Philadelphia Phillies receive recognition and hand out honors to cancer survivor

The Phillies have been recognized by US Department of Homeland Security For fans of the Philadelphia Phillies who may have found themselves stuck waiting in long lines to enter Citizens Bank Park at times this season, the cause has not simply been the increased crowds due to increased interest in a winning ball club. There … Continue reading Philadelphia Phillies receive recognition and hand out honors to cancer survivor

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Duffy String Band opens 2018 with bittersweet Mummers tear-jerker

On New Year's Day, we welcomed in 2018 with the usual pomp and celebration here in the United States and around the world. In my hometown of Philadelphia, PA welcoming in the New Year means one thing above all others. That would be the annual Mummers Parade. For the uninitiated, the Mummers Parade is one … Continue reading Duffy String Band opens 2018 with bittersweet Mummers tear-jerker

My Experience at the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia

Working the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia To say that the 2017 NFL Draft, held in my hometown of Philadelphia over the last three days, was a major success would be an understatement. I got to experience this signature event of the National Football League up close and in person as a Sergeant with the … Continue reading My Experience at the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia

Smerconish begins to show his true stripes

Smerconish interviewing President Barack Obama   An article for the Philadelphia Inquirer, as politically liberal a rag as exists anywhere in America today, titled "Sorry, but for me, the party is over", written by local quasi-celebrity Michael Smerconish was published in that paper's Sunday, February 21st edition 'Currents' section. In this article, Smerconish reveals what … Continue reading Smerconish begins to show his true stripes

Low times for Catholic Highs

  The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced the other day that two of its long time iconic high schools, North Catholic and Cardinal Dougherty, would be closing at the end of the current school year. Reaction from students and their families at the two schools, each of which had once held the distinction of being the … Continue reading Low times for Catholic Highs