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Some recent passings of classmatesJanuary 13, 2019 by Frank Senner (Register to contact)
John George - passed a couple of years ago
John Rooth - also passed 2 years ago & was in
fraternity with John at Frankford HS
Tom Carr - passed last year
Frankford High School class ring for 1958February 13, 2017 by Ken Gibilisco (Register to contact)
I have been searching for a Frankford High School class of 1958 graduation ring, anyone know where I might find one?
Thank you and regards, Ken Gibilisco.
"mini reunions"August 15, 2014 by Rose Altimari Cavalieri (Register to contact)
Before our 50th reunion (class of June '61)we had mini reunions in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. We also had one in Somers Point, NJ. Thursday, August 14, 2014 was our 4th annual get together in Somers Point. We are making it a point to meet 3 times per year. it's been wonderful!
Frankford High School News From Around The Web
Teen Missing In Frankford Area: Philly Police - Philadelphia, PA - Alain Alcis, 18, was last seen near the Frankford Terminal by his classmates Thursday ...
MARY AGNES ROBB TAFEL The Intelligencer
Mary Agnes Robb Tafel of Churchville, Pa., transitioned to heaven on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Pine Run Nursing Home after a battle with Alzheimer's ...
ALBERTA R. WERNER Bucks County Courier Times
Alberta R. (Gemerek) Werner died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at her home. She was 75. Born in Philadelphia, she resided in Bensalem since 1972. She was a ...
NFL All-Pro Jahri Evans shows his appreciation to Bloomsburg U. and Frankford High Philly.com
Jahri Evans gives his time and money back to his alma maters. Bloomsburg University will unveil a new football scoreboard courtesy of his $500000 donation.
Volunteers Give Frankford High School Inspirational Makeover As Part Of MLK Day CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — More than a thousand volunteers honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday by helping to transform a high school in ...
2 charged after attempted rape in Frankford High School 6abc.com
Philadelphia police have made two arrests after the attempted rape of a 14-year-old girl inside Frankford High School on Wednesday.
Joining forces to fight back against violence 6abc.com
Football players with Frankford High School and the Boys Latin of Philadelphia Charter School took to the field together.
'Game of Peace' aims to show teens better way to handle conflict besides gun violence WPVI-TV
The Game of Peace 2018: It's message there can be a healthy rivalry The games can be hard fought. But off the field, the violence that so often takes the lives of ...
Pennsylvania schools in need of overall improvement Allentown Morning Call
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has released its lists of schools that need to improve and will receive additional funding to do so.
Opposing high school football teams come together to prevent violence 6abc.com
Two opposing local high school football teams in Philadelphia took to the field for a different kind of rivalry, one aimed against violence.
Highlights: Martin Luther King beats Frankford, advances to Public League Class 5A final Philly.com
Martin Luther King beat Frankford and advanced to Saturday's Public League Class 5A championship game.
Police Investigating Possible Attempted Rape At Frankford High School CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Eyewitness News was first on scene and the only station to capture one of two suspected attackers getting into the back of a police ...
Frankford's Bill Sytsma and Archbishop Ryan's Kevin Szychulski return to football after potential catastrophes Philly.com
The Frankford coach and Archbishop Ryan sophomore were back on the field Friday after health scares.
Joseph S. Prewitt, 60, owned physical therapy center in Germantown Philly.com
Joseph Simeon Prewitt, 60, of Lansdale, a physical therapist who lived his dream of owning and operating a physical therapy center in Philadelphia, died ...
NFL Stars Give Back At Jahri Evans’ Annual Camp At Frankford High School CBS Local
By Joseph Santoliquito. PHILADELPHIA, PA (CBS) — It was hard to figure who was enjoying themselves more, Eagles' safety Malcolm Jenkins going over pass ...
Crowdsourcing brings kids music education and instruments Temple News
The students pick the songs and Rebecca Wizov teaches them. Wizov, a 2017 music education alumna, requested to start a Modern Band class at Frankford ...
60 low-performing schools receive new state designation for extra comprehensive support KYW Newsradio 1060
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sixty low-performing Philadelphia schools stand to receive extra help under new designations released Thursday by the ...
