May 7, 2015 |
A Methacton school board candidate is under fire and has lost the Republican endorsement after parents drew attention to what they said were racist and anti-Semitic posts in his name on social media. Scott Misus, a self-employed financial consultant, is accused of making numerous offensive remarks regarding black people, women, and "the real reason that Jews got their comeuppance after Hitler came to power. " Misus, 52, of Worcester, hung up when called for comment Tuesday, and his Facebook page appears to have been deleted.
April 25, 2013 |
Darryl Reynolds, a 6-foot-8 power forward who helped Lower Merion High School reach the PIAA Class AAAA state championship game in 2012, said Tuesday that he will continue his career at Villanova. Reynolds, who spent last season at Worcester (Mass.) Academy, committed to play for the Wildcats in a news conference at Lower Merion's Downs Gymnasium. He considered Seton Hall, South Carolina, and Utah. He made an official visit to Villanova this month. Reynolds is a three-star recruit, according to ESPN.
December 6, 2012 |
Hello there Andrew's friend Gump was not yet ready to leave for the Phillies game, so Andrew watched Gump's digital photos roll by on a screen in the kitchen. Andrew knows a lot of the people Gump knows, but, most unfortunately, he did not know the beautiful blonde in one of the pictures. "Who is that?" he asked when his friend appeared. That, Gump said, is Erika - a civil engineer who lives in Manayunk. "She's a lot of fun - outgoing and successful. Your type. " That day in spring 2009, Andrew, a software salesman who also rehabs and rents houses, asked Gump to talk to Erika about him. Then they left for the game.
November 13, 2012
Joseph Early Sr., 79, a Massachusetts Democrat who lost his seat after the U.S. House after a banking scandal, died Friday at his home in Worcester. A spokesman for Mr. Early's son, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr., confirmed the death. Mr. Early served in Congress from 1975 to 1993. His political career started in 1962 with a one-vote victory in a state legislative race. He then served six terms as a state representative from 1963 to 1974. Before that, the Worcester native served in the Navy for two years and worked as a high school teacher.
September 25, 2010
Drexel basketball received its third oral commitment for the freshman class of 2011-12, from Tavon Allen, a 6-7, 185-pound senior at Worcester (Mass.) Academy. Allen, who hails from New Haven, Conn., is expected to sign during the November early-signing period. Ranked among the top 200 high school players nationally by ESPN's "Rise," Allen is touted as an explosive player on the open floor and as an outside shooter. He shoots and passes with both hands and has improved his defense. - Kerith Gabriel
May 3, 2009
$1.65 Million 1414 S. Penn Square Unit 27b38 Philadelphia 1414 S. Penn Square Unit 23b38 Philadelphia 851 Plaza Place, Unit 2d Ocean City Cape May County 1701 Locust Street Unit 1804 Philadelphia 1584 Broadview Lane Worcester Montgomery County All sales recorded Feb. 4-11.
November 5, 2008 |
Richard E. Schultz, 79, of Worcester, a health-care administrator and educator, died of renal cell carcinoma Monday at his home. Dr. Schultz graduated from Roxborough High School in 1946. He then enlisted in the Air Force and was stationed in occupied Japan. After his discharge, he earned a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree and a doctorate in education from Temple University. From 1957 until 1970, Dr. Schultz was director of administration at the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute in Philadelphia.
March 23, 2008 |
The three ninth graders huddled over the algebra problem: Which summer job would be more lucrative for their teacher's son? "Explain your reasoning. Show all work that supports your effort. Write a note to Mr. Knittle, telling him which is the better offer, and convince him to take that job," the assignment read. "Make sure you COMPLETELY explain how to change this into a mathematical exercise that everyone can understand. " The bar is high at this small public high school, and the hurdles are unusual.
February 2, 2008 |
Kyle Greentree recorded the first two-goal game of his career last night to lead the Phantoms past the Worcester Sharks, 3-2, in an AHL game in the Wachovia Spectrum. The hustling Phantoms killed off seven Sharks power plays prior to the final-minute, including concurrent five-on-three advantages in the second period. Worcester scored on a rare 6-on-3 power play with 25 seconds left in the game, but the Phantoms were able to kill off the remaining seconds. The Phantoms improved to 30-15-1-2, with 63 points through 48 games.
August 23, 2007 |
Zacharias Creek Side Cafe , named after the creek that runs out back, opened this week in Worcester's Center Point shopping center (2960 Skippack Pike, but has a Lansdale mailing address; phone is 610-584-5650). Andy and Marlene Singer, who founded the Twin Bays Cafe in Phoenixville, are partnered with Andrew and Nancy Gallo, of A Gallo Affair catering, on this BYOB, replacing Ravenna. David Bruce Michener contributed to the striking Mediterranean-modern look with textured abstract walls and an open kitchen; there are 50 seats outside.