- A recent confluence of school closings from the Philadelphia school district and the Archdiocese has left Pennsport without an elementary school, reports Newsworks:
“We currently have no elementary educational options within the boundaries of our community. No Catholic, no private, no public, no charter,” said [Pennsport Civic Association President James] Moylan.
- A drug-treatment clinic that was briefly prescribing suboxone, a new desire-suppressant for heroin addicts, was run out of LoMo, City Paper reports.
- Twenty-four single-family homes and one carriage house were approved for the site of the old 7-up warehouse at 8th and Montrose, just off the Italian Market, says Plan Philly.