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Dear Bicyclists, When Part Of A Bike-Safety Event, Don’t Ride Like Maniacs

06/18/2013
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Dear Bicyclists, When Part Of A Bike-Safety Event, Don’t Ride Like Maniacs

From the Fox affiliate in Washington D.C.: Wednesday evening last week just before nightfall, an estimated 600 people gathered for a monthly meet up in Dupont Circle called DC Bike Party. “Our goal is to have a good time, help other people have a good time and to be safe,” said Lia Seremetis. She is…

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Don’t Rush To Judgement About The Guy Who Attacked Medics And Tried To Steal A Fire Truck After Getting Hit By A Car [Update]

06/17/2013
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Don’t Rush To Judgement About The Guy Who Attacked Medics And Tried To Steal A Fire Truck After Getting Hit By A Car [Update]

It’s not likely news to you that I got hit by a car in 2008. If it is, please refer to this link. Fast-forward to today, when the quirky Philly news can be summarized by the headline of a story I wrote: Man struck by car on Boulevard near Germantown attacks medics in ambulance, tries…

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Here’s A Picture Of That Protestor Who Interrupted The French Open Men’s Championship Match

06/09/2013
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Here’s A Picture Of That Protestor Who Interrupted The French Open Men’s Championship Match

And, yet, Philadelphia will still rest atop the worst fans list. Smdh.

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Hear Me, Hear Me (Talking About Germantown High School Closing)

05/31/2013
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Hear Me, Hear Me (Talking About Germantown High School Closing)

I was on NewsWorks Tonight (90.9 FM in Philly) Thursday talking about my ongoing series regarding the closure of 99-year-old Germantown High School. Check it out via this link.

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5 Random ‘Philly’ Videos Posted On YouTube Today* Vol. IV

05/27/2013
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5 Random ‘Philly’ Videos Posted On YouTube Today* Vol. IV

*In which I, in spare moments, search YouTube for “Philly” and grab five videos at random posted within the past 24 hours (or so). 1. “Footage Adam Kokesh Getting Carried Away by Police at Pro-Marijuana Rally in Philly- May 18, 2013” 2. “Philly Telangana Night 2013 Guitar song Its girl by Jason Derulo” 3. “Philadelphia…”…

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My Alma Mater’s AD Loses Job For Putting Dog Poo On Ex-Wife’s Car, But Gets It Back Because Why Not

05/24/2013
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My Alma Mater’s AD Loses Job For Putting Dog Poo On Ex-Wife’s Car, But Gets It Back Because Why Not

So anyway, this little story comes from Tha 08108, land of heroes. It involves Alan Carr, the former/reinstated athletic director at Haddon Township High School. I’ll let the Courier Post take it from here: The state education commissioner has overturned the termination of Haddon Township High School’s athletic director, who in May 2012 was caught…

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Here’s All The Proof You Need To Know The Jersey Shore Is Back On Its Proverbial Feet

05/24/2013
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Here’s All The Proof You Need To Know The Jersey Shore Is Back On Its Proverbial Feet

Bro there in the tie-dye T-shirt bro’d out behind a local-news TV live-shot just moments into the 6 o’clock broadcast on Memorial Day Friday. He stands as a totem of all that’s shore on the Boardwalk. He is the hero Jersey needed, when it needed it. Jeah, Bro.

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A New Twitter Follower Makes Me Laugh Heartily Twice Before 10 In The Morning

05/24/2013
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A New Twitter Follower Makes Me Laugh Heartily Twice Before 10 In The Morning

Philly.com has announced that Gov. Tom Corbett will write a regular column for its Voices of Philly section or whatever. It’s a big inside-baseball deal to, oh, an eighth of a percent of Philly. But as you’ll see from these next two pictures, I noted that the rationale explained for said column struck me as,…

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Here’s Video Of A Guy Opening Fire In A Philadelphia Strip Club With An AK-47

05/22/2013
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Here’s Video Of A Guy Opening Fire In A Philadelphia Strip Club With An AK-47

So, it seems that two guys got thrown out of the Purple Orchid strip club in Southwest Philly earlier this month. “A dispute with the management and bouncers” is how the police explained it. What happened next? Happy you asked: When the suspects were removed from the club, suspect #1 returned minutes later armed with…

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Here’s My Favorite Philadelphia Crime-Scene Photo In Quite Some Time

05/03/2013
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Here’s My Favorite Philadelphia Crime-Scene Photo In Quite Some Time

Attempted robbery in Germantown leads to police chase, stolen-car crash [NewsWorks]

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