Mark Abrams

After Papal Visit, Tourism And Hospitality Industry In Philadelphia Looks To The FuturePanelists from the tourism and travel industry gathered at Temple University Tuesday to offer perspectives on what the visit of Pope Francis and the World Meeting Congress had on the city.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Searching For Home For Parts Of Altar Used During Papal MassThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia is looking for a home for some of the key components which made up the setting for the Papal Mass on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
Philadelphia-area Taking Precautions As Experts Monitor Hurricane JoaquinJudge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania, says her agency already is mobilizing.
With Pope Gone, Road Crews Head Back To Work On Projects In RegionPennDOT's Gene Blaum says days before the pope arrived road work on area highways was suspended. 59600754
Philadelphia Archdiocese Hopes Pope's Visit Will Have Lasting ImpactPope Francis' visit to Philadelphia was short - only two days - but a top official of the archdiocese says the hope is the "Francis Effect" will linger.
Philadelphia Prepares To Take World Stage With WMOF, Papal VisitThe largest Roman Catholic religious convention of its kind convenes on Tuesday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center with more than 17,000 people from countries around the globe registered to take part.
Comcast Unveils 'Eternally Rome' Video At Center City HeadquartersIn recognition of the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia next weekend, Comcast debuted a new video on Thursday which will play on its "Comcast Experience" wall inside the lobby of its Center City Headquarters.
Authorities "Disrupt" Credible Threat Against Pope FrancisThat disclosure came on Sunday from Texas Congressman Mike McCaul, who is also the Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee.
Amateur Radio Operators Plan To Celebrate Papal Visit With Special Stations On AirWhen Pope Francis arrives in the United States at the end of next month, a group of amateur radio operators from across the region will be activating special stations to mark the historic occasion.
Governor Wolf Slams Republican Lawmakers For Impasse On State BudgetPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf used a stop in Norristown, Montgomery County Tuesday to slam Republicans in the state legislature for creating what he calls a budget crisis for the state and failing to work with him to resolve it.
Knights Of Columbus Steps Up Efforts To Aid Persecuted Christians In Middle EastResponding to the call of Pope Francis, the Knights of Columbus meeting in Philadelphia is ramping up fundraising efforts to help persecuted minorities in the Middle East.
Commissioner Ramsey Advocates For Police Body Camera FundingPhiladelphia's top cop is pushing for funding to help equip police officers nationwide with body cameras.