February 17, 1995 |
Fifth graders Amanda Baldt and Christine Harvey double up to "Jump Rope for Heart" for the American Heart Association at William W. Allen Middle School in Moorestown. Jumpers rotated every couple minutes and collected pledges for each minute jumped Wednesday.
June 1, 2000 |
Jack Ashburn, grandson of late Phillies player and broadcaster Richie Ashburn, takes some swings as his dad, John Ashburn, looks on at the third annual Richie Ashburn Memorial Home Runs for Heart, a fund-raiser for the American Heart Association. The event, which continues at 9 a.m. today, is expected to draw more than 160 participants to Veterans Stadium.
October 23, 2000 |
When Rachel Dunn was born, doctors and her mother, Judy, a labor and delivery nurse, knew something was wrong. Rachel had only half a heart and could not get oxygen into her lungs. She would need a heart transplant. After going to numerous hospitals specializing in heart disease and seeing specialists for six years, Rachel received a new heart on June 12, 1999. Yesterday, the 9-year-old from Haddon Heights joined about 4,000 business and civic leaders and residents at the American Heart Association's 2000 Burlington-Camden County American Heart Walk at Cooper River Park.
March 24, 1988 |
They did some double dutch, skipped like boxers and demonstrated other fancy footwork, giving their sneakers a real workout. The gym was jumping at the Hillcrest Elementary School in Drexel Hill as students from the Harvard Avenue Program participated in Jump Rope for Heart on March 18 to raise money for the American Heart Association. The learning and emotionally disabled youths, ages 5 to 14, raised about $1,600 to help fight heart disease, according to Howard Strohl, physical education director of the Harvard Avenue Program.
October 14, 1990 |
If you think the diet you're supposed to follow to make your heart healthier means having to give up the likes of soft pretzels, Tastykakes, bacon and eggs, steaks, and hoagies, you're right, said Susan Rago, a registered dietitian for the HIP Rutgers Health Plan. But how does black bean soup or tomato-basil bisque sound? And would appetizers such as stuffed, wild mushrooms or Tuscan white bean dip with toasted pita chips whet your appetite for chicken in wine sauce, curried chicken salad, poached salmon with dill sauce or grilled turkey with papaya salsa?
October 22, 2014
ISSUE | RACY E-MAIL With robes, change Courtesy of Justice Seamus P. McCaffery, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has become a laughingstock anew, a comedian's punchline ("Swift justice," Oct. 17). McCaffery, a former Philadelphia police officer, asserts that coarse language and crude jokes were part and parcel of his former job. I do not doubt it, but that type of comportment is something that a Supreme Court justice must shed long before ascending to the bench. |Oren M. Spiegler, Upper St. Clair Didn't even peek?
February 7, 1992 |
Valentine's Day is still a week away, but here's a show aimed at tugging at collectors' heartstrings (and purse strings): the American Heart Association's annual Heart of Bucks Winter Antique Show, at the George School in Newtown, Bucks County. More than 50 exhibitors representing six Northeastern states have been recruited for the two-day event, set to open at 11 a.m. tomorrow. The merchandise will include period furnishings from the 18th and 19th centuries; country furniture both in its original state and refinished, and glass, silver, estate jewelry and more.
June 3, 2001 |
Richard Rudow was coming back from his late-afternoon run when, at the age of 39, he suffered a heart attack. "Genetically I inherited not money, but bad genes," Rudow said. "I had none of the traditional warning signs, zero. " After having heart-bypass surgery, Rudow held a party to thank those who had supported him and his family while he was hospitalized. In a spur-of-the-moment decision, he told friends that he was raising money for the American Heart Association, and he collected about $1,100.