April 20, 2015 |
SALLY GUARIGLIA believes that eyes are portals to a person's true self, so when she first saw Savannah Harvey's sea-green peepers, she knew that the sophomore from Moore College of Art & Design was a kindred soul. "Look at those eyes!" Guariglia, 75, exclaimed while she and Harvey worked on Guariglia's memory book of digital photographs at the South Philadelphia Older Adult Center, on East Passyunk Avenue near Dickinson Street. Harvey is among Moore College art-education majors teaching digital photography to 16 senior citizens at the center and helping them handcraft memory books with their photos.
April 13, 2015
The Flyers' disappointing season, their second of the last three out of the playoffs, ends fittingly. Story, photos on E6
April 3, 2015 |
THE DAILY NEWS continues to reap journalism awards. The latest is the eight first-place and nine second-place honors in the annual Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors writing and photo contest. The winners were announced yesterday - a day after the Daily News celebrated its 90th birthday. The new honors came just a couple of weeks after the newspaper captured the coveted Sweepstakes honor in the 2015 Keystone Press Awards of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association by taking nine first-place honors, nine second-place awards and five honorable mentions.
April 1, 2015 |
THERE WAS A PLAN. And then there was real life. An expected walkout of students yesterday at North Penn High School was thwarted by principal Burt Hynes, who pointed out to students that such an action would violate school rules. A group of students had planned the walkout to support the female students involved in a nude-photo scandal that has rocked the Lansdale, Montgomery County, school. North Penn officials confirmed Friday that they were investigating allegations that some North Penn students had shared nude or suggestive photos and videos on the file-sharing site Dropbox.
April 1, 2015 |
Concerned students at a Lansdale high school met with administrators Monday as law enforcement officials investigated claims that nude photos of female students had been shared online. Teens at North Penn High School said the photos that dozens of girls sent to boys had been uploaded onto the file-sharing site DropBox, and a link to the account had been distributed among students. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman said her office learned about the photos in the last two weeks.
March 20, 2015 |
Update : Penn State President Eric Barron said Friday the Kappa Delta Rho case "brings us to a point where we must ask if a reevaluation of the fraternity system is required. " He added: "Some members of the university senior leadership believe it is, and we are considering our options. " This story is still developing and no other details are available yet. Earlier story: Pennsylvania State University fraternity brothers who posted pictures of nude or partly nude women on a private Facebook page could be charged under a state law, known commonly as the "revenge porn" law, that went into effect in September.
February 22, 2015 |
View a gallery of photos from Swedesboro at www.philly.com/swedesboro
February 5, 2015 |
AS A PROSECUTOR showed a Common Pleas jury a photo of 10-year-old Charlenni Ferreira, her face battered and bruised, one juror held a wooden clipboard to his mouth, his face reddened. Another clasped her mouth with a hand. The girl in the photo was dead. Prosecutors contend that her stepmother, Margarita Garabito, 48, who is on trial for murder and related offenses, beat her to death. On the day of Charlenni's death, Oct. 21, 2009, her body was examined at the city Medical Examiner's Office.
January 22, 2015 |
MICHAEL PENN has a hard time sitting still. Talking with a reporter one recent day in Old City, the neighborhood he's called home for 21 years, he remarked that the conversation would be the longest time anyone had seen him sedentary.His restless nature could explain why he's deep into multiple photography projects, from his street-art epic "The Philadelphia Project" to his ode to the beloved but development-threatened Center City diner Little Pete's....
January 18, 2015 |
Rebecca Kim had just started her freshman year at Temple University when she uploaded a video to YouTube as part of a school project describing herself. She was a Presbyterian and had just graduated from Wissahickon High School in Ambler, she said. She wanted to attend pharmacy school "for several reasons, like loving chemistry and wanting to work with and serving people. " "I'm allergic to apples but I eat them anyway," she said. She didn't know how to swim. "I nearly drowned at least three times, once at a beach.