Memorial Day Around Philadelphia Philadelphia Public Record
CITY COUNCILMEN Al Taubenberger, left, and Bobby Henon, are proud to join in the commemoration ceremonies by striding in solidarity with our armed forces.
Lindback Foundation 2018 distinguished Philadelphia teachers Philly.com
Erica Adkinson, McMichael Elementary. Adkinson, a graduate of the Philadelphia School District and Temple University, has been a teacher for 22 years.
Frankford High honors legend Vince Miller with court The Philadelphia Tribune
It's always good to remember those who have made a big contribution to the game. Vinson “Vince” Miller was one of the greatest coaches in Public League ...
Poverty, climate change, bullying Philly.com
The Aspen Challenge asks high school students to come up with solutions to specific problems in their communities.
Who are the 18 new candidates Kenney will consider for school board seats? Philly.com
Here are short bios of the latest round of candidates for the new Philadelphia school board.
Boy, 16, dies after being shot in Northeast Philadelphia 6abc.com
Police say a high school student shot last week in Northeast Philadelphia has died from his injuries.
Local high school graduate receives Pioneer Award 6abc.com
Frankford high school celebrated the achievements of one of its alumni Thursday morning.
Joseph S. Prewitt, 60, physical therapist center operator The Philadelphia Tribune
Joseph S. Prewitt, the operator of the Phoenix Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Center, died on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, of lymphoma. He was 60.
Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $74,000 In Scholarships To 65 Greater Philadelphia Area High School Seniors PR Newswire
TREVOSE, Pa., May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $74,000 in scholarships for the ...
Isaiah Thomas, 34, announces third bid for City Council seat The Philadelphia Tribune
Educator and two-time City Council also-ran Isaiah Thomas has launched a third bid for an at-large council seat.
Mother of teen charged with murder in Oxford Circle: My son was bullied Philly.com
The mother of an 18-year-old Northeast Philadelphia High School senior charged with murder in the fatal shooting of another teen in Oxford Circle says her son ...
The Pa. schools with the worst SAT scores PennLive.com
They have common denominators - poverty and crime chief among them. The schools that posted the 50 worst SAT scores in Pennsylvania share among ...
Lindback Award honors 59 city school teachers The Philadelphia Tribune
The annual Lindback Award for Distinguished Public Teachers recognized educators in Philadelphia on Tuesday who go above and beyond for their students.
Philly native Christine Duffy cruises to become president of Carnival Cruise Line Philly.com
The Philly native has risen all the way to president of Carnival Corp., and will speak at the Union League of Philadelphia on Thursday, March 15.
Former NFL star tells Newtown ES students to be like the Eagles and 'work as a team' The Intelligencer
Former Penn State and NFL star Blair Thomas told more than 500 students to follow their dreams, stay focused, work in teams to overcome obstacles and never ...
Former Strawberry Mansion athlete sues school district over “negro league” discrimination PW-Philadelphia Weekly
As a senior at Strawberry Mansion High School and a star on the school's girls lacrosse team, Nadirah McRae thought she had it made.
Bill Grun Celebrates 98th Birthday, Still Teaching After 72 Years CBS Philly
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — William 'Bill' Grun loves to laugh. It's his laughter that he loves to share with his students. “I started to teach in September 1947 and ...
Philly teen dies after being shot in Oxford Circle student melee Philly.com
Messiah Chiverton was a junior at Frankford High School. Another teen, Muhammed Goode, 18, was arrested last week.
Jahri Evans On A Hall Of Fame Path CBS Local
By Joseph Santoliquito. Philadelphia, PA (CBS) — It's been an interesting journey for Jahri Evans—a trip that's taken him from an under-recruited lineman out of ...
"Friday Night Lights" inhabit Philadelphia's Frankford High MaxPreps
MaxPreps News - Popular TV series comes to Philly and Frankford is bright-light beneficiary.
Former Saint Joseph's basketball star Jeffery Clark to be honored The Philadelphia Tribune
College basketball season is right around the corner. But before the season gets under way, the Philadelphia Association of Black Sports and Culture, Inc. will ...
