January 25, 2013 |
Life used to be "like a box of chocolates," according to Forrest Gump. Now it's like a box of bullets. And you do know what you're going to get. Duck and cover, America! Valentine's Day, once a cultural oasis of sentimentality, is the opening date for A Good Day to Die Hard . No, it's not about the amorous demise of Nelson Rockefeller. It's the fifth in the series of Bruce Willis action flicks, full of gunfire and explosions, this time set in Moscow.
March 19, 2011 |
Tiffany Burnhill was mixed up with a bad seed, a former college basketball player whose claim to fame was that he was featured on "America's Most Wanted. " It's unclear if Burnhill knew what she was getting into when she started dating Shaun Warrick, who was accused of randomly shooting two Maryland college students and stabbing a third in 2007. What is clear, police said yesterday, is that Warrick allegedly shot and killed Burnhill, 19, and her cousin, Marcedes Ivery, 21, on Valentine's Day after he flew into a rage over an ongoing spat.
February 16, 2012 |
An Upper Darby man shot himself in the head at a Delaware County shooting range on Valentine's Day, authorities said, the second suicide there in six months. According to the Delaware County Office of the Medical Examiner, Isaiah James Jones, 25, shot himself in the bathroom of the Targetmaster Indoor Gun Range in Chadds Ford around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Pennsylvania State Police had not released any information on the incident as of last night. On Aug. 22, police said, a 22-year-old West Chester man killed himself at the gun range.
February 11, 2013 |
On New Year's Day last year, Melinda Ann Hill made a resolution: Become more social with her running. She did that, and with a dash of romance mixed in, by signing up for the Philadelphia Runner's Valentine's Day Singles Fun Run, a three-miler that will take place on - yup - Feb. 14. "It seemed like the perfect opportunity to meet other single runners," said Hill, 41, of Wynnewood. This is the third annual Valentine's event for the Philadelphia Runner, a store with locations in Center City, University City, and Glen Mills.
February 5, 2009 |
LET'S FACE it. Valentine's Day is a holiday with big expectations for big romance, a day when all caution should be thrown to the wind as you put your heart into planning something special for a loved one - if you know what's good for you. Every year brings another stressful buildup to the big day. Despite that, we're betting you always wait until the last minute. By then, restaurants are booked and events sold out. This year, since Valentine's Day falls on a Saturday, the pressure is really on. Always eager to play Cupid, the Daily News has sought out some original, fancy and fun ideas for the lovers' holiday.
February 10, 2013 |
Valentine's Day is upon us, and if you're single, you know what that means. Depression, shame, and chocolate cake. I'm not saying you should feel that way. I'm just saying you might, if you're single, divorced, a widower, or a widow. And if you do, I have a few words on the subject. But before I begin, I have to admit that I've had more than a few Valentine's Days by myself, so much so that I've even written about it several times already. Top that for pathetic. You can't.
February 15, 2012
In an annual Valentine's Day roundup, officials arrested 22 fugitives wanted on outstanding warrants in a series of early morning raids, authorities said. For 15 years, the Feb. 14 raids have focused in part on people who owe child support or are accused of domestic abuse, said Philadelphia Sheriff Jewell Williams. The roundup, which began at 2:30 a.m., was carried out by Philadelphia police officers and sheriff's deputies, and sheriff's deputies from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties, officials said.
December 12, 2012
DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 14 years to a man who had two failed marriages. I never felt insecure until I read his answers to a Yahoo Answers poll that asked, "Do you dream about the one that got away?" and, "Have you found the love of your life?" My husband responded that he thinks about her very often, especially on her birthday and Valentine's Day. To the other question, he replied he had found the love of his life, but the relationship had ended in divorce, which he admitted was his fault.
February 10, 2013
Q: Sir Charles, got any ideas what to get my husband for Valentine's Day? - Out of Ideas in Pennsauken A: Sweetie, if you have to ask a complete stranger what to get your man, you have some serious problems. Guys are easy. You can get us anything, except maybe flowers. Aside from the obvious choices like candy or liquor or one master remote control that can do everything, maybe you should consider something sentimental. Like, where did you go on your first date? Maybe you can take him back there if possible.
February 14, 2013
I N HONOR of Valentine's Day, we asked Steve and Mia to share excerpts from their favorite columns: Q: My husband lately has been spending all his free time preparing for his fantasy-baseball draft. I didn't expect the honeymoon to last forever, but I refuse to be a sports widow at age 28. STEVE: As the philosopher Sparky Anderson once said, "There are two things that every man thinks he can do better than every other man: make love to a woman and manage a baseball team.