The groundbreaking for West Philadelphia High School October 27 was conducted in a driving rain, under a tent, at which officials, students and activists turned over shovelfuls of sand that was spread on top of a tarp. Nobody actually broke any ground.
Wed. Nov. 4-Sun. Nov. 8. Helping Hands Week Fundraiser. 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Trolley Car Diner & Deli, 7619 Germantown Ave. Proceeds benefit the Germantown Women’s Y After School Program at the Houston School. The diner will donate 15% toward transportation costs and cultural field trips. To request a coupon for this event, call Germantown Women’s Y at 215-927-3170. For information about Trolley Car Diner & Deli, call 215-753-1500 or visit www.trolleycardiner.com.