth ...
High School Huddle: Like father, like son 6abc.com
Brandon Dooley, a junior offensive center on the Colonials, knows a thing or two about winning.
New sports complex nears completion Temple University News
A new sports complex nearing completion at Temple University will provide much-needed athletics and recreation space just south of Main Campus.
Anthony King Jr. leads West Philadelphia High to a spectacular season The Philadelphia Tribune
It's a big year for West Philadelphia High's basketball team. The Speedboys are 10-0 and lead the Public League C Division. Anthony King Jr., the Speedboys' ...
Perry County Times Obituaries - April 14, 2018 PennLive.com
MARY PLOUSE Mary Plouse, 81, of Newport died Friday, March 23, 2018, in UPMC Pinnacle West Shore Hospital, Mechanicsburg. She was born Oct. 15, 1936, ...
Delawareans try to pin down source of mystery music plaguing three New Jersey towns The News Journal
It's not just New Jerseyans who have been hearing loud music coming from the Port of Wilmington and Edgemoor. Wilmington residents can hear it, too.
Thurman A. Lorick Jr., 83, popular photographer and studio owner The Philadelphia Tribune
Thurman A. Lorick Jr., a pillar in Philadelphia photography whose work has appeared in national publications, died on Friday, June 23, 2017. He was 83.
Coard: Temple's proposed stadium - Black friend or white foe? The Philadelphia Tribune
There's an ongoing battle in North Philly regarding Temple University's hope to build a $130 million, 35000-seat stadium that would be located from Broad Street ...
Unique architecture in Harrisburg you may have missed PennLive.com
Harrisburg has many prominent structures with unique architecture. PennLive highlights 21 structures off-the-beaten path.
Student-led 'Town Hall For Our Lives' draws big crowd, many views in Delaware WHYY
New Castle, Delaware hosted a packed town hall style meeting Saturday with Democratic U.S. Sen. Tom Carper and U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester about gun ...
Rev. Lillian McCoy, 79, former pastor of defunct church The Philadelphia Tribune
The Rev. Lillian McCoy, the former pastor of Open Door Community Fire Baptized Holiness Church, died on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. She was 79.
At Temple, a central campus green is planned Philly.com
Temple University is to roll out a master plan Friday that calls for a new library, an interdisciplinary science building, and a full city block of green space - more ...
Charter school takeovers: As York schools near privatization, lessons from New Orleans and Michigan PennLive.com
Should it go ahead, York City School District would become the first district in Pennsylvania to convert all of its schools to charter schools.
New Freedom Theatre terminates 3 legacy directors The Philadelphia Tribune
North Broad Street has experienced a bevy of changes in recent years.
Ex-Clifton tax collector reflects on seven decades of life in borough Delco News Network
CLIFTON HEIGHTS >> Last year, after turning 90-years-old, Claudia Fagioli decided to resign from her elected position of borough tax collector, a post the ...
The reunion committee that keeps on meeting (column) York Daily Record/Sunday News
In 1967, “To Sir With Love” was one of the biggest songs of the year. Lyndon B. Johnson was President of the United States. Elvis Presley married Priscilla ...
Temple president proud of research The Philadelphia Tribune
Temple University has several reasons to celebrate. Situated in North Philadelphia, the public university has a booming enrollment of 40240 students, its highest ...
These people and events help explain York, Pa.'s new tagline 'Historically Edgy' York Daily Record
If he were alive today, Pennsylvania Furniture's William Henry Hubley's life and times would explain Downtown York's new branding campaign.
Temple trustees approve funding for initial designs, studies of on-campus football stadium and retail project Temple University News
The proposed stadium and retail complex would bring alumni and fans to campus for football games and contribute to the North Philadelphia economy. Temple ...
Perry County Times Obituaries - November 25, 2017 PennLive.com
TONYA J. STONE Tonya Stone, 47, of Dauphin died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. She was born Feb. 25, 1970, in Sunbury to Thomas and Sharon Dressler of Port ...
Review: 'Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope' at New Freedom Theatre in Philadelphia DC Metro Theater Arts
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope is a musical that's not produced very often – but in its day, it was a huge hit. Opening on Broadway in 1972, it ran for over 1,000 ...
Community activist Clair Sexton, aka Ahmad Seifullah, has died York Daily Record
Later known as Ahmad Seifullah, the former drug addict and convict turned his life around, dedicating his life to helping others avoid his mistakes.
Teen facing assault charges after Central High School fracas centraljersey.com
A 15-year-old Hopewell Valley Central High School student is facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault and resisting arrest, following a scuffle at ...
Not a blue chip high school player, Chris Doleman became a Hall of Famer New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Stories from the Hall of Fame Archive: Vikings Hall of Famer was nearly overlooked coming out of high school.
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