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February 3, 2004 | Daily News Wire Services
Texas Tech coach Bob Knight got into a verbal spat with the university chancellor, David Smith, at a grocery store yesterday, prompting a review by school officials. One eyewitness told the Lubbock Avalance-Journal Knight raised his voice to Smith after the chancellor approached him at a salad bar to compliment the coach on his recent good behavior. The witness said Knight flew into a rage and accused Smith of being a liar, saying nothing had been wrong with his demeanor this year.
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September 6, 2011 | Daily News Staff Report
This story has been updated Three people, including two women, were killed tonight in a shooting during an apparent robbery inside a grocery store in the city's Mill Creek section, police said. Two women, including a 42-year-old, were shot once in the head shortly after 8 p.m. at Lorena's Grocery on 50th Street near Parrish, while a 49-year-old man was shot multiple times. All three were pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Police remain on the scene investigating.
NEWS
May 3, 2011 | By Kathleen Brady Shea, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Picking up a lost wallet in a Chester County grocery store proved costly for a Philadelphia woman, police said Tuesday. Natashia Greennagh, 20, was charged Friday with theft of mislaid or lost property and receiving stolen property after she allegedly helped herself on Wednesday to a wallet left at a self check-out register in the Giant supermarket in the Dilworthtown Crossing shopping center on Route 202, police said. Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Det. William Cahill said the victim reported that a single credit card in the wallet was used for three unauthorized purchases a short time after surveillance cameras showed the wallet being taken by Greennagh.
NEWS
July 24, 1991 | By Lea Sitton, Inquirer Staff Writer
The owner of a corner grocery store in Point Breeze died yesterday afternoon after being shot during an early morning robbery attempt at his business, police said. Hung Ho, 53, was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He lived with his wife and grown son above the store in the 1500 block of Point Breeze Avenue. The family called police at 8:40 a.m. to report the shooting, which occurred just after Ho had opened up for the day. Homicide Sgt. Maureen Royds said yesterday that there were no suspects in the case.
REAL_ESTATE
August 21, 1988 | By Linda S. Wallace, Inquirer Staff Writer
Rob Hertzfeld is a man on a mission some believe to be impossible: He is trying to plunk down an upscale supermarket and shopping center in Franklintown. Folks in Franklintown, between Spring Garden and Vine Streets, want a supermarket, most people agree. The problem is where to put the store, said Warren Huff, senior Center City planner for the City Planning Commission. Just about everybody prefers that it be on somebody else's street. Enter Hertzfeld of the Franklin Town Tower Associates, the Philadelphia- based developer of Museum Towers, 286 upscale apartments at 18th and Spring Garden Streets.
NEWS
October 15, 2013 | By Julie Zauzmer, Inquirer Staff Writer
PHILADELPHIA Amid a crowd of face-painted children and noshing parents, a small knot of old-timers gathered Sunday to gossip and reminisce at the 40th birthday party of the Weavers Way co-op. They had seen the cooperative Mount Airy grocery store go from new age to middle age, from a small buying group in a church basement to a 5,000-member cooperative with two thriving stores and a farm. And now a couple of hundred stalwarts held a picnic at Cliveden, a historic mansion in Germantown, followed by - what else?
FOOD
November 27, 2014 | By Maureen Fitzgerald, Inquirer Food Editor
'So why aren't we making real grilled cheese?" said chef Marc Vetri, who was visiting our after-school cooking class. "Well, we're going for something healthier," I said. Baked whole-wheat pitas stuffed with cheese and homemade tomato soup - a reinvention of the classic pairing. "You think these are healthy?" he said, grabbing the pitas and reading off the offensive ingredients: preservatives, enzymes, gluten. "So, what kind of bread should I buy in a grocery store?
NEWS
March 3, 1996 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / GERALD S. WILLIAMS
Against an all-too-familiar backdrop of white, Paul Blair, 14, of Westville walks his bicycle through Thomas West Park in Westville after going to the grocery store. Yesterday morning's storm dropped about 4 inches of snow, although the melting began quickly.
NEWS
September 1, 1995 | ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ/ DAILY NEWS
Police remove the body of a woman believed to be in her 20s which was found yesterday morning in North Philadelphia. Police said the nude body was discovered in a lot behind a grocery store at 20th Street and Erie Avenue. Detectives said the unidentified woman had been bludgeoned to death.
NEWS
December 13, 1997 | By John Way Jennings and Dwight Ott, INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Arson investigators were delving into an explosion and fire that heavily damaged a North Camden grocery store and a vacant upstairs apartment early yesterday. Camden County Prosecutor Lee A. Solomon confirmed that investigators were probing the cause of the one-alarm fire at the Fernandez Grocery, at 442 N. Ninth St., which officials said started at 12:02 a.m. Witnesses told police that they saw a man light a bottle and throw it into the grocery store just before the explosion.
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November 28, 2014 | By Kevin Riordan, Inquirer Columnist
Carlos Meekins, 75, sat down to rest in the lobby of South Camden's Neighborhood Center, a heavy bag of groceries at his feet. "My wife's dead and gone," the Riverview Towers tenant said. "I'm going to try and cook the turkey myself. " A retired roofer's helper ("I was a kettle man for 25 years"), Meekins is among nearly 3,000 Camden residents for whom Thanksgiving might not happen this year without the center. The faith-based nonprofit helped about 200 senior citizens and 500 five-member families fill bags with donated groceries and fresh food Tuesday.
