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  • Fall sports state tournament brackets set

    Fall sports state tournament brackets set
    The Colonial League will be well-represented in the PIAA boys soccer playoffs. In fact, Colonial League teams won District 11 championships in all three classifications and Southern Lehigh (3A), Saucon Valley (2A) and Moravian Academy (Class A) are...
  • Catholic Church has survived despite criticisms

    In his Oct. 26 letter to the editor, Chris Lang claims that the Catholic Church has never been welcoming of homosexuals. He is mistaken. The Church teaches that all persons, without exception, are to be loved and respected as being created in the image of...
  • Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges

    Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges
    Deidgre Green, the 2011 valedictorian of Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, would have been a strong applicant to just about any college. But she applied to just a few, and they were mostly state schools because they were less expensive...
  • No. 6 Nazareth tops No. 19 Joliet Catholic on blocked field goal

    No. 6 Nazareth tops No. 19 Joliet Catholic on blocked field goal
    Nazareth's high-powered offense gets most of the attention. For one drive Saturday, the defense took center stage. In a bend-don't-break situation, up three points with 3 minutes, 30 seconds left, the Roadrunners held firm. Joliet Catholic's final drive...
  • Pope Francis' extraordinary outreach to bishops

    Speculation abounds about what earthshaking changes might come out of the Roman Catholic Church's Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family now underway in Rome: Will the bishops change the church's approach to divorced and remarried Catholics and...
  • Artist-wife Yumi Hogan strays 'outside of her normal comfort level'

    Artist-wife Yumi Hogan strays 'outside of her normal comfort level'
    The art studio in Yumi Hogan's Edgewater home, perched above water and surrounded by tall trees, is as serene as her nuanced ink paintings of dreamlike landscapes. Her delicate brushstrokes on traditional Korean paper seem at odds with the bruising,...
  • Saving Catholic schools has been Cardinal George's personal cause

     Saving Catholic schools has been Cardinal George's personal cause
    To help tens of thousands of Chicago-area Catholic school students, Cardinal Francis George has gone to Springfield, launched a $350 million fundraising campaign and just last week put the archdiocese's schools in his will. But his 17-year tenure has...
  • Scott Linardi, roofer, metal artist

    Scott Linardi, roofer, metal artist
    Scott Linardi, a roofer and metal artist, died Wednesday after falling from a slate roof he was inspecting in the Original Northwood neighborhood. He was unresponsive after being taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden-Medfield area resident was 42....
  • Jeanne F. Tarring, antiques shop owner

    Jeanne F. Tarring, antiques shop owner
    Jeanne F. Tarring, a homemaker and former owner of a Harford County antiques shop, died of cancer Monday at her Chestertown home. She was 91. The daughter of Louis Flick, a Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive engineer, and Matilda Neigh Flick, a homemaker,...
  • Our Lady of Destiny Catholic School to close

    Our Lady of Destiny Catholic School to close
    At Our Lady of Destiny Catholic School in Des Plaines, parents said they aren't sure what's next for their kids now that their school is shutting its doors. Tom Ramsden, 43, of Des Plaines, summed up his reaction to the closure news with one word:...
  • Remembering the homesteaders of Otterbein

    Remembering the homesteaders of Otterbein
    A recent article about a million-dollar price on a West Lee Street rowhouse reminded me of the autumn of 1974, when I became a participant in neighborhood advocacy journalism. My article ran Nov. 1, 1974, in the old News American and detailed how the city...