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Monsignor Lynn no longer in custody

Monsignor William Lynn, locked up since his historic June 2012 child endangerment conviction, is no longer in custody.


Lynn expected to be released today

Monsignor William Lynn, in custody since his historic June 2012 child endangerment conviction, is expected to be a free man sometime this morning.


South Philly Stromboli

“I think I was born with a rolling pin in my hand,” I declared as I wielded the instrument of flat destruction across the pizza dough, flattening the lump into one, very thin cover for a Stromboli extraordinaire. We were making a Stromboli — my sister-in-law, Denise, and me. It would be our family’s last visit to Atlanta to see Nanny, my husband’s mother, who was in at-home hospice at Denise’s house. Denise wanted to learn how to make Stromboli. But who can do that without a rolling pin? A previous phone conversation had disclosed that we would be without that necessary tool, so I brought mine along on our trip from Philadelphia.


Snow blows in by 6 p.m. Jan. 2

Forget all that Winter Wonderland bunk. If you can get yourself indoors today while the roads are still clear, do it. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., is predicting heavy snow throughout Greater Philadelphia from 6 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 2) to 1 p.m. Friday (Jan. 3). The weather service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow.


Pets of the Week: January 1, 2014

As pretty as a Lilly


Monsignor Lynn released from state prison

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday put up the $25,000 needed to bail out Monsignor William Lynn, and he was released from an upstate prison into the custody of the Philadelphia prison system this morning.


Volunteers pitch in to clean up Pennypack

The Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup committee wrapped up its 2013 schedule by removing 21 trash bags of debris, plus many large items from the woods in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue on Nov. 23.


Twice as nice

Adriano Ciocca recently opened his second restaurant.

For Adriano Ciocca, being raised in an Italian household and following his instincts fostered a dream of owning an Italian restaurant. And at 33, Ciocca’s dream essentially has doubled. He now owns two Italian restaurants.


Somerton winter tradition ends

A decades-old winter tradition in Somerton has come to an end.


Property owners report incorrect taxes

Marvin Lewis was one of the lucky ones, or, so he thought. The Fairfield Street resident in November was informed that the assessment on his home would be knocked down almost $14,000.