October 20, 1989 |
Everyone is invited to a South Philadelphia wedding. Tony N' Tina's Wedding, to be precise. Tony N' Tina's Wedding, which had a two-year Off-Broadway run, will open Tuesday at Torano's Restaurant, 11th and Christian Streets, and at the nearby Christian Street Baptist Church. The church is where the wedding "ceremony" takes place, and Torano's is the site of the "reception. " There will be drinks, a buffet dinner and dancing, as patrons participate in the show with the 28-person cast.
October 16, 2012 |
Police have charged a second man in an alcohol-fueled brawl in a Society Hill hotel, a chaotic melee between guests of different wedding parties that went viral when a video was posted online this month. Brian Lanza, 29, of Westfield, N.J., turned himself in to police Monday on charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and related offenses. Lanza was arraigned Tuesday in Common Pleas Court, and his preliminary hearing was set for Oct. 25. He could not be reached for comment.
May 20, 2004 |
The U.S. military said yesterday it was investigating reports by Iraqi officials that at least 40 people killed in a U.S. air attack against a remote desert village were civilians attending a wedding party. Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt said American forces conducting an operation against a ?foreign fighter safe house? near the Syrian border called in air support at 3 a.m. yesterday after they came under hostile fire. According to news reports from the region, however, he attack occurred after Iraqis celebrating a wedding fired into the air, as is traditional at nuptial Ceremonies in the Arab world.
May 21, 2004 |
An Iraqi musician who said he witnessed Wednesday's predawn air strike by U.S. forces on a house in western Iraq said the more than 40 people killed were all attending a wedding. U.S. officials continued to maintain yesterday that the strike was on a safe house used by foreign fighters. They said the incident would be investigated. Basim Shehab, 26, an organist for a local band, said yesterday that he and his group went to a town 15 miles from the Syrian border on Sunday to play at a wedding party.
May 20, 2004 |
U.S. ground forces and aircraft fired on suspected foreign fighters in a house in the Iraqi desert near Syria before dawn yesterday, U.S. officials said, denying reports by Iraqi officials that the attack was on a wedding party. Iraqis said more than 40 people were killed, and U.S. officials reported a similar toll. The attack came on a day when the U.S. commander in charge of Iraq told Congress that rising violence may require more American troops there. It also came as the first trial of a soldier in the Abu Ghraib prisoner-abuse scandal ended with a guilty plea and a sentence of a year in prison, a demotion in rank to private, and a bad-conduct discharge.
September 23, 2015
D EAR ABBY: I recently started a new job, and the past three months have been wonderful! One co-worker in particular has contributed to that. He's a tall, handsome man with a great personality. We get along wonderfully, socialize outside of work, and we flirt . . . a lot. We have briefly talked about being friends with benefits, but I'm not sure how I feel about it. I have never been FWB with anyone before, and I am very nervous about the possible downside. I am very attracted to this co-worker, but I also consider him a great friend who could potentially someday be even more than a friend.
July 19, 2013 |
The Bridgeport man charged with crashing a wedding party in Montgomery County and stealing thousands of dollars worth of wedding gifts has been charged with theft from another reception. Joseph Patrick Franzone Jr., 35, was arraigned in District Court on Wednesday on one charge of theft by unlawful taking and one charge of receiving stolen property. On June 22, Upper Providence police received a report that an unknown man had walked into a reception at the RiverCrest Golf Club & Preserve and taken a wedding cake card box that contained about $9,000 in cash and checks given to the newlyweds as gifts, authorities said Wednesday.
July 3, 1994 |
A bridal bouquet, special delivery, is handed to Val Kelly, 63, of Stockport, England, by her newlywed daughter, Gail McClunn, at Medical College Hospitals' Main Clinical Campus. Kelly, visiting the United States for her daughter's wedding, missed the ceremony Friday evening because she is recovering from quadruple bypass surgery. So yesterday, her daughter and son- in-law Jim McClunn, of Long Branch, N.J., brought the wedding party to Kelly at the coronary care unit at MCP.
May 2, 2013 |
When it came to their wedding to-do list, Antoinette Marie Johnson and Tyler Westnedge started with the standard fare: Book a venue, select flowers, arrange dress fittings, hire a caterer. But then, there was more to be done: Create a hashtag, develop a social media brand, and connect with more than 30,000 friends, relatives, business contacts, and total strangers along the way. Over several months leading up to their April wedding in Fairmount Park, the couple took to sites like Twitter, using the hashtag #atwed.
December 29, 1991 |
The Rev. Arthur R. McKinstry, 97, who married Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson in 1931, eight years before becoming Episcopal bishop of Delaware, died of cancer Christmas Day at the Methodist Country House in Wilmington. He served as bishop of Delaware from 1939 until 1954, when he resigned because of what turned out to be a temporary bout of ill health. "He was always an optimist; thinking about others, staying ahead of everything," said James T. McKinstry, the bishop's older son. "He remained active until about two weeks before his death.