By dragging a beach chair out onto the closed Island Beach Park and plunking his hefty, shorts-encased backside onto it, it as was if Gov. Chris Christie gave us all the middle finger. It was an insult to the entire state of New Jersey and anyone else who enjoys hanging out on its beaches.
Ronald Crawford fully expected that neighborhood residents would start flooding the counseling offices for Stop and Surrender Inc. after that graduation party shooting where 10 people were shot last month. Those offices, which offer drug and alcohol counseling as well as crisis intervention, anger management programs and other mental health services, are just blocks away from where the graduation party took place at 23rd and Huntingdon streets in North Philly. When that didn't happen, Crawford went on Facebook to grouse about it. That's when a counseling colleague pointed out, if the patients didn't come to him, then he should go to them.
During the 1980s, Camille Cosby wasn't just the wife of America's Jello Pudding-eating dad. She also was the inspiration for the beatific and sometimes sassy Claire Huxtable - the better half of Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable on the ground-breaking sitcom, The Cosby Show. Men wanted to date her. Women aspired to be like her.
A local singer says her married ex-boyfriend, New York Mets infielder Jose Reyes, has abandoned their 8-year-old daughter. Christina Sanchez wants him to reestablish their father-daughter relationship and also increase the amount of child support he pays for her.
A North Philly mom was determined that her son would have an epic prom sendoff, so she arranged for him to have a camel and three luxury cars - a Lamborghini, a Range Rover, and a Rolls Royce. Saudia Shuler's son also had three beautiful dates and three costume changes. And no she doesn't care what you think about her having spent more than $25,000 on the event.