For most people, playing pool doesn’t venture far beyond horsing around in dimly-lit dive bars and smoke-filled taprooms.
Facing declining membership and the rising cost of repairs to their home, the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth moved out of the 60-year-old Infant Jesus Convent in June 2013.
Eddie Alvarez gears up for UFC debut.
Police shot a motorist and one of his passengers after he allegedly tried to run over officers during a car stop in Wissinoming on Sunday night.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association recently honored former athletes Jim Bruce and Frank Steiner, along with college softball sensation Holly Schell, with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Now into his 30th season as George Washington’s head football coach, Ron Cohen understands the rhyme and reason for these challenging early-season non-league games.
“Some persons care little or nothing for the past. Musty records and old things have no charm for them.” Joseph Harrison Jr., The Locomotive Engine and Philadelphia’s Share In Its Early Improvements, 1872
A Frankford man has been charged with murder for fatally shooting a suspected thief who, he claims, was trying to break into his pickup truck last Thursday night, Philadelphia police said.
Vogt Morning Glories Sept. 14 to 18. Wildwood. $383 includes 4 nights at the Adventurer Hotel, entertainment, Cape May Ferry and a day at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. 215-338-0189. ••