January 21, 2013 |
The College of New Jersey's Steven D'Aiutolo (Cinnaminson) took top honors in the triple jump Saturday at the New York University Challenge at the Armory in New York City. D'Aiutolo's leap of 47 feet, 2 inches qualified him for the ECAC Championships. He was also part of the 4x400 relay team that placed third. The Golden Lions' Emily Kulcyk (Cherokee) was a member of the women's 4x400 relay team that finished fourth. She also placed fifth in the 500. Liz Johnson (Rancocas Valley)
June 1, 2012 |
P HIL MICKELSON withdrew from the Memorial in Dublin, Ohio, after a 79 on Thursday because of mental fatigue. Mickelson said it was more important for him to be rested for the U.S. Open in 2 weeks than to finish Jack Nicklaus' tournament. He attributed the fatigue to playing 3 straight weeks, and then going to Europe to celebrate his wife's 40th birthday. He returned home to play a corporate outing Tuesday in New York, flew to Ohio for the pro-am and found his head wasn't in the game.
March 23, 2012 |
OHIO IS happy to make room for anyone who wants to jump on the bandwagon. Just don't expect the Bobcats (29-7) to buy into that whole lovable underdog thing. Yes, they realize they're the 13th seed, the only "little guy" left in a tournament that now looks like a who's who of college basketball. They're well aware it would take them another century or two to match top-seeded North Carolina's tradition - they're in the regional semifinals for the second time, while the Tar Heels have lost count of how many times they've been here.
September 5, 2012 |
STATE COLLEGE - It was a hell of a bus ride. Coach Bill O'Brien's new era of Penn State football might have gotten off on the wrong foot with a 24-14 loss to Ohio on Saturday, but the atmosphere surrounding the Nittany Lions' 2012 season opener was a special one - from the hopeful beginning to the undesirable ending. "That was, I guess you would say, the best bus ride we've had since I've been here," said senior defensive tackle Jordan Hill. "We had so much support starting from the beginning of the route, it was crazy . . . I knew it was gonna be crazy but I didn't think it would be that crazy.
September 9, 2012 |
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - As one of Penn State's most vocal and visible leaders, Michael Mauti has sent along the right messages this week to his teammates: Forget about the loss to Ohio, learn from the mistakes that were made, and be focused on the road at Virginia. But when he goes on the field Saturday at Scott Stadium for the first time, the fifth-year senior linebacker will take with him the sour memory of how easily and thoroughly the Bobcats moved the ball against a defense that has built a reputation for stinginess during his time with the Nittany Lions.
August 25, 2011 |
In 1945, Alice Handel started selling her handmade ice cream in a corner of her husband's gas station on the South Side of Youngstown, Ohio. When the steel mills shut in the late 1970s, about 50,000 workers lost their jobs, people left in droves, and the gutted city became known for its poverty, corruption, and crime. Yet Handel's Ice Cream not only survived, it thrived. The company now operates 32 stores in six states, including one on Lancaster Avenue in Berwyn. So how did an ice cream stand that originated in a hardscrabble place like Youngstown end up on Philadelphia's storied Main Line?
July 15, 1987 |
She was a punk party-goer, a magazine magnate, a porn model, a junkie. She dyed her hair purple and helped run one of the country's most explicit porn publication. She posed for pictures wearing stockings, a hat and nothing in between. She procured women for her husband and became addicted to drugs rather than let him do it alone. Her beginnings were sordid and sad (she said she was orphaned at 8 when her father murdered her mother, grandfather and mother's friend) and her end last month at age 33 - in a bathtub in Los Angeles - even sadder.
June 16, 1986 |
With a single, quick, surprise move earlier this month, a Philadelphia-area trucking company put itself in position to become the nation's biggest revenue producer in its highly specialized business. If Chemical Leaman Corp., based in Lionville, Chester County, does take over the number-one position in the bulk-commodity hauling industry, it would do so by taking over the equipment and facilities of a failed Ohio trucking company. The move could enable Chemical Leaman to displace another area company, Matlack Inc., a division of RLC Corp.
October 7, 2014 |
Before her fiery, public death, Kathy Chang tried out different accelerants on cuts of meat, wanting to see which would burn fastest and hottest. It was a macabre experiment by a street artist and activist who joyfully preached peace and possibility. For more than a decade in the 1980s and '90s, she haunted the University of Pennsylvania campus, staging theatrical one-woman protests against U.S. aggression, corporate greed, and big government. She dressed in striking, handmade costumes, as a butterfly or an ersatz Wonder Woman, proclaiming that glorious political change could be achieved through the Transformation Party, which she founded.
October 21, 2014 |
PAT SHURMUR feels most comfortable when he's uncomfortable. It is no surprise, then, that he smiles even as he squirms when confronted with the million-dollar question: What does he DO, exactly? Shurmur is the offensive coordinator of an offensive system for which he usually gets no credit - neither for its conception, nor its implementation, nor its execution on game day. Will this perception handicap Shurmur the next time he is considered for a head-coaching job? Hardly.