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 year 2011 has just a few days remaining, and some local figures are looking forward to a successful 2012.
A representative from RecycleBank last week offered Northwood Civic Association members the chance to sign up for a sticker that can earn them points for discounts, deals and gift cards at local and national merchants.
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.