Former Philadelphia Fire Commissioner William Richmond dies Philly.com
William C. Richmond, 86, who was Philadelphia's fire commissioner during the 1985 MOVE bombing, died Monday, June 25, of complications from a stroke at ...
Emotions overflow as NE Philly man, 18, is held for trial in Oxford Circle killing of teen Philly.com
Heated neighborhood rivalries erupted into near-fisticuffs and a judge grew emotional Wednesday during a hearing for the accused 18-year-old gunman in the ...
NANCY L. TIEMANN Bucks County Courier Times
On Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, Nancy L. (Caldwell) Tiemann passed away at Abington Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her family, after a difficult three-month ...
Nominating Panel Sends Mayor List Of Potential School Board Members CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia took a step closer to local control of its public schools on Monday when the Education Nominating Panel made its ...
10 days in, no arrests in drive-by killings of men from Philly NJ.com
The two men who were shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Trenton last month were both Philadelphia residents. But investigators have not said much about ...
- SCH football rides strong offense to season-opening victories Chestnut Hill Local
by Jonathan Vander Lugt After two weeks and 101 points scored, it's safe to say that the talent-laden offense of Springside Chestnut Hill is going to be.
Overington Park is Frankford's hidden jewel Philly.com
Frankford's secret oasis is diverse, serene &green - DAN GERINGER, Philadelphia Daily News.
Heck, Geraldine D. | Obituaries | pressofatlanticcity.com Press of Atlantic City
Heck, Geraldine D., - 89, of Ocean City, NJ passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point, NJ. Born in and formerly of ...
Overbrook High Alumni to host Hall of Fame banquet The Philadelphia Tribune
It's going to be a big night for a number of Overbrook High alumni on Friday, May 8. The Overbrook High Alumni Association will hold its 24th annual Hall of.
School Reform Commission approves new in-house special education program Philadelphia Public School Notebook
The School Reform Commission voted Thursday to establish a new in-house special education program for 100 students, most diagnosed with social-emotional ...
Missing Girl Never Shows Up to Philadelphia School; Leaves Cellphone, Backpack Behind NBC 10 Philadelphia
Family and friends of missing Philadelphia teenager who never showed up at school turned to social networks in an attempt to find her.
Murphy, John Hugh "Murph" | Obituaries | pressofatlanticcity.com Press of Atlantic City
Murphy, John Hugh "Murph", - 62, of Ocean City, age 62, died peacefully at home on August 1, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he resided in Ocean City, NJ.
Mayor gets new batch of names for Philly school board consideration WHYY
Responding to a request from Mayor Jim Kenney for more choices, the Philadelphia's educational nominating panel submitted the names of 18 more candidates ...
Sports Notes: Darby-Colwyn state championship teams honored by HOF The Philadelphia Tribune
Darby-Colwyn state championship teams honored by HOF. When the Delaware County Athletes Hall of Fame honors Darby-Colwyn High School's 1962 and ...
ELIZABETH PRATO FINNEGAN Bucks County Courier Times
Elizabeth Prato "Betty" Finnegan of Southampton passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at her home. She was 74. Betty was the loving and devoted wife of John ...
Mayor appoints education professor to School Reform Commission Temple University News
Christopher McGinley, an associate professor in Temple's College of Education, has been appointed by Mayor Jim Kenney to serve on the School Reform ...
High school coach Howard Griffith investigated for 'threesome with a student, 15' Daily Mail
Philadelphia police are investigating Howard Griffith, a high school staffer at Frankford High School who allegedly had a threesome with an underage student ...
Haris Medunjanin suspended two extra games; Union to pay tribute to Walter Bahr Philly.com
The Union finally got news Wednesday that they had expected — Haris Medunjanin got an extended suspension for his red card in Atlanta and the shouting at ...
Names added to Vietnam Memorial in Penn's Landing 6abc.com
The names of two Philadelphia soldiers will be added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Penn's Landing.
Clowns Causing Chaos Through Social Media Philadelphia Public Record
The month of October is known for bringing out fictional ghouls and goblins from and into all walks of life. But, as a rash of menacing clown threats have made ...
