November 28, 2012 |
JOHN BOLARIS ' Twitter posts are often amusing, but on Sunday night, they took a different turn. Bolaris' fiancée , Erica Smitheman , spent a few hours posting on his account (@JohnBolaris), teasing that she would post naked pictures of herself and also taking the opportunity to curse at a few people who had insulted Bolaris. The bizarre tweets inspired many to believe that Bolaris had been hacked. We texted Smitheman, to whom Bolaris recently proposed live on Howard Stern 's SiriusXM radio show, to confirm she was tweeting and that Bolaris had not been hacked.
April 17, 2012
Run-scoring hits off the bats of Chris Hens and Casey Saverio in the bottom of the seventh inning boosted Hatboro-Horsham to a key 4-3 win over visiting Pennridge in Suburban One League baseball on Monday. Down by 3-1 after six innings, Hatboro tied the game with Hens' two-run single and ended the Continental Conference matchup on Saverio's bases-loaded single with no outs, scoring Tyler Zingle. Also in the Suburban One, North Penn blanked visiting Central Bucks South, 5-0. Tyler Phifer knocked in three runs, including a two-out, two-run single in the fifth inning.
January 26, 2012 |
"IT'S ALMOST SURREAL to me that he is part of our stupid wing-eating contest," said Sportsradio 94 WIP's Angelo Cataldi about Japanese eating machine Takeru Kobayashi 's participation in Wing Bowl XX on Feb. 3 at Wells Fargo Center. Kobayashi, a longtime champion of the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest, had been Cataldi's white whale. "For the last 10 years I've wanted Kobayashi in the event," Cataldi said yesterday. Cataldi saw Kobayashi inhale Twinkies on the " Wendy Williams Show" but does question his endurance.
March 12, 2002
A headline on an editorial Thursday gave the incorrect year for the Democratic National Convention Philadelphia may try to host. The correct year is 2004.
June 23, 1998 |
Sugar Ray Leonard was in Philadelphia to host the 2d Inner City Golf Classic yesterday.
September 29, 2013
BOYS SOCCER CATHOLIC LEAGUE Archbishop Wood 1, Bishop McDevitt 0: Jake McMonagle headed in a second-half corner kick to win it for the visiting Vikings. Father Judge 3, St. Joseph's Prep 0: Danny Sulpizio made four saves for his sixth shutout of the season and the host Crusaders cruised in a battle of league unbeatens. FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE Friends' Central 3, Academy of New Church 0: Nick Harris had two goals to help hand host ANC its first loss of the season. Shipley 3, Moorestown Friends 0: Ben Tirjan made four saves to record his fourth shutout in as many games for the visiting Gators.
July 30, 2012 |
The Olympic motto, "Citius, Altius, Fortius" — faster, higher, stronger — might inspire athletes training for the Games, but for a nation looking for Olympic glory, a more useful dictum might be "Maior, Ditiores, Communistarum": bigger, richer, communist. While upsets are always possible in any individual event, the factors that make a nation an Olympic powerhouse are pretty clear, and it's surprisingly easy to predict which countries will come out on top. Shortly before the 2000 Sydney Olympics, two economic papers appeared within days of each other looking at the determinants of gold-medal success.
August 30, 1989 |
The camera fixes on a sign that says "Welcome to Paulsboro, home of Fort Billings. Site of first federal land purchase July 6, 1776. " The camera's eye then catches the view from the back window of a car entering Paulsboro, going over the black bridge across Mantua Creek and traveling down Broad Street. Next, you see an overhead view of the Paulsboro waterfront and finally the "Pride in Paulsboro" flag at the nearby Mobil refinery. That is the opening segment of "Eye on Paulsboro," a new program on Storer Cable's local television station, Channel 5, which transmits in Paulsboro and about 12 other communities in Gloucester County.
May 22, 2012 |
Brielle Morichetti pitched her fourth no-hitter of the season and Ariel Schuck batted 3 for 3, including a pair of triples, with four RBIs and four runs scored as host Burlington City buried Palmyra, 15-0, on Monday in Burlington County League softball. Cape-Atlantic. Kelly Lupton (9 strikeouts) carried a shutout into the seventh inning, and Dana Cafone singled twice, stole a base and drove in a run to help Absegami edge host Millville, 3-1. Olympic. Lindsey Manera belted the go-ahead home run, allowing host Lenape to hold off Paul VI, 7-6.
June 15, 1998 |
The annual Merchantville Day was celebrated Saturday, bringing together residents for a host of festivities. Children ignored the damp weather and rode in the bicycle parade that was part of the fun.