Three Northeast churches reel from the news that they must close. Two have decided to fight.
Mater Dolorosa and St. Joachim, in Frankford, and St. Leo, in Tacony are slated for closure. Parish leaders at St. Leo are planning to fight the decision.
Michael Blichasz wants people to think before spending their money shopping this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced a parish merger in Bridesburg on Sunday, and more closings and mergers are expected to come this weekend.
State Sen. Anthony Williams and state Rep. Brendan Boyle are both hopeful that their legislation requiring the teaching of the Holocaust, genocide and human rights violations will become law.
Several dozen friends and family members of Somerton’s Nick Forgione gathered recently at the Boulevard Diner to celebrate his 30-year cancer survival.
The timing was perfect for state Rep. Kevin Boyle.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle last week held his first major fundraiser in his campaign for the 13th Congressional District seat.