Significant enrollment declines force archdiocese to undertake a new round of school cuts.
A sad day leaves pupils of some Northeast grade schools wondering about the future.
Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the riverwards, vowed to appeal the decision.
For St. Hubert students, word that their school will close forever in five months spurs tears and much uncertainty.
Longtime state lawmaker Dennis O'Brien joins city's governing body.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is expected to publicly announce the findings of its blue-ribbon commission on education during a 4 p.m. news conference on Friday, Jan. 6.