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Archive: February, 2012

NBC News' Michelle Kosinsksi, local businessman split

Monday, February 20, 2012, 8:23 AM
NBC News Foreign Correspondent Michelle Kosinski and area businessman Carlos Hoz de Vina have recently split. We told you in July that the Cinnaminson native Kosinski, and the auto mogul had been dating for about a year. Kosinski, recently in town with friends at Rouge (205 S. 18th), splits her... Read more

Center City cigar bar Mahogany on Walnut closing Feb. 29

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 3:21 PM
Center City cigar lounge Mahogany on Walnut (1524 Walnut) will be closing its doors Feb. 29. Owner Tom Piazza, who opened the bar in 1997 says he’s been operating without a lease since August and that Holt’s Cigar Company, the store downstairs, doesn’t want to renew it. Arnold... Read more

Fox 29 boss to news staff: No poop for you!

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 10:06 AM
Fox 29 News Director Steve Schwaid has added feces director to his job responsibilities. During a Wednesday news report about the tragic Tacony murder that began with an argument over dog waste, the station showed the animal excrement on camera, prompting Schwaid to issue the following memo to his... Read more

"Blair Witch Project" reunion in Cherry Hill

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 9:05 AM
Upper Darby native actress Heather Donahue will reunite with her "Blair Witch Project" co-stars Michael C. Williams and Josh Leonard at the Monster-Mania convention, March 9-11, at the Cherry Hill Crowne Plaza. The cast will sign autographs each day and, on March 10, answer questions from the audience... Read more

Fox 29's Sheinelle Jones pregnant with twins

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 5:45 PM
Double congratulations for Fox 29 “Good Day” anchor Sheinelle Jones who revealed this morning she is pregnant with twins. Jones shared ultrasound photos on-air during the show. She and husband Uche Ojeh have a son, Kayin, 2 1/2. The twins are due at the end of summer. Read more

Mount Airy native makes College "Jeopardy" finals airing tonight, Tuesday

Monday, February 13, 2012, 12:46 PM
This Mount Airy native made it to the final round of the 2012 College "Jeopardy" Championship. Who is Sarah Bart? The Central High graduate is a senior majoring in history and minoring in political science at Goucher College in Baltimore and will be seen tonight and tomorrow (7 p.m., 6ABC) on... Read more

Joey Vento appears in upcoming comedy, son denies rumor of Geno's sale

Monday, February 13, 2012, 7:43 AM
Joey Vento is gone but a new movie helps make sure he is not forgotten. The late Geno's Steaks owner appears in "Swooped," a comedy that screens at the Trocadero (1003 Arch) on March 18. Vento, who died in August, plays himself, selling a cheesesteak to one of the main characters. A few scenes... Read more

Whitney Houston's Philadelphia-recorded debut single "Hold Me."

Saturday, February 11, 2012, 10:26 PM
Whitney Houston recorded "Hold Me," a duet with Teddy Pendergrass, in 1984 in Philadelphia. The song was released as her first single on her debut album and was also released on Teddy's "Love Language" LP. Here it is... Read more

Fox 29's Sue Serio, husband Billy V. star in "Love Letters" in Media

Thursday, February 9, 2012, 8:04 AM
Fox 29 weather anchor Sue Serio and husband Bill Vargus, a former sportscaster at the station, co-star in "Love Letters" Feb. 29 - March 4 at the Media Theatre for the Performing Arts. The couple live near the theater and had been impressed with productions there. They were invited to perform... Read more

Kobe Bryant hangs at Delilah's after Monday's loss to Sixers

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 7:48 PM
Kobe Bryant drowned his sorrows over his hometown loss to the Sixers Monday night at Delilah’s (100 Spring Garden). The newly-single Lower Merion raised Lakers superstar dropped by the gentleman’s club around 1 a.m. Tuesday with a few friends and was joined a little later by teammate Andrew... Read more
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