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Elderly man charged in wife’s murder

Police have charged an elderly man with killing his wife of 53 years inside their Castor Gardens apartment early Monday.


Elderly man charged in wife’s murder

Police have charged an elderly man with killing his wife of 53 years inside their Castor Gardens apartment early Monday.


Call it a comeback

John Larsen remembers the struggles all too well. 


Glory bound

NEW YORK — It’s just past 4 p.m. on the first day of the NFL Draft, and inside Room 410 of Midtown Manhattan’s InterContinental Barclay Hotel, Sharrif Floyd is receiving the royal treatment.


Spring & Annual NE Sports Award Winners Unveiled

The Northeast Sports Awards Banquet honors coaches and student-athletes throughout the school year. A full list of all the winners of this year’s banquet (to be held Wednesday, May 15, at Cannstatter’s, from 6-10 p.m.) will be published in the May 8 edition. For more information on the event or how to get tickets, contact sports editor Ed Morrone at emorrone@bsmphilly.com. The following are the spring/annual winners: 


An unlimited sky

Sharrif Floyd, a 2010 graduate of George Washington High School, was selected as the 23rd overall pick by the Minnesota Vikings in last week’s NFL Draft. Floyd’s trusted inner circle was along for the ride.


Quite a catch

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:


Double trouble

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.


Why we run … and why we must keep going

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.