The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives within the last week have approved a bill that would 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.
William J. Myers had to pay for the helmet he wore as a Marine during World War II. The 89-year-old South Philly man still recalls the price with a smile. He was charged $2.87.
Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic archbishop last week confirmed that Pope Francis will come to Philadelphia for two or three days during the World Family Conference in September 2015.
Democrats Brendan Boyle and Mike Driscoll win open seats for the U.S. and Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Philadelphia’s archbishop today confirmed that Pope Francis will come to Philadelphia for two or three days during the World Family Conference in September 2015.
The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.
Virginia Knauer (1915-2011) was a pioneering figure in consumer protection in America and in advancing the role of women in government.
Chris Matthews is a nationally known political commentator and television news host who has been following politics since the 1950s.
Two members of a Somerton church that’s been building a school in Liberia were in the West African country earlier this year, but they were there and back home before the largest ever outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus began this spring.