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Friday, February 24, 2017

Defective lights blamed for Roosevelt Blvd crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross A grinding three vehicle accident sent at least one male to the hospital today, February  23 2017.  Emergency workers  responded and helped the injured after their vehicles were sent flying  onto the center median at Welsh Road.  A female said that she was traveling east on welsh and she was crossing

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Philly soda tax just cost people their jobs

By Alex Lloyd Gross By the time the soda tax reaches it’s 100th day, it will have been responsible for costing over 400 people their jobs.  According to a report in the Philadelphia Business Journal, Browns Supermarkets, which owns quite a few  supermarkets  both inside and outside the city,  they will have to lay off

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Multiple people homeless after Levittown apartment fire

By Alex Lloyd Gross Two apartments were severely damaged and  six others received smoke and water damage to make them uninhabitable.  The fire,  at the Lakeview Terrace Apartments on South Olds Blvd. in Falls Twp.  is still under investigation.  Crews responded at about 7:30  PM and were met with heavy fire  coming from an a

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NJ Governor shoots off mouth and makes no sense

By Alex Lloyd Gross Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie made a comment yesterday, February 16, 2017 that has local people furious. He spoke about something he is unqualified to speak about and has no facts about the subject.  The Phillies and Citizens Bank Park.  He called Phillies fans “bitter” and referred to the ball

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Andy Puzder resigns as Labor Secretary Nominee

By Alex Lloyd Gross Andy Puzder The man who President Donald Trump nominated for secretary of labor has withdrawn his name for consideration. An opponent of anything more than a small increase to the $7.25 per hour minimum wage, Puzder was  in the target of many labor groups and workers. His thoughts that these workers

Crime

Cops investigate shooting at strip club

By Alex Lloyd Gross Philadelphia Police were called to the scene of a  shooting outside of the Penthouse Club on Castor Avenue late last night, February 14, 2017.  No one was injured.  Cops said that an off duty police captain was leaving the club and going to his car, when he observed a  black male

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More dirt found on Labor Secretary Nominee

By Alex Lloyd Gross Do you work for a living?  If  answer yes, then  the man who President Donald Trump picked for Labor Secretary should concern you. Andrew Puzder is one of, if the most controversial picks for Trump’s cabinet. Puzder owns Hardees and Carl  Jr,s, fast food restaurants.  He has been called on the

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Minimum wage to increase in Pennsylvania in 2017

By Alex Lloyd Gross Currently, the State of Pennsylvania is in the dark ages and behind the times, when it comes to paying workers that are working on the bottom end of the pay scale. Federal Minimum Wage is $7.25 per hour and that is exactly what the state minimum wage is.  Many that work

Crime

Cops: Bucks County man molested children for over 40 years

By Alex Lloyd Gross Calling someone a monster is unthinkable.  Except when someone does the unthinkable and then, the title fits. imagine a man in his late 50,s who had been having sex with young children for 40 years. That is exactly what cops confronted when they arrested William Charles Thomas, of Falls Township.  The

Music

Udo storms Trocadero

By Alex Lloyd Gross UDO Dirkschieder.the one time front man of  German rock heavyweights, Accept closed his solo tour  last night, February 4, 2017 in Philly, at the Trocadero.  This is the last time he will be playing all Accept songs. Udo showed the estimated  1000 fans in attendance just why he is a force

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Last weekend before car show rolls out

By Alex Lloyd Gross If you are looking for something to do this weekend of February  4, 2017,  why not go to the Philly Auto Show. It’s held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center . There, you can see hundreds of brand new cars . Heck, you may even be able to take a few of

Crime

School worker sold drugs to students

By Alex Lloyd Gross A school district employee at a school cafeteria  is behind bars after being accused of selling items to students that were not on the menu. Namely, marijuana. This went on for some time at George Washington High School in Northeast Philadelphia. When employees at the school found out, they called cops

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Pedestrian killed in front of Northeast High School

By Alex Lloyd Gross Police in Philadelphia are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident on the 1900 block of Cottman Avenue today, January 31 2017.   No students from the school were involved and the driver did stop and is cooperating with police.  Reports are sketchy as nothing has been confirmed. Police said the man ran into