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March 22, 2017

Pepsi restricts sales of soda to Philly stores

By Alex Lloyd Gross Yes, you read the headline right. Starting this spring, Pepsi will no longer be supplying grocery stores in Philadelphia with 2-Liter bottles of soda and multi packs of cans.. They just are not selling in the city.  That includes products bottled by Pepsi as well, such as Mountain Dew.  However, Coke

Crime

Philadelphia District Attorney indicted

By Alex Lloyd Gross Seth Williams, the Philadelphia District Attorney was indicted today, March 22, 2017 by Federal Authorities. He is alleged to have used his office to go easy on criminals, and help friends breeze past Airport Security when they return from trips in exchange for money or other  gifts..  He is also accused

Crime

Fake traffic tickets issued in Chester County

By Alex Lloyd Gross No one likes to get a traffic ticket. That being said, there is a scam going around in the Delaware Valley that involves fake tickets. People like those tickets even less, including the police.   According to cops, someone  was taking photographs of vehicles that were legally parked at private residences

Crime

Philly cop hurt , teen suspect in custody

By Alex Lloyd Gross A teenage male is in a heap of trouble, after assaulting an off duty cop during the early morning hours today, March 20, 2017 on the 12000 block of Academy Rd.  Apparently, he was engaged in behavior that caused an off duty cop to attempt to detain him to arrest him.

News

J.C Penney closing three area stores

By Alex Lloyd Gross Joining a huge list of retail outlets, J.C. Penney announced today, March 17, 2017 that they are closing two additional stores in the Philadelphia area.  They had previously announced that the store at Willow Grove would be shutting down by the end of the year. Today, they announced that the King

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Flower Show makes you think of spring

By Alex Lloyd Gross The 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show is in full bloom at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The theme is Holland and professional landscapers and gardeners have elaborate displays that must be seen, and smelled, to be believed.  From giant windmills to flowery gardens, people can meander through pathways to get close enough to

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House fire in Bristol Boro

By Alex Lloyd Gross A house fire in Bristol Borough kept first responders busy yesterday,  when a cable company doing an install is alleged to have started the fire, officials said.  The house, located on bath street sustained serious damage to the interior. It is a twin house so the dwelling next door, called an

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Region braces for snowstorm

By Alex Lloyd Gross The region will get snow tomorrow, March 14, 2017 and people are preparing.  While reports are only estimates, some of those estimates have put people into panic mode, where they feel they must rush to to store and buy bread, milk, and even rock salt or other emergency supplies. The storm

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Wilford Brimley headlines Monster Mania Convention

By Alex Lloyd Gross Do you have an affinity for horror movies?  Then you must get to the Crowne Pointe Hotel in Cherry Hill NJ for Monster Mania. It’s a convention where  horror fans will converge and meet each other, buy memorabilia and maybe meet a few actors that appeared in their favorite movies. The

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Turnpike Bridge now open

By Alex Lloyd Gross The morning rush hour got a bit easier for motorists today, March 10, 2017, as the bridge that connects the Pennsylvania and new Jersey Turnpike was reopened to traffic. late last night.  The bridge was closed in  January of this year. Construction officials credit the warm weather for putting them ahead

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Aqua club destroyed by fire

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Aquahub  fitness center, located on the 3600 block of Grant Ave has been destroyed by a quick moving  four alarm fire, today,  March  6 2017 . The fire, which consumed the entire building started on the roof. As firefighters arrived, they  were met with a huge plume of thick smoke

Politics

Pro Trump rally held in Bensalem

By Alex Lloyd Gross About 1000 people RSVP’d that they would show up and attend a Pro President Trump rally in Bensalem Saturday, March 4,2017.  The rally was held at Neshaminy State Park. Most who said they would make it,  did  come and show their support for Trump. The unofficial estimate was about 1000 people. 

Crime

Region comes together after cemetery vandalized

By Alex Lloyd Gross Currently, police are calling the desecration of over 100 headstones at the Mount Carmel Jewish Cemetery “Institutional Vandalism”. It’s not being called a “Hate Crime’  officially.  Unofficially, it is and much worse. Yesterday, February 29, 2017, multiple politicians  and local residents gathered near the site, so denounce the act.  While they