Here’s a look at the stories you may have missed this week.
With a banner commemorating their team’s 2013 Public League football championship hanging behind them on Wednesday morning, four Martin Luther King High School football players put pen to paper and signed letters of intent to attend, and play the sport in, college next academic year. Here’s the full story.
All Philadelphia taverns and other establishments serving alcohol could be required to have exterior cameras if Councilman Curtis Jones’ proposal comes to pass. Here’s the full story.
A Sunday afternoon birthday celebration at Deke’s Bar-B-Que in Manayunk was calm, peaceful even. There was birthday cake, adoring grandparents and plenty of warm smiles. Nothing remotely resembling the drama that unfolded outside of Bella Bonnani’s Roxborough home the day she was born — what Shirley simply calls “The Story.” Here’s the full story.
Philadelphia University basketball head coach Herb Magee remained one short of 1,000 wins after Tuesday night’s game against the Wilmington Wildcats. He takes another shot at the milestone win on his home turf Saturday at 4 p.m. Here’s the story on Tuesday’s game.
Doug Oliver, the youngest candidate for Philadelphia mayor, is formally launching his campaign at the Flying Horse Center in Germantown on Saturday. Here’s an interview with him where he talks all about his Germantown connection.