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Philadelphia Academy’s transition program offers special ed students vocational placements, internships and plenty of opportunity.  

Labor of Love

Sandy Casanova was overwhelmed when she got her first look at her newly renovated house.

Judge teacher nominated for Senate election

Republicans have nominated Tim Dailey, a history and English teacher at Father Judge High School, as their candidate in the 5th Senatorial District special election.

Furry friends visit Fox Chase Elementary

Fox Chase Elementary School welcomed a few new faces last Wednesday and they instantly became the most popular kids in school, although some of them could’ve used a bit more soap and water.

Friends of Poquessing Watershed volunteers clean up potter’s field

Nine volunteers overcame gusting winds and chilly temperatures to clean up the city’s last potter’s field at Dunks Ferry and Mechanicsville roads on March 15.

Around town: April 1, 2015

Multiple Sclerosis fundraiser at FOP

AgustaWestland donates $100k to local school

AgustaWestland has donated $100,000 to St. Martin of Tours School, an Independence Mission School located at 5450 Roosevelt Blvd. in Oxford Circle.

White’s night

Republican Martina White defeats Democrat Sarah DelRicci to capture the 170th Legislative District seat. 

Planning institute is seeking members

The deadline is Friday, March 27, to apply for the Philadelphia City Planning Commission Citizens Planning Institute.

Pets of the Week: March 25, 2015

Athena is a dream come true