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June 19, 1999 | By Bill Price, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Richard R. DiGuardi, 67, former chief of oral surgery at Episcopal and Brandywine Hospitals, died of complications from a series of strokes Wednesday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. DiGuardi, who lived in West Caln Township, Chester County, retired in 1987 as chief of oral surgery at Brandywine Hospital in Caln after a stroke left him paralyzed and unable to work. He began his practice in 1962 at Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia, where he eventually rose to chief of oral surgery.
SPORTS
November 25, 2006 | By Kevin Tatum INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Allen Iverson said he was still feeling the effects of oral surgery when he returned to the 76ers' lineup last night at the Wachovia Center. You wouldn't know it by the way he played. Iverson, who had an abscessed wisdom tooth extracted on Tuesday, broke loose for a season-high 46 points and added 10 assists for the Sixers in a 123-108 win over the Chicago Bulls. The Sixers ended their four-game losing streak with their highest point total of the season in front of a crowd of 16,795.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 18, 2012 | By Dan Gross
Not only are there more Hulk Hogan sex tapes floating around, but the woman he was filmed having sex with also made X-rated videos with other men, say sources familiar with the videos. On Monday, Hogan filed suit against his longtime best friend, radio host Bubba "The Love Sponge" Clem , his ex-wife Heather Clem and website Gawker, which posted a clip from one encounter between Hogan and Heather, taped in the formerly married couple's bedroom. Hogan confirmed on the Howard Stern show on SiriusXM Satellite Radio that it was Heather Clem, now Heather Cole , a freelance writer and animal activist, in the videos and that he had sex with her on multiple occasions while she was married to Bubba.
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June 1, 1989 | By Marilou Regan, Special to The Inquirer
A dentist's assistant has been charged with the attempted rape and indecent assault of a patient recuperating from oral surgery and the indecent assault of another patient. Earl Simmons, 26, of the 700 block of Yarnall Street, Chester, was arrested when he surrendered to police on May 24. He was charged with criminal attempt of rape, criminal attempt of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and two counts each of indecent exposure and indecent assault. Simmons was arraigned before District Justice Vincent Gallagher and released after signing a $25,000 bail pledge.
NEWS
November 25, 1992 | By S. Joseph Hagenmayer, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Nathan Gross, 59, chief of oral surgery at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals/ Stratford Division and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with a practice in Somerdale, died Friday at the hospital in Stratford. Dr. Gross, a Cherry Hill resident who was raised in Philadelphia, had practiced oral surgery from his Somerdale office since 1965. His teaching and staff positions included appointments at the William B. Kessler Memorial Hospital in Hammonton and the American Oncologic Hospital, the Albert Einstein Medical Center, Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania, all in Philadelphia.
NEWS
July 10, 1999 | By Dominic Sama, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Marvin Maser, 78, a dental surgeon who in retirement returned to college for an undergraduate degree, died of cancer Thursday at his home in East Falls. Dr. Maser practiced for 40 years before he retired in 1985. He maintained a private practice in oral and maxillofacial surgery in Norristown. During various times in his career, he also had served as chief of oral surgery at Montgomery Hospital and chief of the dental department at the former Sacred Heart Hospital. Once retired, Dr. Maser decided to return to college, his family said.
NEWS
November 2, 1989 | By Marilou Regan, Special to The Inquirer
A Folsom dental assistant who faces trial in the rape of an anesthetized women in a dentist's office has also been charged in a case involving another patient. Earl Simmons, 26, of the 700 block of Yarnall Street, Chester, was charged Oct. 25 with indecent and simple assault. An affidavit filed by police gave this account: A Clifton Heights woman went to the dentist's office in the 700 block of MacDade Boulevard, Folsom, on April 15 to have two teeth extracted. Simmons spoke to her and prepared her for oral surgery.
NEWS
January 20, 1989 | By Huntly Collins, Inquirer Staff Writer
Raymond Fonseca, 40, a University of Michigan professor and an expert on oral surgery, has been named dean of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Dental Medicine. Fonseca, who will assume the post July 1, will be the first black dean of the school. He replaces Malcolm Lynch, who has served as acting dean since November 1987. The dental school, which has a $24.4 million annual budget, enrolls 371 students and has 58 full-time faculty members. Founded in 1878, it is the nation's third-oldest dental school.
SPORTS
August 20, 1990 | The Inquirer Staff
Andy Ashby pitched seven shutout innings and the Reading Phillies scratched out a pair of sixth-inning runs to defeat New Britain, 2-1, yesterday in an Eastern League game. Reading's Kennedy Infante led off the sixth with a double and moved to third when Gary Alexander's grounder was misplayed for an error. One out later, Infante scored on Mike Fitzgerald's single. Alexander moved to second on the single, moved to third on a balk by losing pitcher Kevin Morton and scored on a wild pitch.
NEWS
October 5, 1989 | By Marilou Regan, Special to The Inquirer
A rape charge was filed against a Folsom dentist's assistant after tests indicated that he fathered the fetus that later was aborted by the anesthetized woman he is accused of assaulting, prosecutors said. At a preliminary hearing Monday, Earl Simmons, 26, of the 700 block of Yarnall Street, Chester, was ordered to stand trial on charges of rape, criminal attempt of rape, criminal attempt of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and two counts each of indecent exposure and indecent assault.
