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Collingswood mayor says schools' Call 911 policy dropped: It's 'fixed, finished, done.'

Thursday June 30th, 2016 11:33:14 AM
A controversial policy that required Collingswood public schools to call police for nearly every incident of student misbehavior has been "reversed," Mayor James Maley said.

Maybe Collingswood schools shouldn't always rush to call 911?

Thursday June 30th, 2016 10:50:45 AM
The uproar over whether the Camden County prosecutor's draconian "Always call 911" mandate should apply even in cases that teachers, principals, or parents once had the power to resolve has become quite an educational experience for Collingswood.

In East Falls, they're not playing nice over a proposed playground

Thursday June 30th, 2016 09:23:51 AM
In East Falls, they call those born and raised there the Old Guard, and newly arrived young families the New East Falls, says Beth Gross-Eskin, a "Fallser" for 35 years.

Hite: 99% of Philly teacher positions filled

Thursday June 30th, 2016 05:34:10 AM
Philadelphia School Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. announced Wednesday that the School District had filled 99 percent of its teaching positions and was on target to have all filled by the start of the school year.

Alleged crossbow killer of new wife was under court order to avoid ex-wife, kids

Thursday June 30th, 2016 05:33:56 AM
On Friday, two days before Paul Kuzan allegedly killed his new wife with a crossbow in their Northeast Philadelphia home, the couple traveled to Carbon County, Pa., for a court hearing.

Christie to reluctant Senate: Back Assembly's gas-tax plan

Thursday June 30th, 2016 05:33:54 AM
TRENTON - Gov. Christie on Wednesday pressed the Senate to approve a deal to raise the state's gas tax in exchange for a sales-tax cut, ahead of a voting session Thursday.

Cops: Delaware man steals golfer's cart and truck, drives to Camden

Thursday June 30th, 2016 05:32:02 AM
Police are looking for a man accused of taking a golf cart from a player at a Delaware course, then stealing the victim's truck and driving it to Camden.

Philly jury begins deliberating in trial of Oasis strip club manager in death of patron

Thursday June 30th, 2016 05:31:53 AM
Prosecution and defense lawyers agreed that a single punch by Oasis Gentlemen's Club manager John Pettit resulted in the 2009 death of patron James Koons.

Garbage truck overturns in Juniata Park, 3 hurt

Thursday June 30th, 2016 05:31:51 AM
A city trash truck overturned Wednesday after swerving to avoid hitting a car in Juniata Park, injuring three sanitation workers, one seriously, police said.


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