Watch Some Dirtbag Lady Steal Halloween Decorations In South Philly

10/27/2014
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Watch Some Dirtbag Lady Steal Halloween Decorations In South Philly

While it’s a couple rungs above “stealing Christmas gifts from cars at the mall,” this 30-something scumbagette reminds us all that nothing good happens in South Philly around 3:30 a.m. To wit: South Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect wanted for theft in South Philadelphia. On October 23, 2014, at 3:24…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXIII

10/25/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXIII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 5784. Suffolk County, NY. Oct. 18. 40-year-old woman fatally struck by…

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When Sunsets Make High-School Football iPhone Pictures Beautiful

10/25/2014
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When Sunsets Make High-School Football iPhone Pictures Beautiful

Covered last night’s MLK vs. Washington High football game in Germantown. MLK won 28-14. The NewsWorks story is forthcoming. But, during the first quarter, I noticed the sky behind the stands. It was awesome. And when coupled with game action, I think it’s even awesomer. No? Spoiler alert: In their regular-season finale, the Cougars snagged…

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Whiteween Returns To Fairmount During Sunday’s Eagles Game

10/25/2014
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Whiteween Returns To Fairmount During Sunday’s Eagles Game

In the wake of the excellently classist/racist Dear Prudence letter decrying poors who bring their kids to non-poor neighborhoods on Halloween, I got to thinking: Hey, whatever happened with Fairmount’s Whiteween? You know, the thing where a Philly neighborhood has two trick-or-treat events: One at a pre-arranged date for insiders (read: our kids) and one…

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Someone Stole A Goal From A Youth Girls-Soccer Program In Philadelphia

10/23/2014
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Someone Stole A Goal From A Youth Girls-Soccer Program In Philadelphia

Sometime in the past week, a cretin stole a soccer goal belonging to Soccer Sisters United, an U-12 girls program that plays its home games in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. “That’s a lot for us, as it’s way more than what bring in from the kids each season,” Head Coach Walter Stewart said. “Our…

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When Network News Shows Have Difficulty Spelling Recognizable Names Properly

10/21/2014
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When Network News Shows Have Difficulty Spelling Recognizable Names Properly

Monica Lewinsky was in town on Monday, talking to the “Forbes Under 30 Summit” about the downside of all this online witch-huntery that consumes our very culture today. Carolyn Beeler, who also works at NewsWorks, attended Monica’s speech and wrote this story about it. Anyway, that’s why I was interested to see Lewinsky getting airplay…

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