April 14, 2015 |
It has been the same for Amanda Kulp since she was 5 years old and first learning to play the game. When she exits a softball field, she's going to be the dirtiest of any of the players. "It's just who I am," the Methacton senior shortstop said. Her teammates wouldn't want it any other way: They used to jokingly call her Pig Pen. The joke has evolved, though. Now instead of telling someone she has dirt on her shirt, they've replaced it with "Kulp on your dirt. " As in: "You've got some Kulp on your dirt.
August 15, 2012 |
SIXTY-SIX DOWN, a kajillion to go. One week after confiscating 37 dirt bikes and ATVs in a crackdown on the vehicles, police seized an additional 29 in live-stops throughout the city last weekend. "It's on!" police spokesman Lt. Ray Evers said of the city's battle against riders who zoom through streets and parks. Police, working undercover and in uniform, took 16 dirt bikes and 13 four-wheelers from Cobbs Creek Park, the Belmont Plateau and areas frequented by riders in the 24th, 25th and 26th districts, police said.
February 2, 1996 |
Bicycle thrills aren't frozen out as Jim Havir, 16, of Palmyra, soars with his Mongoose BMX bike. A break in school and dirt hills on the riverbank on Bank Avenue in Palmyra had him jumping yesterday.
August 29, 1991 |
In a hushed courtroom in Pottstown yesterday, Rebecca Mack told a tale of murder on a country road. First, she said, there was a gunshot. Then, Fernando Garcia, 18, hopped back into a friend's car, tucking a gun in his pants. She said he told the carload of teenagers: "I shot him. " In testimony yesterday, Mack, 17, of Pottstown, said she was in the car on Aug. 14 when Garcia allegedly shot and killed Thomas Adam Mumma, 13, as the boy was riding his orange-and-red dirt bike on an unpaved road in rural Chester County.
April 12, 1990 |
The way Larry Paglia saw it, everybody would win. He knew that Newtown Township supervisors wanted to fill and grade a vacant lot next to the township building on Bishop Hollow Road to build a baseball field. Bids were opened on the project in July 1988, and officials said the lowest bid was $105,000, a figure beyond the township's means. Paglia also knew that James D. Morrissey Inc. of Philadelphia, a construction company working on the Blue Route project between Routes 3 and 30, needed to get rid of tons of dirt.
May 31, 2011
NEWARK, Del. - A Newark teenager died and another teen was hospitalized in serious condition after two dirt bikes collided Monday afternoon, according to Delaware State Police. Cody J. Kegelman, 14, was pronounced dead at Christiana Hospital, where he was taken after the 1:15 p.m. crash on a dirt access road about a quarter mile east of Delaware Route 72, state police said in a news release. Authorities say Kegelman was traveling west while Nicholas Schrader, 16, of Newark, was traveling east on the same access road.