Top 5 things to watch in NW Philly

Here’s a look at what’s to come on NewsWorks this week:

A trio of brothers at Germantown Friends School wants the government to connect every veteran in the U.S. suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with a medical service dog if needed. They’ve created an organization and a petition to that end. Check back next week for the full story.

DePaul House in Germantown, an organization that helps house the homeless, has created an art gallery and will hold its inaugural exhibit next Wednesday. Check back next week to learn more about the space and the exhibit’s sole artist, Dennis Jones.

Richard Snowden with Bowman Properties in Chestnut Hill agreed to sign a Community Development Agreement as part of a mixed-use project his company is set to build at 8200 Germantown Ave. The legally-binding document may be signed at a Chestnut Hill Community Association meeting on Thursday. Check back then.

Lisa Nutter, Michael’s wife, is set to speak during Mt. Airy USA’s ongoing series, Metropolitan Minds, on Wednesday. The president of Philadelphia Academics, Inc., will discuss the youth development organization and how it works with Philadelphia public high school students. NewsWorks will be on hand for her remarks inside Little Jimmy’s Bakery Café.

The second installment of ‘Final-ly Friday’ will hit Germantown Avenue this week. Special summer drinks will be on tap from local restaurants. Saint Mad will also preview A Mt. Airy Home Companion. NewsWorks will be on hand to take it all in.

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