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SPORTS > SPORTS BRIEFS

By Bill Gelman

Taney Dragons facing elimination

After getting routed by Las Vegas Wednesday night, Philadelphia's beloved Little League squad hopes to get back in the championship picture tonight.

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Posted Aug. 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

How to do you feel about the Taney Dragons representing Pennsylvania in the Little League World Series?

“It’s great because it’s a team from Philly and the girl [Mo’ne Davis] is getting a lot of attention.”

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Posted Aug. 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

FOOD & DRINK > FEATURES

By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Childhood memories of the Jersey Shore

Summers spent at the Jersey Shore were filled with food, fun, fishing, beach days, rainy days and long walks. There were no casino when I was a girl, but there were chic, luxurious hotels such as the Traymore and the Shelburne.

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Posted Aug. 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

In tune with ‘Frank’

Heavy is the head that wears the crown — or the massive papier-mâché helmet. That, more or less, is the moral of “Frank,” a quirky dramedy about an avant-garde indie band, Soronprfbs, led by the eponymous frontman (a masked Michael Fassbender).

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Posted Aug. 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

August

We are almost through the month of August and I have mixed emotions. Frankly, I don’t like August. On the other hand, anything that takes us one step closer to winter and long underwear tends to make me sad.

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Posted Aug. 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

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  • Arrested on the run...
    By Joseph Myers and Bill Chenevert

    Two suspects have been apprehended in a series of roberries in Whitman and Pennsport which resulted in a car chase that ended in the suspect’s Plymouth mini-van jumping...

  • Kathleen’s Lentil Salad...

    Starting the family dinner with a salad is a popular routine as there is no cooking required. It frees up time to focus on the main course and side dishes....

  • Pillars of the Community...
    By Corey Carter

    The 25th Street-situated overpass conveys plenty of travelers, but what about matters below it?...

  • Alive and well...
    By Karen Riordan Connecticut

    Sadie Sprague-Lott (“Social butterfly, Aug. 14) deserves all the credit you gave her, however, her mother Alison Sprague [a childhood friend], is ALIVE. She survived cancer...

  • Horoscopes 8-21-2014...
    By Mystic Terry

    LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22): You are opposed to frivolous activity. It’s a time best spent working alone, structuring and focusing on whatever tasks (however distasteful or...

  • Safety concerns...
    By Tina Caruso Southwest Philadelphia

    I read with great interest Frank Tavani’s Letter to the Editor (“Sharrow-ing thoughts,” July 31) about bicycling redirection. Bicycles on Broad Street and Passyunk Avenue...

  • Anniversary bash...
    By SPR Staff

    Bistrot La Minette, 623 S. Sixth St, is celebrating its sixth anniversary through Aug. 27 with a five-course dinner offering. The selections by executive chef Kenneth Bush...

  • Around South Philly 8-21-2014...

    The American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave., held its annual Crayfish Party on Friday benefitting the museum....

  • Juvenile busted...
    By SPR Staff

    Police last week announced the arrest of a minor in connection to a Point Breeze robbery. On Aug. 13, authorities, who could not release the name of the detained figure...

  • Delivery interrupted...
    By SPR Staff

    A Southside Pizza, 1500 Point Breeze Ave., delivery driver was held at gunpoint on the 2300 block of McClellan St. last Friday night in an apparent set-up robbery....

  • Branching out 8-21-2014...
    By SPR Staff

    Charles Santore Branch: One-hour one-on-one Computer Tutoring for Seniors by appointment; Art Program for Second and Third grades 10:15 a.m. and Fourth and Fifth grades...

  • Neighborhood gatherings...

    3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton streets, holds a Police Service Area 3 Meeting 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the super site, 10th and Bigler streets; a Police Service Area 2...

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