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By Bill Chenevert

Chartering charters' future in Philadelphia

The educational landscape of Philadelphia is at a crossroads, and the School Reform Commission (SRC) is currently considering 40 applications for new charter schools. With 86 charters in operation, some operators are applying for new buildings, and many are seeking their first charter.

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Posted Jan. 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

NEWS > NEWS BRIEFS

By Bill Gelman

2015 Readers' Choice ballot

It's that time of year again in which YOU — the loyal visitors of southphillyreview.com — get a say.

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Posted Jan. 12, 2015 | Comments: 3

EPRW menus are online

Running from Feb. 22 to 28, the third annual East Passyunk Restaurant Week will feature 28 establishments, including seven first-time participants, offering three-course meals, with many providing drink pairings, seasonal cocktails and new desserts.

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Posted Jan. 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

Multiple choice

In order to alleviate your winter boredom, the columnist has devised a simple multiple choice test to entertain and enlighten you. The correct answers are not printed at the bottom of the test.

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Posted Jan. 29, 2015 | Comments: 3

Around South Philly 1-29-2015

Ahead of his Sunday appearance the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St., for the WWE Royal Rumble, superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson visited Passyunk Square for a photo opportunity.

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Posted Jan. 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

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  • Jacob’s Snickerdoodles...
    By SPR Staff

    Impending winter storms always lead locals to load up on bread, milk and eggs, the chief ingredients for French toast....

  • Judge sentenced...
    By Joseph Myers

    A former Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge will spend the next two years in prison for fixing cases on behalf of campaign donors and political allies. ...

  • Officers halt heist...
    By Joseph Myers

    A Queen Village man is in custody for allegedly trying to rob a North Philly Dunkin’ Donuts Monday....

  • Back to the ’80s...
    By Phyllis Stein-Novack

    Last week, Jeff Gordinier of The New York Times wrote a profile of chef Kevin Sbraga and his new restaurant Juniper Commons....

  • Jim Kenney resigns from...
    By SPR Staff

    At a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, South Philadelphia native and City Council-at-Large member Jim Kenney announced he would resign from his position in two days’...

  • Five great teen sci-fi...
    By R. Kurt Osenlund

    This Friday marks the release of “Project Almanac,”...

  • Super selections...
    By Anthony Maiorana

    Chances are, most people in South Philadelphia are not spending the money to travel to the Super Bowl this year....

  • Three-digit score...
    By Joseph Myers

    Police are hoping the accompanying image can lead to the arrest of a man who robbed a South of South establishment....

  • Financial foolishness...
    By Joseph Myers

    The FBI and the Major Crimes unit are looking for a man who robbed a Newbold bank last week....

  • Constructive Criticism...
    By Corey Carter

    In addition to hearing their keyboards as they crank out content, South Philly Review staff members have been listening to multiple machines this month, as workers have...

  • Who are you going to be...
    By Interviews: Anthony Maiorana/Photos: Corey Carter

    “I’m going with the Patriots for Tom Brady to win another one. If the Eagles aren’t in it, I want to see something great happen, and Brady getting another one would put...

  • The route of it all...

    To the Editor: Hello and Happy New Year to all in South Philly. This is something I wanted to put out there for everyone to inspect, as I think it is worth considering...

  • Neighborhood gatherings...
    By SPR Staff

    Mario Lanza Museum is holding a Mario Lanza Birthday Remembrance noon-3 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Museum, 712 Montrose St. 215-238-9691. mariolanzainstitute.org....

  • Horoscopes 1-29-2015...
    By Mystic Terry

    AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18): If this is a time for an important decision, make it effective as early as possible. Someone will try to influence your thinking. A loved...

  • Branching out 1-29-2015...

    Fumo Family Branch: Sleepy-time Stories 10 a.m. and Minecraft Club 2 p.m. Jan. 31; Toddler Storytime 10 a.m. Feb. 3. 2437 S. Broad St. 215-685-1758....

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