August 11, 1989 |
The Delaware Valley and Philadelphia scholastic baseball teams squared off in the first round of the 1989 Keystone State Games yesterday in Wilkes-Barre, and Delaware Valley won, 12-2. Delaware Valley, composed of players from Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties, also defeated Pocono, 14-7, in the first round of the five-day baseball tournament. The Keystone State Games are patterned after the Olympic Games and offer Pennsylvania residents from eight regions statewide competition in 31 sports.
July 18, 2016
ISSUE | BILL LYON TRIBUTE Fund-raising and Phillies I have read with great interest the five-part series by retired Philadelphia Inquirer sports columnist Bill Lyon as he bravely shared his journey with Alzheimer's - the most common type of dementia - and its effects on not only him but the people he loves. Alzheimer's, which affects 5.4 million Americans, is the nation's sixth-leading cause of death and the only one in the top 10 that has no cure, means of prevention, or way to slow it. As president and chief executive officer of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, I admire Bill's courage tremendously, so we have teamed up with the Inquirer's parent company, Philadelphia Media Network, and the Phillies to honor him with Alzheimer's Night at the Phillies Salutes Bill Lyon, Aug. 3, at Citizens Bank Park.
August 6, 1994 |
Four Philadelphia and Delaware Valley basketball teams remained undefeated yesterday after the second day of competition at the 13th annual Keystone State Games in Harrisburg. Rasheed Brokenborough of University City had a game-high 39 points as the Philadelphia scholastic boys' team topped Capital, 118-114. Girard College's Kimberly Ford scored 21 points to lead the Philadelphia scholastic girls' team to a 93-79 victory over Capital. Bryan Scott of Warrington had 30 points to pace the Delaware Valley youth boys' team in an 84-75 win over Nittany.
February 22, 2016 |
Edwin "Ed" Bomba, 61, of Philadelphia, an advocate for the disabled, people with AIDS, and those with alternative lifestyles - especially as they aged - died of complications from surgery Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Pennsylvania Hospital. Mr. Bomba was "there from the very get-go" for those fighting AIDS, said longtime friend Heshie Zinman. Diagnosed with HIV in the 1980s, Mr. Bomba had hearing loss and was partially blind. He used a cane to get around and in the last year was aided by a service dog named Cooper.
November 14, 2013 |
E RIN O'HEARN fans, get excited. The former 6ABC personality is back in rotation for the time being. "Erin O'Hearn is committed to being a mom first, but truly enjoys spending time with her Action News family as well," a 6ABC spokesman told me. "She will be contributing to 6ABC on a part-time basis in the weeks to come. " O'Hearn officially returned Monday night to Action News at 5 p.m. O'Hearn took a leave from the station to focus on her family in 2010 and was back to fill in for Nydia Han when she went on maternity leave last year.
September 26, 2012 |
David T. Shulick, owner of an embattled alternative-education company, has begun legal proceedings against six former employees of his Delaware Valley High School who he says tried to incite violence at the school's campus in Reading. In a complaint filed in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court last week, Shulick alleges that the former staffers - including the one-time director of Delaware Valley's shuttered disciplinary school on Kelly Drive - illegally removed items from the building and contacted Delaware Valley students in Reading to urge them "to damage or destroy" the for-profit company.
November 10, 2014 |
THE Daily News already knows that Helen Ubiñas is influential. But it's nice to hear someone else say it, too. The People Paper columnist was recently named one of the Delaware Valley's Most Influential Latinos by Impacto Latin Newspaper, a local news magazine. Impacto created the award in 2005 to "recognize individuals who have made great contributions to the Delaware Valley's Latino community and the community at large," Napoleon Garcia, the magazine's publisher, said in a statement.
January 26, 2013 |
The Reading School District is cutting its ties with an embattled alternative-education firm in Bala Cynwyd. Reading's school board voted unanimously Wednesday night to terminate a $1.1 million contract with Delaware Valley High School to operate a disciplinary school for troubled students as of Feb. 6. "We are acting in the best interest of our students," the district said in a statement Thursday. "We have a transition plan in place for our alternative education services, and that will be communicated to our parents and students.
March 28, 1990 |
Mother Llama nuzzles her offspring as the two take a break from their daily doings to enjoy an early spring day at the Philadelphia Zoo. Delaware Valley humans might well be advised to do the same while they can, because forecasters are calling for increasing cloudiness and the possibility of rain tomorrow through Sunday. Details on Page 16.
March 28, 1988 |
The live Delaware Valley harness racing season got under way last night at Brandywine, when 6,217 fans turned out to watch last season's leading driver, Bob Shahan, record a double that included a come-from-behind victory in the $6,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace feature.