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Pets of the Week (November 7, 2012)

Remy is a very special girl

Holme Circle Civic will elect new officers at next meeting

The Holme Circle Civic Association will elect new executive board officers during the group’s next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Local school needs your help to score new computers

The Anne Frank Elementary School faculty and staff are trying once again to win new computers for students.

Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade is ready to march into town

The 36th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade has been set for Sunday, Nov. 18, from noon to 3 p.m. The rain date is Nov. 25.

Celebrate Tacony history this weekend

The Historical Society of Tacony will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Christa Lewis Memorial Arboretum this Saturday at 1 p.m.

Burholme discusses emergency response; Eagle Scout soars

Chad Thomas, of the city Department of Public Health, offered tips to members of Burholme Town Watch and Civic Association on planning for a bioterrorism attack or widespread health emergency.

A tasty way to start your day

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and often the most neglected. It’s important that you eat a nutritious morning meal no later than an hour after waking up. A healthy breakfast allows the mind and body to work well throughout the day. Breakfast also is important for creating healthy eating habits, general health, weight control, greater concentration and productivity, and maintaining hormone levels and blood sugar. Breakfast will speed up metabolism and help you burn more calories throughout the day.

More than a half century later, an officer is honored

Back in March 1946, there was a strike at the massive General Electric facility, which stretched from 67th to 70th streets and Elmwood to almost Paschall avenues in Southwest Philadelphia’s Eastwick neighborhood.

Sign of remembrance

Michelle Liczbinski recently unveiled two street signs that honor her husband, a Philadelphia Police Department sergeant shot to death in 2008.

A tribute to DiDomenico

Joseph J. DiDomenico set the standard in public service for his family.