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Pets of the Week: March 9, 2016

Bella happy to be your baby

Once upon a prom

Helping Hands is a community service project that sells donated prom dresses for $20.

Nominations now being accepted for Hall of Fame

Readers can nominate living people, historical figures and institutions for the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. The deadline is April 8. 

New club is making strides in the neighborhood

D2 Walking Club encourages exercise and offers incentives.

Happy days with Hank

Henry Winkler talks about his new children’s book, which details the exploits of Hank, a young boy with dyslexia.

Feinberg criticizes mayor’s proposed soda tax

Ross Feinberg, the Republican candidate in the 5th Senatorial District, opposes Mayor Jim Kenney’s plan to tax soda to pay for universal pre-kindergarten and other initiatives.

The doctor is in

Read Across America Day, a celebration of the life of Theodore Seuss Geisel, the writer, cartoonist and poet more commonly known as “Dr. Seuss.” 

Creighton celebrates Chinese New Year

Universal Creighton Charter School had a special visitor for its annual Chinese Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 22. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Kenny Gamble and his wife Faatimah joined the children, faculty and staff at Creighton, 5401 Tabor Ave.

Around Town: March 9, 2016

Fire safety remains hot topic