FOOD
November 27, 2014 | By Maureen Fitzgerald, Inquirer Food Editor
'So why aren't we making real grilled cheese?" said chef Marc Vetri, who was visiting our after-school cooking class. "Well, we're going for something healthier," I said. Baked whole-wheat pitas stuffed with cheese and homemade tomato soup - a reinvention of the classic pairing. "You think these are healthy?" he said, grabbing the pitas and reading off the offensive ingredients: preservatives, enzymes, gluten. "So, what kind of bread should I buy in a grocery store?
NEWS
July 6, 2014 | By Laura McCrystal, Inquirer Staff Writer
Donna Payne stopped at Bottom Dollar Food for the first time Thursday morning. By the time she reached the checkout line, the 44-year-old Chester resident had a cart brimming with chicken wings, bread, eggs, soda, and popsicles. "This cut down half the price from the other stores," she said. Most of the other stores she visits are not in her own city. Bottom Dollar opened its Chester store last month on Edgmont Avenue, becoming the city's second full-size supermarket. The other one - a nonprofit market called Fare & Square, operated by Philabundance - opened in the fall.
NEWS
May 9, 2014 | By Steve and Mia
Q: MY BOYFRIEND is a total mama's boy. Not only does he call his mom every single day, but he spends Sundays at her house, too. I'm dreading this coming Sunday because it's Mother's Day and she's planning a big family dinner and wants me and my son there. I don't want to go. I'm a mom, too! I feel like I should get to have my own Mother's Day. Why can't she come to our apartment? It's cramped in here but I can make it nice. My boyfriend and I have been fighting about this for two weeks.
NEWS
May 1, 2014 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
King Kai Chin, 82, an entrepreneur and expert in Chinese herbs and medicines who came to Chinatown 57 years ago and helped to build the community there, died Friday, April 11, of cancer at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Mr. Chin had only the clothes on his back and $50 in his pocket when he and his brother, Jong Kai Chin, arrived in this country in 1957, seeking a new life. He left behind his wife, Chiu Fong, and sons Ken and Keith, as well as a career as a teacher, and a bookstore he had founded.
NEWS
March 6, 2014 | BY VINNY VELLA, Daily News Staff Writer vellav@phillynews.com, 215-854-2513
TWO SIGNS greet customers as they approach the front door of Serrata's Grocery Store in West Oak Lane: "No weapons allowed" and "Do not enter with mask or hoodie. " They sit at eye level - it's impossible to miss them. But a would-be robber ignored both of those warnings Friday and ended up dodging bullets for his brazenness, police said yesterday. Store owner Raul Serrata, 42, said he didn't have time to think when a masked punk entered his corner store, at 75th Avenue and Walnut Lane, with a handgun drawn and demanded money from him about 7:15 Friday night.
NEWS
February 13, 2014 | BY VINNY VELLA, Daily News Staff Writer vellav@phillynews.com, 215-854-2513
AN ARGUMENT outside a West Philadelphia corner store turned violent yesterday, escalating into a shooting that left one man dead and another critically injured, police said. About 3:50 p.m., officers responded to reports of gunshots outside La Super Big Manny Grocery at 40th and Poplar streets, Lt. John Walker of Southwest Detectives said. He gave this account: Four or five males were arguing when one pulled out a gun and began firing. Two men were hit - a 27-year-old was struck once in the right leg and a 23-year-old was struck once in the head and twice in the left arm. The 23-year-old stumbled across Poplar and collapsed in front of H&H Day Care Learning Center, which was locked down for about 20 minutes after the shooting.
NEWS
February 6, 2014 | By Chris Palmer, Inquirer Staff Writer
DOYLESTOWN Lisa White and John LaSala have spent their adult lives in the corporate world. They had no idea how to open a grocery store. But after years of planning - and with lots of help - White, board president of the Doylestown Food Co-op and a management consultant, and LaSala, a fellow board member and a former Johnson & Johnson executive, are days away from celebrating the grand opening of the co-op's 1,400-square-foot store on West...
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October 15, 2013 | By Julie Zauzmer, Inquirer Staff Writer
PHILADELPHIA Amid a crowd of face-painted children and noshing parents, a small knot of old-timers gathered Sunday to gossip and reminisce at the 40th birthday party of the Weavers Way co-op. They had seen the cooperative Mount Airy grocery store go from new age to middle age, from a small buying group in a church basement to a 5,000-member cooperative with two thriving stores and a farm. And now a couple of hundred stalwarts held a picnic at Cliveden, a historic mansion in Germantown, followed by - what else?
NEWS
September 30, 2013 | By Jeff Gammage, Inquirer Staff Writer
Minutes after the Fare & Square supermarket opened in Chester on Saturday, so many customers crowded the aisles that every shopping cart was taken, and newcomers had to wait their turn. Otherwise, people didn't stop coming through the doors all day. For hours, in the parking lot and in the vegetable aisle, on the sidewalk and by the fruit displays, shoppers and workers shared hugs, handshakes, and kind words. More than a few shed tears. This grandest of grand openings returned to the beleaguered city an institution that seemed forever vanished: a grocery store.
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