Paul Ryan Plans Visit to West Chester, Center City

Plus: Excerpt from the JoePa book published online, friends and family honor slain officer, people from Jersey are miserable, and more of what Philly is buzzing about today.

Paul Ryan in West Chester, Center City. Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (and his abs) will speak at a rally at the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center in West Chester on Tuesday before hopping an R5 heading into Center City for a fundraiser. [Inquirer]

Excerpt From Paterno. The new Joe Paterno biography, aptly named Paterno, is set to hit newsstands on Tuesday. GQ, though, published an excerpt from the book in its September issue. That excerpt was published online today. [GQ]

Friends, Family Honor Slain Officer. On Sunday night, Philadelphia policeman Moses Walker Jr.’s friends and family held a vigil at the spot where he was murdered. Walker was killed in an apparent robbery just moments after he finished his shift at the 22nd District in North Philly. A $35,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. [Inquirer]

People From Jersey Are Miserable. A new Monmouth University survey indicates that people from Jersey aren’t exactly satisfied with their “quality of life.” People from the Garden State—especially the elderly—responded to the survey with marks significantly lower than people did for a similar survey back in April. [CBS 3]

Sixers to Re-Sign Bynum. Andrew Bynum is the 24-year-old big man expected to help propel the Sixers back into legitimate relevance. The man’s got his own billboard in the city, was welcomed to Philly at a press conference filled with fans, and now might be getting himself a contract that could earn him $20 million per season. It doesn’t suck to be Andrew Bynum. [Crossing Broad]

Woman Alleges Abuse at Camden Diocese. A 43-year-old woman is suing the Camden diocese, alleging she was sexually abused when she was 10. The woman, now living in North Carolina, filed the suit in federal court as she seeks documents that she says will prove that high-ranking church officials covered up the abuse. [Inquirer]