George Washington head football coach Ron Cohen, who scored 12 Public League titles in his 30 seasons with the Eagles, recently announced his retirement.
In the classic sports movie Hoosiers, Norman Dale, the head basketball coach of Hickory High, demands that his players pass the ball four times before taking a shot.
A woman who helped imprison, beat and starve disabled people in a dungeon-like Tacony basement while stealing their government benefits pleaded guilty to dozens of federal crimes on Dec. 22.
Philadelphia police who fatally shot an allegedly armed and belligerent ex-convict during a traffic stop in Mayfair early Monday have come under scrutiny from the dead man’s relatives, who are comparing the incident to the controversial Michael Brown slaying.
It was Dec. 18, 1944, and the members of Stanley Wojtusik’s U.S. Army 106th Infantry Division found themselves surrounded by Nazis. Two days earlier, the Germans had launched what would be their last major offensive of World War II, the Battle of the Bulge.
The Bustleton Bengals Junior Midgets football team is hoping the community can help fund its upcoming trip to Florida.
Scott Cummings, former president of the Mayfair Civic Association and the 15th Police District Advisory Council, died on Monday in Florida. He was 53.
Think leg warmers, Reeboks, acid-washed jeans, skinny ties and big hair. Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s 1984 grads are planning to attend their 30th reunion next month at the Quartett Club on Southampton Road dressed in 1980s clothing. Mix in ’80s music and the nostalgia that is the spirit of such an event, and this reunion is shaping up to be one great party.
Work on another link in the city’s system of hiking, jogging and biking trails started last week with ceremonies at Pleasant Hill Park in East Torresdale.