March 20, 2016 |
The questions became repetitive. And Rob Hummel was running out of nice things to say about his Lenape girls' basketball team. In Hummel's mind, it really wasn't that complicated. He kept going back to the theme of hard work. What's the secret to his team's lockdown defense? "They do everything they have to do to win," he said. Throughout this season, Lenape had a reputation not just for being a tenacious defensive team, but for being a prepared defensive team. The tenacity, as Hummel points out, starts with the players.
July 22, 2014 |
Joan H. Hummel, 83, of Philadelphia and Palm Beach, Fla., a businesswoman, died Sunday, July 20, of pneumonia at Temple University Hospital. Mrs. Hummel was married for 57 years to Dennis Hummel. Together, they built the family business, Metropolitan Reporting Bureau, which supplies information to the insurance industry from offices in Center City. Mrs. Hummel grew up in Yeadon and graduated from Yeadon High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in English at Temple University, where she was a cheerleader and president of Alpha Sigma Pi. She and her husband met in the business world of Philadelphia.
March 29, 2013 |
A Gloucester County woman was sentenced today in Superior Court to 24 years in prison for fatally stabbing an ironworker in 2010, authorities said. Lori A. Hummel, 41, mother of a teenage daughter, admitted last month to stabbing Thomas Carbin, 54, an acquaintance, in the neck after going to his apartment above the Tower Tavern in Westville on Dec. 5. She had intended to rob him. Carbin had worked as a welder and pipe fitter. The next day, Carbin's daughter, then a high school senior, found the burly ironworker's body slumped in a chair in front of the computer in the apartment he shared with his cats, George and Frankie.
February 17, 2013 |
A Gloucester County woman pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree manslaughter in the stabbing death of a 54-year-old steelworker in his Westville apartment in December 2010. Under a plea deal, Lori A. Hummel, 41, of Thorofare, faces 24 years in prison and must serve 20 years and four months of that before becoming eligible for parole, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office said. She also pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to distribute heroin while in custody in the Salem County jail in December and will face a four-year term to be served concurrently with her manslaughter sentence.
September 20, 2011 |
Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia opened its season with a coup: The local debut of British trumpeter Alison Balsom, 32, who in recent years has emerged as the kind of artist who redefines what her instrument can do - though here in an overly lightweight program. As a composer himself, music director Dirk Brossé blew all kinds of life into the Hummel Trumpet Concerto (Balsom's vehicle) and Schubert's Symphony No. 3 - the two works that dominated the program - but neither gives you a lot to take home, even when rendered to the high performance standard heard Sunday at the Kimmel Center's Perelman Theater.
March 1, 2010 |
Raymar Morgan had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 14 Michigan State beat No. 3 Purdue yesterday, 53-44, and snap the Boilermakers' 10-game win streak in West Lafayette, Ind. Draymond Green added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Spartans (22-7, 12-4 Big Ten), who avenged a 76-64 loss to the Boilermakers on Feb. 9 in East Lansing, Mich. E'Twaun Moore scored 12 points, and JaJuan Johnson and Chris Kramer scored 11 for Purdue in its first game since losing versatile forward Robbie Hummel.
February 5, 2010 |
Robbie Hummel and JaJuan Johnson each scored 21 points, and No. 8 Purdue held off in-state rival Indiana, 78-75, last night. The Boilermakers won in Bloomington, Ind., for the first time since 1999 to snap an eight-game road skid against the Hoosiers. E'Twaun Moore added 14 points for Purdue (19-3, 7-3 Big Ten), which won its fifth straight heading into a showdown at conference leader Michigan State on Tuesday. Indiana's Verdell Jones III, who led the Hoosiers with 22 points, missed a long three-pointer at the buzzer that could have forced overtime.
August 29, 2003 |
"Labor Day differs in every essential from the other holidays of the year of any country," said Samuel Gompers, founder and longtime president of the American Federation of Labor. "All other holidays, are in a more or less degree connected with conflicts and battles of man's prowess over man, of strife and discord for greed and power, of glories achieved by one nation over another. Labor Day . . . is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race, or nation. " According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the American Labor Movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.
July 19, 2002 |
Klaus Hummeler, 80, of Villanova, a prominent virologist who for many years headed research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, died Sunday of bone cancer at Bryn Mawr Hospital. During his nearly 40-year affiliation with Children's Hospital, Dr. Hummeler was the first director of its Joseph Stokes Jr. Institute, working with diligence and insight in that position from 1972 until he retired in 1989. Dr. Hummeler also was a professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.