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    • Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation

State AG's office seeks OARC lawsuit dismissal

The state Attorney General's office, on behalf of Gov. Tom Corbett and administration budget and economic development officials, is seeking to have a lawsuit filed against them by the Ogontz Avenue…

    • A view inside the property, for which developer Ken Weinstein has an agreement in place to buy and restore. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Vacant Germantown church could soon become Waldorf School's new home

A Germantown private school and a local developer are moving forward with plans that would see a long-empty and historic Wayne Avenue church property transformed into a new elementary campus. Developer…

    • Outline of Wissahickon Charter School's new campus. (Courtesy of Mt. Airy USA)

Wissahickon Charter School awarded grant to aid construction costs

Expansion plans for the Wissahickon Charter School are getting a boost from a just-announced William Penn Foundation grant.  The school was awarded $500,000 toward the cost of constructing its new campus…

    • Propper Brothers

'Never Give Up' fitness studio secured as additional tenant of former Propper Bros. building

For decades, Sam Kroungold watched the comings and goings at Manayunk's Propper Bros. furniture store from his office, from a desk perched in a mezzanine overlooking the cavernous showroom. These days,…

    • Bakers Centre civic engagement

Job accessibility takes center stage at community meeting for Bakers Centre ShopRite

A few weeks back, representatives of the Bakers Centre retail development, under construction at the former Tastykake site, appeared at an East Falls Community Council committee meeting to give an update…

    • Archaeologist Mary Alfson Tinsman points to slides showing historical maps of Potter’s Field at a meeting in late December.

Archaeological dig at Germantown Potter's Field site will not start before March

An archaeological dig to see if human remains lie beneath the Queen Lane Apartments site won't begin until at least March, as a months-long historic review of the 18th-century Potter's Field…

    • germantownywca

Germantown YWCA sheriff's sale may (or may not) finally happen Tuesday

In bits and pieces, the remains of the defunct Germantown Settlement and its related entities continue to be sold off. Next up: The historic Germantown YWCA building at 5820-24 Germantown Ave.,…

    • Queen Lane Apartments

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