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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.



Stolen bronze markers found in Holmesburg trash bin

The price of scrap metal may be at an all-time high, but it’s still nothing compared to the price of freedom.


Heart, soul and skill for the game

It was a night for champions, the 27th annual Northeast Sports Awards Banquet, where star athletes and their coaches were called one by one to the podium to be recognized for their prowess in high school sports.



No longer an 'F' for Fels

— So you think Fels High School is a haven for violence and troublemakers? Not anymore. Just ask the students, the principal, the local police commander and others who are in the know.


Monsignor testifies Lynn's power limited

— Monsignor Joseph Garvin, pastor of St. Christopher's Church in Somerton, is the leadoff witness for the defense.