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— Tim DiGiorgio set records as Frankford’s quarterback; now, he’s giving baseball a try. And guess what? He’s pretty good.
— Mike McKay, a 1976 graduate of Father Judge, has been tabbed to be the sixth head football coach in school history
— St. Matt’s and other Catholic elementary schools are doing what’s necessary to thrive in a competitive environment.
— The City of Philadelphia mourns the loss of Fire Capt. Michael Goodwin of Parkwood, who perished in a fabric shop blaze in Queen Village.
Vince Stango, interim president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, described the year 1968 as “colorful, chaotic and culture shifting.”
It’s not just another empty lot in Kensington where such sights are common. The trash-littered parcel, which had been the long-vacant Buck Hosiery building and an adjacent furniture store, is a shrine.
— Harry Palumbo will walk from Fox Chase Cancer Center to Atlantic City to raise money for the American Cancer Society in honor of his mother and father.
The motto of the Vietnam Veterans of America is plain and simple: “Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another.”
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz on Monday entered the governor’s race, unveiling a new campaign website and Facebook page, appearing on Rachel Maddow’s show on MSNBC and filing paperwork in Harrisburg to start a state campaign committee.