Top 5 things to watch for in NW Philly this week

Here’s a look at what’s going on in Northwest Philadelphia this week: 

Chestnut Hill residents are concerned that an incoming daycare center may create some traffic and parking-related headaches around the intersection of Germantown Avenue and Bethlehem Pike. Check back next week to see how officials with Children of America responded during a Monday night community meeting.

The Philadelphia International Flower Show kicks off this weekend. NewsWorks will be on hand and will highlight exhibits created by Northwest Philadelphia groups. Check back and see what creative contributions they made to this year’s theme, “Hawaii: Islands of Aloha”.

Northwest Philadelphia had the most murders in the city during a recent three week span. NewsWorks went looking for explanations. Tune in next week to find out what local police had to say and how safe residents are feeling these days. 

A beloved street cleaner in Germantown was recently laid off following funding cuts. Business owners in the neighborhood’s shopping district have noticed and desperately want him back. Check back next week to learn more.

Conversations around creating a memorial to mark an historic Potter’s Field burial ground in Germantown will continue next week at Mt. Moriah Church. NewsWorks will attend the Thursday night meeting.

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