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June 15, 1995 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
If Darryl Strawberry is going to play again in New York, Yankees owner George Steinbrenner isn't ready to announce it. Yesterday, Steinbrenner said only that he and Strawberry's agent have talked. The Record of Hackensack, N.J., reported that Steinbrenner is expected to complete a deal with Strawberry, 33, the outfielder who is serving a 60-day suspension from baseball for testing positive for cocaine. The suspension ends June 24. Yankees general manager Gene Michael said he isn't involved in any talks between the onetime Met and Bill Goodstein, Strawberry's new agent.
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February 26, 2000 | Daily News Wire Services
Darryl Stawberry won't find out if he's being suspended or for how long until Monday at the earliest, according to New York Yankees manager Joe Torre. "How he's doing, that's our concern now," said Torre, who planned to call Strawberry this weekend. "There's not much I can offer him at this point in time other than support. " Strawberry failed a drug test Jan. 19, violating terms of his probation from a no-contest plea to charges of cocaine possession and soliciting a prostitute in Tampa last spring.
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February 10, 1992 | by Jack McGuire, Daily News Staff Writer
They were inseparable. Even in death. Gennie High Sr. could have saved himself from the fire that killed him yesterday. But he went back for his invalid wife. And both perished. High, 52, and his stroke-suffering wife, Carolyn, 50, were found on the second-floor landing of the three-story Philadelphia Housing Authority rowhouse where they lived on Euclid Street at 31st. "He was home every day taking care of his wife," neighbor Sam Thompson said of Gennie High. "He never went anywhere without her. He was very devoted.
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June 25, 1989 | By Jeff McGaw, Special to The Inquirer
Fred McConnell has farmed strawberries, sweet corn, potatoes, eggplant and a host of other fruits and vegetables on his 100-plus acres off Green Lane near Montgomery County Park since World War II. His father owned the same farm dating back to the time of World War I. McConnell and other local strawberry growers may mark 1989 with yet another war - the war with Mother Nature. Yearly rainfall in the Delaware Valley through Thursday was 23.01 inches, 3.93 inches over the normal yearly rainfall average of 19.08.
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August 10, 2012 | By Dan DeLuca, Inquirer Music Critic
There's a song called "Funeral Dress" that's the title track to the 2005 debut album by the terrific, little-heard Ohio rock band Wussy, as well as the group's 2011 acoustic reworking of the album called, aptly enough, Funeral Dress II . "Funeral Dress" is a typical Wussy song - an even collaboration between guitarists and singers Chuck Cleaver and Lisa Walker that manages to turn a fairly grim subject - in this case, death - into a bracing, catchy,...
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March 29, 2013
Company description : "They're made with Rita's famous Old Fashioned Frozen Custard sandwiched between two delicious Oreo Cookie Wafers, and are available in Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee, Strawberry and Vanilla/Chocolate Twist. Also available with Rainbow Sprinkles and Mini Chocolate Chips!" Location: 1356 E. Passyunk Ave. Order time: One minute. Or so. Cost: $7.54 including tax for a four-pack of sandwiches. Calories: Approx. 250, 90 of them from the 10g of fat. Saturated fat is 4g. There's no trans fat. The 30mgs of cholesterol isn't too bad and you also get 4g of protein.
SPORTS
May 8, 1991 | by Mark Kram, Daily News Sports Writer
When Darryl Strawberry strolled to the plate in the top of the sixth inning, a crowd of 47,744 at Shea Stadium stood and jeered. When he lined the first pitch he saw 396 feet over the left-centerfield fence, the jeers exploded into cheers, and suddenly - if but for a brief moment - it was 1986 again and Strawberry owned New York. Wearing a Dodgers uniform and sporting a .214 batting average, both of which fit him somewhat oddly, Strawberry returned to New York last night. While the crowd booed him whenever he popped out of the dugout and pelted him with strawberries, Strawberry expressed a lingering regret that he was "forced" to pursue free agency and leave New York.
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June 15, 1995 | Daily News Wire Services
If Darryl Strawberry is coming back to play again in New York, Yankeees owner George Steinbrenner isn't ready to announce it yet. Steinbrenner said yesterday he and Strawberry's agent have discussed the situation, but said reports that the Yankees are prepared to sign him are premature. "We have talked, but that's not a deal," Steinbrenner said before the Yankees played at Detroit. "That's all I'm going to say on the matter," he said. The Record, of Hackensack, N.J., reported yesterday Steinbrenner is expected to finalize a deal with Strawberry, the outfielder who is serving a 60-day suspension from baseball for testing positive for cocaine.
NEWS
April 20, 2013 | By Nicholas Paphitis, Associated Press
ATHENS, Greece - Greek officials on Thursday promised "swift and exemplary" punishment for three strawberry plantation foremen who allegedly shot and injured 29 Bangladeshi laborers protesting late pay. Police are seeking the three suspects who disappeared after Wednesday's shootings, which occurred during a confrontation with about 200 Bangladeshi farm workers in the country's rural south who say they have not been paid for half a year. Seven Bangladeshi workers were still receiving hospital treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.
