Monthly Archives: November 2018

2 Ex-High School Players Convicted In Alleged On-Ice Attack « Detroit News Watch

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Two former Philadelphia-area high school hockey players have been placed on probation for a year and ordered to do 100 hours of community service after being convicted of assaulting members of a rival team during a playoff game last year. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The (Pottstown) Mercury reports that Montgomery County jurors deliberated for nearly ...

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Couple, Homeless Man Charged In GoFundMe Scam « Detroit News Watch

A New Jersey couple and a homeless man have been accused of making up a feel-good story that raised more than $400,000 through GoFundMe. The couple, Kate McClure and Mark D’Amico, and the man, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., face charges of second-degree theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina said Thursday. The couple ...

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New ‘Monopoly For Millennials’ From Hasbro Gets Mixed Reactions « Detroit News Watch

“Adulting” is hard when you’re a millennial. Monopoly knows. So it’s come up with a game to give young folks “a break from the rat race,” where it’s not all about the money. Hasbro, which manufactures the classic game, released its latest edition of Rich Uncle Pennybags’ adventures, Monopoly for Millennials — and yes, it includes avocados. The game is ...

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Ottawa Goalie Anderson Stops 2 Penalty Shots, Senators Beat Red Wings 2-1 « Detroit News Watch

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Detroit coach Jeff Blashill was quick to credit Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Anderson stopped two third-period penalty shots and Drake Batherson scored in his NHL debut to help the Senators beat the Red Wings 2-1 on Thursday night. “Those are real players taking the penalty shots, so good for Craig Anderson,” ...

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Philadelphia Flyers Mascot, Gritty, Has Fun In First Snow « Detroit News Watch

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Not everyone was cursing the fall snowstorm that snared traffic throughout the Northeast. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Philadelphia Flyers’ mascot, Gritty, experienced his first snowfall on Thursday. And Gritty tweeted it’s “Zamboni dust.” (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) In video shared on his Twitter account, Gritty proclaimed his love for snow by shuffling his feet to ...

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