January 20, 1991 |
Evelyn O. Shane, 93, died Friday at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center. Mrs. Shane, a graduate of Philadelphia High School for Girls, sold war bonds during World War II as a member of the Navy League Service. In March 1944, she earned the honorary title of "general" for selling 2,561 bonds, then a state record. After her husband, Hyman, a Philadelphia attorney, died in 1956, she became active in several causes, including the auxiliaries of the Philadelphia Geriatric Center and Hahnemann University Hospital, Hadassah, the Pennsylvania Council for the Blind and the Overbrook School for the Blind.
August 16, 1990 |
Every time I hear a great new reader, it's like getting another friend. Gene Engene (pronounced EN-gun-ee) is my most recent acquaintance. Engene, a professor of drama at Eastern Washington University, has a compelling, Now-Hear-This voice, but he still manages to sound friendly. He's serious, yet expressive and conversational, the Walter Cronkite of narrators. He gives a dramatic, crisp delivery without being too tense or tight. A master of the pause, he creates suspense by drawing out some of the words, as in: aaaaaand, theeeeen, the man bit the dog. Engene reads for Books in Motion, a Spokane, Wash.
July 29, 2011 |
I'll let my faithful and informed readers have a go at this week's column, since they've offered some useful insight into problems for which I've requested feedback in the last few weeks. A reader had asked why his cedar deck rotted after eight seasons. He had waited several months after the deck was built to paint it with a semitransparent stain. Several months after that, the paint began to peel, and in the years since, he has repeatedly repainted it with the same result.
May 6, 2011 |
Thanks to the help of a vigilant Daily News reader, one of the U.S. Marshals Service's most wanted has been arrested. A reader saw the photo of Harrie Rosado - wanted in the alleged gunpoint rape of a 21-year-old woman Jan. 4 in Port Richmond - in Monday's newspaper. The Rosado tipster, who is not being identified by the Daily News to protect his identity, said he saw Rosado, 24, entering the building where he works, on Broad Street near Chestnut, about 4 p.m. Tuesday, and called 9-1-1.
October 18, 2011 |
AFTER his photo appeared in the "Week's Most Wanted" feature in yesterday's Daily News, it didn't take long for fugitive Steven Savoy to get busted. A People's Paper reader quickly tipped off U.S. marshals to Savoy's whereabouts, said James Burke, supervisor of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. Authorities found him hiding under a sink in an apartment at 11th Street and Girard Avenue. Savoy, 26, was wanted for aggravated assault in connection with an April incident in which he allegedly hit his ex-girlfriend with a vehicle then stabbed her in the hand.
August 12, 1996
Daily News readers continue to suggest other sites for the Rocky statue, including some who insist it belongs back on the Art Museum steps. Watch this page tomorrow for more views on where to relocate "Rocky. "
June 7, 2016 |
Friendly and outgoing personality are words often used to describe Jabril. The 14-year-old has a great sense of humor and delights in making you laugh. His brilliant smile draws people to him. Smart, curious, and resilient, Jabril is an avid reader and thinker. This teenager has many talents. He is very good with numbers and details. In addition, he is artistic and loves to draw. He enjoys watching Naruto video games and then drawing the various characters. Other favorite activities include playing chess and collecting and trading Yu-Gi-Oh cards.
October 30, 2015 |
Here is an excerpt from Craig LaBan's online chat. Craig LaBan: Is anyone else bummed over the bad words about bacon, corned beef, hot dogs, and other processed meats issued by the World Health Organization, which on Tuesday warned that eating them regularly can seriously increase your risk of colon and stomach cancer? OK . . . it's not exactly a news flash that we should be moderating our intake of fatty cured meats (and red meats, too, which also got a disapproving glance from the WHO)
May 27, 2016 |
Editor's note: This week, we respond to reader letters: Q: I'm convinced you either make this [all] up or you pick the most obnoxious, dumb questions. Top or bottom in anal sex? Really? We've fallen so far down the drain it's embarrassing. Can't you save that [stuff] for Penthouse or something? It's really disgusting for a family paper . . . Sorry, but I think you're both slobs. Steve: Not dealing with sex is a bad idea. Communication improves all facets of life. Mia: Yo, potty mouth.
June 19, 2013
CHRISTINE Flowers' column on sexual assaults in the military was puzzling. She seemed more concerned about not disturbing the military's "chain of command," and allowing them to continue to police themselves, than reducing vicious sexual assaults that have injured and traumatized tens of thousands of soldiers. Allowing good-old-boy organizations to police themselves doesn't work. It didn't work with the Catholic Church, and it hasn't worked with the military. The officer appointed to investigate sexual assaults in the military was himself recently charged with sexual assault - that would seem like a joke if it wasn't so serious.