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Bombshell testimony at sex-abuse trial

An ex-priest’s testimony in the trial of two men accused of molesting a Northeast altar boy could fuel legal maneuvers to free Monsignor William Lynn, who was convicted last year in a history-making sexual abuse case.


Postcards from the Past

— A local history group is recapturing priceless images from yesteryear, with help from the public.


Corbett shows support for struggling Catholic schools

Gov. Tom Corbett was at St. Martin of Tours Elementary School last week to proclaim the value of a Catholic education.


Finding a place to call home

— Four years after its opening, Tacony Academy Charter School has found a permanent building.


At trial, convicted priest says he didn't do it

A former priest who last year pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a young Northeast boy denied on Thursday he had ever touched the child.


Alleged victim in priest-abuse trial has his day in court

“You know, don’t you, that your testimony is completely false?” a defense attorney on Wednesday asked a former Northeast man who had testified that two priests and a Catholic lay teacher had molested him when he was 10 and 11 years old.



Appealing numbers?

The new real estate assessments that residents will receive next month will include a form on how to ask for a review of the number.


Fox Chase gets a new Web site

The Fox Chase Homeowners Association will soon be connected with the community through a new and improved Web site.


Holme Circle to meet

The Holme Circle Civic Association will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m., at St. Jerome school hall, at Stamford and Colfax streets.