Central High School

Richard Fox
Temple University
Mark Abrams
February 10, 2020 - 8:54 am
Philadelphia real estate developer and philanthropist Richard Fox, a longtime member of the Temple University board of trustees and the man for whom the university's Fox School of Business is named, died on Sunday at the age of 92 of natural causes at his Center City home. Read more here.
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Peter Biar Ajak has been in a South Sudanese prison since July 28, 2018
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John McDevitt
January 02, 2020 - 4:20 pm
A Philadelphia-educated activist imprisoned in South Sudan for allegedly speaking out against the corruption of the government has been pardoned by the president. Read more here.
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Philly student climate strike
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Paul Kurtz
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.
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City Councilmember Al Taubenberger Northeast High School and Central High School.
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Pat Loeb
November 28, 2019 - 3:59 pm
Philadelphia has a Thanksgiving tradition older, even, than the parade. In fact, it's one of the oldest event of its kind in the country. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
October 14, 2019 - 6:13 pm
Philadelphia's University of the Sciences has fostered a relationship with Central High School that both schools say has worked well.
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Construction is underway on the first phase of a major expansion at Central High School.
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Mike DeNardo
June 04, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Construction is underway on the first phase of a major expansion at Central High School. They gathered with shovels for a dirt-tossing photo op at Central High School, but in reality, the construction behind them had been going on for three weeks. It's the start of 14...
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Peter Biar Ajak has been in a South Sudanese prison since July 28, 2018
Aaron Spence/Free Peter Biar
Tim Jimenez
February 01, 2019 - 9:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Peter Biar Ajak, one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan," who resettled in Philadelphia in 2001 and graduated from Central High School and La Salle University, has been in a South Sudanese prison for six months with no end in sight. He now has a new attorney who is trying to...
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Low temperatures caused the water used fight a fire at Morris Manor Apartments in Germantown to freeze on several cars and trees in front of the apartment building.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 22, 2019 - 7:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fire marshal's office in Philadelphia is trying to get to the bottom of a late-night fire at a Germantown apartment building that left several people hurt and dozens displaced. When fire broke out on the third floor of the Morris Manor Apartments at around 11:30...
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West Chester University senior forward Jason Pixley (#23)
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
November 30, 2018 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jason Pixley has scored a lot of goals during his college soccer career. But none have been bigger than the one he netted on Thursday. Pixley, a senior forward who went to Central High School in Philadelphia, scored a little more than four minutes into overtime,...
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2-year-old's remains found in Kemble Park
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 16, 2018 - 11:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The body of a toddler was discovered Tuesday partially buried in a wooded area of a park in North Philadelphia. Philadelphia police say a 2-year-old girl was reported missing Monday night. Authorities launched an investigation, and those who had contact with the...
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