October 15, 1990 |
WASHINGTON QUIZ TIME 1. Washington, D.C., is located on a large river that flows into the Chesapeake Bay. Name the state and river of these other cities. City State River a. Philadelphia ----------- ------------ b. Albany ----------- ------------ c. Hartford ----------- ------------ d. Baton Rouge ----------- ------------ e. Shreveport ----------- ------------ f. Cincinnati ----------- ------------ g. Omaha ----------- ------------ 2. Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia, are across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. Name the states of these other "A" cities.
February 22, 1989 |
NO LEG UP. Women, don't try to get "Betty Grable" legs by having liposuction done on your calves and ankles. With less fat there to begin with, "There's less margin for error. . . . It's easier to remove too much, leaving the skin grooved or dimpled like an orange peel," Eugene H. Courtiss, assistant clinical professor of plastic surgery at Harvard Medical School, says in Self magazine. "Many women are being scarred and disfigured by surgeons who are untrained in this technique. " PRESCHOOL READING.
February 9, 1987 |
If you button up your overcoat and batten down your hat, you may get by today. But it probably would help if you also toted around something heavy, like an anchor. Winds will gust up to 50 mph, according to Accu-Weather. That's bad. The gusts, coupled with an average temperature of 27 degrees, are expected to produce a wind-chill factor of 20 degrees below zero. That's worse. "There was a pretty intense little storm system that started Friday northwest of Winnipeg," said an Accu-Weather forecaster.
August 13, 1999 |
Running before a brilliantly orange setting sun, a freshening breeze riffled the water of Lake Michigan and swept the sandy beach before rising up and over the towering line of dunes that gives the shore here the majestic look of an inland sea. But across the asphalt road, barely two lanes wide and screened from the beach by a barrier of dunes is a graveyard of corroding machinery. Along with a water-filled hole the size of a football field, the abandoned machinery is the rusting vestige of a sand mine.
January 27, 2013 |
Peter Gibbons-Neff, 67, of Rosemont, a financial manager and renowned sailboat racer, died Sunday, Jan. 20, of a heart attack between rounds of trap shooting at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Essington. Mr. Gibbons-Neff underwent bypass surgery when younger but had been in good health recently. Born in Bryn Mawr, he was raised in Devon and attended the Haverford School. His family moved to Chestertown, Md., and he graduated from the Gilman School in Baltimore. In 1968, he graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
August 12, 2010
Golf (1 p.m., TNT) - The year's final major, the PGA Championship, takes place along the shore of Lake Michigan at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood, Steve Stricker, Jim Furyk, Ernie Els, and other top players will try to win the Wanamaker Trophy and end the season on a high note. Last year's PGA Championship was a stunner, with unheralded Y.E. Yang of South Korea outplaying Tiger Woods in the final round for a three-stroke victory. The Ellen DeGeneres Show (3 p.m., NBC10)
October 10, 2003
LOVE Park was once a place where skaters hung out, eyeing each other's tricks. Now it's a rallying cry. Ever since Mayor Street redesigned the place and got tough about keeping skaters out, LOVE Park has become a cause, and skaters a unified force. That was evident at a LOVE Park rally last Sunday, held at adjacent Dilworth Plaza, as a crowd of some 300 skaters and supporters shouted "Free LOVE Park!" A coalition of politically savvy young people organized the event. Its members spoke about their reasonable compromise: Allow skaterboarders back at LOVE on weekends and after 3 p.m. on weekdays (after lunchers are long gone)
November 12, 1999 |
CHICAGO 3 killed as plane nosedives into lake A small plane believed carrying three people crashed into water on takeoff from Meigs Field, an airport on Chicago's Lake Michigan waterfront, yesterday, apparently killing all on board. Witnesses said the Kingair 200 twin-engine turboprop nosedived into the 53-degree water just after it lifted off. The weather was clear. The Chicago Department of Aviation said two pilots and one passenger were on board and initial rescue efforts had failed to find any survivors.
May 19, 1993 |
Resourceful and savvy, coyotes will go wherever the environment appears friendly - Los Angeles, Chicago, Harrisburg, Philadelphia. That means wherever there's good food for coyotes, but not necessarily good friends. Just last year, animal-control posses rode out in pursuit of coyotes in both Chicago and San Clemente, Calif. In San Clemente, the cause for last May's hunt was serious. A coyote had nipped a 5-year-old playing alone in her sandbox. Although her injury was minor, three other children had been attacked in San Clemente in 1989.