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Do you have a secret red gravy recipe that you want to show off? Now’s your chance at East Passyunk Crossing’s annual Italian Red Gravy Cook-Off.
CityKids will be hosting their annual consignment sale, the largest non-profit sale in the area, on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17.
This free event at Neumann-Goretti High School at 11th and Moore will bring plenty of gently-used items for babies and children. This includes clothing, toys, strollers, books, maternity clothing and plenty more.
With a new president in charge at Neumann-Goretti High School, last year it was announced that changes would be coming to make the transformation into a college prep school. For all of the proposed changes to be implemented, the school needed a large sum of money.
Neumann-Goretti has now received a $300,000 grant from the Philadelphia School Partnership to continue to move forward with that vision and provide assistance to begin closing the academic achievement gap.
In recent years, Neumann-Goretti high school at 1736 S. 10th St. has seen a drastic decline in enrollment.
For many reasons, it has appeared that the school is getting close to shutting its doors for good—but Neumann-Goretti isn’t going down without a fight. With a new school president, Bruce Robinson, the school could be seeing some transformations, with a new plan for the future of the institution.
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The East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association has announced that it is starting a community garden this month on the grounds of Neuman-Gorretti High, next to the civic’s office at 1729 S. 11th St.
Matt Simone, beautification chair for the civic, said they’ve been working behind the scenes on the garden for a few months and hope to have it completely built by June 15.
“We’ve made some big steps,” Simone told us last week. “The fence is up, we have a few plots in and have a couple builds planned over the next couple weeks.”