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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.

William Penn High School 2018 prom: photos

The 2018 William Penn High School prom was held May 19 at Regents Glen Box Hill Mansion in York.

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.

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 ...

Delaware school bus driver ticketed after bus stalls in water  WPVI-TV

Action News was in Dobbinsville, Delaware as a school bus was towed out of high water on Monday.

Video shows clash between William Penn, Baltimore in post game fist fight  The News Journal

No injuries and no arrests were reported following a skirmish after a football game at William Penn High School on Saturday.

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 ...

Temple promised the community a job training facility on North Broad. Three years later, it's still not there.  Billy Penn

Four years after Temple University bought a plot of land at North Broad near Master Street, the North Philly school is finally making moves on the job training ...

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 ...

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 ...

Magnificent failure

William Penn High School on North Broad, state of the art in 1974, has been marked for closing. Theres plenty of blame to go around.

Local schools' selections for 2018 Best of the Class

For more than 30 years, 6abc has coordinated The Best of the Class Event - a free daylong celebration of academic achievement inviting high school ...

Margaret Bradford-Matthews, 68, former hospital tech, mother, and community volunteer

Mrs. Bradford-Matthews enjoyed attending political forums. She was thrilled to be elected a delegate to the 2000 Democratic National Convention.

In one Philly neighborhood, critics ask: Is gentrification closing our high school?

"It's messed up altogether," said Nikki Butler, 15, a Strawberry Mansion freshman. "They just want to come in here and take our building. Why do they care about ...

William Penn High School 2017 prom: photos

The 2017 William Penn High School prom was held on May 13.

Police: 3 students posed with real guns in high school in Delaware  WPVI-TV

Delaware State Police say three students have been charged after school administrators found they had guns at a New Castle school.

'We need our school back' | News |  The Philadelphia Tribune

Community activist Tanya Parker lead a demonstration outside the front doors of Strawberry Mansion High School on Wednesday afternoon with several ...

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 ...

Greatest athletes: Top 10 William Penn Bearcats  GameTimePA named the 10 best athletes from William Penn High School as part of its "Greatest Athletes" series in 2009.

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.

6 high school students hurt in accident involving school bus

Seven people, including six high school students, were hurt in an accident involving a school bus and car in Minquadale, Delaware.

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.

Families, friends locked out of graduation ceremony in Delaware

Many family members and friends missed their loved ones big moment after being locked out of a graduation ceremony in Delaware.

Teen who drowned remembered for her passion for 'singing and animals'

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 hires athletic director  York Daily Record/Sunday News

Jeffrey White will be the new athletic director at William Penn High School. The hiring was approved at a recent school board meeting, according to school ...

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 ...

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.

Retired doctor, 87, takes 'rewarding' job in medical marijuana

Dr. Richard Magill spent 50 years treating patients in Susquehanna Township, and now, at 87, has gone back to work as medical director in the medical ...

Reading teen sentenced for shooting 2 at football game  69News WFMZ-TV

A Reading teen has been sentenced for a shooting at a high school football game in York County.

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.

Delaware high school football top performances for Week 3  The News Journal

Top performances from Week 3 of Delaware high school football: Jordan Allen, Caesar Rodney – Rushed for touchdowns of 67 and 11 yards in the Riders' ...

Harrisburg landmark hits the market

The building at 614 N. Front St. next to the Civic Club of Harrisburg is now available for sale or lease.

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 ...

School safety: report reveals Pa.'s most unsafe schools

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 ...

Meet the Philly-born minister now heading Common Cause Pa.

Micah Sims grew up in West Philadelphia's Wynnefield neighborhood, attended city public schools, played basketball at William Penn High School, graduated ...

The effort to preserve Philly schools' history

Only seven of Philadelphia's public schools have been designated as historic by the Philadelphia Historical Commission. Why not more?

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 ...

'I waited 12 years...and they locked us out;' Colonial vows graduation debacle will never happen again  WDEL 1150AM

It's a missed once-in-a-lifetime moment, and they can never get back.

