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NEWS > FEATURES

By Bill Gelman

In Memoriam: Remembering Mark Romano

There is never a good time to receive news about an unexpected passing, but a Monday morning phone call sent shock waves through the Review Publishing family. Mark Romano, a former co-worker, friend, brother and even mentor to some, passed away at age 60.

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Posted Nov. 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

FOOD & DRINK > RESTAURANT REVIEWS

By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Fond

When it opened five years ago, Fond immediately became a destination restaurant for those of us who appreciate fine contemporary French food and impeccable service

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Posted Nov. 20, 2014 | Comments: 1

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

Supporting schools

Congratulations! Philadelphia public schools made national news last week because of the unique budget restraints under which teachers have been forced to work. According to slate.com, the yearly school budget for books and supplies for our public schools is (drumroll, please!) $160.

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Posted Nov. 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

NEWS > NEWS BRIEFS

By SPR Staff

Highlight of the day

NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, best known as the “Human Highlight Film,” visited the South Philly Review office last week as part of his campaign to promote Diabetes Awareness Month.

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Posted Nov. 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

Spread blame or stick together?

After that meeting last Wednesday called together by the Stadium District powers that be, I have some thoughts and a real concern to those who live close to Darien Street and Packer Avenue.

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Posted Nov. 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

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