Top 4 stories to watch in NW Philly this week

Here’s what’s to come on NewsWorks this week: 

1. Local officials are preparing to send a recommendation to the School Reform Commission about a proposal to bring Camelot Schools to the shuttered Germantown High School building. That letter is expected to be sent by this Friday, the latest. Follow NewsWorks this week for updates on the status of that recommendation. 

2. NewsWorks is looking into the idea and priniciples behind prenatal yoga. Stay tuned to NewsWorks to find out if and how it’s catching on in Northwest Philly.  

3. Tuesday is National Night Out, an annual event that zeroes in on the fact that good neighbors are the building blocks of a safe neighborhood. East Falls Town Watch is hosting an NNO event at 3540 Indian Queen Lane from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Roxborough’s annual Town Watch Night Out will be held in Gorgas Park from 7 to 9 p.m. Check NewsWorks this week for a recap of the Roxborough event.

4. NewsWorks is checking in with a Mt. Airy resident who specializes in home brewing.  Find out what got this brewer started and what it takes to make the perfect brew. 

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