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October 29, 1995 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / APRIL SAUL
Warming up for auditions, young ballerinas follow the lead of Irina Vahkromeeva, a Moscow State Ballet soloist, at Franklin Mills Mall. More than 100 children from the tri-state area, New York and Maryland vied for eight spots in the forthcoming "Nutcracker" show at Camden's Waterfront Entertainment Centre.
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September 28, 1999 | Inquirer photographs by Tom Gralish
Using the silhouettes, the Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation plans a candlelight ceremony of "remembrance, celebration and hope" at 7 p.m. Friday at Eakins Oval in Center City to commemorate those who have been touched by breast cancer. The pink cutouts will be replaced by 342 white ones, representing the number of women in the tri-state area who are expected to die from the disease each month.
NEWS
January 26, 1993 | G. LOIE GROSSMANN/ DAILY NEWS
George takes his master, John Gribbon, for a run in the sun yesterday afternoon along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. They were among the multitudes in the tri-state area who enjoyed the advent of crisp, dry weather. But along the East Coast, five inches of snow fell at Syracuse, N.Y., and Melbourne, Fla., had a half-inch of rain.
NEWS
January 6, 2013 | By Jonathan Lai, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Police are searching for an 82-year-old man who went missing early Saturday morning from the Parx Casino in Bensalem. Dominick Paparella, from West Windsor Township in N.J.'s Mercer County, suffers from dementia and was last seen at the casino before 5 a.m. Saturday, after being driven there by his wife. police said. Paparella's wife was inside the casino when he apparently took the vehicle, a 2001 silver Infiniti I30 with license plate KUK66X. Paparella was last seen driving the car, though he has not driven in over a year.
NEWS
October 3, 1996 | By S. Joseph Hagenmayer, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Michael Panichelli Sr., 69, a professional wrestler known as The Jersey Tiger in the late 1940s and the 1950s, died Tuesday at his home in Buena Borough after being ill for several years with heart disease. Born and raised in Camden, he had lived in Vineland for 42 years before moving to Buena four years ago. Mr. Panichelli wrestled professionally in the tri-state area and was once the tag-team partner of the late Gus Carini. He had trained with the famed Antonino Rocco. "He was a big, muscular man and loved the fights - both wrestling and boxing," recalled Angelina Polizzi Panichelli, his wife of 48 years.
NEWS
December 13, 1987 | By Will Thompson, Inquirer Staff Writer
On a recent Saturday morning, Charlie Smith stood outside the yellow-and- white Victorian house on Valley Brook Road near St. Thomas Elementary in Chester Heights. He was checking the orderliness of the 5-acre property and greeting people from throughout the tri-state area who were arriving to participate in an unusual social event that occurs there at least once a year. The house is the home of Parastudy Inc., a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to spiritual and metaphysical study and experiment.
NEWS
August 1, 1991 | By Bill Doherty, Special to The Inquirer
If you build, finance and organize it, they will come. Last Thursday night, the basketball courts at Emmitt Johnson Field, in the heart of the Yeadon Industrial Park - usually dormant this time of year - were bustling with activity. Thanks to Lamont Ferrell. Ferrell, the all-time leading scorer in Delaware County high school basketball history with 2,114 points at Yeadon and Penn Wood High Schools before going on to play at Mount Saint Mary's College (1984-86) then Temple (1988-89)
BUSINESS
June 6, 1996 | by Anthony S. Twyman, Daily News Staff Writer
You're sitting at Warmdaddy's, the hot blues club on Front Street near Market, tapping your foot to the sounds of the Kinsey Report, a blues band, when the waitress hands you the check. Included is an advertisement from American Express Financial Advisors. "Sign up today for a free introductory consultation and you'll receive a free T-Shirt," the ad brochure says. Welcome to corporate America's increasingly popular way of reaching African-American consumers. Earlier this year, Warmdaddy's teamed up with American Express Financial Advisors, the nation's leading financial-planning company, to offer customers a dose of financial help along with their down-home blues.
NEWS
August 10, 1996 | By Dominic Sama, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Constantine S. "Gus" Sosangelis, 73, a retired wholesale grocer and active member of his church, died Tuesday of a stroke at Bryn Mawr Hospital. He lived in Broomall. Mr. Sosangelis started in the grocery business as a teenager, working with his brother, Charles, in their father's store, which was founded in the 1920s on South Ninth Street. He graduated from La Salle High School and enrolled at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1941, but his studies were interrupted by World War II. After a four-year stint in the Army, which included a posting in the Philippines, Mr. Sosangelis returned to the Wharton School and graduated in 1947.
SPORTS
May 20, 2010
Change is coming for the Carpenter Cup Classic, a baseball tournament that features 16 all-star teams representing leagues/regions from around the tri-state area. The Phillies announced yesterday that the first two rounds of the tournament will move from Penn, where parking and traffic issues have caused major grumbling, to the newly renovated Richie Ashburn Field. RAF is located across Broad Street from the Wachovia Center, at the very south end of FDR Park. There is ample parking beneath I-95 and in smaller nearby lots.
