Little Flower High School grad Ally McHugh is readying for her second shot at Olympic dream

“I don’t think I ever realized it would go this far, but I’m really happy. ... I think having the right people in your corner is the reason why I still love swimming and why I do it.”

Little Flower High School grad Ally McHugh is readying for her second shot at Olympic dream

“I don’t think I ever realized it would go this far, but I’m really happy. ... I think having the right people in your corner is the reason why I still love swimming and why I do it.”

The UpShot: A second chance for doomed animals

At Chenoa Manor, animals are rescued from certain death

The UpShot: A second chance for doomed animals

At Chenoa Manor, animals are rescued from certain death

Forced into sobriety, this West Philly man took his boredom out on his Cadillac

“I said ‘To heck with that! I’m gonna put some pots and pans on here,'" Gilbert Hilton said.

Forced into sobriety, this West Philly man took his boredom out on his Cadillac

“I said ‘To heck with that! I’m gonna put some pots and pans on here,'" Gilbert Hilton said.
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An obituary for the late, great 600-year-old Salem Oak Tree of Salem, New Jersey

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