July 23, 2005 |
Two groups have demanded that Philadelphia-based Urban Outfitters Inc. remove from its stores a T-shirt that contains language the groups consider offensive. The message on the T-shirt - "New Mexico, Cleaner Than Regular Mexico" - could promote "negative and racist ideas of 'the dirty Mexican,' " according to the Web site of BlueLatinos.org, a Latino advocacy group in Washington. The group also has started an online petition to encourage the company to remove the T-shirts from its stores.
July 6, 1995 |
The second of two men wanted in the theft of $82 in cash from a high-school junior who was selling T-shirts for a fund-raiser was arrested Monday by Norristown police. Kevin Jones, 19, of the 100 block of West Elm Street, Norristown, was arrested after an officer spotted him at Wayne Avenue and Markley Street at 7:25 p.m. Borough police were aware that Plymouth Township wanted Jones in connection with the May 3 strong-arm robbery, police said. The first man, Raymond Cook, 20, of Hector Street in Conshohocken, was arrested June 27 in Conshohocken after he was involved in a disturbance, police said.
October 7, 2012 |
The takeaway Romney T-shirt episode is a teachable moment - for adults. Karen Heller, A2.
August 22, 2011 |
Police are looking for what were described as identical twins in the knife-point robbery at a corner food store in North Philadelphia this morning. Details are still sketchy, but police said the stickup was reported about 9:10 a.m. in the store on the 5900 block of Ogontz Avenue in the Ogontz section. The bandits were described as black identical twins about 29 years old who were wearing different clothes. Police said one wore a black T-shirt and black jeans while the other was dressed in a white T-shirt and khaki pants.
December 20, 1995 |
Princess Baltazar, who sells newspapers on the street as part of the Daily News bootjack program to help the homeless, receives a T-shirt from Jim Barron of the paper's Circulation Department at the annual Christmas luncheon for bootjacks at the Spaghetti Warehouse on Spring Garden Street.
September 20, 1993 |
Charyn Sutton (left) chats with Deirdre Hayes outside the 22nd-23rd Police District at 17th Street and Montgomery Avenue in North Philadelphia last week during a community T-shirt exchange. The purpose of the exchange was to allow people to trade in their tobacco and alcohol paraphernalia for T-shirts with more positive health messages.
August 30, 2007
There's still time to register your pick for Heisman Trophy winner. Send an e-mail to barkowe@phillynews . com by 6 tonight with the winner. Also, include a pick of one of the other four finalists, which would be used as a tiebreaker. If there's still a tie, winners will be chosen randomly. Three readers who pick correctly will win a Daily News T-shirt.
November 10, 1999 |
When does a New York City marathon T-shirt become a threat to public safety? When it's wrapped in newspaper, addressed to the police commissioner with no return address and delivered to Police Headquarters at the same time someone calls in a bomb threat. That's what happened yesterday morning. Sister Mary Scullion, executive director of Project Home, had an intern drop off the T-shirt for Police Commissioner John Timoney yesterday, shortly before 10 a.m. That's around the same time someone phoned in a bomb threat.
August 13, 1999 |
Backstreet Boys fans are camping out at the First Union Center to be sure to get tickets that go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. for the group's Sept. 29 concert. Above, South Philadelphia friends Anita Ferguson, 13, and Jennifer Pasquarella play cards, and Christina Tyler, 18, of Southwest Philadelphia, shows off her Back Street Boys T-shirt.
August 18, 1993 |
After turning in a "Buttwiser" T-shirt, Donte Beachem (center) is given one that reads "Drug Free in '93" in exchange. It was at a stand at 17th Street and Montgomery Avenue run by the Rev. Jesse Brown (left), a minister who pleaded not guilty yesterday to vandalizing a cigarette billboard to protest tobacco and liquor ads in poor neighborhoods. Zalika Shani is at right.