September 18, 2015 |
Thomas Gillin scored in the final minute of overtime Wednesday to send Cherokee to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Bishop Eustace in an Olympic Conference soccer game. Dylan Pepperman and Maciej Borowik scored second-half goals for Cherokee, which trailed by 1-0 at the break. Sam Gray and Andrew Pietrangelo provided the scoring for Eustace. In other Olympic conference action: Brandon Bond and Nick Krake scored in Cherry Hill West's 2-0 home win over Seneca. Pietro Gambino delivered the winner in overtime to lift Shawnee to a 2-1 win at Timber Creek.
September 7, 2015 |
OCEAN CITY, N.J. - The Nashes said they were in denial that it was coming to an end. Within 72 hours, it would be back to work and back to school for the Springfield, Delaware County, family of four. They had waited until Labor Day weekend - the last of the "unofficial" summer season - to pack in all the activities they hadn't gotten to yet this summer, including a surrey bike ride down the boardwalk Saturday. "Yeah, it's been kind of an expensive weekend so far," said Kristin Nash, 40, as she rattled off the list of things the family had done since arriving the day before.
August 29, 2015 |
Amid massive expectations, Darryl Dawkins arrived in Philadelphia via Orlando at the age of 18. He was a giant man and a gentleman with a mind so creative that he was able to invent a fictional planet and write poetry that described the otherworldly strength he used to shatter two fiberglass backboards in a little less than a month.. "Darryl Dawkins is the father of power dunking," Shaquille O'Neal once said about the man who was known as "Chocolate Thunder," "Double D," and other image-evoking nicknames.
August 29, 2015 |
Services have been set for Friday, Aug. 28, for Trubee A. Krothe, 68, of Ventnor, N.J., a retired district director for SEPTA, who died in a Burlington Township motorcycle accident on Saturday, Aug. 22. Mr. Krothe was driving his motorcycle east on Woodmansie Boulevard in Woodland about 12:15 p.m. Saturday when it veered off the road and hit a tree, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Fred Iezzi, a foot and ankle surgeon, knew Mr. Krothe as a fellow rower at the Bachelors Barge Club on Boathouse Row in Philadelphia and at the Viking Rowing Club in Ventnor.
August 24, 2015 |
Autism Speaks 5K, Wildwood, 8 a.m. start, $25 pre, $30 post. Minimal awards, shirts for some preregistrants. Rio Grande & the Boardwalk. Chickie & Pete's 5K, Atlantic City, 8 a.m. start, $40 pre, $45 post. 10-year age groups through 70+. Project Graduation 2015 5K (7 p.m.), 1-mile fun run (6:30), Haddon Township, N.J. Fee: $20 advance, $25 day of. T-shirts for first 500. At The Taproom, 427 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Haddon Twp. Browning Ross Summer Sizzler Series Alumni Run, 7 p.m. Rowan University, Glassboro.
August 23, 2015 |
Bob Rose said he had tried but figured there was no shot. He and a partner book shows each summer on the Ocean City Music Pier. Before each season, he talks with city officials and residents about which acts they'd like to see. This year, someone suggested the Beach Boys. "I'm thinking, 'Yeah, right,' " Rose said. "So I talked to my partner, and he decided to pursue it, and, lo and behold, [the Beach Boys] liked the idea of playing in Ocean City. When you're pitching 'America's Greatest Family Resort,' you can't think of a better band than the Beach Boys.
August 19, 2015
IT'S BEEN A WHILE since I've had a break. Not that I'm complaining. When you are busy, it means you're working, which means you get paid, which means you and your family can eat. And since I am pro-food, it stands to reason that I am also pro-work. There are those, including my wife, LaVeta, who say I am a workaholic. I think I speak for all workaholics when I say that phrase is offensive to us. We prefer to be called the work-ready, a phrase that avoids the negative connotations of our work addictions, while celebrating our industriousness with a term that's politically correct.
August 16, 2015 |
Pope Francis' visit in September is doing a lot of things to the city: closing highways, shutting down a bridge, prompting residents to talk about escape. It has also put the region's race schedule on a Tilt-a-Whirl. Some September races have moved. For example, the Philly 10K, which last year was in September, has been moved up to August 30. The Sloppy Cuckoo Trail Run, a 500-person trail event with quarter marathon, half marathon, and full marathon, was supposed to be held on the day of the pope's Mass.
August 7, 2015
IN HER signature song, "People," Barbra Streisand proclaims that "people who need people are the luckiest people in the world. " Well, as we head into the dog days of summer, we'd like to amend that to include people who own boats, as well as people who have friends who own boats. That's because there are few ways to better beat the summer heat and enjoy nature than by spending time on the bounding main, feeling the cool ocean spray on your face while watching dolphins frolic in the foamy water.
August 5, 2015 |
Frank P. Ermilio, 98, of Ocean City, N.J., a West Philadelphia pediatrician from the late 1940s to his retirement in 1999, died Friday, July 31, at home. Among his patients, daughter Diana Carrigan said, were "a couple of Muhammad Ali's children" and Will Smith. A 1932 graduate of Overbrook High School, Dr. Ermilio earned a premed bachelor's degree at Villanova University in 1936 before graduating from the medical school of Temple University. During summers "all through college and med school," his daughter said, Dr. Ermilio worked as a waiter at the former Peacock Gardens Restaurant, near where Route 202 and the Schuylkill Expressway now meet in King of Prussia.