Bache-Martin Elementary School

(Children help break ground at a new garden behind Eastern State Penitentiary, in Fairmount.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Community Garden To Grow Near Former Prison in Fairmount

Students from the nearby Bache-Martin Elementary School helped break ground at Eastern State Penitentiary.


Superintendent Dr. William Hite (center in suit) stands beside Tom Quinn and  Yvette Duperon. (credit: John McDevitt)

Elementary School In Fairmount Selected For Walnut Street Theater Outreach Program

It’s a 5 year commitment where actors and instructors from the theater will hold workshops and performances for the kids in grades K-8.