Mastery Charter Schools took over operations of Franklin Smedley School this year, and now the company wants to add a gym, more classrooms and air conditioning as it expands the school to make room for about 100 more pupils.
Detectives in Northeast Philadelphia are investigating a home invasion-style robbery and an attempted home invasion that occurred 24 hours apart last week.
Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a masked gunman who robbed the Rite Aid pharmacy on the 6400 block of Oxford Ave. on Aug. 3.
Should parents get Pennsylvania tax dollars — money to be taken from spending on public schools — to help them pay for tuition at private, non-public or charter schools?
State Reps. Kevin and Brendan Boyle want to deny pensions for government employees convicted of sex crimes.