January 15, 2016 |
IF THE Eagles truly are trying to recapture the tenure of former head coach Andy Reid with the reported imminent hiring of Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson, why would that be a bad thing? Count me among those who felt that Reid had run his course with the Eagles when he was fired after the 2012 season, but that doesn't negate the success he had with the Birds. In 14 seasons in Philadelphia, Reid, who is now the coach in Kansas City, went 130-93-1 in the regular season, reached five NFC Championship Games and the February 2005 Super Bowl.
June 27, 2015 |
The only reason some kids showed up to Bartram High School some days, they say, was because of art. So when news started trickling out that the class had been cut for budgetary reasons, students were shocked, sad, angry. "It broke my heart," said Shanta Moulton, a rising junior. "Art is therapeutic. Everybody has their problems at home, but when you go to art class, it's a real calm place to be. " Bartram has attracted headlines for violence - staffers knocked unconscious by students this school year and the one prior, emblems of a school struggling to recover from chaos and financial woes.
May 14, 2013
Four males, including three teenagers, were injured in East Germantown Saturday night in an apparent drive-by shooting. According to police, a car stopped at a stop sign at 21st Street and Medary Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Someone in the vehicle began firing from the passenger side, striking victims in the shoulder, legs and buttocks. Police did not identify the wounded, said to be aged 15, 16, 17 and 20. They were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where they were in stable condition late Sunday afternoon, police said.
May 13, 2013
A Camden man died early Sunday after being shot several times in his car and then crashing the vehicle while trying to flee from the gunfire, according to police. Rayshine Burks, 24, was shot in his gold Buick Century in front of Center Food Market at the intersection of Henry and Royden Streets around 12:30 a.m., the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said. He drove away but crashed into a tree after two blocks, police said. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
May 13, 2013 |
A Camden man died early Sunday morning after being shot multiple times in his car and then crashing the vehicle while trying to flee from the gunfire, according to police. Rayshine Burks, 24, was shot in his gold Buick Century in front of Center Food Market at the intersection of Henry and Royden Streets around 12:30 a.m., the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said. He drove away but crashed into a tree after two blocks, police said. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
May 4, 2013
A glider aircraft crashed Saturday morning at the Van Sant airport in Erwinna, Bucks County, according to police. Police said that they received a call at 11:43 a.m. reporting the incident. One person was injured, police said, but they did not provide details about the individual or the extent of the injuries. Gliders are motorless aircraft. They are often carried into flight by a plane, then glide to the ground. Police did not provide details on the type of glider that crashed.
April 27, 2013 |
David E. Geiger, 51, of Media, a longtime newspaper advertising executive who spent several years at The Inquirer, died Friday, April 19, of a liver ailment brought on by an herbal supplement. Mr. Geiger, known to friends and family as "Geigs," was known for his love of sports and his gregarious personality, both of which were on display when he was supporting his children in extracurricular activities: coaching and watching baseball, basketball, and tennis for his son, Benjamin, and attending vocal concerts for his daughter, Katherine.
April 18, 2013
A decision on whether to grant a zoning variance for Patterson Farm in Lower Makefield Township to allow a veterinary facility on the grounds will be delayed until May 20, after testimony at Tuesday's zoning hearing lasted until the meeting's conclusion at 10 p.m. A husband and wife want to build a hospital for horses in a farmhouse on the site. The township bought the 234-acre farm, with two homes, in 1998 for $7.2 million. Several township officials have said they are concerned about the cost of maintaining the property.