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Pets of the Week: March 1, 2017

Shy Sofie quickly warms up to love

OLC earns grant for participating in kiss-a-pig fundraiser

Pucker up: Randi Marmer, assistant vice president of public relations, TruMark Financial, presents a check for $5,300 to representatives from Our Lady of Calvary School, for the school’s participation in the credit union’s annual Kiss-A-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraiser. Pictured are (from left) the Rev. John Babowitch, pastor of Our Lady of Calvary Church, science teacher Patricia Torpey, Sister Mildred Chesnavage, principal of Our Lady of Calvary School, and Randi Marmer. 

A mission of recovery

 A newly formed support group offers local veterans an outlet to discuss their struggles and comfort each another. 

Little Flower students blossom at Flower Show

The 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show will take place March 11-19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th and Arch streets.

Lawncrest Community Association honors departing pastor

The Lawncrest Community Association last week welcomed several guest speakers and honored a departing pastor.

Democratic DA candidate wants cash bail changes

Joe Khan, a Democratic candidate for district attorney, is proposing the elimination of the city’s current cash bail system.

Company eyes Bustleton for possible medical marijuana facility

Holistic Pharma Chairman Keith A. Morgan told the Northeast Times that his company is considering several Philadelphia locations where it may apply for dispensary licenses. 

Community members learn about Narcan at meeting

“They’re sick with the disease of addiction and they need help. This does not discriminate. It’s an equal opportunity destroyer.” — Elvis Rosado

Calendar of Events: March 1, 2017

Thursday, March 2

British pop group at Philadelphia Mills

UK’s X Factor winner Little Mix will be stopping by the Philadelphia Mills FYE on Wednesday, March 1, at 3 p.m.