Fishtown is kind of the artistic workshop of Philadelphia.” — ‘Friday Arts’ producer Michael O’Reilly
The Vikings capped off a mediocre season with a big win on Thanksgiving, feasting upon Central for their seventh consecutive Turkey Day victory.
“It’s always an exciting opportunity for us to play a great opponent like La Salle, and there’s no shame in losing to such a quality team. That said, it is hard for us to stack up against them.” — Washington coach Ron Cohen
The Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters and Father Judge Crusaders both had quick postseason exits and are looking for a bit of redemption on Thanksgiving.
When North Catholic shut its doors for good last year, it meant the end of one of the oldest traditions in the city. The annual Thanksgiving Day game with Frankford — like all else associated with the school — was reduced to a memory in the minds of the players, coaches and alumni.
For 24 minutes on Saturday night at Northeast High School, all seemed to be lost for the George Washington football team.
Democrat Ron Donatucci, the city’s register of wills, is enrolled in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and originally planned to step down after completing his eighth four-year term in 2011.