The Fishtown Beer Runners were among 30 city running groups that ran in support of the city of Boston last Thursday, after the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15.
Port Richmond mom Jen McCook will help local kids with their basketball skills in upcoming clinics, and maybe set them up for the same glory she’s had in her career.
Frankford softball coach Ken Tomczuk is always quick with a clever pun, so it was no surprise he offered this up about Danielle Coor, his four-year starting catcher:
Last Monday, about four hours after the two bombs that ripped through downtown Boston killed three and injured 180, I phoned my mother at her Holmesburg home.
When Mike O’Hanlon shredded the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee playing rough-touch football with his buddies in October 2011, the worst crept through his mind.
We were leaving the hospital with our first baby, a red-faced daughter who weighed less than a sack of potatoes, when we encountered a friend who is a doctor.
Philadelphia firefighters union President Bill Gault held the attention of an entire city, but for the first time in a long while, did not use it to admonish Mayor Michael Nutter.
A Fels High School student is sitting in a city jail cell after he allegedly tried to bring a gun into school last Wednesday.
— Marjorie Margolies, who teaches at the University of Pennsylvania, said she will not make a decision regarding the 13th Congressional District seat until the school’s semester is over.
The Lawncrest Community Association last week welcomed the three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for city controller in the May 21 primary.