Dave Roberts
Dave Roberts
David Thomas Boreanaz, is a retired American television broadcaster who broadcast under the stage names Dave Thomas in Buffalo, New York, and Dave Roberts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the main weatherman for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia from 1983 until his retirement in 2009. He is the father of actor David Boreanaz, middle school teacher Beth Boreanaz, and Bo Boreanaz and the father-in-law of Jaime Bergman.
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Tech Talk: On Steve Jobs - KWCH
Google News - over 5 years
I wanted to have something about the news of Steve Jobs posted yesterday, but unfortunately, there are just not enough hours in the day to absolutely everything we want to do (but I'm sure you knew that already)
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What's That Smell? - The American (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Over at Grist, Dave Roberts seems to have left the land of reasoned discourse, and returned to his “Nuremburg trials for climate deniers” mentality. This time, Dave is railing against the dread conservative white men (CWM(tm)), a surviving branch of
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A social movement to fight climate change? - Washington Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Dave Roberts writes that a big problem in climate-change politics so far is that the campaign has been “an extremely intellectualized, top-down sort of undertaking, and as we saw with painful clarity during the climate bill fiasco,
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Is Dave Roberts' Steal or JD Drew's '07 ALCS Grand Slam a Bigger Boston Sports ... - NESN.com
Google News - over 5 years
Dave Roberts pulls off 'The Steal'The whole world knew he was going to steal second base. After Kevin Millar drew a walk in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 4 of the 2004 ALCS, that's exactly what Dave Roberts did. With the Red Sox down 4-3 and
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32 Programmes, by Dave Roberts - The Independent
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After being taken to his first football match in 1964 (Fulham versus Manchester United, 5 September), Dave Roberts amassed a collection of 1134 matchday programmes over the next 44 years. But when he and his wife decided to move to the
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Padres veteran Dave Roberts has his game on - SignOnSanDiego.com
Google News - over 5 years
Scripps Encinitas oncologist Dan Vicario threw out the first pitch to first base coach Dave Roberts, the former Padres center fielder. Vicario oversaw Roberts' care last year in his successful battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma
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Bobby Orr, Adam Vinatieri, Dave Roberts Among Favorites to Take Home Boston's ... - NESN.com
Google News - over 5 years
If Dave Roberts is even a millisecond late on his headfirst dive into second base, the Red Sox get swept in the 2004 ALCS and we still might be waiting for the end of the "Curse." What made Roberts' 90-foot scamper so special was that despite all the
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Is Dave Roberts' Steal or the 'Vibrating Building' During the '08 Stanley Cup ... - NESN.com
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Dave Roberts pulls off 'The Steal'The whole world knew he was going to steal second base. After Kevin Millar drew a walk in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 4 of the 2004 ALCS, that's exactly what Dave Roberts did. With the Red Sox down 4-3 and
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In Boston, Rivera Revisits a Nemesis
NYTimes - over 5 years
Marco Scutaro may have ensured himself a spot on any Boston Red Sox postseason roster Sunday night when he foiled Mariano Rivera for the second time in his career. Scutaro hit a leadoff double against Rivera in the ninth inning and scored the tying run on a sacrifice fly, and the Red Sox went on to win, 3-2, in 10 innings. In 2007, when he was a
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Polypore Names David A. Roberts to Board of Directors and Appoints Robert B ... - MarketWatch (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
We also want to welcome Dave Roberts to the board. He brings a successful track record leading global public companies and we are delighted he agreed to join the Polypore team." Polypore International, Inc. is a global high technology filtration
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Volunteers give a life-saving service - Belper News
Google News - over 5 years
Stephen Haywood, Keith Smith, Dave Roberts, Wayne Lenton, Anthony Coe and Rob Rose. WHEN you call an ambulance in an emergency, you don't expect a salesman or a carer to be first on the scene to help. But that could be the case in Belper and Amber
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Sports in a minute - Eagle Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Dave Roberts, who stole the most important base in Red Sox history, said the best advice he ever received about stealing bases came from Maury Wills, who led the National League in steals six times during his 14-year career. Wills swiped 104 bags for
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Off-duty firefighter spots Wilkes-Barre blaze - Citizens Voice
Google News - over 5 years
As firefighter/EMT Dave Roberts searched the first floor, he radioed Luzerne County 911 to report the blaze just before 7 am On-duty firefighters soon arrived and fought back flames to search the second floor, which was too dangerous for Roberts to
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dave Roberts
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2009
    Age 73
    His last on-air appearance was on December 11, 2009, during the 6 p.m. newscast.
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    On November 18, 2009, at age 73, Roberts announced his retirement from WPVI-TV.
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  • 2000
    Age 64
    In 2000, he was inducted into the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneer's Hall of Fame as well as selected Person of the Year by the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Association.
    More Details Hide Details The following year he was inducted into the Buffalo, New York Broadcasters' Hall of Fame. Roberts is well regarded for his community service. He is active with numerous charities in the Philadelphia metropolitan area and has hosted the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. He has been granted the "Man of the Year Achievement Award" by the Central Delco Lodge #2438, Order of the Sons of Italy in America, as well as being selected as "Person of the Year" by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Roberts attended Syracuse University as a Speech and Dramatic Arts student, graduating with dual majors in English and Communications. He is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild; he has had roles in Blow Out, All My Children, Doogie Howser, M.D. and thirtysomething. His son David Boreanaz became famous for the roles of Angel in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel and Seeley Booth on Bones.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1993
    Age 57
    In 1993, Roberts became a recipient of the National Weather Association's "Weathercaster Seal of Approval".
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  • FORTIES
  • 1983
    Age 47
    After the untimely death of Jim O'Brien on September 25, 1983, he began reporting the weather for WPVI's Action News.
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  • 1978
    Age 42
    In 1978, Roberts joined WPVI-TV in Philadelphia as a co-host for the morning television show AM Philadelphia.
    More Details Hide Details To avoid possible confusion with Lisa Thomas-Laury, he changed his stage name from David Thomas to Dave Roberts.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1961
    Age 25
    In 1961, Roberts joined WKBW-TV as the station's weatherman and as the host of the children's show Rocketship 7, as well as hosting Dialing for Dollars.
    More Details Hide Details In Buffalo, he began using the stage name David Thomas instead of his real surname of Boreanaz.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1956
    Age 20
    His television broadcasting career began at WBUF-TV in Buffalo in 1956.
    More Details Hide Details Two years, later Roberts served as the U.S. Army's news director for the Caribbean Forces Radio-TV Network, located in the Panama Canal Zone, as well as working in New York City as a broadcaster for Armed Forces Radio.
  • 1954
    Age 18
    Roberts was born in Buffalo, New York and is of Valle d'Aosta (northern Italian) descent. He began working as a radio broadcaster at WAER-FM in Syracuse, New York in 1954, later moving to WOLF-AM.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1936
    Age 0
    Born on February 14, 1936.
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