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August 5, 2010
Police are asking for the public's help in locating an 83-year-old man with dementia who has been missing since Wednesday morning in the Tacony section of the city. David Fleming was last seen in the 6300 block of Gillespie Street around 11 a.m., police said. He is described as 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, with blue eyes and gray hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt with animals on it, jeans shorts, black socks, and white sneakers. Anybody with information is being asked to contact Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153 or -3154.
NEWS
August 4, 2010
Police want the public's help in locating an 83-year-old man with dementia who went missing Wednesday morning in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia. David Fleming was last seen in the 6300 block of Gillespie Street around 11 a.m., police said. He is described 5-feet 11-inches, 180 pounds, with blue eyes and gray hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt with animals on it, jean shorts, black socks, and white sneakers. Anybody with information on Fleming's whereabouts is urged to contact Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153 or 3154.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 2013 | By Nancy G. Heller, For The Inquirer
He's done it again. In There I Was, Matthew Neenan has created a new work of tremendous power, grace, and style. It's luscious, quirky, and startling - often within the space of a few seconds. And throughout, it shows off the technical prowess, dramatic skills, and individual personalities of the dancers in BalletX, which began a five-day run at the Wilma Theater on Wednesday. I'm not convinced that the final sequence - an unsubtle antiwar message performed to Tom Waits' "Road to Peace" - really belongs here.
NEWS
February 11, 1991 | By Joe Santoliquito, Special to The Inquirer
Sun Valley last week took care of one obstacle blocking its road to an unbeaten Del-Val League wrestling season. Now, only Penn Wood might bring the Vanguards to a halt. In what was supposed to be a league showdown of unbeaten teams Wednesday night, the Vanguards (15-1 overall, 6-0 league) won an easy 47-18 road victory over Harriton. "They moved their wrestlers down, figuring to win in the middle weight areas," said Sun Valley coach Chuck Grassano, whose team clinched at least a tie for the league title with the victory.
NEWS
March 6, 1996 | by Myung Oak Kim, Daily News Staff Writer
He appeared serene. Lying in an African mahogany casket, Cardinal John Krol still wore his silver, wire-rimmed glasses. His mouth curled slightly at the corners. Black rosary beads were wrapped around his left hand and placed in the palm of his right hand. "I saw a smile on his face," said Ted Perkoski, a telephone salesman from Overbrook. "He seems at peace. " Perkoski was among more than 1,500 area worshipers who attended a public viewing last night at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood.
NEWS
October 7, 2010 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
Walter Brooks "Bud" Macky, 103, formerly of Media, a senior race-walk medalist who was business manager of the Towne Engineering School at the University of Pennsylvania for 15 years, died Sept. 25 of acute renal failure in Lewisburg, Pa. Mr. Macky was born and raised in Media, where he roamed the woods and streams, said his family. In 1926, he graduated from Media High School as president of his class, then worked for the First National Bank of Media while attending the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
NEWS
September 21, 2007 | By Elizabeth Wellington INQUIRER FASHION WRITER
Long before pink ribbons signified the fight against breast cancer, yellow wreaths supported American troops in combat, or green labels equaled all things organic, African Americans were wearing black to show solidarity in the civil rights movement. Yesterday, thousands of protesters descended on Jena, La., dressed in head-to-toe noir, to show their anger with the treatment of six black teenagers. Close to 600 Temple University students wore black casual clothes to protest as well.
NEWS
April 20, 1995 | By Charlie Frush, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
More than a year ago, Greg and Grace Ross of Moorestown plopped down a sizable sum of cash and joined what promised to become Olde York Country Club. Shortly thereafter, Grace Ross first laid eyes on the Chesterfield property, which had been a horse farm during the preceding decade. She told her husband: "This is not a golf course. All there is is dirt. " Yesterday, she was singing a happier tune, and so were most of the more than 200 other members who showed up to watch South African star Gary Player dedicate his latest signature golf course.
SPORTS
February 9, 1990 | By Diane Pucin, Inquirer Staff Writer
Into the Salt Palace glides Christopher Bowman, a dark presence on a painfully clear, sunny day. His pitch-black hair is poufed high and stapled into place with hair spray. He is wearing a black turtleneck, black pants, black socks, black loafers. On each finger is a blocky black ring. Under each eye is a black circle. The only patches of light are the white checks in his black-and-white houndstooth blazer. It is a theatrical entrance that Christopher Bowman makes, one that he doesn't apologize for. "I know that this is supposed to be a sport," Bowman said.
