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Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board

Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th streets

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Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.

Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.

Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, 18th and Callowhill streets, C2-28

Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.

    Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board
    Philadelphia's new Board of Education started to take shape Tuesday with the naming of a 13-member nominating committee, the latest step toward re-establishing local control of city schools. The board would replace the School Reform Commission that has voted to dissolve itself.
    https://whyy.org

5 hours ago

Demolition begins at 42nd and Chestnut to make room for pre-fab apartment building

Demolition begins at 42nd and Chestnut to make room for pre-fab apartment building

Demolition of “Wash ‘n Lube” car wash has begun on the 4100 block of Chestnut Street to make room for a pre-fab 6-story 130-unit apartment building (see rendering...

...to go through zoning or community approval. Nevertheless, the plan for the proposed building at 4125 Chestnut Street was presented at September’s Spruce Hill Community Association zoning meeting as a heads up...

    Demolition begins at 42nd and Chestnut to make room for pre-fab apartment building
    Demolition of "Wash 'n Lube" car wash has begun on the 4100 block of Chestnut Street to make room for a pre-fab 6-story 130-unit apartment building (see rendering below). The new construction is "by right", which means it didn't have to go through zoning or community approval. Nevertheless, the plan
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

5 hours ago

Fork, High Street on Market, and a popular Starbucks temporarily closed by health dept.

3231 Powelton Ave.

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6802 Old York Rd.

315 N 52nd St.

5101 Germantown Ave.

615 S 56th St.

12319 Academy Rd

1500 Walnut St.

801 Cottman Ave.

306 Market St.

600 E Chelten Ave.

4690 Castor Ave.

625 W Girard Ave.

1001 Chestnut St.

...AVE.; Franklin’s, 3521 BOWMAN ST.; South Street Pizzeria, 1410 SOUTH ST.; The Black Taxi, 745 N 25TH ST.; Kingsessing Food Market, 1550 S 55TH ST...

...Street Pizzeria, 1410 SOUTH ST.; The Black Taxi, 745 N 25TH ST.; Kingsessing Food Market, 1550 S 55TH ST...

    Fork, High Street on Market, and a popular Starbucks temporarily closed by health dept.
    Just two weeks into the New Year, there are a few familiar names on the list of 13 restaurants, markets and stores that were temporarily closed by Philadelphia Department of Public Health inspectors between Jan. 1 and Jan. 15.
    http://www.philly.com

5 hours ago

Nominating committee members, timeline for new school board announced

Thursday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th Street

This article has 5 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.

Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St

Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman Street

Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad Street

Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue  

    Nominating committee members, timeline for new school board announced
    The office of Mayor Kenney Tuesday morning announced the names of the 13 people who will interview and recommend candidates for a new Board of Education, and finalized the timeline for the process that will culminate in their taking office on July 1.
    http://thenotebook.org

6 hours ago

Timeline Set For Formation Of Board To Control Philadelphia’s Schools

Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and North 36th St.

This article has 6 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 West Cambria St.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.

Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.

Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, 18th and Callowhill, C2-28

Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.

    Timeline Set For Formation Of Board To Control Philadelphia's Schools
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The timeline is set for the formation of a local board to control Philadelphia's schools. Mayor Jim Kenney has unveiled the names of the 13 people who will give him a list of nominees for a local school board.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

6 hours ago

Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board

...Thursday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th St.; Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300...

This article has 5 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

...Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.; Thursday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church...

...St.; Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St.; Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman...

...Cambria St.; Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.; Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440...

...St.; Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.; Wednesday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for...

...and Callowhill Sts.; and, Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

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#mlkday finds us singing at the corner of 40th and Lancaster Ave ❤️✊🏾❤️

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    mlkday finds us singing at the corner of 40th and Lancaster Ave ❤️✊🏾❤️
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Philly School News shared Dontae Privette's p...

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    Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster
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