April 27, 2016
PRETEND, FOR a moment, that this conversation between Sam Bradford and his agent occurred this offseason. Agent: Let's talk about how we are going to approach free agency. Bradford: I want to stay with the Eagles. Agent: That's definitely an option, but they're hesitant to go beyond two years. Let's talk about what else could be out there. Bradford: I don't really care about what else is out there. I like what I heard from Doug, Howie and Mr. Lurie when we sat down and talked.
January 14, 2016 |
A battle over the future of a Montgomery County golf course has escalated from a development spat to a litigious missile crisis, with both sides waiting to see who sues first. West Norriton Township commissioners on Tuesday unanimously, if reluctantly, approved a plan to transform the Westover Country Club into a 103-acre sports complex with two picnic pavilions, a banquet hall, five basketball courts, eight tennis courts, five soccer fields, a football field, two swimming pools, and a skateboard park.
March 16, 2015
A Sunday Health section review of Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine , gave the wrong title of Robert Ross, who was deputy city health commissioner when a measles outbreak swept Philadelphia in January 1991. The erroneous title came from the book. The section was printed in advance. A headline in Sunday's Live Life Love section misspelled the name of the restaurant Juniper Commons. The section was printed in advance.
October 3, 2014 |
On July 26, 2009, Ryan Caruso rear-ended a car in the northbound middle lane of Roosevelt Boulevard about 2 a.m. His car was disabled in the crash, so, as he sat in the driver's seat, his passenger Patrick Hennessy got out and, with the driver of the other car, attempted to push Caruso's vehicle to the side of the road. It was Hennessy's bad luck that a third car crashed into him, pinning him against the car he was trying to move off the highway. He suffered grievous injuries and, after weeks of treatment, his right leg was amputated just above the knee.
March 18, 2013 |
Thousands of U.S. entrepreneurs lost their businesses to the plunging economy and nervous lenders during the madness of the financial crisis. Former Villanova resident Maury Rosenberg was among them, but Rosenberg fought back against U.S. Bank affiliates and won court decisions in Philadelphia and Miami, where he lives in a downtown condo bought for $2.7 million in 2005. A Miami jury found this month in a $6.1 million verdict that U.S. Bank entities acted in bad faith in 2008 when they filed for involuntary bankruptcy against Rosenberg's Philadelphia medical imaging company.
August 22, 2011 |
"We had reversed the recession, avoided a depression, got the economy moving again. ... But over the last six months, we've had a run of bad luck. " - President Obama, Aug. 15 A troubled nation wonders: How did we get mired in 9.1 percent unemployment, 0.9 percent growth, and an economic outlook so bad that the Federal Reserve pledges to keep interest rates at zero through mid-2013 - an admission that it sees little hope on the horizon? Bad luck, explains our president.
November 24, 2010 |
A Democratic political consultant who organized get-out-the-vote operations on election days for local candidates was sentenced yesterday to five months in a federal lockup for filing a false tax return in 2006. U.S. District Judge Mary McLaughlin ordered Chester Fulton III, 54, of Narberth, to surrender to the Bureau of Prisons on Jan. 7. Upon release from prison, Fulton must serve a year of supervised release, with the first five months under house arrest. He must also pay the IRS more than $107,000 in back taxes, interest and penalties.
June 24, 2009 |
Nicholas Anderson should be a multimillionaire. Instead, he is penniless - and in need of medical treatment he can't afford. On Dec. 23, 2004, Anderson was driving home to Atco when a tire caught on a six-inch lip on the roadside and he lost control of his car. The car crashed into a guardrail, which impaled the vehicle, severing Anderson's left leg and nearly severing his left arm. He was 18. He sued Camden County, and last year a...
August 19, 2008 |
A federal judge has dismissed a petition for legal fees by a suburban businessman who was tried - and acquitted - in this year's fraud trial of T. Milton Street Sr. U.S. District Judge Legrome D. Davis ruled that there was no evidence federal prosecutors acted in bad faith when they decided to charge John H. Velardi Sr. with Street for allegedly defrauding a businessman who hoped to land a lucrative subcontract at Philadelphia International Airport....
December 28, 2007 |
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld state Education Secretary Gerald Zahorchak's decision to appoint a new governing board in the Chester Upland School District in March, replacing the Republican-dominated board that had run the district since 2003. The unanimous ruling was handed down yesterday; two justices filed a separate, concurring opinion. Zahorchak declared when he appointed the new board that the 4,200-student Chester Upland district had reestablished a sound financial structure.