Phil Gormley found out pretty early on not to underestimate the annual Thanksgiving contest between Central and Northeast.
They don’t award championships for winning on Thanksgiving. But for the Archbishop Ryan and George Washington football teams, victory in their annual Far Northeast showdown would be a welcome, yet bittersweet consolation prize.
Though still in his first season as the Father Judge head football coach, nobody needs to tell Mike McKay how important Thanksgiving’s game against Abraham Lincoln is. McKay should know … after all, he played in the very first one.
If the game had been scheduled a week earlier, all bets were off as to whether or not Frankford’s football players would be motivated enough to put forth a 48-minute effort.
When U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey visited the Times’ offices last Friday, he identified Iran’s nuclear weapons program as the top international issue facing America.
International Association of Firefighters Local 22 last week welcomed dozens of widows for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch that also included dessert, a take-home dinner, a Visa gift card, music and dancing.
About 100 police cruisers with lights flashing and horns honking pulled off of Roosevelt Boulevard, onto Southampton Road and then onto Carter Road in Somerton on Tuesday morning. But it wasn’t the world’s biggest car chase.
Standing on the apron of City Hall, Philadelphia firefighters union leader Joe Schulle on Friday accused Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers of lying under oath regarding the recent demotions of 14 union members.
Every year, Santa rides SEPTA on the day after Thanksgiving, and, so he will again this year, for the 23rd time.
Holiday light show