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Pets of the Week (March 20, 2013)

On the prowl for a new home 

Springtime festivities in Mayfair

Now that the Shamrock Shuttle and Erin Express have come and gone with few problems, the Mayfair Business Association is looking forward to some successful springtime activities.

Northeast High staffer transferred after sex accusation

The Northeast High School staff member accused of having sex with a student continues to work for the city’s public school district, although he no longer has official contact with students.

Perri pleads guilty in ticket scandal

Fortunato N. Perri Sr., a former administrative judge of the city’s Traffic Court, pleaded guilty to four charges in federal court last week in connection with what the U.S. Attorney’s office has called the court’s widespread culture of ticket fixing.

Police District Advisory Council honors four

The 7th Police District Advisory Council recently recognized four members of the district as Officers of the Month for December or January.

Among the missing — 8,800 assessments

Some residents haven’t received the new 100 percent market valuations of their properties from the city yet and the deadline for asking for a review of a new assessment is March 31. However, a spokesman for Mayor Michael Nutter said last week that property owners will have a month from receipt of their new assessments to ask for reviews of numbers they don’t like.

Burholme deli obtains liquor license

Some Burholme residents are not pleased that a deli with a liquor license will soon open, but they will work with the owner to develop what his lawyer calls “a conditional licensing agreement.”

Residents get help with AVI impact

Michael Wauhop last week got some good news about his property taxes.

Butkovitz to face three opponents in Democratic primary

City Controller Alan Butkovitz will be facing three opponents in the May 21 Democratic primary.

Three robbers sought

Police seek the public’s help in identifying three men who robbed a Mayfair convenience store on March 3.