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In Mt. Airy, It Takes A Village To Keep The Village [PHOTO ESSAY]

A SEPTA train on the Chestnut Hill West line crosses Mt Pleasant Avenue as it is on its way to Center City. The trestle is part of the Mural Arts Program and made possible with support of Mt Airy residents, (including Ken Weinstein). - See more at: http://whyy.org/cms/everyzip/zip-photo-essay-in-mt-airy-it-takes-a-village-to-keep-the-village-19119/#sthash.Q360f7DJ.dpuf
A SEPTA train on the Chestnut Hill West line crosses Mt Pleasant Avenue as it is on its way to Center City. The trestle is part of the Mural Arts Program and made possible with support of Mt Airy residents, (including Ken Weinstein). (©2016, Bastiaan Slabbers)

When we moved from the Netherlands to Philadelphia six years ago, my wife and I first landed in Fishtown. It’s a nice neighborhood if you are young, but for us, eventually, Mt. Airy in Northwest Philly beckoned.
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Sideline Scenes from Endless SRC Action Meeting [PHOTOS]


See the gallery for some of the scenes of the March 17, 2016 School Reform Commission Action Meeting, held at the Auditorium of the School District of Philadelphia Head Quarters on N. Broad St.

For a detailed look on what went on at this meeting check the story by WHYY’s Education beat reporter Kevin McCorry – March 18, 2016; “Education Philosophies Clash at Packed Philly SRC Meeting”