ARCHIVES > 2012 > OCT 18 ISSUE

NEWS > COVER STORY

By Joseph Myers

Blaze leaves family of nine homeless

For the first two years and one month of her educational existence, Zaniyah Byard needed to walk only three blocks to attend William Meredith School, 725 S. Fifth St. The 7-year-old now must set out before sunrise to receive instruction at the Queen Village location because an Oct. 3 electrical fire destroyed her house on the 300 block of Monroe St.

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Posted Oct. 18, 2012 | Comments: 4

Philly Improv Theater ad-libs 'B-Movie'

Termites. That was the suggestion in one of the first shows of Philly Improv Theater’s run of “B-Movie,” playing at The Shubin Theater, 407 Bainbridge St., through Oct. 26.

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Posted Oct. 18, 2012 | Comments: 0

SPORTS > FEATURES

By Joseph Myers

Huskies eye pigskin crown

In winning the 1961 and ’62 World Series, the New York Yankees heavily relied on sluggers Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris. Seeking their first Public League football championship, the Prep Charter High School Huskies, 1928 Point Breeze Ave., also will need outstanding performances from their alliterative duo, senior running back Jovan Matthews and sophomore defensive back Asa Manley.

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NEWS > POLICE REPORT

By Amanda L. Snyder

Discomfort discrepancies

Just prior to nine people being arrested and accused of faking injuries following a minor SugarHouse trolley accident, eight others, who allegedly committed a similar scheme in 2009, were apprehended.

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Posted Oct. 18, 2012 | Comments: 5