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ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 2013 | By Nancy G. Heller, For The Inquirer
He's done it again. In There I Was, Matthew Neenan has created a new work of tremendous power, grace, and style. It's luscious, quirky, and startling - often within the space of a few seconds. And throughout, it shows off the technical prowess, dramatic skills, and individual personalities of the dancers in BalletX, which began a five-day run at the Wilma Theater on Wednesday. I'm not convinced that the final sequence - an unsubtle antiwar message performed to Tom Waits' "Road to Peace" - really belongs here.
SPORTS
April 27, 2012 | By Joe Juliano, Inquirer Staff Writer
Forty-four years after he and Tommie Smith shocked the world with their black-gloved salute on the awards podium at the Mexico City Olympics, John Carlos thought it was time to explain why, and The John Carlos Story was born. "I wrote the book to give my kids and my grandkids an overview of what it was all about from my mind and heart in terms of what I perceived was happening, not what was being written," Carlos, 66, said Thursday, sitting at a table at a gate of Franklin Field signing copies with the inscription, "We live to make history.
NEWS
October 7, 2010 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
Walter Brooks "Bud" Macky, 103, formerly of Media, a senior race-walk medalist who was business manager of the Towne Engineering School at the University of Pennsylvania for 15 years, died Sept. 25 of acute renal failure in Lewisburg, Pa. Mr. Macky was born and raised in Media, where he roamed the woods and streams, said his family. In 1926, he graduated from Media High School as president of his class, then worked for the First National Bank of Media while attending the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
NEWS
August 5, 2010
Police are asking for the public's help in locating an 83-year-old man with dementia who has been missing since Wednesday morning in the Tacony section of the city. David Fleming was last seen in the 6300 block of Gillespie Street around 11 a.m., police said. He is described as 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, with blue eyes and gray hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt with animals on it, jeans shorts, black socks, and white sneakers. Anybody with information is being asked to contact Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153 or -3154.
NEWS
August 4, 2010
Police want the public's help in locating an 83-year-old man with dementia who went missing Wednesday morning in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia. David Fleming was last seen in the 6300 block of Gillespie Street around 11 a.m., police said. He is described 5-feet 11-inches, 180 pounds, with blue eyes and gray hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt with animals on it, jean shorts, black socks, and white sneakers. Anybody with information on Fleming's whereabouts is urged to contact Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153 or 3154.
NEWS
September 21, 2007 | By Elizabeth Wellington INQUIRER FASHION WRITER
Long before pink ribbons signified the fight against breast cancer, yellow wreaths supported American troops in combat, or green labels equaled all things organic, African Americans were wearing black to show solidarity in the civil rights movement. Yesterday, thousands of protesters descended on Jena, La., dressed in head-to-toe noir, to show their anger with the treatment of six black teenagers. Close to 600 Temple University students wore black casual clothes to protest as well.
NEWS
June 30, 2003 | By Matthew P. Blanchard INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
"Youthadelphia," they once called it, a teeming city-within-a-city, housing 1,000 young workers and sailors coming from small towns everywhere to burgeoning Philadelphia. It was the largest YMCA in the world in its heyday, the 1920s and '30s, the old Philadelphia Bulletin said in 1949 - a major urban institution, and at times a hip hangout, that is difficult to imagine today. But at 10 tonight, the Central YMCA will close forever. Built in 1906 at 1421 Arch St., it has fallen victim to failing finances and a radically changed society.
NEWS
March 6, 1996 | by Myung Oak Kim, Daily News Staff Writer
He appeared serene. Lying in an African mahogany casket, Cardinal John Krol still wore his silver, wire-rimmed glasses. His mouth curled slightly at the corners. Black rosary beads were wrapped around his left hand and placed in the palm of his right hand. "I saw a smile on his face," said Ted Perkoski, a telephone salesman from Overbrook. "He seems at peace. " Perkoski was among more than 1,500 area worshipers who attended a public viewing last night at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood.
NEWS
April 20, 1995 | By Charlie Frush, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
More than a year ago, Greg and Grace Ross of Moorestown plopped down a sizable sum of cash and joined what promised to become Olde York Country Club. Shortly thereafter, Grace Ross first laid eyes on the Chesterfield property, which had been a horse farm during the preceding decade. She told her husband: "This is not a golf course. All there is is dirt. " Yesterday, she was singing a happier tune, and so were most of the more than 200 other members who showed up to watch South African star Gary Player dedicate his latest signature golf course.
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