July 22, 2013 |
Jaimee Drakewood hurried in from the rain, eager to get to her final appointment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Ever since her birth 23 years ago, a team of researchers has been tracking every aspect of her development - gauging her progress as an infant, measuring her IQ as a preschooler, even peering into her adolescent brain using an MRI machine. Now, after nearly a quarter century, the federally funded study was ending, and the question the researchers had been asking was answered.
December 11, 2008
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August 31, 2015 |
ASSISTANT STYLIST Mark Anthony Barksdale HAIR Gloria Mendez, Suede Salon Spa, the Promenade at Sagemore, 500 Route 73, Marlton, 856-985-0700. CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES Alicia DiMichele, the Promenade at Sagemore, 500 Route 73 South, Marlton, 856-489-4494, www.aliciadimichele.com ; Century 21 Department Stores, 821 Market St., 215-952-2121, www.c21stores.com ; Down 2 Earth Kids, 418 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, 610-941-3336; First Impressions, 470 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, 610-828-6775; Gilt.com; Lululemon Athletica, 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill Mall, 856-662-5824, www.lululemon.com ; Macy's Center City, 1300 Market St., 215-241-9000; My Kids Korner, 711 Montgomery Ave., #1, Narberth, 610-668-6404; the North Face, 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill Mall, 856-486-1473; Uniqlo, 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill Mall, 877-486-4756.
November 23, 1988 |
In Browns Mills, Pemberton Township, Ed and Anthony Angiuoli will soon start construction on the first phase of Pleasant View Apartments, an 80-unit development for senior citizens. In Williamstown, Monroe Township, Willow Creek, a 40-unit apartment complex was built by Ralph Varalli. And in the Atco section of Waterford Township, Whispering Pines, a community of 246 townhouses, has been going up in stages since 1980. To date, 155 townhouses have been constructed, according to developer Gerald Pliner.
January 30, 1986 |
Although Springfield High had three players in double-figure scoring, coach Jack Spinella said it was defense that lifted the Spartans to a 55-46 victory over Christopher Dock in a Bicentennial League basketball game Tuesday night at Springfield. "We played a full-court pressing defense for the whole game, and we really gave them fits," Spinella said. "We switched back and forth from a man-to- man to a zone, and I was very happy with the success we had. " Springfield (8-8 overall, 6-5 league)
July 15, 2012 |
GDANSK, Poland - Polish officials unveiled a statue of former President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II on Saturday, honoring two men widely credited in this Eastern European country with helping to topple communism 23 years ago. The statue was unveiled in Gdansk, the birthplace of Lech Walesa's Solidarity movement, in the presence of about 120 former Solidarity activists, many of whom were imprisoned in the 1980s for their roles in organizing or...
February 19, 1993 |
John Stay would love to take credit for developing Jennifer Ricco. After all, it would boost anyone's ego to claim responsibility for polishing the skills of a dominant scorer or sharpening the tremendous all- round instincts of a total basketball player. But the Mastbaum coach conceded that he has had little to do with turning Ricco into the force that has carried the Panthers to the Public League semifinals. "She was already like this when she got here," Stay said. "The best thing I ever did for her was not try to change her. " That was because there was no need.
May 20, 1990 |
The Pinelands Development Credit Bank will hold a closed-bid auction of development credits that can be used to purchase land in designated growth areas. The bid opening is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the Department of Banking in Trenton. Each credit allows the construction of four homes in approved growth areas. Thirty-five credits will be available, said John Ross, acting director of the Pinelands Development Credit Bank. The precise number of credits sold will depend on the size of the bids, according to Ross.
January 17, 1991 |
Upper Merion High School students might be required to take two health courses and an extra semester of social studies if the school board approves a proposal to revise graduation requirements on Jan. 28. The number of credits a student needs to graduate would remain the same, which is two credits more than the 21 required by the state, said Laura Ann Michener, assistant superintendent, at the board's workshop Monday night. Under the proposal, students would have to take 0.8 credits in health - 0.4 credits more than current Upper Merion requirements - and 1.6 credits in physical education.