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Mother’s boyfriend accused in cocaine-lunch money case

By Chris Barber|

9,000 expected at Tough Mudder event in Unionville Oct. 17-18

EAST MARLBOROUGH>>About 9,000 people will flock to Unionville next weekend for Tough Mudder, an Ironman-type event that encompasses a 10-mile course that involves climbs, jumps, crawls, and of course, mud. ...

By Fran Maye|


  • Crime

    Police reports

    State Police Avondale Barracks Assault >> Breya Lynn Galli, 20, of Lincoln University was arrested for aggravated assault after kicking an emergency medical technician on Route 1 in East Marlborough Township on Sept. 15 at 4:09 p.m., police said.


  • Lifestyle

    Being handicapped made seeing Pope Francis a little tricky

    PHILADELPHIA >> For the all the walking and standing crowds had to endure to catch a view of Pope Francis on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia for the papal Mass on Sunday, organizers had to scramble to accommodate those with disabilities.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Pope Francis final message to Philly: ‘Love is in little things’

    PHILADELPHIA >> Before an audience of hundreds of thousands of people, Pope Francis completed his visit to Philadelphia, and the final leg of his tour of the United States, by celebrating Mass Sunday afternoon.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Column: For this Catholic, seeing Pope Francis was surreal

    PHILADELPHIA >> Standing in the middle of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, a few football fields away from the head of the Catholic Church, well, let’s just say it felt surreal.

    By Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers @TimesHeraldPA on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Travelers describe experience seeing Pope Francis

    PHILADELPHIA >> The faithful traveled from as far as Argentina and as near as Lansdowne on Sunday to celebrate Mass with a pope who many feel brings a message of humility, redemption and hope.

    By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Volunteers share experiences helping faithful during Pope Francis’ visit

    PHILADELPHIA >> The spirit on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was infectious.

    By Jarreau Freeman @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Pope Francis cutout huge hit with traveler making trip to Philly

    UPPER DARBY >> Pilgrims lined up in the 69th Street Transportation Center on Sunday not to board the Market-Frankford train but to have their photo taken with a cardboard cutout of Pope Francis.

    By Linda Reilly Special to the Times |

  • Lifestyle

    Battleship New Jersey becomes temporary home to Pope Francis pilgrims

    CAMDEN >> For the O’Neal family of Raleigh, N.C., the trip to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia was “an adventure beyond belief.”

    By Jenn Lucas @jlujerseyon Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Walk across Ben Franklin Bridge becomes draw for New Jersey residents

    CAMDEN >> Making the pilgrimage to see the pope in Philadelphia meant many things to many people, and for those in New Jersey, a pilgrimage was undertaken in the literal sense.

    By Jenn Lucas @jlujersey on Twitter |

  • News

    Vice President Joe Biden among group to bid Pope Francis adieu

    It was announced Sunday morning that Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, will lead the American delegation attending the departure ceremony for Pope Francis when he departs to Rome, Italy, after the closing Mass of the World Meeting of Families.

    By Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers @TimesHeraldPA on Twitter |

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