Win or loss, the Swenson boys basketball team approached its first-ever playoff berth with no regrets.
A great couple of days continued for the Vikings on Thursday, throttling Edison 103-73 in a Class AAAA preliminary round playoff contest. Team manager Glenn Shapley, who has cerebral palsy, scored five points, including a picture-perfect three-pointer.
Glenn Shapley, who has cerebral palsy, has been the boys varsity basketball manager at Northeast for the last three seasons. On Monday, he scored his first-ever varsity points.
City Councilman David Oh visited the recent meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association, promoting a beef-and-beer fundraiser for the “Wild Bill” Guarnere Memorial Statue. The fundraiser will take place on Friday, Feb. 6, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week let a developer know they didn’t care for his plans to build 16 twin homes on the 1800 block of Gregg Street.
In an athletics-crazed town like Philadelphia, the natural assumption is that a commemorative sports Hall of Fame would have been in existence for at least a handful of decades.
Tony-nominated for Best Play in 2014, Terrance McNally’s Mothers and Sons, presented by the Philadelphia Theatre Company, comes to the Suzanne Roberts Theatre Feb. 6 through March 8.
What’s the secret to longevity and career fulfillment? Find a job that doesn’t feel like one and enjoy it every single day.
George Washington head football coach Ron Cohen, who scored 12 Public League titles in his 30 seasons with the Eagles, recently announced his retirement.