Poplar: Ukrainians Still Return to Area to Attend Historic Cathedral

Poplar: Ukrainians Still Return to Area to Attend Historic Cathedral

In 1907, Bishop Sotor Stephen Ortynsky, the first bishop of the Ukrainian Catholics, purchased the old Cathedral Church. More than 100 years later, Ukrainian Catholics flock to a new cathedral on the same land Ortynsky bought. “Ukrainians have a strong identity not only to their faith, but also to their ethnicity,” director of communications John […]

 By Kendra Allen and Marissa Oswald

Powelton Village: University Expansion Destroyed a Community

Powelton Village: University Expansion Destroyed a Community

It began with a seemingly innocuous trip to the mailbox on 36th and Hamilton Street on an April night in 1958. In-Ho Oh, a 26-year-old Korean exchange student studying political science at the University of Pennsylvania, walked out of the home he shared with his aunt and uncle intending to mail a letter, not knowing […]