High School Top 10: New PIAA Classifications Changes Nothing CBS Local
By Joseph Santoliquito. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On Wednesday, the PIAA, the governing body of high school sports in Pennsylvania, decided to move to a 6A ...
"Diplomas Now" program 6abc.com
A new program launched Friday at one Philadelphia school and it aims to boost graduation rates.
Philly's 2017 Lindback Award winners Philly.com
60 Philadelphia School District elementary, middle and high school teachers are being honored as 2017 Lindback Award winners.
Four Erie County girls make basketball all-state GoErie.com
Erie High's Eaddy, Villa Maria's Mraz, Palermo and Harbor Creek's Benim picked; 8 D-10 players honored.
Brother's death inspired Penn State's Shareef Miller to escape violent North Philly streets Philly.com
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Shareef Miller remembers the three phone calls as if he just received them. It was May 2015, nearing the end of his senior year at ...
5 Philly Schools Taken Off "Most Dangerous" List NBC 10 Philadelphia
The School District of Philadelphia has a positive statistic to talk about this week.
Coming soon to Philly schools: 22 city-paid social workers Philly.com
The greatest impediment to academic success for Philadelphia students is often not about reading or math - it is what goes on outside the classroom. The city ...
Man, 87, victim of Port Richmond home invasion 6abc.com
An 87-year-old man was the victim of a home invasion on Thursday afternoon in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia.
The Philly Soccer Page – Happy 90th, Walter Bahr The Philly Soccer Page
Walter Bahr has spent the last 67 years correcting the soccer world's somewhat mistaken belief about the most famous moment of his career. It has been stated ...
Erie High's Eaddy reaches 1000-point milestone GoErie.com
Jamiya “Sue” Eaddy has been thrilling crowds with exciting plays throughout her high school basketball career. It was just a matter of how she would achieve ...
New SRC member: "My heart is with traditional public schools" Philly.com
Christopher McGinley's grandmother was a cleaning lady at Olney High School. On Wednesday, McGinley was named by Mayor Kenney to a seat on the School ...
Long wait for justice for Philly woman strangled by North Jersey serial killer WHYY
At first, they didn't panic that she was gone. Robin West sometimes did that. She'd disappear for a day, maybe two, rarely longer. Robin, who lived with a friend ...
Bus vendor blamed for issues in Philly school district 6abc.com
Some families relying on buses in the Philadelphia School District are outraged over ongoing problems.
Penn State football ‘survivor’ Shareef Miller chooses academics over streets, becomes neighborhood example Centre Daily Times
Miller, now a redshirt sophomore defensive end ready to start for Penn State, had a dangerously low GPA going into his final year of high school. But with a ...
Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $188,000 in Scholarships to 178 Pennsylvania High School Seniors PR Newswire
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $188,000 in scholarships for ...
Educational Nominating Panel selects 27 nominees for School Board Philadelphia Sunday Sun
The Educational Nominating Panel has voted to recommend 27 candidates for the new Board of Education to Mayor Jim Kenney, who will make appointments to ...
City-paid social workers coming to district schools The Philadelphia Tribune
More than 20 social workers will be placed in School District of Philadelphia schools for the 2017-18 school year.
Harry Harper named Veteran of the Month Lewiston Sun Journal
PARIS — Harry L. Harper has been named the Veteran of the Month at the Maine Veterans' Home. He served in the Army from 1943 to 1945. Harper was born in ...
Death of teen, whose body was found in river, ruled suicide 6abc.com
The family of a teenage girl who went missing last week says her body was recovered in the Delaware River.
Father to cops: 'Why shoot him in the back like an animal?' Philly.com
The father of a 30-year-old man who was shot and killed by police in North Philadelphia last week said Saturday he is dismayed that his son, David Jones, was ...
This Philly junior may be nation's best high school running back PhillyVoice.com
Somewhere under the tangle of arms and legs was D'Andre Swift. Still moving. Still pumping his legs. Still refusing to be stopped. Four Pine-Richland defenders ...
New School Progress Report rates district, charter schools on more than just test scores | Philadelphia Daily News Philly.com
Rating schools on more than test scores. ED HILLE / Staff Photographer. Maj. Ken Roberts speaks to his Junior ROTC class at the Philadelphia Military Academy ...
