Benefit for homeless pets at Katie O’s
A new veterans’ peer support group is inviting U.S. military veterans who served in Iraq, Afghanistan and other combat situations to join weekly meetings at Aria Health’s Torresdale hospital starting on May 16. The Monday sessions will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Mansion House conference room at 10800 Knights Road.
Green living: A tree planting program held at Pleasant Hill Park in East Torresdale on Saturday kicked off the fifth annual LOVE Your Park Week. City officials and volunteers picked up litter, mulched trees and garden beds and planted trees. City Councilman Al Taubenberger (foreground) helped plant trees during the event.
As part of its Inquiry 2016 activities, Lebanon Valley College recognized students for academic achievement in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Local students include Jessica Coughlin, a graduate of Philadelphia Academy Charter School who is pursuing a bachelor of arts in English and sociology, who won the Senior Award for Academic Excellence in Sociology; and Ryan Muldoon, a graduate of Father Judge High School who is pursuing a bachelor of science in accounting, who won the Achievement Scholarship Award in Business Administration.
All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.
You could love a good Brownie …
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame was scheduled to hold a news conference on Wednesday morning at Holy Family University to announce its next class of inductees.
Ex-president honored: The Rev. Joe Campellone was inducted into the Father Judge High School Hall of Fame on Thursday at the Vie, 600 N. Broad St. At left, Mary Campellone, his mother, places the Hall of Fame Medal around his neck. At right, Campellone enjoys a moment with current president Brian Patrick King.
Cirque du Soleil will be in town this week, as Ovo comes to Temple University’s Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St.