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    Renaming of VA hospital advances a step

    Committee passes legislation that would rename Philadelphia VA Medical Center in memory of local soldier that received Medal of Honor.

    A hero’s honor

    U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey Jr. have introduced a bill to rename the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, at 3900 Woodland Ave. in West Philadelphia, in memory of Army Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz, a Cardinal Dougherty High School graduate who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery in the Vietnam War.