Monthly Archives: April 2013

‘Helicopter coaches’? Nah, I just won’t believe it

We have all heard of “helicopter parents.” We have seen them and heard them. Now, according to a Time Magazine article, they have taken their acts to the Little League fields. Author Dan Cray says that that frightening phenomenon on … Continue reading

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When it comes to this raffle, timing can mean everything

This is something I guarantee will be an issue. And I would also say it reminds me of something that’s doing possibly the wrong thing for the right reason. There is a charity raffle happening where the prizes include $100 … Continue reading

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Our new reality, our new world…do you like what you see?

It was a long, long day Friday in the town of Watertown, Mass. And Friday night, it ended. At least part of it. Dzhokar Tsarnaev, one of two brothers eyed as the prime suspects in the bombing of the Boston … Continue reading

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A sad story but one that shows people are still good at heart

Ronnie Polaneczky is a columnist for the Philly Daily News. I have found that most of the time she is writing about what she sees as injustices for Joe Average Citizen. Whether it’s a traffic court issue or other wrongs … Continue reading

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Another act of terrorism…really, is anyone surprised?

This may sound a bit odd. But when Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing occurred and the news began to get out, the feeling I had was sort of, nothing. Yes, I have seen and heard and read enough television, newspaper accounts … Continue reading

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What has happened to my hometown of Upper Darby? The family unit is just a distant memory

What the heck has happened to my hometown of Upper Darby? It seems like day after day I read in the Delco Times – our sister paper –– stories about shootings, robberies and other assorted horrible crimes. The latest – … Continue reading

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Ben Coren — a real character who ain’t slowing down anytime soon

This falls into the category of: “You never know who you will meet…” Friday night was a fun night. I officiated a youth hockey game, grabbed a few bucks and headed to Atlantic City to meet some of my best … Continue reading

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