August 9, 2016 |
Jordan Hicks has lined up at middle linebacker this summer with Mychal Kendricks on one side and Nigel Bradham on the other, and there is little question or variation about the starting trio in the Eagles' base defense. The depth at the position has been an issue since the spring, without legitimate competition for the starters and a lack of experience throughout much of the depth chart behind them. That could change if the Eagles add veteran free-agent linebacker Stephen Tulloch.
July 30, 2016
Sightings, tweets, and sort of related stuff from the third and fourth days of the DNC: It was only a matter of time before loudmouth, egotistical political pundit "Stephen Colbert" got mild-mannered, Sunday school-teaching, late-night TV host Stephen Colbert into trouble. According to the Associated Press, in resurrecting his "Stephen Colbert" character for both the Republican and the Democratic conventions, Colbert, of CBS's The Late Show With Stephen Colbert , has angered Comedy Central, which broadcast The Colbert Report with the other Colbert.
June 22, 2016 |
As a unit, composer Tom Kitt, lyricist/librettist Brian Yorkey, director Michael Greif, and producer David Stone do not make run-of-the-mill, feel-good musicals. Next to Normal is their Pulitzer- and Tony-winning chamber ensemble work on bipolar disorder. And the tender If/Then - which comes in a national tour to the Academy of Music on June 21-26 - is a Paul Simon-meets-Stephen-Sondheim orchestrated tale of one woman's parallel lives. This creative quartet takes a complex but successful road to the Broadway musical.
June 2, 2016 |
STEPHEN AMELL, the lead of the popular Arrow TV series, hits the City of Brotherly Love this weekend as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows hits movie theaters, with Amell making his debut as the franchise's Casey Jones. Amell's Jones joins Megan Fox's April O'Neill and Will Arnett's Vern Fenwick as the human characters in a franchise dominated by the "Heroes in a Half Shell. " "My relationship with April is good," Amell said in a recent phone interview of his and Fox's characters in the film.
April 30, 2016 |
Stephen J. Traitz Jr., 79, a colorful labor leader who was the central figure in the Roofers union scandal of the 1980s, died Tuesday at his farm in Trooper, Montgomery County. The barrel-chested former boxer, who attended daily Mass and did not drink liquor, was known for being polite and soft-spoken, but he was caught on FBI tapes being profane and offensive, and, a federal jury concluded, guilty of bribing Philadelphia judges with cash-filled envelopes. Richard L. Scheff, who prosecuted the case, recalled sitting five feet from Mr. Traitz during his trial, and the defendant "treated me with complete respect.
April 4, 2016
Hello there The pretty woman Steve kept noticing in Kutztown University's library wasn't quite a stranger: He knew that her name was Lauren and that his friends were her sorority sisters. It was a start. In early 2011, one of those friends gave him Lauren's phone number. He wasted no time using it. "This is Steve Gerber," he said by text. "Would you like to have lunch with me?" "Thanks, but I always brown-bag it," Lauren wrote back. Cue sad trombone. "I thought she blew me off," Steve remembers.
March 31, 2016 |
Stephen E.T. Kacir, 43, of Norristown, a naturalist, researcher, and bird-watcher extraordinaire who had been president of the Delaware Valley Ornithological Club since January, died Tuesday, March 22, of a heart attack at his gym. "It is with sadness beyond words that we inform you that our current president, Steve Kacir, passed away suddenly on Tuesday evening," the club said in an statement on its website, www.dvoc.org/Main.htm . Mr. Kacir...
March 17, 2016 |
Stephen Dunbar, 64, of Moorestown, who retired in 2014 as head of the library and media center at John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton, died of complications from Lewy body dementia, on Sunday, March 13, at home. Born in Hartford, Conn., Mr. Dunbar graduated from King Low Heywood Thomas, a college preparatory school in Stamford, Conn. He earned a bachelor's degree in photography at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., in 1976. After earning master's degrees in video production and in education at Fairfield (Conn.)
March 6, 2016
Builder Stephen W. Pouppirt tries not to be obvious about it, but when someone happens to invite him to a party in an apartment his company built, Pouppirt goes on the prowl. "I take great pride in being there and seeing what we did, knowing what the hell it took for that to happen," said Pouppirt, 53, chief executive of Clemens Construction Co., which is based in Center City. Which residences? Two Liberty Place, the Drake, Southstar Lofts, AQ Rittenhouse, and now, 1112-1128 Chestnut St. are among Clemens' projects.