PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – “Our Gal Sal” is calling it a career, again, as 1960’s local TV icon Sally Starr ends her latest career as the host of a weekly country music radio show in South Jersey.

At age 88, Sally Starr has done it all, although face it, most of us remember those weekday afternoons on channel 6 where she hosted “Popeye Theatre”, a mix of live TV and cartoons.

Even though her health is forcing an end to her WVLT radio show, she still has public appearances planned and enjoys getting out among her fans, young and old.

“I get lots of kisses and hugs and I’m received extremely well. I feel like they have accepted me as a member of their household and I don’t do anything to jeopardize that.”

Starr still lives in South Jersey and plans to remain in her home as long as she can keep up the mortgage payments. Always blunt, that’s Sally.

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Reported By David Madden, KYW Newsradio.

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