Top 5 stories of the week in NW Philly

 Check out Brian Hickey's story on Joseph Walker's decision to take his talents to the University of Delaware Blue Hens once he graduates. (Brad Larrison/for NewsWorks)

Check out Brian Hickey's story on Joseph Walker's decision to take his talents to the University of Delaware Blue Hens once he graduates. (Brad Larrison/for NewsWorks)

Here’s a look at what you may have missed:

1. Kelly House cat hoarder convicted of animal cruelty, may appeal

News vans rushed to Henry Avenue when word spread on Halloween that Pennsylvania SPCA officials were on scene investigating animal cruelty complaints tied to Grace Kelly’s childhood home. The case against the East Falls property owner got underway this week. Check out Matthew Grady’s story for more details.

2. Sustainable landscape company seeks to ‘keep Christmas [trees] alive’

The owners of Tiny Terra Ferma in Manayunk are tired of seeing Christmas trees tossed out on the street after the holidays. The way they see it, those trees deserve better. To that end, the shop is selling native trees that they hope customers will replant or return when they’re done. Check out Emily Brooks’ story for more details.

3. Rep. Kinsey, Produce Junction team up for Christmas-tree giveaway

The holidays can be a tough time of year if you’re struggling to make ends meet. To help ease some of that financial burden, state Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosted a tree-giveaway Wednesday behind his district office in Germantown. Check out Brian Hickey’s story to learn more.

4. MLK High QB Joseph Walker commits to University of Delaware

Martin Luther King High School’s football team had a truly historic season, winning the school’s first-ever public-league title. Senior quarterback Joseph Walker was, without question, a driving force behind the West Oak Lane squad’s success. This week, he decided to take his talents to Delaware once he graduates. Check out Brian Hickey’s story for more details.

5. Top 50 photos of 2013 in NW Philadelphia [1-10]

Finally. It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for all week: The Top Ten Photos Of The Year in Northwest Philadelphia. Be sure to also check out the first 40 of our 50 photo series. You can find links to each set below:

Top 50 photos of 2013 in NW Philadelphia [11-20]
Top 50 photos of 2013 in NW Philadelphia [21-30]
Top 50 photos of 2013 in NW Philadelphia [31-40]
Top 50 photos of 2013 in NW Philadelphia [41-50]

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