2012 Year in Review: Hurricane Sandy Whacks the East CoastHurricane Sandy hammered parts of New Jersey and New York in late October.
Katrina Victims Step Up To Help Those Hit By SandyAn Amtrak train from New Orleans carrying tons of donations for victims of Superstorm Sandy has arrived in New Jersey.
Governor Christie On Sandy: "This Is Our Katrina"Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that life should be back to normal for most of New Jersey by the start of next week, with power restored to nearly everyone and the gasoline situation stabilized, clearing the way for a long, difficult rebuilding period.
Survival Tips: Changing Hurricane Victims Into Hurricane SurvivorsTwo decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, journalist Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Cost Of Sandy To Be Determined, May Not All Be Bad NewsThere is no way to tell just how much Hurricane Sandy is going to cost the economy, but it may not all be bad news.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Some Area Catholic School Principals Decide To Let Closure Decisions RideDespite a small uptick in enrollment and a $40,000 tuition assistance program, Msgr. Stephen McHenry says he decided not to appeal the blue ribbon panel's recommendation that his St. Anthony-St. Joseph Elementary School in Ambler, Pa. be closed.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Students Try 'Shadow Days' To Pick New SchoolsWith the impending closures of a number of Catholic grade schools and high schools in our area, affected students and their families are now taking a look at their options.
Philadelphia Kids Make Stained Glass To Brighten Lives There's a special after-school program in Philadelphia where high school kids create beautiful works of art to brighten the lives of those who are less fortunate.