Sporting a Central High T-shirt, actor and comedian Bill Cosby, Ed.D., arrives at the Kimmel Center in 2010, with Pamela Browner White, chairperson of the Marian Anderson Award, which was presented to Cosby. (AP Photo/ H. Rumph Jr)
As the final day of Germantown High School's 99-year history approaches — the Class of '13 will don caps and gowns on June 19 — NewsWorks will present a series of stories including interviews with grads and former students.
To launch the GHS series, NewsWorks is sharing excerpts from an interview with
The estimated 1,000 high-school students who marched Broad Street to protest School District budget cuts on Friday were not just visible. They were loud, rambunctious and utterly unmoved by the politics of the moment.
Here's a look at what's to come:
1. In a little over a month, Germantown High School's near-century old history will come to a close. Thousands of students have studied inside the school's Haines Street building over the
Earlier this month, members of the Alliance for the Preservation of the Wissahickon (APOW), a group that emerged in April to oppose a possible treetop adventure course in Wissahickon Valley Park, were not sure what to make of a
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