John Paul Jones Middle School has suffered low test scores, spotty teacher attendance and unsafe conditions for years. Now it’s being transformed into the Memphis Street Academy Charter School, and many are excited about the future.
Hailing from across the globe, thirteen winners of a Boys & Girls Club contest visited the Bridesburg Boys & Girls Club last week. What did they all have in common? Their love for the organization itself.
Winner: Officer Ernie Rehr, director of Rizzo PAL at 2524 E. Clearfield St.
Winner: Coffee House Too at 2514 E. York St.
Winner: (Tie) Mercer Café at 2619 E. Westmoreland St. and M&M Restaurant at 2736 E. Allegheny Ave.
Winner: Port Richmond Pharmacy, 2512 E. Clearfield St.
Winner: Best Server, Stacy Gorman at Donna’s Bar at 2732 E. Allegheny Ave
Winner: Donna's Bar at 2732 E. Allegheny Ave.
Winner: Salon Blush at 2407 E. York St.
Winner: Stock’s Bakery at 2614 E. Lehigh Ave.