May 6, 2013 |
When her husband left for Afghanistan in August, Heather Garay-Yoder, 25, started running to release the stress of his being away and at war. She had dreamed about running long distances, reading about how amazing people felt during and after races. Running also was something her husband, Chief Warrant Officer and helicopter pilot Jarett Yoder, 26, could do as well. Heather started running a mile, then a 5K, then five miles. Jarett set goals for her, new times to reach. Running was something they could do together, a world apart.
July 26, 2009 |
On the day she graduated from law school in the spring of 2008, as the great ship of the global economy began to list and take on water, it would have been easy for Lindi von Mutius to throw up her hands in despair. True, she soon managed to land a job in Philadelphia with a small real estate law firm. But the firm's finances quickly went south, lawyers began to jump ship, and paychecks started to bounce. Recruiters, as recruiters often are, were cheery and buoyant and promised the moon, but time after time the jobs and engagements they promised evaporated as the big law firms cut back.
May 24, 2010
8 p.m. Channel 3 Robin (Cobie Smulders, left; Neil Patrick Harris, right) gets offered her dream job, while Marshall and Lily (Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan) try to decide if they are ready to have a baby.
July 27, 2010
Nickname: Whit. Age: 42. Neighborhood: North Philly. Job: Photographer. Education: Bachelor's degree from DeVry Institute of Technology. Back in the day: "I was a corporate guy for 11 years. " If his life were a reality TV show, it would be called: "In Search of a Big Butt and a Smile. " Claim to fame: Being a beauty, fashion and music photographer. Gives back by: "Teaching young people photography. " Dream job: "Shooting Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista.
July 26, 2010
Age: Not saying. Job: Forklift operator at the Pennsylvania Convention Center; a member of Laborers International Union of North America, Local 332. "I set up all the trade shows. I can do it from scratch. " Neighborhood: Wynnefield. North Philly gal: Reared at 20th and Poplar. "I grew up a total tomboy. I just happen to love high fashion and stuff like that also. " It's not easy: "I wind up going on a lot of dates where men perceive you to be one way because of how you look .
July 22, 2010
Nickname: Kat. Age: Not saying. Neighborhood: Havertown. Job(s): "I'm editor-in-chief of Phillyin.com, a Philly lifestyle Web site featuring events, dating, sports stories, interviews with upcoming Philadelphians, etc., told through the perspective of four Philly writers. I also co-host two on-demand dance shows, 'Dance Club Divas' and 'Gametime Girls,' as well as model and act for local agencies. " This girl gets around: "My work brings me all over this city. I'm somewhere new every day. The city of Philadelphia is both my office and my playground.
April 29, 2001 |
Tony Stefanski enjoys life as a partner in his own law firm. But it just doesn't compare to his most recent opportunity. Stefanski, a 1979 Holy Spirit graduate, is in his first year coaching crew at his alma mater. And there's no place else he would rather be. "It was the one job I was waiting to open up," Stefanski said. "It's my dream job. I like this better than being a lawyer. " Stefanski's law partner, Michael Quinn, understands. They rowed together at Temple in the early 1980s.
July 14, 2011
Kenny Woods needs a job. He's a high school graduate (Lansdowne's Penn Wood High, Class of 2006) with experience in the janitorial (he worked for a janitorial company) and food fields (McDonald's grill cook, Fresh Grocer hot-foods server). He's handy with electrical wiring and likes to work on cars. Best of all, he's not a murderer! "I like to help people," the 22-year-old West Philly father of two said. His dream job: To be a hip-hop entertainer. Woods writes music and lyrics, can sing and rap freestyle and has made two CDs. But reality being reality, he'll take whatever job he can get. He's hoping to land work involving car repair or electrical wiring.
December 7, 2012 |
No head coach, no problem. For the Temple football team, it's business as usual after Steve Addazio resigned Tuesday to accept the head coaching job at Boston College. Players are still participating in morning workouts. And the assistant coaches, who are under contract until January, are on the road recruiting. Temple offered scholarships to Kingsway High School junior running back Ray Lawry Jr. and West Deptford junior running back/fullback Gerald Owens on Thursday. "They were recruiting my son when the head coach [Addazio]
February 26, 1996 |
It's looking more and more like the real winners in the battle over radio personality Paul W. Smith are going to be the lawyers. On Friday, Smith, popular morning host on talk station WWDB-FM (96.5), said he "absolutely, definitely" is going back home to Detroit in the next few months to take over perhaps the plum job in Detroit radio - morning host on top-rated news/talk titan WJR-AM. "This is my dream job," declared Smith, 42, a suburban Detroit native who has idolized the man he would replace, J.P. McCarthy, since he was a young boy. McCarthy died in August.