With The Mummers
24TH ANNUAL Mummerâ€™s Mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel held in heart of Mummery Land at 3rd & Wolf saw presentation of Symbolic Gifts of Mummery placed at altar prior to Mass.
GUESS AGAIN! You can identify Jim Harrity, but try to find former Council Frank DiCicco in this group of Mummer Clowns.
GARNISHING a lot of beaded necklaces, wheelchair-bound Mona and her mom Mona Mason as they watched Mummers Parade with James Henderson.
TYPICAL Mummersâ€™ families span generations in participation in annual welcome to New Yearâ€™s Day. Here 55-year veteran Joe Sbaraglia, our columnist, escorts 13-month-old grandson Conner in his first parade, and son Robert, who has not missed parade for 38 years, even though he now has to come up from Florida.
WE KNOW you couldnâ€™t guess the Councilman inside this spectacular costume! So weâ€™ll tell…
PRIME SPONSOR of this yearâ€™s Mummers Parade, SugarHouse Gen. Mgr. Wendy Hamilton was thanked by Mayor Michael Nutter for sponsoring TV coverage.
GOV. &â€ˆMRS. Tom Corbett enjoyed great seats viewing parade beside City Hall.
OH, DEM Soggy Slippers. Mummer shows his comic side as he sends Hurricane Sandy message during New Yearâ€™s Day. Photo by Rory McGlasson
BEDROCK of Broad Street. Mummers dressed as Flintstones characters strut down S. Broad during New Yearâ€™s Parade celebration. Photo by Rory McGlasson
WILLIAM COSKEY â€“ Honorary Captain of Finnegan Comic Brigade â€“ struts in Mummers Parade. Hours earlier, Coskey was in hospital receiving chemÂotherapy treatment. Despite illness, this S.W. Phila. resident marched with family, including son Anthony Coskey. Â Photo by Rory McGlasson
THIS RESPLENDENT Pharaoh beams his royal reign over Philly.
REPUBLICAN leader Joseph J. DeFelice strutted his annual best as he performed with comics.