Here’s a look at what you may have missed this week in Northwest Philadelphia.
A crumbling, century-old property in Northwest Philadelphia may get new life thanks to roughly $4 million in city funding.
Eighth District City Councilwoman Cindy Bass announced Thursday she is committing $2.2 million to stabilize the Germantown YWCA, a vacant brick building she thinks can “change the face” of the neighborhood. Read more here.
When the Northwest Philadelphia community learned that Bud had passed away suddenly earlier this month at the age of 74, they were truly at a loss. Under Bud’s coaching, his young athletes were guaranteed equal playing time, scores were unimportant and all players — girls included — were given a shot. Here’s the full story.
Follow Chris and Jennifer Byiers as they decide where to send their four-year-old son, Jamie, to kindergarten come the fall. Check out part one in the three-part series here.
Walk into Germantown’s iMPeRFeCT Gallery and you’ll be met with 1,200 square feet of floor-to-ceiling matzo. It’s Rephael Epstein’s tribute to the upcoming Passover holiday. Click here for the full story.
After falling short in the finals last year, the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy robotics team, Vulcan Robotics, will be moving ahead to this year’s Mid-Atlantic Robotics District Qualifier. Read more here.