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My Philadelphia: Fishtown

Herb Shallcross is a fourth generation Fishtowner who has witnessed the changes that have taken place in this tightly-knit neighborhood over the last 20 years - from working class enclave to one of the hippest parts of town. He profiles Fishtown - old and new - in this installment of our My Philadelphia series. (Comments)

Market Value/Taxes by Neighborhood

AVU Data by Neighborhood           Note: Neighborhoods in boldface at likely to see a decrease in their taxes, according to city analysis                          ... (Comments)

Fate of Catholic Schools in Philadelphia

Philadelphia High Schools scheduled for closing School St. Hubert's High School for Girls Address 7320 Torresdale Ave. Location Mayfair Enrollment 2010 789 Enrollment 2011 772 Action Close Appealing? Yes Decision as of 2/24 The school will remain open School... (Comments)

Results of Appeals. February 17, 2012

Philadelphia High Schools scheduled for closing           School St. Hubert's High School for Girls   Address 7320 Torresdale Ave.   Location Mayfair   Enrollment 2010    789   Enrollment 2011 772   Action Close   Appealing?... (Comments)

Catholic School Crisis

The tears have been shed, the anger has abated somewhat, but the pain remains over the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's decision last month to shutter several dozen Catholic schools in the region at the end of this school year. But, there are crucial questions -- still unanswered -- about the large and small aspects of the plan. In this special report, we examine in depth those questions and concerns. (Comments)

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