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Photo by Theresa Stigale, Greg Bezanis, Megan West, Omahr Ashe and Brienne Ryan

Charles Santore Branch, 932 S. Seventh St., held its 100th anniversary celebration Saturday, with a Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels demonstration (Photo 1), a citation presented by 1st District Councilman Mark Squilla (Photo 2) and a Phillie Phanatic appearance (Photo 3). A decade after its Center City unveiling, supporters ventured to South Philadelphia High School, 2101 S. Broad St., Tuesday to rededicate a historical marker honoring Israel Goldstein, a Jewish Zionist movement leader and 1911 Southern alumnus (Photo 4). Pet enthusiasts gathered Sunday at Burke Playground, Second and Jackson streets, to raise $3,737 and donate goods to animals displaced by Hurricane Sandy (Photo 5). The George Washington School Girl Scouts, 1198 S. Fifth St., embarked to Gilbertsville for a camping trip Friday (Photo 6). The Christian Street YMCA, 1724 Christian St., celebrated facility enhancements Friday (Photo 7).

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1. John Jr. said... on Nov 15, 2012 at 11:02AM

“Thanks for the photo op with the historical marker. SPHS alumni appreciate it...a newsclip would have helped for the deeper meaning in a school that is struggling with itself. The kids need more support!!”

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2. Ben Dover said... on Nov 16, 2012 at 01:01PM

“John Jr., be happy with what you have!”

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3. ben dover said... on Nov 17, 2012 at 01:02PM

“The paper has written about the kids. Did you see the cover story in September? It is not called "The South Philly High School Review," after all.”

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