Fishtown can expect some changes when hundreds more students enroll at the former middle school, which will now include grades 9-12.
Front and Norris streets housing project cancelled; Port Richmond dancer sues; police hunt for Kensington carjacker.
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The proposal has earned community support, but a group of residents living on Allen Street oppose the project. The ZBA has yet to grant needed variances for the project.
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Fishtown gives Wynn the thumbs-up; Councilman Henon retracts Cokie rezoning bill in Bridesburg and SugarHouse settles illegal dumping claim while planning for expansion.
The Port Richmond high school is just one of three schools that will close in the River Wards. Two Fishtown schools will stay open, but will be affected by grade changes and an influx of new students. Charles Carroll High School freshman Larry Scruggs said that last Friday, it felt like a dark cloud had fallen on top of the school he’s only attended for less than a year — a short time, to be sure, but still enough to become part of a school environment he likened to “a family.”
The Port Richmond high school is just one of three schools that will close in the River Wards. Two Fishtown schools will stay open, but will be affected by grade changes and an influx of new students.