Story Archive June 06 2013

St. Joachim is oldest Catholic parish in NE

St. Joachim Church in Frankford, established in 1844, is the oldest Catholic parish in Northeast Philadelphia, and was the mother church for many parishes that were formed later in this section of the city.

Towne itching for 2014 after breakthrough baseball year

To understand the strides Franklin Towne Charter’s baseball program has made this season, one need look no further than Stephen Callahan’s broken nose.

Trips (June 5, 2013)


‘We’re all going to have to pray together’

Changes and mergers among many long-established River Wards churches have residents expressing mixed opinions and wondering what's next.