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A decade after it closed, Germantown High School is set to reopen next year as a mixed-use development
The neighborhood high school closed in 2013 along with nearly two dozen others.
2 weeks ago
How you can help make your Philly-area neighborhood greener this weekend
Volunteers are needed to help PHS Tree Tenders groups plant 1,800 trees in Philly and surrounding suburbs.
3 weeks ago
An ‘epidemic’ of hit-and-runs: Advocates seek traffic safety solutions in the wake of Kelly Oubre incident
“Philadelphia needs Vision Zero more than ever," said one advocate.
A levee could be built in flood-prone Eastwick. Delaware County has concerns
The city of Philadelphia will not move forward with the project unless negative impacts on Delaware County are addressed, an official said.
PGW gets OK to increase rates
PGW customers’ gas bills go up at the end of November. But the rate increase regulators OK’d is much smaller than what PGW asked for.
‘I want her to be wanted’: Zoning decision could jeopardize Philly’s Colored Girls Museum
The museum needs variances to continue operating out of private residence in Germantown.
End of an era: West Philly’s UC Townhomes slated for demolition
The news comes after a string of demonstrations, a federal lawsuit, and a protest encampment.
4 weeks ago
‘Sometimes you just get tired’: City releases RFP to redevelop troubled Logan Triangle
A developer walked away from the project after spending nearly a decade trying to breathe new life into the site.
1 month ago
‘We’re here to start a conversation’: Philly gardeners talk land security with Cherelle Parker ahead of election
The group of gardeners and advocates hopes to hold a similar conversation with Republican mayoral candidate David Oh.
Industrial piers in South Philly will get new life thanks to preservation easement
Piers 38 and 40 will be part of a new development from Bart Blatstein.
Pa.’s new environmental justice policy doesn’t solve the problem, advocates say
“The community has to have a determining voice,” one critic said. “This policy doesn't do that.”
‘A world-class boulevard’: Master plan details new vision for Market East corridor
The study comes as the Sixers push to build a new arena in Center City Philadelphia.
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