August 28, 2016 |
Andrew White Jr., 72, of West Philadelphia, a former loss mitigation specialist and church security guard, died Monday, Aug. 15, of cancer at Einstein Medical Center. Mr. White was the only child of Hazel H. White and the late Andrew White Sr. He was born in Philadelphia and graduated from John Bartram High School. While there, Mr. White was a guard on the football team. He received many honors for his skill at that position, his family said. Mr. White enlisted in the Army National Guard in January 1965.
August 25, 2016
Kickers to watch Barney Amor , Central Bucks East, Sr. - He nailed a 46-yard field goal last season. Massimo Biscardi , Downingtown West, Jr. - He has terrific leg strength. Connor Bowler , Downingtown West, Sr. - He regularly booms punts. Vince Capone , Germantown Academy, Sr. - He also shines on the diamond. Brandon Chiazza , Malvern Prep, Sr. - He is primed for a big season. Matt Mauer , Pennridge, Sr. - He was a first-team all-league performer.
May 5, 2016 |
Prince sought help Prince 's death has been made all the more poignant by a report that the pop genius had sought to meet with a drug-addiction specialist a day before he died, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Minnesota lawyer William Mauzy says Prince's peeps reached out to his client, California doc Howard Kornfeld , on April 20. Kornfeld could not travel to Minnesota that day, so Mauzy arranged for the singer to meet with a local doctor the next morning - the day Prince was found dead.
March 23, 2016 |
Joanne Mangino DiGiamber Johnston, 86, of Washington Township, who retired in 1996 as the remedial reading specialist at Bellmawr Park Elementary School, died of a brain infection Tuesday, March 15, at Kennedy University Hospital in Washington Township. Born in Wildwood, Mrs. Johnston grew up there, graduated from Wildwood High School, and earned a bachelor's degree in education in 1951 at what is now Rowan University, where she was editor-in-chief of the Whit, the campus newspaper.
March 8, 2016 |
WENDELL OWENS, who grew up in South Philadelphia and later worked at the Philadelphia Naval Base, died on Sunday, Feb. 28. He was 83 and lived in the city's Art Museum area. At Edward W. Bok Technical High School, Owens excelled in gymnastics and track. He graduated in 1950. He was drafted into the Army at age 19 and served during the Korean War, said his widow, Sandra Jean Lee-Viddy Owens. After the Army, Owens went to work as a machinist at the Naval Base. He later was promoted to senior quality assurance specialist at the Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station.
October 1, 2015 |
Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia, the Rothman Institute, and other large specialty physician groups are organizing to link their practices' medical records electronically and eventually enter joint contracts with employers and insurers. Papers sealing a partnership creating NueHealth Greater Philadelphia are expected to be signed Thursday. NueHealth will start with 750 physicians from independent groups; an additional 250 have verbally committed to NueHealth, said its chief executive, Tom Eicke.
September 19, 2015 |
Because Tyler Mayes backed up his words, he has earned a second consecutive start as a kickoff specialist for Temple against the University of Massachusetts on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. After he did not play in the opening 27-10 win over Penn State, Mayes, a fifth-year senior from Downingtown East, made a plea for playing time before last week's game at Cincinnati. "He came in last week and said 'Coach I can do this,' " Temple coach Matt Rhule recalled. So Rhule put the pressure on Mayes before giving him a chance.
September 2, 2015 |
Robert M. Rinier Sr., 85, of Marlton, a computer specialist who in retirement was a part-time evening manager at food markets in Marlton and Medford, died of complications from lung cancer Friday, Aug. 28, at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly. Born in Darby, Mr. Rinier attended Overbrook High School but "left to go to work, because his father had died," his wife, Helen, said. He worked at a market in Philadelphia, then in 1950 began a 35-year government career, mostly as a computer specialist at the Frankford Arsenal.
August 16, 2015 |
Charlotte Kusher Liftman, 88, who retired in 1990 as a learning-disabilities specialist for Cherry Hill public schools, died of Parkinson's disease on Friday, Aug. 14, at the Lions Gate retirement community in Voorhees, where she had resided since 2009. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Liftman earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education at Brooklyn College in 1948 and began her career teaching kindergarten at a public school in the borough of Staten Island. After marrying in 1950, she and her husband, Herb, moved to Cherry Hill in 1961.
August 3, 2015 |
Josie Lecks, 86, of Haverford, a mother, reading specialist, and fund-raiser, died Saturday, July 25, of cancer at her home. She was the widow of Leonard E. Lecks, a cardiologist who practiced at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for more than 30 years. Mrs. Lecks was the granddaughter of Joseph Salus, a banker. The Salus family also produced several prominent lawyers, including Samuel W. Salus, a Pennsylvania state senator from 1911 to 1938. In 1940, Mrs. Lecks moved with her parents to Hollywood, where she attended a performing-arts school.