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Page Six retracts report of Margera sex tape with Opie's Philly fiancee

Monday, May 5, 2008, 4:31 PM
Page Six today retracted its April 23 report that the local fiance of Gregg “Opie” Hughes of XM Satellite Radio’s Opie & Anthony show, made a sex tape with Chester County “Jackass” Bam Margera. The paper, which used information from Steppin' Out's Chaunce Hayden, stated... Read more

Standish is OK after two-day hospital stay

Monday, May 5, 2008, 8:18 AM
Dick Standish is doing just fine after spending two nights at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The former CBS 3 reporter was taken there Wednesday night after fainting at Finnigan's Wake (3rd & Spring Garden) during his retirement party. Standish, 65, left CBS 3 after 29 years on... Read more

Jon Bon Jovi to attend Philadelphia Style relaunch bash

Thursday, May 1, 2008, 3:55 PM
Jon Bon Jovi is on the program for Philadelphia Style's private relaunch party May 9 at the Atrium at City Hall. Mayor Nutter will also attend and Jarrod Spector, a local actor from the musical "Jersey Boys," will perform. Jason Binn's Niche Media, which also publishes Gotham, Hamptons and... Read more

Geraldo, Vento, Byko & Giordano. Not a law firm, but a radio debate

Friday, April 25, 2008, 1:08 PM
Geraldo Rivera, the Fox News Channel host and author, will debate legal and illegal immigration with Geno's Steaks owner Joey Vento in a live radio broadcast on The Big Talker 1210 AM from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday. The discussion is co-hosted by Big Talker host Dom Giordano and People Paper columnist Stu... Read more

Chris Matthews surprisingly mellow on Times mag diss

Thursday, April 10, 2008, 8:56 AM
"It's hard to measure the impact of these pieces at first glance - they have to ripen like a tomato," says Nicetown/Somerton-raised MSNBC host Chris Matthews about a New York Times Magazine piece by Mark Leibovich, out Sunday, but published yesterday online. The piece paints Matthews as a... Read more

Kane to Obama camp: Interview will be big cause "I'll be involved"

Tuesday, April 1, 2008, 8:38 AM
If Sen. Barack Obama wants "super wide play" in Pennsylvania, he should turn to Larry Kane. So said the KYW NewsRadio 1060 contributor and CN8 host himself, in an e-mail to an Obama representative who, accidentally, sent his reply, and the entire exchange, to the list of reporters who receive... Read more

NBC10 boss to Braxton: Don't investigate my husband

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 8:27 AM
NBC 10 reporter Monique Braxton just returned from a weeklong off-air suspension. Braxton, sources say, had been suspended for making calls and inquiries about the criminal case of Steve DiDonato, of Lower Salford Township, who happens to be the husband of NBC 10 Managing Editor Lisa Spinosa. Last... Read more

Duane Swierczynski resigns as City Paper editor

Monday, February 4, 2008, 1:06 PM
Updated with new information... City Paper editor Duane Swierczynski gave notice today that Feb. 15 he'll be leaving the weekly that he's run since October 2004. Swierczynski told us moments ago that he's leaving to focus more on the mystery novels that he now writes only on nights and weekends. His... Read more

McDonald leaving Daily News to join Mayor Nutter's team

Monday, January 7, 2008, 12:40 PM
Daily News reporter Mark McDonald has long been headquartered at City Hall, in the media room. He'll now work there in a different capacity. He resigned from the paper to join Mayor Nutter's administration as a speechwriter, Daily News staffers learned today. McDonald tells us that after 31 years... Read more

Alycia's lawyered up

Monday, January 7, 2008, 8:08 AM
AFTER a meeting with CBS 3 management last week, Alycia Lane hired a lawyer to help secure her future at the station. We're told Lane has enlisted Center City lawyer Paul Rosen, who has been in ongoing discussions with CBS 3 management since last week regarding the embattled anchorbabe's employment... Read more
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