Deal on Jelleff Reached

As hinted at during the ANC roundup, a deal for the city to purchase the Jelleff Branch property of the Boys and Girls Club (as well as two other club properties) has been reached. Fox 5 has the footage:

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That protester is long time School Board member William Lockridge. According to the Post, the property he’s talking (well, shouting) about has already been sold to a charter school. Although GM agrees that a charter school doesn’t offer the same community benefits that a Boys and Girls Club (or a similarly operated recreational center) does.

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