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December 12, 1998 | By Michelle Crouch, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Under pressure from firefighters, ambulance workers, and residents with safety concerns, the fire district has restored 24-hour-a-day ambulance coverage on the east side of town. Fire Chief Donald Maxfield angered residents in October when he scaled back late-night ambulance service on the east side to enhance coverage later in the day. As a result, the Kresson Station, which serves the east side, wasn't staffed between 2 and 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday. "After listening to the public comment, we decided to restore coverage," Maxfield said yesterday.
NEWS
August 4, 2005 | By Frederick Cusick INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The search for Latoyia Figueroa continued yesterday, this time in Southwest Philadelphia. Men from a Philadelphia drug-treatment house searched the east side of Cobbs Creek seeking anything that might help locate the young pregnant woman who disappeared July 18. Community activist Paul "Earthquake" Moore said he planned to lead about 30 men from Outley House north along the creek bank from where Cobbs Creek meets Woodland Avenue. Moore, who organized the group on his own without sponsorship of the Figueroa family, said he did not think this section had been searched adequately.
NEWS
August 7, 1995 | For The Inquirer / PAOLA TAGLIAMONTE
Members of the San Salvatore Society carry a statue of Jesus out of Holy Savior Roman Catholic Church for the traditional procession through Norristown's east side. Yesterday's procession marked the last day of the weekend's Holy Savior Feast. For the 91st year, participants flew Italian flags, played and listened to traditional music and feasted.
SPORTS
February 27, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Becoming the new football coach at Woodrow Wilson High School is more than a dream come true for Preston Brown. It also is the fulfillment of a vision. "I saw this day coming," Brown said. "I saw it 10-12 years ago. " On Wednesday, Brown said he had accepted the position at his alma mater. He is a 2003 Woodrow Wilson graduate who played four seasons at Tulane University. Brown replaces former Eagles fullback Thomas Tapeh, who resigned after last season. Tapeh was Woodrow Wilson's coach for three seasons.
NEWS
August 9, 1987 | By Gail Krueger-Nicholson, Special to The Inquirer
The New Garden Planning Commission has approved preliminary plans for the second phase of the township's only clustered development, Broad Run Ridge. The plans for Phase 2 presented Wednesday night showed 27 lots near the east side of Watson Mill Road near the Delaware border. The first phase of the development contained 13 houses. Forty houses on 50 acres are being developed by Wilkinson Enterprises Inc. of New Garden. Land planner Rick Longo of Hillcrest Associates Inc., Newark, said the houses would be clustered on lots along the edge of the steeply sloping site around 23 acres of open space.
NEWS
June 17, 1996 | By Dan Hardy, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Mayor Aaron Wilson Jr. and Delaware County District Attorney Patrick Meehan visited a drug-plagued East Side neighborhood Friday, promising to shut down open-air dealing and encouraging residents to get involved in community revitalization efforts. The mayor and the prosecutor took their hour-long walking tour to follow up on a wave of drug arrests a week before that netted about 40 suspects, and to get feedback on the recent introduction of state police patrols in Chester. The troopers will conduct periodic patrols, mostly on weekends, alongside their Chester counterparts.
NEWS
July 31, 1998 | by John McCalla, For the Daily News
"Over there. " With a sweeping hand wave and an over-yonder attitude, that's how Center City residents describe the distance from Rittenhouse Square to Washington Square and points in between. The daunting concept of "over there" can refer to the distance between the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, or from 15th Street to 13th Street. The kicker is Broad Street. The four lanes that make up the spiffy southern blocks of the Avenue of the Arts constitute more than a street crossing for most Center City residents.
NEWS
December 11, 2012
A man's body was found Sunday morning in the parking lot of a Cherry Hill motel. Detectives found no signs of foul play and said the man may have suffered a drug overdose, said Cherry Hill Lt. Sean Redmond. An autopsy is pending. The body was found in a parking lot on the east side of Steak 38, a restaurant attached to the Hillside Inn on Route 38. Police said he was staying with a resident of the motel. Redmond said the man's name was being withheld until his family could be notified.
NEWS
December 10, 2012
A man's body was found Sunday morning in the parking lot of a Cherry Hill motel. Detectives found no signs of foul play and said the man may have suffered a drug overdose, said Cherry Hill Lt. Sean Redmond. An autopsy is pending. The body was found in a parking lot on the east side of Steak 38, a restaurant attached to the Hillside Inn on Route 38. Police said he was staying with a resident of the motel. Redmond said the man's name is being withheld until his family can be notified.
NEWS
April 16, 1989 | By Wanda Motley, Inquirer Staff Writer
First Pennsylvania Bank has appealed a zoning officer's decision that would impede renovations planned for a branch office and an adjacent sidewalk area on Bryn Mawr Avenue in Bryn Mawr. Thomas Berk, an attorney representing the bank, told the Lower Merion Zoning Hearing Board on Thursday night that the renovations would strengthen safety and improve parking. First Pennsylvania recently halted renovations to the branch at 52-54 N. Bryn Mawr Ave. after receiving notification in December from the township that it could not create a street curb near the building.
