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.
The timing was perfect for state Rep. Kevin Boyle.
Several dozen friends and family members of Somerton’s Nick Forgione gathered recently at the Boulevard Diner to celebrate his 30-year cancer survival.
Holy Family University hosted its seventh annual Blue Mass to honor fallen police and firefighters and those who have supported them.
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.
Three elementary schools and a high school in Northeast Philadelphia are revelling in the news that a citywide survey has given them perfect scores of 10.
A Rhawnhurst couple, who prosecutors said prayed over their sick 7-month-old son instead of seeking medical attention for him, remain in jail on charges of third-degree murder, with a preliminary hearing scheduled for June 12.
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.
Six community leaders are honored during a ceremony at the Community College of Philadelphia Northeast Regional Center.