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Archive: July, 2008

U.S. Attorney to announce charge against Larry Mendte at 1 PM

Monday, July 21, 2008, 11:09 AM
Acting U.S. Attorney Laurie Magid is expected to announce at 1 p.m. that former CBS 3 anchor Larry Mendte has be charged by information with one count of unauthorized access to a computer system, related to the federal investigation of whether Mendte hacked the private e-mails of former colleague Alycia... Read more

Sir Charles becomes St. Charles for Saloon busboy

Monday, July 21, 2008, 8:22 AM
Christian Abate majored in education at Temple, but put his studies on hold for a few years while having financial hardship.He's worked as a busboy for eight years at Saloon (750 S. 7th), where he struck up a friendship with one generous regular at the Italian restaurant who volunteered to pay his Temple... Read more

Wife of Wired 96.5's Chio files for divorce

Friday, July 18, 2008, 3:38 PM
Shawn Acosta, the wife of Wired 96.5 morning man Chio has filed for divorce. “She and Chio are parting as the best of friends,” says her attorney Lois Garber Schwartz, adding that her client has no further comment. The couple in April celebrated their 20th anniversary in April at the Victor... Read more

Snoop Dogg chills at G

Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 1:36 PM
Snoop Dogg took this picture of himself on the cell phone of Wired 96.5's G-N Kang late Tuesday night while the rapper partied at G (111 S. 17th) after playing the Festival Pier with 311. Snoop partied till close in the club's Mogul Room where a seemingly endless parade of hotties, including Kang, and... Read more

David Strathairn working in town...on what is not clear

Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 8:31 AM
Don't be surprised if you see "Good Night, and Good Luck" star David Strathairn around town. The actor told a woman who approached him around 12th & Spruce Monday night that he has been working in town for about a week, though we're not quite sure on what. Strathairn, whose films also include... Read more

Jane Lynch celebrates birthday a day early at Mixto

Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 8:11 AM
Jane Lynch, whose credits include "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Best in Show," slurped oysters, one of her favorite foods, Friday at XIX at the Park Hyatt at the Bellevue. Lynch, here to receive the Artistic Achievement award from the 14th Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian... Read more

John Wayne Bobbitt to box in Atlantic City next month

Monday, July 14, 2008, 8:41 AM
Just two days after NBC 10's Vai Sikahema defeated Jose Canseco by technical knockout in their Atlantic City bout, Damon Feldman's Celebrity Boxing Promotions is already seeking a challenger for its next fight. John Wayne Bobbitt is coming to the area and is ready to fight any non-professional fighter... Read more

Vince DeMentri's vacation may last longer than he'd hoped

Thursday, July 10, 2008, 9:44 AM
NBC 10's Vince DeMentri picked a good week for vacation. The 4 p.m. anchor was previously scheduled off this week; however, in his absence, the station is figuring out how to handle some type of off-air situation that led to DeMentri's being kept off his scheduled shifts last Thursday and Friday following... Read more

RUN-DMC rapper, soon-to-be-Sixer to play in Charlie Mack game

Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 8:43 AM
RUN-DMC's Darryl McDaniels and actor/singer Tyrese Gibson will be part of Saturday and Sunday's Charlie Mack Party 4 Peace Celebrity Weekend, organizers have announced. Charlie "Mack" Alston, Will Smith's longtime friend and assistant, is hosting his 12th annual Celebrity Basketball Game and... Read more

Alyssa Milano to greet her customers at Thursday's Phillies game

Tuesday, July 8, 2008, 2:51 PM
You can buy Alyssa Milano's clothes at Thursday's Phillies game. Not so fast, pervs, not her clothes, but her clothing line. TOUCH by Alyssa Milano. The "Charmed" one will be at the Majestic Clubhouse Store at Citizens Bank Park Thursday selling her MLB-licensed fashion line for female sports fans... Read more
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