August 3, 2014
A story about an I-495 bridge that reopened Thursday incorrectly identified its location. The Wilmington bridge crosses the Christina River west of the Delaware River.
October 6, 2011
Women's Golf Association CHARLOTTE BARNHARD CUP At Llanerch; 9; holes better-ball, 9 holes Chapman. Heather Bassman, Judy Dale, Commonwealth. . . 85 Liz Haines, Anne O'Malley, Merion. . . 85 (playoff at date to be determined) Pamela Clark Brown, Barbara Blanchard, Wilmington. . . 86 Lorraine Seiberlich, Susan Herrmann, Wilmington. . . 87 Bonnie Kay, Kathy Sullivan, Phila. Cricket. . . 88 Kerry Rutan, Nancy Kiss, Phila. Cricket.
April 20, 2011
WILMINGTON - Police have released the name of a 23-year-old man fatally shot on a basketball court beneath I-95. Jamar Brown of Wilmington was shot several times about 6 p.m. Monday and died hours later at Christiana Hospital, police said. Investigators said that several people were at the court at the time of the shooting, but that no one reported seeing anything. - AP
February 21, 2013 |
WILMINGTON - Police charged a man Wednesday with second-degree murder in the death of his brother, shot during a gun battle. Daymon Winkler, 26, of Wilmington, was arrested in the death of Raheem Winkler, 19. He was being held on $3 million bail. On Aug. 25, the Winklers and two other men were involved in a shootout on Carter Street, police said. Raheem Winkler sustained a fatal gunshot wound.
July 7, 2011 |
WILMINGTON - A priest has pleaded guilty to felony theft after being charged with embezzling more than $350,000 from two parishes of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington. The Rev. Cornelius Breslin, 59, entered the plea Wednesday in New Castle County Superior Court. Breslin pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft over $100,000. He is to be sentenced Sept. 23.
March 4, 2014 |
Builder Brian DiSabatino , fourth-generation boss of Wilmington's EDiS Co. , says he expects to start work this year on the first of seven "mixed-use villages," replacing 2,000 acres of corn and soybean fields, at what he and his partners call the Town of Whitehall, 12 minutes south of I-95 in Delaware. There have been other big plans for this ground. It was shopped as a nuclear power plant site, and for an Intel computer-chip factory. But "New Urbanist" communities, with curbside stores, offices, and charter schools, are what the ground's owner, the $125 million-asset Welfare Foundation , decided will pay best, pending final approvals from the county council.
August 24, 2013 |
It takes a network, it seems, to open an up-to-date restaurant in places like Wayne and Wilmington these days. Scott Morrison , a veteran Main Line restaurateur whose more successful partnerships include Nectar in Berwyn, and software entrepreneur Vince Schiavone , who lives near Wayne but commutes every week between his two companies, ListenLogic , in Conshohocken, and Akuda Inc. , in San Jose, Calif., have taken on "community partners"...
August 13, 2014 |
Costa N. Calliagas, 77, of Philadelphia, a bridge painter and sandwich shop owner, died Saturday, Aug. 9, of complications from a kidney disease in Vitas Hospice at Nazareth Hospital. A native of Greece, Mr. Calliagas arrived in Philadelphia in 1964. He moved to Wilmington, where he worked as a dishwasher and then a bridge painter on the Delaware Memorial Bridge. "On the new portion of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, he was the first one to reach the top," said his son, Nicholas. Mr. Calliagas opened a produce business, followed by a series of submarine sandwich shops in Wilmington.
September 6, 1993 |
Mike Beams drove in four runs with a double and triple yesterday to lift the New Britain Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Reading Phillies in the final Eastern League game of the season for both teams. The Phillies ended the season in seventh place with a 62-78 record. Beams doubled in two runs in New Britain's three-run fourth off loser Blake Doolan. He tripled in a pair of sixth-inning runs to give the Red Sox a 5-2 lead. The Phillies, who got a two-run homer from Phil Gisler in the second, closed to within one run in the eighth on Ron Lockett's two-run single, but Steve Mintz slammed the door for his seventh save.
September 10, 1994 |
The Wilmington Blue Rocks went up, 2-0, in the Carolina League championship series by defeating the Winston-Salem Spirits, 9-6, last night. The best-of-five series continues tonight in Wilmington at 7:30 p.m. The Blue Rocks went in front to stay with a six-run third inning that put them up, 6-0. Ramon Martinez and Andy Stewart had two-run doubles in the rally. After Paul Bako hit a solo homer for Winston-Salem in the bottom of the third, the Spirits closed to 6-4 with three runs in the sixth.