Back in the old days of the 1980s, before television had hundreds of cable and Internet options for your viewing pleasure, there were just seven or eight VHF and UHF options on the television dial.
The dream team: Philly’s Finest, the Philadelphia Police Department ice hockey team, recently came home with the bronze medal after competing in the Can/Am Hockey Tournament in Lake Placid, New York. The team captain is Mike Carr. The assistant captain is Curt Macy. Team members are Matt Palouian, Matt Nodiff, Marty Klepac, Donnie Masterson, Sean King, Greg Watkins, Frank Roesner, Pat Gallagher, Mike Sidebothem, Mike Smith and Sean Knowles. ull;•
Comcast is doing good work in Philly
Mike Kamen scored more than 1,400 points in his career at Northeast; last week, the school retired his jersey.
Sesame Place is celebrating its 35th anniversary this season. The park will be decorated with an inflatable birthday cake and jumbo candles lining the way to the Sesame Neighborhood.
The new Wissinoming Civic Association broke new ground on April 28, as it conducted its first-ever vote on a zoning application. And it didn’t transpire without some controversy.
Services are planned for Agnes J. “Chuckie” Tilley, Republican leader of the 35th Ward, who died last week after a battle with melanoma.
St. Matthew and North Catholic graduate John McCarthy got his first career MLS start in goal for the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, delivering a 2-1 win — the team's first of the season.
New York-based developers have applied to the city to build new rowhouses on the former site of the Wissinoming Boys Club, but leaders of the neighborhood’s civic association have some serious questions about the proposal.