StoneMor Partners L.P. on Tuesday announced a scholarship program that will aid an incoming freshman at each of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's 17 high schools.
The Willow Grove man accused of using Craigslist ads to set up victims in armed robberies - including the fatal 2013 shooting of a South Jersey man who had gone to West Oak Lane to buy an all-terrain vehicle - was found guilty Tuesday of first-degree murder.
Fiery accidents involving trucks have shut down parts of both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Turnpikes. The eastbound lanes of Pennsylvania Turnpike are closed between Willow Grove and Bensalem due to a fire in a tractor-trailer in Southhampton.
Susanne Cassidy caught a train downtown from Wynnewood, leaving enough time to make her way through the midday heat to the offices of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. She wanted to be there Monday to support her friend Margie Winters.
Asserting that Christians are more persecuted today than at "any time since their early history," the Knights of Columbus announced here Tuesday a major expansion of its humanitarian aid effort for Christian refugees in the Middle East, especially Syria and Iraq.
SEPTA papal passes weren't quite the hot ticket this week that they were last month. By the close of its Monday online lottery for Regional Rail passes for Pope Francis' visit in September, SEPTA received requests for 328,045 passes, leaving more than 20,000 unsold.