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NEWS
January 6, 2013 | By Jonathan Lai, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Police are searching for an 82-year-old man who went missing early Saturday morning from the Parx Casino in Bensalem. Dominick Paparella, from West Windsor Township in N.J.'s Mercer County, suffers from dementia and was last seen at the casino before 5 a.m. Saturday, after being driven there by his wife. police said. Paparella's wife was inside the casino when he apparently took the vehicle, a 2001 silver Infiniti I30 with license plate KUK66X. Paparella was last seen driving the car, though he has not driven in over a year.
NEWS
March 19, 2012 | BY JOHN F. MORRISON, Daily News Staff Writer
EDITH REDCROSS had lived in Philadelphia since childhood. She joined churches and ran successful businesses, but never developed the famous Philadelphia accent. She always sounded like she might have been in Flatbush, her family said. She was born in Brooklyn, got her early education and served her father's church there, and never gave up that famous Brooklyn twang. Edith, known to family and friends as Edie, who celebrated the beauty of black women with a popular boutique, and ran catering and cleaning services, died March 6 after a tough battle with breast cancer.
SPORTS
July 12, 2011 | By TOM MAHON, mahont@phillynews.com
Mike O'Hara graduated from La Salle High in 1992. He played football and rowed for the Explorers. He eats cheesesteaks, soft pretzels and Tastykakes. So what's not to like? Well . . . he's a diehard Yankees fan who rooted against the Phillies in the 2009 World Series. And he cheers for the Giants, Knicks and Rangers, too. On top of that, he has a cool job in Manhattan where he gets paid to watch baseball games. Really. O'Hara and his partner, Ryan Wagner, spend 13 to 16 hours a day in Major League Baseball's Fan Cave, headquartered in the old Tower Records building in Greenwich Village.
NEWS
October 6, 2010
Pharmacist gets 4 years Thomas Fortunato, a 47-year-old pharmacist, was sentenced yesterday to nearly four years in federal prison in connection with the illegal distribution of oxycodone in September and October 2008. Authorities said that Fortunato, of Warrington, Bucks County, unlawfully filled more than 120 false and fraudulent prescriptions for more than 14,000 Percocet, OxyContin and similar pills from a pharmacy he owned in Delaware County. 3 jurors picked in cop killing The first three jurors were selected yesterday to hear the trial of Rasheed Scrugs, 35, the North Philadelphia man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Police Officer John Pawlowski, 25, on Feb. 13, 2009.
SPORTS
May 20, 2010
Change is coming for the Carpenter Cup Classic, a baseball tournament that features 16 all-star teams representing leagues/regions from around the tri-state area. The Phillies announced yesterday that the first two rounds of the tournament will move from Penn, where parking and traffic issues have caused major grumbling, to the newly renovated Richie Ashburn Field. RAF is located across Broad Street from the Wachovia Center, at the very south end of FDR Park. There is ample parking beneath I-95 and in smaller nearby lots.
NEWS
March 16, 2006
ENOUGH is enough! Kimora Lee Simmons, a woman basically known for who she's married to and how she manages to spend the fortune he amassed on her little pursuits, gets the front cover and two pages in the Daily News (March 15) courtesy of Jenice Armstrong. News flash: There are tons of talent in Philadelphia, yet Ms. Armstrong spends time on anyone who is not from Philadelphia. From obscure writers to Ludacris to the golddigger above, Ms. Armstrong continues to ignore the plethora of talent within the tri-state area.
FOOD
August 18, 2005 | By Harold Brubaker INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Craft beers are blooming in the Philadelphia region, giving hops-heads craving big flavors plenty to get excited about. Ten small breweries in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware earned spots on a recent list of the 100 best in the world. Pennsylvania had five in the ranking by RateBeer.com, third behind California, with 10, and Michigan, with seven. "I think eastern Pennsylvania is the best place in the United States to be a beer drinker right now," said Brian O'Reilly, brewmaster at Sly Fox Brewhouse, which came in 54th and has locations in Phoenixville and Royersford.
NEWS
September 28, 1999 | Inquirer photographs by Tom Gralish
Using the silhouettes, the Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation plans a candlelight ceremony of "remembrance, celebration and hope" at 7 p.m. Friday at Eakins Oval in Center City to commemorate those who have been touched by breast cancer. The pink cutouts will be replaced by 342 white ones, representing the number of women in the tri-state area who are expected to die from the disease each month.
SPORTS
September 22, 1999 | by Kevin Mulligan, Daily News Sports Writer
La Salle University head basketball coach Speedy Morris has filled an important vacancy on his coaching staff by hiring Roland Houston. Houston, 39, is a product of Martin Luther King High and a 1982 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, whose basketball connections in the city, tri-state area and Atlantic 10 Conference recruiting strongholds run deep. He takes over for Tyrone Pitts, who resigned this month to devote more time to his real-estate business. He joins another newcomer, John Gallagher, and second-year assistant Jim Phillips on Morris's staff.
SPORTS
June 17, 1999 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
The Carpenter Cup baseball tournament will begin tomorrow and will have a new look. The single-elimination 16-team tournament, which features the best high school players from the tri-state area, will be held at Frawley Stadium, home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks. The previous 13 years, the tournament was played at Veterans Stadium, and the organizers say they expect to return there next year. Scheduling conflicts caused the change. The tournament will begin with a 9:30 a.m. game tomorrow between South Jersey's Olympic/Colonial team and the Suburban National squad.
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