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May 26, 1988 | By Peter Landry, Inquirer Staff Writer
Two-thirds of the way through the making of our first holiday video, revelation came to my wife. She'd seen me take the roles of producer, director and narrator, and suddenly it hit her. "Up to now I had thought I'd avoided the adage that women always marry men like their fathers," she sighed, flopping on the couch. "But seeing you behind the camera . . . well, you're just like him. " Maybe it was the way I'd set up the opening sequence: Fire in the fireplace, tweed jacket, rocking chair, cat in the lap and my onerous opening line, "Welcome to Masterpiece Christmas.
NEWS
May 31, 1987 | By Paul Duggan, Inquirer Staff Writer
Caln Township plans to hire a contractor who will use a video camera to search for underground leaks in the municipal sewer system. The Board of Supervisors, at its meeting Wednesday, gave township manager Sam Moore permission to proceed with the plan. Moore said after the meeting that workers recently found an abnormal amount of water in sewer pipes in the western side of the township, indicating seepage of groundwater into the 18- year-old system. Using a video camera to search for leaks is a common practice, Moore said, and the township has hired such contractors several times in past years.
NEWS
April 6, 2001 | By Benjamin Wallace-Wells INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
A Chester man was arraigned yesterday on charges that he had routinely burglarized the sanctuary at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church on East Gay Street, stealing the votive offerings parishioners left as donations to the church's charitable programs. "I was saddened - also a bit annoyed, but mostly saddened - that someone would be so desperate that he violated the church and the prayer of our people," said Msgr. Thomas Craven, the church's pastor. Police officials said Richard Edward Greene, 39, of the 3200 block of West Ninth Street, had broken into the sanctuary seven times since January, taking the small amounts of money that parishioners left near the candles when they had come in to pray.
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March 21, 1994 | By Ralph Vigoda, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
For their spring break from Haverford College this month, Milagros Bague and Cesar Rosado - like thousands of other college students - headed south to a warmer climate. Their destination, though, was not one of the usual March gathering spots. And their purpose was definitely not fun in the sun. They carried pencils - thousands of pencils - to Cuba. They also took a video camera. They distributed the pencils in an elementary school. They used the camera to tape a documentary about life on the island after the breakup of the communist bloc of nations, particularly the Soviet Union, and the lingering effects of the 32-year-old U.S. embargo on Cuba.
NEWS
August 23, 1992 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / ED HILLE
Watching life through a lens is John Dews' idea of a weekend well spent. Dews, 61, sits on a bank of the Schuylkill capturing with his video camera the colorful parade of joggers, rowers and cyclists - not to mention various waterfowl - as it passes by on a warm day. He gets to play it all back at home.
NEWS
March 19, 1986 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / MICHAEL VIOLA
At William Dick Elementary School, high tech and Mother Nature have come together to teach pupils a lesson in biology. Using a video camera and a TV monitor, kindergarten and elementary pupils are able to watch incubated eggs hatch into chicks. The chicks will be used in life science classes at the school, which is at 25th and Diamond Streets.
SPORTS
September 12, 2007 | Daily News Wire Services
The NFL reportedly is considering punishing the New England Patriots for spying on the New York Jets in their season opener. ESPN.com, citing league sources, reported yesterday that commissioner Roger Goodell has determined the Patriots violated league rules Sunday when they videotaped defensive signals by the Jets' coaches. The report said the Patriots were expected to present their case by Friday. The Web site's report said Goodell is considering severe sanctions, including docking the Patriots "multiple draft picks.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 20, 1990 | By Barbara Beck, Daily News Staff Writer
It's nice to know there are people in Hollywood who regard TV as a laboratory - and not a rest home for tired ideas. The latest evidence of this is a new summer sitcom airing tonight at 9:30 on Channel 10 called "Wish You Were Here. " The CBS series stars Lew Schneider as a young businessman who packs up his video camera and heads for adventure overseas. The gimmick: Schneider sends video "letters" back to his friends in the States. The offbeat sitcom is part of the lackluster network's efforts to lure viewers during the traditionally low-rated summer months.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 9, 1986 | By JONATHAN TAKIFF, Daily News Staff Writer
Want to transfer home movies to video tape at a low cost? Organize your tape library? Shoot straighter with your videocamera? Capture sounds hundreds of feet away from your camcorder? A small Chicago firm, Sima Products, has the ticket in four innovative products. If you have access to a movie or slide projector and video camera and VCR or camcorder, all your old movies and slides easily can be transfered to video with Sima's CopyKit, $33.95 (about what it costs to have 100 feet of film commercially transfered)
NEWS
July 16, 1998 | By Michael L. Rozansky, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
"He's got a video camera," someone says. An alert from one police officer to another? A spectator's remark? Difficult to say. But what is clear is that Gibson Ivery Jr. did, indeed, have a video camera and that he used it at the Greek Picnic in Fairmount Park on Saturday to record what appears to be two officers taking swats with their nightsticks and a third aiming a couple of kicks at a man lying on the ground. "He's got a video camera. " These days, who doesn't? About 3.6 million of them were sold last year.
