May 26, 1993 |
It's been a landmark on Route 70 since 1977, and now it'll jump out even more. The Travel One agency's mural in Cherry Hill is being brightened up. Pine Street Studios' Eric Potts was up the ladder yesterday.
April 19, 1989 |
There's nothing to be alarmed about at the moment, so firefighter Bud Landis and Sparkey, the ever-faithful Dalmatian, take a breather before the action gets hot and heavy again. Both of these smoke eaters are attached to Ladder 2 Company at 4th and Arch streets.
February 14, 2012 |
BRIGANTINE, N.J. - Experts said Monday that they did not know whether the recent deaths of three dolphins found along the Jersey Shore were related. Officials with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine were notified Sunday afternoon about a common dolphin that was trapped between the rungs of a ladder underneath a dock in the Ocean City lagoon. Robert Schoelkopf, director of the center, said it appeared that the dolphin got caught in the ladder, the Atlantic City Press reported.
May 11, 2004
So now Mayor Street wants to make drastic cuts to the Fire Department. These cuts will cause more loss of lives and property. Firefighters risk their lives every day. Here in Frankford, Engine 14/Ladder 15, at Foulkrod and Darrah, has given residents fine service for so many years. We depend on this company. So think before you leap. Bernice D. Hall, Philadelphia
December 5, 1992 |
The remarkable aspect of the company Christmas tree that Bob Grow sets up each year isn't its shape or species. It's the lofty perch, atop a Connelly Containers water tower next to the Schuylkill Expressway. That's a 150-foot climb on a ladder for Grow, his balance tested by the 140-pound tree tied to his back. He's missed making the climb only once since 1987.