April 20, 2013
Baseball CHES-MONT AMERICAN Unionville 5, Great Valley 1 Octorara 15, Sun Valley 8 FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE Friends' Central 14, Academy of New Church 2 Westtown 14, Shipley 6 Moorestown Friends 2, George School 1 Germantown Friends 13, Abington Friends 0 INTER-AC LEAGUE Episcopal Academy 8, Penn Charter 7 Malvern Prep 11, Haverford School 2 PIONEER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Spring-Ford 7, Pottsgrove 1 ...
April 19, 2013 |
And elderly fruit cart vendor was fatally stabbed early Thursday in South Philadelphia while preparing to leave for work, officials said. Police found Don Ly, 68, near his cart on the 400 block of Vollmer Street before 5 a.m. He had been stabbed seven time to the neck, arm and body and was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he died at 5:33 a.m. police said. Police said robbery did not appear to be a motive and investigators were studying surveillance video from the area for clues.
April 16, 2013 |
That annual herald of spring, the yellow-vested road worker, has emerged from hibernation once again to fill potholes, widen lanes, and frustrate drivers throughout the region. Crews with state, county, and municipal departments are taking advantage of warmer weather and longer days to tackle scores of projects. The mild, rainy winter created more potholes than usual, and Hurricane Sandy destruction requires extensive reconstruction of several South Jersey highways. "We are characterizing this as an above-average year for potholes," said Eugene Blaum, spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
April 14, 2013 |
Now there are five. Kate McGinty, a former Pennsylvania environmental protection secretary and adviser in the Clinton White House, is the latest candidate to declare for the 2014 Democratic nomination for governor. McGinty's entry into the race means U.S. Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz of Montgomery County will not have an uncontested shot at the support of activists and voters who yearn for a woman as governor. "I quit my day job," McGinty, daughter of a police officer from Northeast Philadelphia, said.