Top 5 News Stories

A look back at the week's news.

With summer nearly over, Roxborougn and Manayunk are getting back to the business that will startup again in the fall.

Civic associations will soon begin their meetings, but the Residents of Shawmont Valley ready are engaged in battle to preserve land. Additionally, schools new and long-established prep for Sept. 7 and the first day of school.

Here are the top 5 news stores from the past week.


  • The week ended with Philadelphia Police arresting an armed man for barricading himself in a house on Delmar Street.


  • Residents on Shawmont Avenue are protesting and strategizing of what to do with the Blair Meadow II project.


  • AMY Northwest begins its first year as Roxborough's only middle school at the former Levering school.


  • Principal Stephen Brandt discusses changes and progress at the high school.


  • In addition to a development expansion, the Philadelphia Water Department began work this week on Shawmont Avenue.

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