STORM TRACKER The First Independence Day
Today marks the 237th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia. Through the years I have often read that the weather that da... Posted on 7/4/13 at 5:58 AM
STAFF BLOG UND HOCKEY Alt signs with Flyers
Minnesota has lost a fourth player early.
Junior defenseman Mark Alt will sign with the Philadelphia Flyers, according to Philadelphia Phantoms beat writer Diana Nearhos.
Alt had no goals and seven ... Posted on 4/6/13 at 4:44 PM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Music Monday: Easter, Opera, and Flash Mobs
Yesterday was Easter.
I could just stop writing there and let the thought of that sentence sink in.
Yesterday was not Easter in the secular sense with the bunny and the candy it was also the day on... Posted on 4/1/13 at 6:00 AM
THE NEW FORTY I'll pray for you Monsignor...
Today I want to share a story of accountability. When folks do bad things we want them held accountable for their actions. That is the way of civilized society - we all agree to operate under a set of... Posted on 7/27/12 at 9:30 PM
CHEF JEFF Curried Buttercup Bisque
Buttercup is one of the most familiar and most popular varieties of winter squash. Along with acorn squash, it is a favorite of many cooks and gardeners in the Midwest.
I've grown my share of butte... Posted on 6/28/12 at 1:00 PM
PHILADELPHIA — A doctor whose abortion clinic was described as a filthy, foul-smelling "house of horrors" that was overlooked by regulators for years was charged Wednesday with murder, accused of delivering seven babies alive and then using scissors to kill them.
PHILADELPHIA — A gas main explosion caught on video sent a 50-foot fireball into the sky above a Philadelphia neighborhood, killing a utility worker, injuring six other people and forcing dozens of residents from their homes.
PHILADELPHIA – Music lovers from around the world have always made pilgrimages to hear the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, which resides not in a church, but in a Philadelphia department store. It’s the largest operational pipe organ in the world – some say the world’s largest playable instrument. And on the eve of its 100th year of serenading shoppers, it’s never sounded better.
Joann Loviglio, Associated Press
, December 26, 2010
PHILADELPHIA – After 34 years in cramped quarters but with big dreams, a new museum opening in the heart of the city’s historic district aims to tell for the first time the complete story of the Jewish experience in America.
PHILADELPHIA – San Francisco’s in for a treat. The Giants are heading to the World Series.
Juan Uribe hit a tiebreaking homer off Ryan Madson with two outs in the eighth inning and the Giants held off the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Saturday night in Game 6 of the NL championship series.
Art shows conflicts through soldiers’ eyes
PHILADELPHIA – For as long as the United States has gone to war, it has sent soldiers marching off to battle armed with paintbrushes, canvas, ink and sketchbooks.
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