John McDevitt

Area Mom Bloggers, Children Check Out Hottest Toys For Holiday SeasonTwo area mom-bloggers hosted a mixer at the Franklin Institute on Saturday showcasing some of the hottest products of the season.
Members Of Southern California Church In Town For Papal MassTwo hundred strong were singing and playing instruments as they made their way along north Broad Street to the Parkway.
Part Of Pa. Convention Center Transformed Into Church For WMOF MassToday is the start of World Meeting of Families Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Daily Mass will be held on each of the four days in halls "D" and "E" which have been transformed into a church.
Preparations In Gear At Pa. Convention Center Ahead Of World Meeting Of Families ConferenceProgress is being made at the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the World Meeting of Families conference starting on Tuesday.
Part Of Pa. Convention Center Transformed Into Media Center For Coverage Of Papal VisitApproximately 5,000 journalists are credentialed for the World Meeting of Families conference and papal visit. A giant media room to accommodate members of the press has been set up inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Temple Climbs Six Spots On National List Of Best Universities U.S. News and World Report is out with its annual list of best colleges -- and Temple University has reason to be excited about this year's rankings.
Philadelphia FOP Expresses Concern About Officer Accommodations During Papal VisitAs the city continues to work on a plan for police officers and other city employees during papal weekend, police officers are concerned over where they are going to stay and for how long.
Pope Francis Added To Center City Bar's Mural Of Famous 'Franks'A mural on the outside of long-time Center City Philadelphia watering hole honoring well-known 'Franks' has a new addition. Pope Francis has joined the images of Ben Franklin, Frank Sinatra and even Frankenstein.
Divine Lorraine Renovations Get One Step CloserEarlier this week, the city's Architectural Committee of the Historical Commission approved renovation design plans for the former Divine Lorraine hotel on Broad and Fairmount.
Teens Interested In Pursuing Career In Veterinary Medicine Participate In Program On Univ. Of Pennsylvania's Campus The students in the week-long program are exposed to various areas of veterinary medicine including anatomy, pathology and research.
Hearing To Decide If Vacant South Philly Theater Can Be DemolishedThe Royal Theater near 16th and South Streets in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood has been vacant for more than four decades.
Philadelphia Man Charged In Last Week's Fatal Stabbing of Girlfriend in Logan Police have arrested and charged a Philadelphia man with murdering a 28-year-old woman.