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    • Schools Superintendent William Hite and Mayor Michael Nutter at a June press conference about the budget shortfall. (Nathaniel Hamilton/For NewsWorks, file)

Squeezing school $$ from tax delinquents: $28 million is in the balance

This article was made possible through a partnership between The Notebook and PlanPhilly As bad as the school district’s projections for this fiscal year already are, the actual bottom line could…

    • The original Northeast High School, Courtesy of David Swift
    • Broad and Lehigh, Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Photos
    • Photo courtesy of Phillytrax, EOTS Flickr Gropu
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August 1: Comcast earnings jump | Pa. Turnpike, I-95 connector begins | School district cancels public meetings | $3 million goes to two Philly schools | Temple beats fundraising record | Franklin Square celebrates

Good morning and a happy August, Eyes on the Street!  Comcast Corp. reported strong quarterly results that wowed Wall Street on Wednesday, the Inquirer reports. Comcast announced an 11.6 percent jump…

    • Connected, Photo courtesy of Phillytrax
    • Pain Train, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

July 11: Asbestos in collapsed building's debris | Developer threatens opponents with lawsuit | Conrail bridge collapse hearing | PATCO project 47 percent more expensive | Drilling controversy in Delaware River | Tech company moves to East Falls | Photos

Good morning Eyes on the Street! Here's what people are buzzing about today. In the latest development around the June 5 building collapse at 22nd and Market, contractors have found remnants…

    • Photo courtesy of Phillytrax, EOTS Flickr Gropu
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Council will hold hearings on adaptive reuse of closed school buildings

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds-Brown introduced a resolution Thursday calling for hearings on finding adaptive reuses for the 23 school buildings that will close at the end of this year. The resolution was…

    • Face painting, courtesy of David Swift Photography
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From Portland, cues for Philly school-building reuse

The halls of Portland's Kennedy School are alive with faces. Former students peer down from class photos, and alumni smile from newspaper clippings mounted along corridors leading to the principal's office…

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Eyes on the Street

April 18: Northeast health center needs | Philadelphia's new online school | Penn Treaty Village hearing | Bridge danger | Bankrupt AC casino

Roughly 18,000 patients in the Northeast are without a primary-care provider, and about 40 percent have chronic illness. Yet the average wait for first-time adult patients is 251 days at the…

    • Street Fashion under the El in Kensington | Theresa Stigale, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

School closings announcement | Ads for school funds | tepid support for commercial zoning revisions | Council 'ripping apart' the new zoning code | Open crime data | OpenDataPhilly legit

Street Fashion under the El in Kensington | Theresa Stigale, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupGood Morning, Streeters. Here's your Thursday morning Buzz: Today the School District of Philadelphia will…

    • The former West Philadelphia High School building at 4700 Walnut St. could soon be sold. (Nathaniel Hamilton/NewsWorks)

School district nearing sale of old West Philly High, other vacant buildings

By Benjamin HeroldFor NewsWorks Download Audio File » Listen to the report as featured on NewsWorks Tonight. With dozens of new school closings looming, the Philadelphia School District is nearing deals…

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Eyes on the Street

SEPTA back in service, defends shut down | 311 running 24/7 | polling place prep | stream buffer hearing

BOO! | Send along your Halloween photos to @planphilly or eots@planphilly.comHappy Halloween, Streeters. The clouds are lifting and blue sky is peeking through. Schools, city council, and government…

    • Night on the Town | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • School District of Philadelphia | Vincent J. Brown via Flickr, Creative Commons License
Eyes on the Street

Public School Blues: news roundup

This week's news is again dominated by school coverage, so here's a special roundup: Governor Corbett will be in Philly today, and activists plan to welcome the Governor with a human…

    • The Fairmount Park Art Association is now the Association for Public Art.
Eyes on the Street

Second casino license | PGW sale cost | School District's opportunistic approach to crisis | gay-friendly Philly | development districts

  Should Philadelphia’s second casino license go anywhere? Monica Yant Kinney wonders if the market is already sufficiently saturated, and if it will do more harm than good. Who should pay…

    • Architectural Relief | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr group
    • St. Boniface Church was demolished in April, 2012
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School District's road to dissolution | Norris Square duel continues | Fairmount Fish Ladder | paying Water Works' utilities

How did the Philadelphia School District reach this decidedly desperate and low moment? City Paper’s Daniel Denvir revisits the years of mismanagement and financial crisis, the rise of charters, and…

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