Story Archive June 08 2011

Puppy primps

Long before Marsha Cipollini and Tony DeAmicis started a business revolving around animals, the mother and son were both animal lovers.

The heart of the circle

Imagine a hundred drummers drumming.

Missing Neuman

Judy Schwartz recalls with fondness the Jewish Community Centers David G. Neuman Senior Center.

Poor luck should not curse the Phils’ season

There was a play in Sunday’s series finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates that kind of sums up what the Phillies are going through right now. 

A perfect pair

Look out for those Ragdolls in the outfield. 

Pioneers claim Public League title

Sweltering temperatures and extreme humidity postponed last week’s highly anticipated Public League baseball championship game, forcing the players of Frankford and Thomas Edison high schools to sideline their enthusiasm one more day. 

Trying to make sense of a tragedy

William Tyrek Wilkinson made an impression on those who knew him. He gave up his own life while trying to save another’s.

Holme Circle discusses zoning issues and traffic

Two immediate neighborhood problems — a rash of burglaries and traffic snarls around the Holme Avenue bridge reconstruction — dominated discussion at the May 25 meeting of the Holme Circle Civic Association.

McColgan criticizes school district interim budget

Joe McColgan, a Republican candidate for an at-large City Council seat, is criticizing School Reform Commission chairman Robert Archie and superintendent Arlene Ackerman for an interim budget that was adopted last week.

SPIN welcomes state reps to legislative breakfast

State law requires Pennsylvania to pass its annual budget by June 30, and Special People In Northeast Inc. picked a good time to host a legislative breakfast.