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December 3, 2014 | BY STEPHANIE FARR, Daily News Staff Writer farrs@phillynews.com, 215-854-4225
MORE THAN 30 cops from the 22nd District in North Philadelphia hit the streets with a new piece of equipment yesterday - a body-mounted video camera - as part of a six-month pilot program, the end goal of which is to roll out body cameras department-wide, a police spokesman said. The support for on-officer cameras has gained momentum nationwide in light of the unrest that has resulted from the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. However, Philadelphia Lt. John Stanford, a police spokesman, said the timing of the trial run of six on-officer camera models over the next six months was merely coincidental.
SPORTS
April 28, 2014 | By Tom Avril, Inquirer Staff Writer
As the record-holder for the most interceptions in a season, Rayshaun Kizer has shown a knack for keeping his eyes on the ball in the Arena Football League. Now your eyes can see what his are seeing. In Sunday's game against the Iowa Barnstormers, the Soul defensive back plans to wear a helmet equipped with an impact-resistant, high-definition video camera. The television production crew will pop the memory card out of his helmet when he's on the sideline and run it to the broadcast booth for use in game coverage on ESPN2.
NEWS
November 25, 2013 | By Darran Simon, Inquirer Staff Writer
ATLANTIC CITY By next year, Atlantic City police officers could for the first time patrol streets of this resort town with miniature cameras mounted on their lapels recording every interaction with the public. About 10 to 20 officers, including members of the K-9 and tactical units, could be outfitted with the devices, which are about the size of a deck of cards, in about 90 days, Deputy Chief William Mazur said. Depending on the success, the patrol division of the 314-member department could also eventually be equipped with the cameras, which also function as radio microphones.
NEWS
April 10, 2013 | BY MENSAH M. DEAN, Daily News Staff Writer deanm@phillynews.com, 215-568-8278
IN MINNESOTA, George Griller claimed he was unable to kill, dismember and bury a man because he was blind. He was exposed as a liar when detectives left the interrogation room and a video camera caught him as he opened his eyes - and read. In Washington, D.C., a homeless woman was charged with murdering a federal employee after she confessed, but a detective later discovered she had an ironclad alibi. He reviewed the interrogation video and realized that detectives had inadvertently fed her details of the crime, which she repeated to them.
NEWS
January 4, 2013 | BY STEPHANIE FARR, Daily News Staff Writer farrs@phillynews.com, 215-854-4225
FROM A decorated police lieutenant caught cold-cocking an unarmed woman to a wild wedding brawl captured on camera by a 15-year-old tourist, Philly videos scored big numbers at the YouTube box office in 2012. If seeing is believing, even veteran lawmen were shocked when they saw a little girl fight off her abductor and, in another video, a group of teen girls attack a mentally challenged woman in her own home. The viewing material ventured into R-rated territory when cameras caught a cabbie with his pants down and a chanting family at a suburban high school with no pants at all. Perhaps, in some quiet, bizarre corners of southeastern Pennsylvania (ahem . . . Delco)
NEWS
September 20, 2012 | By Michael Vitez, Inquirer Staff Writer
  Marc J. Leder - an exceedingly rich man who oversees $8 billion in capital - likes Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee. Romney is his old friend. Romney helped him get into private equity. So Leder, a 1983 Wharton School graduate and a co-owner of the 76ers, hosted a fund-raiser at his Spanish Mediterranean mansion in Boca Raton, Fla., in May. The price was $50,000 a plate, a long way from Dollar Dog Night at the Wells Fargo Center. Romney spoke earnestly, spoke passionately - and assumed he was speaking privately.
SPORTS
September 2, 2012 | By Emily Kaplan, Inquirer Staff Writer
It was a little over a month ago when Michael Mauti stood outside the Penn State football building, flanked by about 30 of his teammates. A navy baseball hat cast a shadow over the top half of his face, and it was clear the fifth-year linebacker was angry. Staring straight into a video camera, Mauti pledged his commitment to his university and his program, about 48 hours after the NCAA announced heavy sanctions against Penn State. At that moment, intentionally or not, Mauti emerged as the public leader of the new Nittany Lions.
NEWS
August 31, 2012 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
Police in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, are asking for the public's help in identifying several men who tried to take pictures or video images up the skirts of women who were shopping this summer. "The fact that we have three incidents in two months is disturbing," Detective Scott Pezick said. "And these are just the ones we know about. We are asking women to be aware of their surroundings. " On July 2, a woman was trying on clothes at the Habitat store at Exton Square Mall when she noticed a cellphone extending from beneath the fitting-room door.
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