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Celebrating among Friends

— Quakers founded Friends Hospital in 1813 as the nation's first free-standing psychiatric hospital.





Union claims fire deaths were ‘preventable’

In calling for Commissioner Lloyd Ayers’ resignation, Local 22 cites 'fatal mistakes' in the fire department's response to the April 9 fire in East Kensington.


On a mission

— A Northeast fireman is raising money and literally going the distance to help a stricken colleague.




Prosecutor grills Lynn about protecting minors

When Monsignor William Lynn took the witness stand in his own defense, he testified repeatedly that he did the best he could, within his limited power, to investigate child sex abuse allegations that had been made against parish priests.