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REAL_ESTATE
August 15, 2016 | By Alan J. Heavens, Staff Writer
It had been more than 19 years since I took a boat ride on the Schuylkill, and this time the accommodations were much better than they were in 1997. The view was different, as well, but I'll get to that in a minute. That May 1997 barge trip from the Market Street bridge to the now-closed Schuylkill Power Plant in Grays Ferry was brief, but the point was that both sides of the river were untapped resources that needed to be tapped. There wasn't much going on then. In fact, the east bank was, in the words of one longtime resident, "a wasteland.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 9, 2015 | Ellen Gray, Daily News
* ODD MOM OUT. 10 tonight, Bravo. * BECOMING US. 9 tonight, ABC Family. PHILLY'S Julie Rottenberg and Elisa Zuritsky aren't done with New York. TV writers who explored singles and friendship in "Sex and the City" and took viewers backstage on Broadway in "Smash," the longtime writing partners take a bite out of another Big Apple subculture in Bravo's new comedy "Odd Mom Out. " The show, premiering tonight in back-to-back episodes, stars Jill Kargman, an Upper East Sider who plays an only slightly more outrageous version of herself as a well-off but not super-rich mother of three trying to stay afloat in a sea of affluence.
NEWS
May 22, 2015
WITH THE wave of a wand, the value of Ian Griffiths' Kensington property at 2777 Martha St. increased from $33,000 to $53,000 - a whopping 60 percent gain. That was true for Linda Fortune at 2773 Martha and Bobby McDermott at 2775 Martha. In fact, all odd-numbered homes in the 2700 block jumped from $33,000 to $53,000. That sounds like a blessing, except for the curse of higher real-estate taxes. There's also this: Those homes are on the east side of Martha. The city's valuation of identical houses on the west, or even, side remained unchanged at $33,000, according to the 2016 evaluation provided by the Office of Property Assessment.
SPORTS
February 27, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Becoming the new football coach at Woodrow Wilson High School is more than a dream come true for Preston Brown. It also is the fulfillment of a vision. "I saw this day coming," Brown said. "I saw it 10-12 years ago. " On Wednesday, Brown said he had accepted the position at his alma mater. He is a 2003 Woodrow Wilson graduate who played four seasons at Tulane University. Brown replaces former Eagles fullback Thomas Tapeh, who resigned after last season. Tapeh was Woodrow Wilson's coach for three seasons.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 26, 2015 | BY CHUCK DARROW, Daily News Staff Writer darrowc@phillynews.com, 215-313-3134
RENNARD EAST was looking for some family history. What he found was American history. For years, East (whose first name is pronounced reh-NARD) had known that his forebears settled in Philadelphia after leaving South Carolina in the 1920s. But he couldn't figure out why they migrated north. Thanks to Kenyatta Berry, one of the sleuths from the PBS series "Genealogy Roadshow," East has learned that the reason for the family's move was, as she put it, "something that changed American history and African-American history.
SPORTS
February 17, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Austin Wetzler knew the whole town of Cherry Hill wasn't behind him when he rose for the pivotal three-pointer of the game. Just the East side. "Games like this, you appreciate living in this town," Wetzler said after leading Cherry Hill East to a 50-49 victory over Cherry Hill West in a pulse-pounding battle of crosstown rivals Saturday before a near-capacity crowd in the Cougars' cavernous gymnasium. Wetzler, a senior guard, scored 16 and gave East the lead for good at 46-44 with a three-pointer from the wing with 1 minute, 33 seconds to play in the game at the Cherry Hill East Invitational showcase.
SPORTS
January 31, 2014 | Daily News staff and wire reports
NOTRE DAME yesterday announced a $400 million plan to expand its 84-year-old football stadium, adding thousands of premium seats plus new buildings at the "House that Rockne Built. " The new buildings will house a student center on the west side, the anthropology and psychology departments and a digital media center on the east side and music and sacred music departments on the south side, leaving the side facing Touchdown Jesus unchanged. The Rev. John Jenkins, the university president, called it "the most ambitious building project in the 172-year history of Notre Dame," saying more space was needed to accommodate the university's broadening research activity.
NEWS
December 11, 2012
A man's body was found Sunday morning in the parking lot of a Cherry Hill motel. Detectives found no signs of foul play and said the man may have suffered a drug overdose, said Cherry Hill Lt. Sean Redmond. An autopsy is pending. The body was found in a parking lot on the east side of Steak 38, a restaurant attached to the Hillside Inn on Route 38. Police said he was staying with a resident of the motel. Redmond said the man's name was being withheld until his family could be notified.
NEWS
December 10, 2012
A man's body was found Sunday morning in the parking lot of a Cherry Hill motel. Detectives found no signs of foul play and said the man may have suffered a drug overdose, said Cherry Hill Lt. Sean Redmond. An autopsy is pending. The body was found in a parking lot on the east side of Steak 38, a restaurant attached to the Hillside Inn on Route 38. Police said he was staying with a resident of the motel. Redmond said the man's name is being withheld until his family can be notified.
NEWS
May 14, 2011 | By Stephan Salisbury, Inquirer Culture Writer
The Philadelphia Historical Commission, concerned about a potential collapse, Friday approved demolition and reconstruction of the crumbling east side of the Spring Garden house once owned by abolitionist Robert Purvis. Last month, a commission panel recommended denial of the project, arguing that the developer's plans were vague and that the engineering drawings were out of date. Preservationists attending that hearing also expressed concerns about the owner's financial resources. The developer, Miguel Santiago, whose family has owned the corner rowhouse at 1601 Mount Vernon St. since the 1970s, insisted he had the financing to proceed.
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