The gay rights activist saw friends die of AIDS. He created homes and a program for home-bound people with the disease. Professionally, his work is seen in parks throughout Gloucester County.
NEW YORK (AP) - Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become a movie star, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93.
Cortez Kennedy was a hulking force at defensive tackle, the cornerstone of a franchise that had little to cheer about for most of his playing career.
Known as "the little dynamo," Miss Bertas was among the first women of Greek descent to become a lawyer here. She also taught business law.
He really wanted to make Philadelphia a better place, one fellow lawyer said.
He allowed fathers in the delivery room and relied on hypnosis instead of painkilling drugs during childbirth.
Wherever the Hooters performed, Dr. Bazilian was there in the front row, singing and dancing with the rest of the fans. He never tired of his son's success.
Dr. Comis listened carefully to his patients and included their input in his cancer clinical trials.
Mr. Mang acquired a firm in Norristown that was recording losses, borrowed heavily, and expanded the product line. Within a decade the company cornered the market on a Teflon sheathing for vehicle cables that it sold to automakers around the world.
“I am so grateful for the four years we got to share after her diagnosis,” her husband said. “That pushed us to unconditional love and strength, and I feel that those two feed off each other."
He got his start in TV with the 'Mike Douglas Show,' first in Cleveland then in Philadelphia, where he was to have his fateful encounter with Richard Nixon in 1967.
DETROIT (AP) - Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. He was 52.
Blues singer was an icon at the Jersey Shore, where he built a fan base for his band and attracted other big names to perform.