Henon honors Hubert’s, Judge students in City Council

There were two reasons why City Council honored Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls at a Thursday session attended by students, teachers, officials and supporters.

For one, the Torresdale Avenue mainstay is celebrating its 70th anniversary of educating students.  The other: How it fought to be able to celebrate a 71st.

Sixth District Councilman Bobby Henon, who sponsored the resolution, noted that the Archdiocese had slated the school for closing in early January.

It took a 51-day fundraising-and-rallying push to raise the $1.3 million and unquantifiable spirit needed to stave off padlocks.

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