York High earns visit from PA Secretary of Education for 2016 breakfast challenge performance

York, PA -- Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera plans to visit William Penn Senior High School tomorrow. Rivera will recognize the York City ...

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.

Perry County Times Obituaries - July 14, 2018

CYNTHIA A. MCKEEVER Cynthia Ann McKeever, 87, of Marysville died Friday, June 29, 2018, in Harrisburg. She was the daughter of (Ann) Margaret and ...

Remembering Diane Griffy: 'a sweet, classy lady'

Diane Griffy retired from Bell Telephone Company after more than 30 years of *service*.

Reading basketball star dazzles crowd at William Penn  GameTimePA

Lonnie Walker, the top basketball player in Pennsylvania, and his Reading squad will take on William Penn on Sunday.

One of the biggest threats to Philly murals? New construction  Billy Penn

Mural Arts estimates around three artworks a year are covered up by development.

Delaware School Hosts ‘Glow Party’ Prom Night For Special Needs Students  CBS Philly

It was an afternoon a special group of high school students in Delaware will never forget as they had their prom.

End of an era for Harrisburg's William Penn School?

William Penn School is slated for temporary closure in the Harrisburg School District's 2010-11 budget.

High School Huddle: Like father, like son

Brandon Dooley, a junior offensive center on the Colonials, knows a thing or two about winning.

Remembering Warren Gittlen: 'His generosity and love has made the world better'

Warren Gittlen founded the Jake Gittlen Memorial Golf Tournament in memory of his father to raise money for cancer research.

Remembering William Cooper: 'one of the best people you could meet'

William Henry Cooper retired from Wilsbach Distributors after 36 years of *service*.

Samuel W. Fleming III, 91, former Newbold's managing partner

Samuel W. Fleming III, 91, formerly of Wayne, a Philadelphia brokerage-firm executive, died Sunday, March 4, of complications from Parkinson's disease at a ...

Former St. Mark's QB Jeff Ziemba named Indoor Football League Rookie of the Year  The News Journal

Former St. Mark's quarterback Jeff Ziemba finds success in Indoor Football League.

Short-term art: When murals fall to developers

Each year, 6 to 10 murals are demolished or obscured due to development. John Coltrane and other iconic images have been lost. - JOE BRANDT, Philadelphia ...

Perry County Times Obituaries - April 14, 2018

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, ...

Former John Harris and William Penn High School students to share memories

On Sunday, former students and the community will come together to swap stories of the high schools.

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 ...

Phoned-In Bomb Threat Evacuates Penn Wood High School  CBS Local

A Delaware County high school was evacuated after a bomb threat was reportedly received Friday morning.

Here's what's coming up on FOX43 News At Ten (October 4, 2018)  WPMT FOX 43

Police continue to search for the teenager accused of killing 28-year-old Jameel Murray and 15-year-old Dezmen Jones on September 26. Police issued a ...

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' ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Perry County Times Obituaries - Sept. 8, 2018

MELVIN W. FORTENBAUGH Melvin W. Fortenbaugh, 94, of Marysville died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill. He was born Feb.

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.

Counting Crows, Live coming to Hershey; here's how to get tickets

Eighteen years after their first show together at Hersheypark Stadium, the alternative rockers are together again for a Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, concert.

New book recounts creation of Gettysburg Civil War mural  York Daily Record/Sunday News

On the cloudy morning of Monday, June 29, 1863, Confederate Colonel Isaac E.

Bishop McDevitt teen Aniya Wolf attends William Penn prom after getting turned away from her own

The Bishop McDevitt teen who was turned away from her prom for wearing a suit attended prom at William Penn High School instead. Wolf was invited by the ...

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.

Wilkerson joins SRC as its chair

Joyce Wilkerson, a Temple University official and former top aide to Mayor John F. Street, joined the School Reform Commission on Thursday.

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.

