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    Living on through art

    A local Navy officer, Michael Strange, who was killed in 2011, will be honored with a mural in Port Richmond.


    Trips: November 27, 2013

    MALVERN RETREAT HOUSE Nov. 29 to Dec. 1. Malvern. Join in a spiritual retreat. 610-644-0400.


    Family of deceased accuser files suit against priest

    The family of a man who had accused a former Northeast Philadelphia parish priest of molesting him when he was a child has filed a wrongful-death suit against the Rev. Robert Brennan and Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic archdiocese. The late Sean McIlmail’s parents, Deborah and Michael, also are suing Monsignor William Lynn, the first member of the Catholic hierarchy in the United States to be convicted of endangering children by shielding a pedophile priest.


    Family files wrongful-death suit against priest, archdiocese

    The family of a man who had accused a former Rhawnhurst parish priest of molesting him when he was a child on Wednesday filed a wrongful-death suit against the Rev. Robert Brennan and Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic archdiocese. The late Sean McIlmail’s parents, Deborah and Michael, also are suing Monsignor William Lynn, the first member of the Catholic hierarchy in the United States to be convicted of endangering children by shielding a pedophile priest.


    DA drops molestation charges against priest

    A former Northeast assistant parish pastor won’t be tried on charges he molested a young altar boy more than a decade ago.


    On hold

    City Council considers banning automated purchasing machines that dispense cash for small electronics.

    City Council is considering outlawing machines that dispense dollars in exchange for small electronics like smartphones and iPods as one way of curbing skyrocketing phone thefts.


    DA drops sex-abuse case against priest

    The witness against the Rev. Robert Brennan died earlier this month

    Philadelphia’s district attorney has decided to withdraw charges against the Rev. Robert Brennan almost two weeks after the death of the young man who accused him of molesting him in a Northeast parish more than a decade ago.


    Priest’s accuser dies

    The witness against a 75-year-old Roman Catholic priest accused of molesting a Northeast altar boy died suddenly, the district attorney’s office announced this afternoon.


    State treasurer joins Democratic race for governor

    State Treasurer Rob McCord last week joined the Democratic race for governor.