Priests back in front of judge, Delaware looks at offshore wind

    Happy Friday, Feeders! It’s cold but sunny, and yes, yesterday’s puddles were this morning’s ice patches. Old Man Winter, you’re breaking our hearts.


    The monsignor, teacher and three priests named in last month’s grand jury report will be back in court today. If you recall, the last appearance was a bit of a circus. Susan Philips will be at the hearing.

    Shai Ben-Yaacov is already at the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Today’s the first meeting since Housing & Urban Development stepped in.

    Jen Howard is looking into the closing of 240 Charming Shoppes stores. The Bensalem-based retailer will shut all 30 of its Catherine’s Plus Sizes stores over the next two years.

    Jen’s also chatting today with Doylestown native UConn player Carolyn Doty. She’s in town as her team plays in the NCAA tournament at Temple University, but she’s out for the season with a knee injury.

    Could bike sharing be coming to Philadelphia? The Greater Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition has announced some changes within Portland’s bike-sharing program that could mean big things for Philly. Jen will talk a look.

    Peter Crimmins is heading to the nearby National Constitution Center, where filmmaker Ken Burns will talk about a national series of “Civility and Democracy” events.

    Carolyn Beeler is tracking plans for offshore wind energy in Delaware, and how these plans compare to New Jersey’s and Pennsylvania’s.

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