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May 18, 2015 | By Edward Colimore, Inquirer Staff Writer
At Specca Farms in Burlington County, Bill Hlubik stooped down in a large furrowed field, picked a plump red strawberry and took a bite. "That's the best berry I've had in my life, and I'm not just saying that," he said enthusiastically. "Wow, that is a good berry. " Hlubik, a professor and agricultural agent for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, ought to know. He helped develop and test the new "Rutgers Scarlet" strawberry, which is now being praised by farmers and consumers as particularly sweet, juicy, and flavorful - superior to strawberries shipped in from California, Florida, and Mexico.
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January 16, 2016
A shootout at a tattoo parlor left a customer wounded Thursday night in the city's Strawberry Mansion section, police said. Shortly before 8 p.m., two armed men attempted to rob a tattoo parlor in the 1900 block of North 31st Street. An employee exchanged gunfire with the would-be robbers, and a 20-year-old male customer was struck in the right calf and broke his leg. Police transported the victim to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was reported in stable condition. The perpetrators were last seen running south on 31st.
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January 8, 2016
A 51-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday night in the city's Strawberry Mansion section, police said. Shortly before 8 p.m. in the 2600 block of North Stanley Street, the victim was shot multiple times. He was transported by police to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:26 p.m. Police reported no arrests. - Robert Moran  
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December 16, 2015 | BY DAN GERINGER, Staff Writer
ABANDONED AS a city water source over 50 years ago, East Park Reservoir reverted to nature and became a pristine lake, home to hundreds of native and migratory bird species but fenced off from its Strawberry Mansion neighborhood. That will change today when North Philly's hidden Fairmount Park oasis is reborn as "The Discovery Center" - a 50-acre, Outward Bound/National Audubon Society lake-and-woodlands paradise where, beginning next summer, thousands of Philly kids can feel their spirits soar on the high ropes course.
SPORTS
September 12, 2015 | By Aaron Carter, Inquirer Staff Writer
The sky was the color of ash and the field at West Philadelphia looked like a sloppy, brownish-green gumbo, but the scene Thursday must have appeared like a beautiful daydream to the High School of the Future football team. "Oh, my God," team manager Justin Billups said. "Am I dreaming? Did y'all really just win?" That's right, the Firebirds, who went winless last season, defeated Strawberry Mansion, 20-7. And the main author of Billups' incredulity was his cousin, Marvin Dozier, who was all-around spectacular.
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July 16, 2015 | By Madeline R. Conway, Inquirer Staff Writer
Finding an affordable place of her own was so important to Latoya Wright that when she learned that the Philadelphia Housing Authority was building green homes in Strawberry Mansion, she stood in line at 1 in the morning in the hope of securing a spot. The mother of two had been on the waiting list for public housing for more than a decade. The hours in line, said Wright, 31, were worth it. This week, she and her daughters - Mahagony, 13, and Jayda, 6 - will move out of her sister's home into a two-bedroom townhouse at 2800 Oakdale St., the site of 12 new affordable housing units in the North Philadelphia neighborhood.
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May 18, 2015 | By Edward Colimore, Inquirer Staff Writer
At Specca Farms in Burlington County, Bill Hlubik stooped down in a large furrowed field, picked a plump red strawberry and took a bite. "That's the best berry I've had in my life, and I'm not just saying that," he said enthusiastically. "Wow, that is a good berry. " Hlubik, a professor and agricultural agent for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, ought to know. He helped develop and test the new "Rutgers Scarlet" strawberry, which is now being praised by farmers and consumers as particularly sweet, juicy, and flavorful - superior to strawberries shipped in from California, Florida, and Mexico.
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January 10, 2015 | By Aubrey Whelan, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Philadelphia police officer was injured during a traffic stop Thursday in Strawberry Mansion when the motorist he had pulled over tried to grab his gun and then drove into him while making his getaway, police said. As the car sped from the scene, Joseph Kochmer, 32, a five-year veteran of the force, fired one shot at the vehicle, but it did not strike the driver, police said. The incident began at 11:38 a.m., when Kochmer and his partner stopped a Chevrolet Impala with an Ohio license plate at 32d Street and Susquehanna Avenue.
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November 27, 2014 | By Joseph A. Slobodzian, Inquirer Staff Writer
Two men charged in the July slayings of a Strawberry Mansion couple waived their rights Tuesday to a preliminary hearing. Terry Ballard, 27, and Justen Smith, 19, told Municipal Court Judge Patrick F. Dugan that they would proceed directly to trial. Ballard and Smith are charged with murder in the July 16 slayings of Rufus and Gladys Perry in their home in the 2500 block of Spangler Street. According to police, Ballard grew up two blocks from the Perrys, and his grandmother was close to the couple.
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August 19, 2014 | BY JENNY DeHUFF, Daily News Staff Writer dehuffj@phillynews.com, 215-854-5218
STRAWBERRY Mansion residents will be the benefactors of three Philadelphia Housing Authority projects within 24 months. The neighbors say they want and need the housing but they want to make sure they have a say in how it's done. City officials broke ground on the first development Tuesday: the Oakdale Street Apartments, on a longtime vacant lot in the north end of Strawberry Mansion. Twelve units will be built on Oakdale Street near 28th, across from the Widener Library. The three developments will result in a total investment of about $30 million.
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