Remembering the Rev. Robert Brown Sr.: 'a soldier for his country and a soldier of the cross'

The Rev. Robert Allen Brown Sr. in 2008 retired from his third career as an ordained elder in the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church.

When is prom? 2016 schedule at central Pa. schools

PennLive photographers will be covering dozens of proms in six counties for 2016.

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 ...

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.

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.

Delaware gets $3.2 million for career training program : Education  WHYY

Delaware's efforts to make sure students are ready for many of the jobs of tomorrow got a $3.2 million boost from Bloomberg Philanthropies. The money will ...

Rejoice, Live fans, Ed Kowalczyk's back in the band (maybe)

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.

Well-known former York County resident Dr. Susan Williams dies in traffic accident  York Daily Record

Her family will scatter her ashes in both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans to honor her love of the ocean.

McDevitt student kicked out of prom invited to wear her tux on 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'

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 ...

Residents in North Philly rally against plans for Temple football stadium in their neighborhood

More than 200 North Philadelphia neighbors packed into the auditorium of G.W. Carver High School of Engineering & Science on Thursday night to continue ...

Unique architecture in Harrisburg you may have missed

Harrisburg has many prominent structures with unique architecture. PennLive highlights 21 structures off-the-beaten path.

New Freedom Theatre terminates 3 legacy directors  The Philadelphia Tribune

North Broad Street has experienced a bevy of changes in recent years. Currently, construction crews are removing what's left of the demolished William Penn ...

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.

After 0-9 season, First State Military Academy finds winning formula  The News Journal

After going 0-9 in its first varsity season last year, First State Military Academy is off to a 3-0 start this season.

A vote for an iPhone: Men defend controversial raffle at Harrisburg polls

Kyle Schlessman and Jeremy Hunter said their efforts to print and distribute fliers were independent of Gloria Martin-Robert's write-in campaign.

Live reuniting with Ed Kowalczyk for world tour, new album

The York-based band will play together for the first time since 2009, featuring the band's original lineup. The 1989 alumni of William Penn High School released ...

Charter school takeovers: As York schools near privatization, lessons from New Orleans and Michigan

Should it go ahead, York City School District would become the first district in Pennsylvania to convert all of its schools to charter schools.

At Temple, a central campus green is planned

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 ...

Harrisburg School District closes on Shimmel School; still trying to sell four other buildings

The 100-year-old building at 548 S. 17th St. in Harrisburg was sold to Pennsylvania Counseling Services Inc., of Lebanon, for $680000.

Perry County Times Obituaries - November 25, 2017

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 ...

York County's modern era unsolved homicides  York Daily Record

Here are the homicides that remain unsolved in York County. Isidor Greenberg, York, 1968. Greenberg, 79, a York merchant, was punched by a trio of ...

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 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 ...

Pro football players with Delaware ties  The News Journal

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Why is Italian Lake Called Italian Lake?  Harrisburgmagazine

Just north of Division Street nestled between Third and Green streets lies the most beautiful park in the city of Harrisburg. With its easily recognizable Japanese ...

Evelyn L. Grant, 98, served in Women's Army Auxiliary Corps  The Philadelphia Tribune

Evelyn L. Grant, who served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, died on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. She was 98.

Counselors: '13 Reasons Why' should open door to much-needed conversation about suicide prevention in Delaware schools  WDEL 1150AM

A controversial Netflix featuring some disturbing subject matter has counselors statewide on alert.

Perry County Times Obituaries - November 4, 2017

SANDRA K. BELL Sandra K. Bell, 75, of Newport died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. She was born April 13, 1942, to the late D. Earl and Charlotte (Barnes) Hall.

Pro Football Hall of Famer Chris Doleman proud to bring honor home to York  York Daily Record

A permanent plaque will be unveiled at York High for Chris Doleman, who will return to York as part of Hometown Hall of Famer program.

Comcast Awards $188,000 In Scholarships To 179 Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to ...

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