February 23, 2016 |
John Miller tells a good story. Charismatic, kind, and genial, he is the type of guy you sit down to have a conversation with and lose track of time. There is one story he tells about his wife, Emily, and the start of his career at Mount St. Joseph. It was a day after an initial meeting with Magic athletic director Janet Columbro and hours after a second one in which Columbro offered Miller the head coaching job of the girls' basketball team. When he returned to his Roxborough home to tell his wife and daughter, Katie, then a student at rival Merion Mercy, Emily's reaction was anything but ideal.
September 12, 2014 |
Radnor Township staff and officials were in shock Wednesday after police said a popular officer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after going off duty Tuesday night. Officer Robert "John" Miller, 34, a nine-year veteran of the department and a married father of two sons, was found in the township building's parking lot, 301 Iven Ave., about 6:30 p.m., police said. "He was truly one of my finer officers," Police Superintendent William Colarulo said.. "I never saw this coming.
July 20, 1995 |
When Chrissie Donahue, a junior basketball star at La Salle University, was playing for Cardinal O'Hara, she seemingly did everything she could to establish herself as one of the top high school players in the country. In her final two seasons, the 5-foot-11 forward averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds, helping a star-studded Lions squad to a remarkable 50-5 record and national prominence. Still, coaches with many upper-level Division I programs felt she was too small or too slow to play in the frontcourt at the next level.
February 16, 2016
4 Lower-seeded teams that advanced to the second round of the District 1 Class 4A tournament. 7 Second-half points given up by Penn Wood in its district playoff win. 726 Career wins for Mount St. Joseph coach John Miller, who is retiring at the end of the year.
January 13, 1987 |
A West Kensington man was charged yesterday in connection with a fire Sunday in which he and five other people were injured, police said. The man, Humphrey Miller, 33, of the 2800 block of North Mutter Street, was in critical condition yesterday at St. Agnes Medical Center with severe burns over half his body. Miller was charged with five counts of aggravated assault, five counts of recklessly endangering another person and causing and risking a catastrophe, police said. Police said that Humphrey Miller doused his cousin, John Miller, 40, of the same address, with gasoline during a quarrel, and that John Miller's clothing then ignited when he moved too near a kerosene heater.
February 2, 2016 |
The process was always the same for Libby Tacka when she went on college visits between her sophomore and junior years. A member of the Mount St. Joseph girls' basketball team, the guard knew she wanted to play in Division I at the next level. An ambitious student, she also knew she wanted to major in something regarding science or engineering. Tacka visited about 10 schools during the recruiting process, usually with her parents, Jacquie and Larry; sometimes only her father when her mother couldn't get off work.
September 27, 2014 |
Police officers are the ones who are supposed to do the protecting, the ones with the tough veneers, the ones who are the strongest. But for the third time in less than a month, a police officer in Delaware County has taken his life, sending ripples of concern throughout the law enforcement community. The latest incident occurred Monday, when a Darby Borough police officer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Ridley Park. In the aftermath, police officials said Tuesday that they were taking measures to ensure that officers are aware of the help available to them.
November 29, 1997 |
Truth to tell, it probably felt good to relax under the Eagle in the Grand Court of the Lord & Taylor store in Center City. But Lisa and John Miller, with their son, Aidan, 3, also were more than a little annoyed. They had come - along with nine other family members - from Upper Darby and planned to take their son to the light show, the tradition started decades ago at the former John Wanamaker flagship store at 13th and Market Streets. But when the Miller clan settled in under the bird at about 1:30 p.m., they learned the next show wouldn't be until 3 p.m. At 1:45, about 30 folks had gathered at the Eagle.
July 2, 1991 |
QUOTE "I did everything for her: the cooking, the cleaning, designing tennis clothes, cutting and coloring her hair, picking out her clothes, running interference with the press. I made a lot of sacrifices for Martina - my family, my children, my lifestyle, my home. " - Judy Nelson, suing Martina Navratilova for $5 million in galimony MILLER TIME MADE QUITE A SPLASH We always knew his ego was bigger than all his square footage combined, and you knew, too, but here's the absolute proof.