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Celebrating among Friends

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





For Share Shamayim, it's the golden year

— The Bustleton synagogue marks its 50th birthday this year. On Sunday, congregants will celebrate in style.


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.




Cancer patients celebrate the Big 5

After Sherry Britton was diagnosed with lung cancer in January 2007, she underwent four months of treatment at a hospital in Bangor, Maine, then traveled to a medical facility in Boston.