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Strawberry Mansion: Preschools Are Important, But Underfunded

Strawberry Mansion: Preschools Are Important, But Underfunded

Amanda Bowman always imagined herself as a mother. When the time came for her to have children, she was presented with two surprises. The first: she would have to raise them as a single parent. The second: she was having twins. Despite the challenges that faced her, she knew she was going to send them […]

 

Chestnut Hill: Library Closes Temporarily To Repair Ceiling Leak

Chestnut Hill: Library Closes Temporarily To Repair Ceiling Leak

The Chestnut Hill library has been around for over 100 years – 109 years to be exact. The library is located at 8711 Germantown Ave. and is a huge fixture within the Chestnut Hill community. “People love the library because it has a lot to offer to the community, especially to all the different age […]

 By Melissa Robbins and Morgan Pendleton

Strawberry Mansion: More than Just a Library

Strawberry Mansion: More than Just a Library

In the midst of the city-wide closing of schools, one place has been a much needed and stable support system for the children in Philadelphia especially during the school year: The Widener Branch Library, which serves the communities of Strawberry Mansion and Allegheny West. The doors are always open to anyone in search of resources, homework […]