August 26, 2016 |
When Margaret McCullough was struck by a hit-and-run car in Delanco in 1930, the year she turned 9, she was given up for dead. "She had a fractured skull, crushed pelvis," and a fractured left leg, her daughter Mary Girifalco said. "She was taken to the local hospital," her daughter said, which was no more than a house in Delanco. Pronounced dead by a physician, "she was taken to the morgue. In those days, it was just another spot in the house. " But someone went into that room, saw "the sheet went up and down where her nose was," and saved her. Her daughter added that throughout her life, Mrs. Gatti "was very resilient.
August 25, 2016 |
Maisie: Season Seven is a killer Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams has read the scripts for Season Seven a year before it premieres on HBO. Judging by her tweets, fans may end up dead from all the twists. Her overall assessment: "[Bleep] gets real," she writes. "i'd start preparing yourselves now. " Yikes! "scratch that, nothing will prepare you for this. " Scott Eastwood on tragedy Hope to have a casual, light conversation with Scott Eastwood (were you ever to meet him)
August 14, 2016 |
C.J. Rhoads imagines she might have had two futures after the car accident 14 years ago that left her with ongoing memory problems and chronic back pain. In the one she seemed to be headed for, she'd still be overcome by pain, taking oxycodone, and lying in bed much of the time. She'd probably be on disability, but couldn't afford to keep her Berks County home. In the other one, the one she actually got, she still hurts, but she rarely takes medicines. She's taken charge of her pain with an intense, holistic approach that includes exercise, diet, stress reduction and therapy.
August 10, 2016
Two people were killed Monday in a violent car accident in South Jersey. The crash, happened about 2 p.m. on Route 70 in Browns Mills, Burlington County, according to CBS3. The car went off the road, struck a tree and was split in two. Police had no other immediate details. - Tommy Rowan
August 6, 2016 |
The Union continued the reshaping of their team right up to the deadline of the Major League Soccer transfer window. In a deal that was completed around midnight Wednesday, the Union acquired veteran forward Charlie Davies and a natural third-round selection in the 2018 MLS draft from the New England Revolution for general and targeted allocation money and the Union's first-round pick in the 2018 draft. Coupled with the addition earlier Wednesday of U.S. national team midfielder Alejandro Bedoya, the Union have fortified their team for the MLS stretch run. With 12 games remaining, the Union (8-8-6)
June 17, 2016 |
Two Philadelphia police officers were injured when their patrol vehicle got into a crash with a civilian car about 12:15 p.m. Wednesday in the city's Olney section, police said. The 35th District officers were responding to a call to assist other officers when the crash occurred at Third Street and Tabor Road, police said. The officers, whose conditions were not immediately known, and the civilians, who were in stable condition, were taken by medics to Einstein Medical Center.
June 1, 2016
DEAR ABBY: I'm a 51-year-old gay male. I have a sweet, dear friend I'll call "Samantha" who is slightly older. The problem is, she wants more than friendship. She insists on spending time with me and calls me daily. She hugs me repeatedly when she goes to leave, and kisses my neck or cheek - whichever she can get to. Samantha has touched me in a way that makes me uncomfortable. She places herself so her body touches my hand or arm. When she does, I quickly remove it. She says I remind her of her brother, but I'm not feeling a sibling relationship here.
May 23, 2016 |
A 31-year-old man who was pulled over by Philadelphia Police just before midnight Friday in Hunting Park struggled with officers before driving off, triggering a police chase that ended in a car accident in Kensington, police said. Eric Perales, 31, was pulled over on the 3900 block of North Ninth Street by Philadelphia Police around 11:55 p.m. for careless driving and having a non-factory tint on the windows of his 2004 Nissan Maxima, police said Saturday. Police provided the following account of what allegedly happened next: Perales struggled with officers and drove off, leading police to the intersection of North Seventh Street and Lindley Avenue, where he made a U-turn and drove past the officers, hitting the front passenger side of the patrol car as he went.
May 9, 2016 |
Hello there On a warm November Sunday in 2009, some friends decided the weather was just right for softball. At that game, played on the field of their former high school, Heidi first noticed Jack, and Jack first noticed Heidi. She was Hatboro-Horsham Class of 2003, he was Class of 2004. Though their social circles overlapped a little, they never really spoke back then. They didn't speak on the ball field, either. A week or two later, Jack and friends walked into the Brick House Tavern.
April 14, 2016 |
THERE THEY were on Tuesday morning, at opposite sides of Courtroom 1105 in the Criminal Justice Center: Two young women, each a mom to three children, face to face on the eve of the first anniversary of the worst year of their lives. Dominique Lockwood, 30, shook as she read a victim-impact statement describing how her life has changed since her angel-faced 4-year-old, Abdul Latif Wilson (his family calls him Latif), was killed by a hit-and-run driver on April 13, 2015, in Southwest Philly.