Monsignor William Lynn is the first high-ranking official of the Roman Catholic church in America to be convicted and sentenced to prison. He was accused in the Philadelphia priest sex abuse scandal.
— Tom McGrath's latest charity run is from New York City to Annapolis, with a stop in Northeast Philly on Sunday night. He's raising money for a memorial to be built for Commodore Barry.
Looking for a way to spend Independence Day? The Star has you covered with this selection of events throughout the Philadelphia area.
Last week, the jury in the priest sex abuse trial couldn't come to a verdict.
— Quakers founded Friends Hospital in 1813 as the nation's first free-standing psychiatric hospital.
— Service learning projects have become a part of the mission at Northwood Academy Charter School.
St. Anne celebrated its history, and its future, on May 6. Now, the church's historical committee seeks to better understand the souls who could be buried in its cemeteries.