Story Archive January 12 2017

Air apparent

Saturday’s snowfall delayed but could not deter the annual Fancy Brigade Serenade.

Around South Philly 1-12-2017

Photo 1: On Tuesday, Mayor Jim Kenney visited Children’s Playhouse, 2501 S. Marshall St., which, through the sweetened beverage tax and the PHLpreK initiative, can educate 40 additional learners.

Branching out 1-12-2017

Whitman Branch Jan. 13: SmART Readers, 3:30 p.m. Jan. 14: Family Storytime, 11 a.m.

Crime accounts

On Monday, the 3rd District released the community crime bulletin for the period covering Jan. 2 to 8.

On This Date

You might not have thought that Jan. 12th was an important date in history. Well, think again.

Drown your sorrows

Little sympathy from beer drinkers to folks upset over Philly’s soda tax.

Fading away from the spotlight

The Neumann-Goretti boys’ basketball team, led by two superstars and a strong supporting cast, is keeping things status quo in its latest championship chase.

Goodwill in the winter

From 6 p.m. until midnight Saturday, Asian Palace, 2001 W. Oregon Ave., will host the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia’s Winter Celebration.

Horoscopes 1-12-2017

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19): You have a vivid imagination, but not many people are interested in hearing your ideas. Try not to take their indifference personally.

How is the sweetened beverage tax affecting your shopping routine?

“I experienced the tax once, and that was enough. I am going to juice my own stuff. Overall, I think people won’t buy as much stuff and will be able to keep money in their pockets.”