News Briefs

Neighborhood Gatherings 01-19-2017

East Passyunk Crossing Community Center, 1025 Mifflin St., encourages participation in the Winter Clothing Drive through Jan. 31; and hosts the Tracks in the Snow Wildlife discussion for children ages 2 to 5 10-10:45 a.m. Jan. 19 and coed Pee Wee Soccer 5-6 p.m. Fridays through Feb. 24. 215-685-0008. eastpassyunkcommunitycenter.org.

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A gentle, loving lady

Meet friendly and playful Betty Sue. She loves to cuddle, and no human is a stranger to her. This love for others is displayed in the form of instant hugs and kisses. Betty Sue, who  is between 1 and 2 years old, will even hold your hand.

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Farewell, Buddy

Buddy Greco, one of the many big name entertainers who once called South Philly home, passed away on Jan. 10 in Las Vegas. He was 90.

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Branching Out

Charles Santore Branch
932 S. Seventh St. 215-686-1766
Jan. 21: Ask Randy, 11 a.m.
Jan. 21: Chess Club for Children, 1 p.m.
Jan. 23: English as a Second Language Conversation Group, 1 p.m. 
Jan. 23: Yoga for All Levels, 6:30 p.m. 
Jan. 24: Baby and Toddler Storytime, 10:15 a.m.
Jan. 24: Toddler and Preschool Storytime, 11 a.m. 
Jan. 24: English as a Second Language Low Intermediate, 12:30 p.m. 
Jan. 25: English as a Second Language High Intermediate, 12:30 p.m. 
Jan. 25: Ask Randy, 5 p.m.

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Time to chill with Angelica

This stunning blonde husky/lab mix, with a bunny soft jacket and sweet little smile, is only about 35 pounds and 3 years old.

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Branching out 1-12-2017

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

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Neighborhood Gatherings 1-5-2017

Bella Vista Neighbors Association recommends participation in the Treecycling Event 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 7 at Rite Aid, 801 S. Ninth St.

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Family addition

Shy and submissive Knann is a gorgeous border collie/lab mix.

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Branching out 1-5-2017

Parkway Central Jan. 6: Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles reads from “Courage to Soar,” 7:30 p.m.

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Sweeten Sugar’s life

One-year-old pup Sugar Plum was kept outside for most of her life before being surrendered to the shelter.

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