So, what happened was... Archive: December, 2008

Remembering 84 People Whose Names We Never Knew

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Before I suspend this blog for the holidays, here's one last post, about National Homeless Memorial Day, which will be observed in Philly this... Read more

Help Some Jilted Newlyweds?

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Thursday, Dec.18th is D-Day for Vince and Nancy Clark: The day they hope a sherrif's sale will generate enough cash to make up the $4,000 they... Read more

Those NASCAR Angels!

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Back in June, I wrote about a 24-year-old single mom named Betsy Betancourt who feared she’d have to drop out of nursing school in order... Read more

The Three R's Get A Fourth: Revenge

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Here's the depressing announcement from Opinion Research about a new poll showing that more than one in four teenagers think that violent behavior... Read more

It's a boy for injured cop

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Philadelphia Police Ofc. Sharon Sullivan is a new mom. She and her husband, Mike Quinn, welcomed Baby Cameron Michael into the world at 2am... Read more

Eagles' Booed Santa Speaks!

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Frank Olivo would like to set a few things straight about the Santa Claus outfit he wore to Franklin Field on Dec. 15th, 1968 - the day that... Read more

The Santa /Eagles Snowball Attack

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So today marks the 40th anniversary of the day Eagles fans booed Santa Claus and pelted him with snowballs at Franklin Field, during the last... Read more

Have a Beery, Beery Christmas!

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Leave it to someone in the City of Brotherly Love to come up with a holiday decoration that combines the exuberance of Christmas with a Philadelphian's... Read more