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December 13, 2012 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
Louis H. Guernsey Sr., 89, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, died of kidney failure Thursday, Dec. 6, at a care facility in Frederick, Montgomery County, where he had gone for rehabilitation after hospitalization. Dr. Guernsey came to Philadelphia in 1973 and settled in Wayne. Several years ago, he moved to Shannondell, a retirement community in Audubon, Montgomery County. He was an internationally renowned oral surgeon, author, educator, and pioneer of treatments, but his work resonated most with those whose shattered faces he rebuilt after war wounds or other disfigurements.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 18, 2012 | By Dan Gross
Not only are there more Hulk Hogan sex tapes floating around, but the woman he was filmed having sex with also made X-rated videos with other men, say sources familiar with the videos. On Monday, Hogan filed suit against his longtime best friend, radio host Bubba "The Love Sponge" Clem , his ex-wife Heather Clem and website Gawker, which posted a clip from one encounter between Hogan and Heather, taped in the formerly married couple's bedroom. Hogan confirmed on the Howard Stern show on SiriusXM Satellite Radio that it was Heather Clem, now Heather Cole , a freelance writer and animal activist, in the videos and that he had sex with her on multiple occasions while she was married to Bubba.
NEWS
December 20, 2011 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
Carmen A. Troisi Jr., 81, of Glenside, a retired oral and maxillofacial surgeon, died of cancer Thursday, Dec. 15, at his home. For more than 40 years, Dr. Troisi extracted teeth and performed surgery from offices in Chestnut Hill and on South Broad Street. His patients came from across Southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Dr. Troisi was frequently called upon by the Phillies, Flyers, and Eagles to perform surgery on players, fixing broken jaws and extracting teeth.
SPORTS
January 28, 2010 | Daily News Wire Services
Kris Humphries scored a career-high 25 points and the New Jersey Nets avoided the worst 44-game start in NBA history with last night's 103-87 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Clippers. The Nets (4-40) were tied with the 1993-94 Dallas Mavericks (3-40) for the NBA's worst record after 43 games and all they had to do was lose another to secure another mark in this miserable season that opened with a league-record 18 straight losses. It didn't happen although the Nets managed to blow a 16-point first-half lead in the third quarter before their first win in 2010.
NEWS
November 10, 2008 | By Sally A. Downey INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
James S. Skinner, 84, formerly of Gladwyne, an oral surgeon and community activist who was an advocate for people with mental disabilities, died from complications of Alzheimer's disease Oct. 28 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Lafayette Hill. A native of Easton, Pa., Dr. Skinner graduated from Blair Academy in Blairstown, N.J. During World War II, he attended Ursinus College on a program to train future Navy officers. He remained in the Naval Reserve until 1951. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Dental School, he completed residencies in oral surgery at Episcopal and Presbyterian Hospitals in Philadelphia.
SPORTS
November 25, 2006 | By Kevin Tatum INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Allen Iverson said he was still feeling the effects of oral surgery when he returned to the 76ers' lineup last night at the Wachovia Center. You wouldn't know it by the way he played. Iverson, who had an abscessed wisdom tooth extracted on Tuesday, broke loose for a season-high 46 points and added 10 assists for the Sixers in a 123-108 win over the Chicago Bulls. The Sixers ended their four-game losing streak with their highest point total of the season in front of a crowd of 16,795.
SPORTS
November 24, 2006 | By Kevin Tatum INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
One night, the 76ers trailed all the way in a 97-87 loss to Detroit. The next night, they took the lead at the start and stayed ahead of Milwaukee until 1 minute, 12 seconds remained, then lost to the Bucks, 98-94. Milwaukee had dropped seven of its eight previous games before beating the Sixers on Wednesday night. "It is hard to lose either way," Sixers forward Kyle Korver said Wednesday after scoring 19 points against the Bucks. "Last night, we lost in a different way. We lost a close one. It's frustrating, but you try and learn from it and move on. " Korver knew that they had let one get away.
NEWS
December 24, 2003 | By Chris Satullo
The story so far: The staff at a children's hospital has been helping the Rawls family deal with a premature birth caused by an accident, and another illness in the family. Three thoughts danced in Claire Kessler's mind as she readied the room for the family meeting with Ben and Jill Rawls: How could her pager already be full at 11 a.m.? Had she - like a classic overcompensating sap of a single parent - spent too much last night on those earrings for Jen's stocking? How late would Dr. Park be this time?
SPORTS
October 10, 2003 | By Bob Brookover INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The Eagles took L.J. Smith in the second round of this year's draft because they thought he could be an offensive weapon. On Sunday, for the first time, the rookie tight end from Rutgers provided a glimpse of just how troublesome he can be to an opposing defense. Smith, whose Eagles career had an ominous beginning when he dropped a Koy Detmer pass in the end zone on opening night against Tampa Bay, finished with four catches for 39 yards in Sunday's 27-25 victory over the Washington Redskins.
NEWS
July 3, 2000 | By Faye Flam, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Arthur Leinweber, 94, a prominent Philadelphia dentist and oral surgeon who served in World War II and did extensive volunteer work for New Jersey seniors, died of kidney failure Saturday at Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook, Montgomery County. He lived in Ventnor, N.J. Dr. Leinweber was born in Philadelphia and graduated from the Temple University School of Dentistry in 1926. His wife, the late Florence K. Leinweber, also practiced dentistry. The couple had a private practice in Philadelphia until their retirement in 1974.
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