Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Five People Making a Difference

Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Five People Making a Difference

There are many nonprofits, charities and other organizations in the Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill neighborhoods. These organizations often provide something that the neighborhood itself is lacking: education about crucial topics, an outlet that can scarcely be found elsewhere, or aid for people who are too often overlooked. Here are five people who work in […]

 By Amelia Brust and Lucas Rodgers

Spruce Hill: Penn Alexander Extracurriculars Survive ‘Doomsday Budget’

Spruce Hill: Penn Alexander Extracurriculars Survive ‘Doomsday Budget’

Penn Alexander School saw nearly a 17 percent increase in its extra curricular funding by the School District between the 2008-2009 and 2013-2014 school years. With the help of $45 million in state education funds released to the School District in October, the school was able to maintain its music program. Administrators have some flexibility […]