When my husband and I left on our honeymoon decades ago, we proudly carried the matched luggage that his sister had given us as a gift. The two suitcases were handsome indeed — a strong leather set in pale taupe with shiny locks.
— I didn't know Jessica Ghawi, but I understand what made her tick. I understand why she blindly pursued her passion of sports journalism. Most of all, I understand what made her special.
Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the riverwards, vowed to appeal the decision.
Significant enrollment declines force archdiocese to undertake a new round of school cuts.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.
Cardinal Justin Rigali probably deserved better. He was just overwhelmed by a devil of a difficult time, a prelate lacking the power to change either perception or the course of things, and his resignation as archbishop is an appropriate response.