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Kohelet Yeshiva makes face masks amid coronavirus
Courtesy of Rabbi Gil Perl
Andrew Kramer
March 25, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Kohelet Yeshiva uses the school’s 3D printer to make face shields for area health care workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Online school instruction
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KYW Staff
March 18, 2020 - 3:43 pm
Philadelphia teachers have been told to stop online classes while schools are closed during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Beloved crossing guard Arthur Culbreth
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John McDevitt
March 06, 2020 - 12:22 pm
Beloved crossing guard Arthur Culbreth has returned to his post in Overbrook after beating colon cancer, and he’s back to dancing and making people smile. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
February 17, 2020 - 5:42 pm
A pregnant mother was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on Feb. 11, as she dropped her child off at a South Philadelphia Head Start program. An ICE spokesman said she was later released for humanitarian reasons, but School District of Philadelphia officials are...
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Overbrook Educational Center playground
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Charlotte Reese
February 02, 2020 - 1:56 pm
About one-third of students at West Philly’s Overbrook Educational Center are blind or visually impaired. So when Meredith Foote became the principal in 2014, she had one goal: create an inclusive playground for all students. Read more here.
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A man vaping.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 8:12 pm
New Jersey lawmakers on Monday passed legislation to prohibit flavored vaping products, sending the measure to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's desk. Read more here.
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Christian Willman
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 07, 2020 - 1:49 pm
A former teacher and girls soccer coach at a Bucks County high school will spend up to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to having inappropriate relationships with students. Read more here.
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Francis Reppert
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 03, 2020 - 11:48 am
A former Bucks County teacher has been charged for taking photos in his classroom allegedly up the skirts of female students. Read more here.
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Franklin Learning Center informational meeting
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Mike DeNardo
January 02, 2020 - 11:54 am
After a two-week closure due to asbestos abatement, the Franklin Learning Center has reopened. But a few dozen parents and students are still insisting on more to be done. Read more here.
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Christopher Spencer
Philadelphia Police Department
Mike DeNardo
December 23, 2019 - 11:50 am
A preliminary hearing is scheduled next week for a former William Penn Charter School camp counselor and tennis coach who is now facing sex charges. Read more here.
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