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Judge celebrates its new Crusader

Brian King has been president of Father Judge High School since Jan. 1, and the Judge community celebrated its new leader last week with a Mass that also celebrated the feast of St. Francis de Sales.


Immigration attorney seeks Democratic nomination

Northwood’s Joe Hohenstein last week announced he’s seeking the Democratic nomination in the 177th Legislative District.


Holy Family to host special screening of film depicting Catholicism in Philadelphia

Executive producer Sam Katz believes viewers will enjoy Urban Trinity: The Story of Catholic Philadelphia, which will have a special screening next week at Holy Family University.


Former rep of city’s Commerce Department dies at 74

Michael A. “Mike” Kowalski, a former representative of the city’s Commerce Department under two mayors and longtime Northeast Philadelphia resident, died on Jan. 22 following a lengthy illness. 


Former Nabisco bakery may be sold and demolished

The former Nabisco bakery on Roosevelt Boulevard may soon be sold and largely demolished to make room for retail and industrial development, according to a report published by the Philadelphia Business Journal last Thursday.


First-year reflection

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack discusses his inaugural year in office.


Community honors officer shot by ‘urban terrorist’

Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett has become something of an American cult hero since surviving a Jan. 7 ambush on a West Philadelphia street corner by shrugging off three bullet wounds and prevailing over the so-called “urban terrorist.”



Around Town: February 3, 2016

Maternity BVM to hold Blue Mass


Volunteers tackle cemetery project

Members of the Holme Circle Civic Association joined students from Father Judge High School and Catholic Community Services to clean up the Holme-Crispin Cemetery for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service project.