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Triple play

Her time as a college athlete is over, but Christa Bednarek isn’t done competing just yet.A three-sport athlete at Rosemont College — and team captain for the Ravens’ volleyball, basketball and softball teams over the past two...

Phils’ offense might need more than Utley and Brown

On the surface, the Phillies are in an enviable position at the moment.Their 28–18 record (at the time of this writing) ranks them atop the National League, and second in all of baseball, just behind...

Letters to the editor, May 19, 2011 edition

Note: Letters must be accompanied by daytime and evening phone numbers for verification. Anonymous letters will not be published. Send letters to: pronews@bsmphilly.comGive your raises to the peopleSome of Philadelphia’s elected officials will receive 2...

Editorial: Say uncle, Tom

James Carville, politics’ consummate caustic consultant and commentator, once said of Pennsylvania: It’s Philadelphia on the east, Pittsburgh on the west, and Alabama in between.When it comes to funding for public education, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom...

Blind man killed while crossing Boulevard

A legally blind Tacony man was struck by a car and killed while walking across Roosevelt Boulevard early Tuesday.The accident occurred at about 5:50 a.m. at the Welsh Road intersection, according to Officer Jillian Russell,...

Bike ride begins 2nd PDAC’s Community Day

There probably won’t be a safer place to ride your bike Saturday than in Northeast Philadelphia’s 2nd Police District.To say you’d have a police escort would be to understate things. There will be cops — lots...

Cops bust duo, accuse them of hosting gambling in store

Two Castor Gardens residents were arrested May 11 on charges they were running a gambling operation in their furniture store on the 6800 block of Bustleton Ave.Shao Ling Feng, 43, and Shu Yang Zhang,...

Cycle owner won’t give up keys, shot to death by thief

A Penn State-Abington student from Bustleton was shot to death on a North Philadelphia street May 9 by a man who tried to steal his motorcycle, police say.Mohan Varughese, 23, of the 800 block of...

He shall never be forgotten

(left) John Palowski, 2, with his mother Kimberly Palowski, leave a rose at the plaque dedicated to Officer Palowski, who was whot 2 years ago, Wednesday, May 11, 2011, Philadelphia, Pa. Officer Palowski was...

The Crime Log, April 25 through May 8

As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by specialty police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact address.2nd Police District• There were 14...
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