58 teachers at district high schools to receive Lindback award PhillyVoice.com
Fifty-eight teachers at high schools in the Philadelphia School District will be honored Tuesday by the Lindback Foundation.
The 20 'Worst' Public Schools in America The Cheat Sheet
It can be tough to find the right school. Here are some of the worst public schools in the country, based on testing performance data from each state.
Vietnam War vets in Bucks and Montgomery counties talk about their fight for freedom Bucks County Courier Times
The long and costly Vietnam War ended several decades ago, but its effects still linger for many area veterans.The controversial military conflict pitted the ...
District honors 60 teachers with distinguished Lindback Award Philadelphia Public School Notebook
For the first time in its nine-year history, the Lindback Award for Distinguished Public Teachers was awarded to teachers of all grade levels, with 60 elementary, ...
7 Philadelphia principals earn Lindback Awards, $20K for their schools PhillyVoice.com
Seven Philadelphia public school principals honored Tuesday by the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation will receive a $20000 stipend to help ...
Comcast Awards $200,000 In Scholarships To 191 Pennsylvania High School Seniors PR Newswire
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2015 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® ...
The Philly Soccer Page – 2015 SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame class honored The Philly Soccer Page
Photo: Tom Keenan. A rich soccer tradition continued earlier this month as Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA) Soccer Hall of Fame celebrated their 68th annual ...
PIAA Releases High School Reclassification Lists CBS Local
By Joseph Santoliquito. Philadelphia, PA (CBS)—Around this time every two years, some area football coaches find their knees quaking a little, as the ...
About the Lindback Award winners Philly.com
The following excerpts are from the nominations submitted to the Lindback Foundation for the winning Philadelphia School District high school teachers.
Philly students respond, react to renowned think tank's challenge Huffington Post
"These past eight weeks have changed my life and have shown me the importance of giving back to the community," stated Mark Sharashidze. A junior ...
Seven District principals honored with Lindback Award Philadelphia Public School Notebook
Seven principals received the annual Lindback Award Tuesday night at the Prince Theater, after city officials and the first lady of Pennsylvania heaped praise on ...
Jeffrey Bayers, 60, a 10-year Parking Authority staffer Philly.com
Services have been set for Jeffrey Bayers, 60, of Maple Shade, a Philadelphia Parking Authority worker who was fatally injured when he was pinned under a tow ...
Vince Miller to be honored at legends banquet The Philadelphia Tribune
The Philadelphia Association of Black Sports and Culture (PABSC) regularly honor some very deserving people every year. The PABSC will recognize a real ...
Clown accounts threaten Philly schools on social media PhillyVoice.com
Breaking news update, 12:55 p.m. Monday: Philadelphia police say they have identified a 13-year-old girl who participated in the posting of the social media ...
What a new app says about sex education in Philadelphia PhillyVoice.com
Moira Bohannon froze mid-bite at the dinner table when her 10-year-old son uttered "the P-word." "He also mentioned something about how cats and dogs might ...
A.G.: Woman charged with sexual assault of teen victim in 'furry party' case PhillyVoice.com
A Cumberland County woman has been charged with sexual assault in the widening state probe of a child predator ring that targeted a Bucks County boy at a ...
Newtown Borough Council hires new part-time police officers; hears feedback on police chief search Bucks Local News
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council on Tuesday night voted unanimously to hire two new part-time police officers.
Phillies Surprise Sergeant Francis Manley Jr. On 94WIP CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Sergeant Francis Manley Junior just thought he was a part of Tuesday's 94WIP Morning Show promoting the USO's #HugAHero ...
For Philly students, building boats provides a sturdy rudder – for life PhillyVoice.com
GSK honored the Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory Monday with one of its IMPACT Awards, given to 10 regional nonprofits for "exceptional achievements in ...
CRUSA/FC Bucks coach Eddie Leigh honored at Council Rock soccer doubleheader Bucks Local News
NEWTOWN – In conjunction with the Council Rock United Soccer Association (CRUSA), the CR South and CR North soccer teams joined hands Wednesday ...
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