Good morning, Feeders!
We’ve got a full news day ahead of us, including a story from Lizz Fiedler about Chester Upland and other Pennsylvania school districts that could soon be in the same financial predicament.
Carolyn Beeler will have details for us on a Pennsylvania department that will target drug and alcohol addiction, as well as a public meeting to address childhood obesity and the steps government can take to intervene.
Emma Jacobs is looking into the murder of a woman in Kensington, the no-snitching culture some Philadelphia neighborhoods have, and what some community groups do to encourage witnesses of crime to come forward. The story comes after news that this victim may have cooperated with police in reporting another crime.
Peter Crimmins and Lindsay Lazarski are going to outer space. Sort of, anyway. They’ll meet with an artist who creates space and shares his experience with Philadelphia students.
And it wouldn’t be an election year without a bid from Milton Street. Most recently known as a Philadelphia mayoral candidate, Street says he plans to run for the 195th District Pa. House seat to represent Strawberry Mansion, Mantua and part of North Philadelphia.