U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan, a former Eagles offensive tackle, was the star attraction at Sunday’s 28th annual Republican City Committee Billy Meehan Clambake at Cannstatter’s. Runyan, a freshman who represents a South Jersey district, told the crowd that nobody 55 or older would be affected by the Medicare reform plan proposed by Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the vice presidential running mate for Mitt Romney.
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He admitted that his original motivation to perform stand-up comedy was attributed to his indecisiveness as to what he should do after college. Graduating from New York University with a degree in film and television, Dave Attell said he realized he’d probably never go on to become an actor or a director.
— Northeast native Bobby Convey is in Year 13 of his pro soccer career; having played all over the world, he hopes the 'world's game' keeps growing in the U.S.
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.