THE BRONX - A Catholic grade school is celebrating its 100th anniversary of educating in Bedford Park.
Villa Avenue was renamed in honor of St. Philip Neri Elementary School during a special ceremony Sunday to mark the milestone.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan also led a centennial Mass, with alumni, friends and parishioners all on hand to reminisce about the students that have flowed through the hallways and classrooms for the past 100 years.
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Principal Janet Heed says that although it's been a tough time for Catholic schools, St. Philip’s is doing well and enrollment is up this year.