GREAT EXPECTATIONS: The Pope’s Visit To Philadelphia

We asked local residents what they thought  about Pope Francis, his visit and the future of the Catholic Church in our area. 1. What is different to you about Pope Francis compared to previous popes? 2. What impact do you… Continue Reading


Major Fundraiser Campaign Kickoff to Start Mid-July By Marita Krivda Poxon              Rumors had been circulating for many months about the financial difficulties that the Irish Center continued to have ever since the City of Philadelphia raised the Irish Center’s property… Continue Reading

The Drs. Watson and Duffy’s Cut

Caption:  In honor of the one-year anniversary of the burial and memorial service for five Duffy’s Cut workers, West Laurel Hill Cemetery hosted a Memorial Service on March 9. Among those attending were members of the excavation team (l. to… Continue Reading

Ken Casey of Dropkick Murphys Launches the First Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament

Casey has formed the Claddagh Fund which is a charity foundation based on the attributes of the Claddagh Ring of “Friendship, Love and Loyalty.”  The mission of the Claddagh Fund is to raise money for the most underfunded non-profit organizations… Continue Reading