A violent robbery, job expansion at a local port and other neighborhood news in brief.
The iconic old Nabisco bakery will be closed by early next year, the facility’s current owner, Mondelez International, announced today. Mondelez spokeswoman Laurie Guzzinati this afternoon said Mondelez was consolidating its East Coast operations and will invest heavily in facilities in Fair Lawn, N.J., and Richmond, Va. The company said 350 employees will lose their jobs.
An update on the NoLibs murder investigation, details on a grant awarded to a local school, and other news in brief.
Pennsylvania’s Superior Court has reversed the endangering children conviction of Monsignor William Lynn, and his lawyer hopes to have him out of prison by tomorrow.
With SugarHouse's expansion plans poised to take off, Fishtown will see more casino space, but it won't be from casino magnate Steve Wynn. Now, the Gaming Board has to chose from five remaining applicants in granting the city's second casino license.
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.
A judge on Tuesday reduced bail for a Catholic priest accused of molesting an 11-year-old Northeast altar boy more than a decade ago.
— His son was barely a teenager when he took his own life after years of bullying, and John Halligan shared his horrific account with students at a Somerton charter school.