Longtime marathoner Joseph Curcio told the New York Times that he was 'just lucky' as the first of the two Boston Marathon bombs exploded just yards to his left.
The world saw Joseph Curcio last week, but its attention was focused more closely, in countless video replays, on the orange fireball blooming beside him. There he was, though, a grainy figure in dark blue running clothes, visible from finish line cameras as he was about to celebrate the completion of the Boston Marathon. "I was just about to throw up my arms as I crossed the finish line, and that's when the first bomb went off," the Chalfont man recalled in an audio interview with the New York Times. The 63-year-old information security officer said he managed to stay on his feet in the chaos that followed the blast. "I was just lucky that day," Curcio said, his voice beginning to break as he describes some of the less fortunate …
Paramjeet Singh and Gurjeet Kinth own Cross Culture on W. State Street. Its sister location in Princeton, NJ, opened in 2010 and drew the attention of NY food critic Karla Cook.
Tuesday, February 5
Since opening in 2006, Cross Culture on West State Street has become Doylestown's go-to spot for quality Indian food (or for anyone in the throes of a craving for a chicken curry). Diners may not realize, though, that the restaurant's owners, brothers Paramjeet Singh and Gurjeet Kinth, own three other restaurants of the same name. One of those, a Princeton, NJ location that opened in 2010, has a proud new feather in its cap: an almost universally positive review from New York Times food critic Karla Cook. The review appeared in the Jan. 27. print edition of the paper. "I was surprised by delicacy," Cook wrote, noting that numerous dishes were "prepared with particular care." The "gentle" navratan korma and "heady" masala chai drew special …