Girard College activist speaks to students, Sunoco shares third quarter numbers as it readies to sell refineries

    Good morning, Feeders, and happy Friday! You’re only hours away from the weekend, but there’s plenty news to be had ’til then.

    Lizz Fiedler will bring us the story of a man who fought to bring integration to the once segregated Girard College. We’ll hear from him about his recent talk with students there and his role in changing the school’s admissions.

    Sunoco had an interesting third quarter. Tom MacDonald will have details on the corporation’s most recent numbers and whether they’ll affect the possible sale of Sunoco’s refineries. Tom’s also chasing some other stories for us, including a look at the ethics investigation in John Street’s role in the Philadelphia Housing Authority.

    Art Reach is in the middle of an anniversary. Peter Crimmins will talk to its leaders about the organization’s goal of making culture more accessible to people with disabilities and economic disadvantages. Next week, he’ll have a story for us that involve a whole lot of Velcro.

    We’ve got a Purpose Prize winner in our midst. Carolyn Beeler will talk to the award winner from our area who developed a home agency for Asian seniors.

    And here’s a story you should definitely check out before the weekend: In the first part of a series on troops coming home, Lizz Fiedler visited a Hillsborough, N.J., nonprofit that packs the many donations shipped to service men and women in Iraq and elsewhere.

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