| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Edgar (Beanie) Gilchrist died peacefully at his home on Lido Isle, on Sunday September 15, one day after his 67th wedding anniversary, at the age of 94. His wife Pat and other family were at his side.
Beanie was born in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, in...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:47 AM
With the crowd cheering, music blaring and exhausted, joyous runners all around, Nick Magliula crossed the finish line of the 2012 Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon.
Like Rocky on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Magliula felt...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:44 PM
A young woman in a bright yellow, single-occupant rowboat scooted into the Chicago Yacht Club and docked her boat. Waiting for her were a throng of supporters as well as a pack of reporters. News cameras were aimed squarely on her as she walked to her...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:22 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE: Esther Lofgren, an Olympic gold medalist, offers her thoughts and gratitude in an email about recently earning a spot on the U.S. women's quadruple sculls crew at the 2013 Senior World Championships in Chungju, South Korea, starting Aug....
| Jul 20, 2013
| 2:03 PM
FAIRFIELD — Molly Graffam was doing a research project last summer at Fairfield University with one of her chemistry professors when she started doodling on the blackboard.
The professor, Amanda Harper-Leatherman, knew Graffam was a bright...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Click on the book titles to listen to a sample of the audiobook discussed.
By Philipp Meyer, narrated by Will Patton, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Shepherd, Clifton Collins Jr., Harper Audio, 17 hours and 48 minutes, $49.99
Audiobooks were made for...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Author Daniel James Brown's newest book, "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics," is more than a sports saga. It's the true story of nine University of Washington students who rowed crew in the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The Patriot League formally added its two new members Monday as Boston University and Loyola University Maryland joined to bring the League’s full membership to 10 schools. Boston University previously accepted its invitation to join the Patriot...
| Jun 27, 2013
Reports: Gilman's Vincent to play for Penn State
Troy Vincent Jr., a 5-foot-10, 181-pound cornerback from Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference-champion Gilman, has committed to Penn State, according to SB Nation,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:30 PM
With the academic progress reports in from the 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 school years, many Patriot League school sports programs received glowing reports when the NCAA announced its Division I Academic Performance Program (APP) Public...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:18 PM
Moon Philly favored in Laurel Park's Morse
Moon Philly is the morning line favorite to win today's feature at Laurel Park, the $125,000 Nellie Morse Stakes for fillies and mares. The 1 1/16-mile test drew 12 runners. Ten can face the...