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April 26, 2017

Philly high school players to participate in NFL Draft

  The NFL will honor outstandinng members of the community throughout the three-day celebration at the 2017 NFL Draft. Special guests will take part in the excitement of the Draft by announcing various picks and participating in festivities in Philadelphia.   Salute to Service – Military Appreciation The NFL will recognize active duty service members,

Crime

Philly Police raid pot party

By Alex Lloyd Gross A huge warehouse in the Frankford section of the city, located on the 4500 block of Worth Street was turned into a marijuana smoking party,  which was organized via social media.  This group, which charges $50.00 admission and has been holding these parties for several years.  The one held April 22,

Music

Sabaton storms Trocadero in Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross Sabaton,  are a relatively new hard rock band. They are making a name for themselves without  major radio airplay and are now on tour of the United States. That tour, opened in Philly April 20, 2017. The band is bringing two treats  with them this time around, Leaves Eyes and Battle

Health

City tries to tout Berkeley “Soda Tax”

By Alex Lloyd Gross Yesterday, April 18, 2017,  Philadelphia city officials were quick to bring out a public study about the “sweetened beverage tax” in Berkeley California. The study,   by the Public Health Institute and the University of North Carolina were quick to find that this tax had health benefits, that sales of soda fell

Music

Dave Davies rocks New Hope

By Alex Lloyd Gross Classic rock fans will remember seeing The Kinks at the Tower Theater, the Spectrum and even at JFK Stadium  on June 19 1982. By that time, they were huge and playing for about 50,000 people with other acts. Most people were far away from the stage and baked in the afternoon

Crime

Fatal accident in Levittown

By Alex Lloyd Gross A brutal, two car accident at Route 13 and Haines Road claimed the life of a young man  and seriously injured another.  The crash took place at the intersection and cops were conducting an investigation to determine what happened. A witness  who did not want to give his name claimed to

Music

Rock legend to play show in New Hope

By Alex Lloyd Gross Dave Davies from the Kinks will be in town next week, on a Monday night. He’s on tour and he has his sights set at Havana New Hope. Monday, April 17, 2017.  “The tour, it’s going well, the show is well received. We play some new songs and some old songs,”

Crime

Montco dad jailed for abusing family with dog collar

By Alex Lloyd Gross Joseph Myhre from Lower Providence Twp. PA. had his own brand of discipline for his two children and his wife. He would shock them with an electric dog collar , sometimes multiple times, or put needles under their fingernails until they were bleeding.  This was done when family members were asked

News

Black Lives Matter ban whites from meetings

By Alex Lloyd Gross Imagine having a private group or organization and having a policy to exclude black people, Chinese,  people of Spanish origin are not welcome , either.  That could happen in 1962. It could never happen here, in 2017, right?   Well the Philadelphia chapter of Black Lives Matter has banned everyone except black

News

Crash send cars into supermarket

By Alex Lloyd Gross A violent, four vehicle accident in the parking lot of a Save A Lot supermarket in Philadelphia today, April 5 2017  could have been much worse that it looked like. As fire trucks and emergency responders arrived, it looked like a war zone.  Wrecked cars littered the front entryway to the

Health

Police seek identify of missing elderly woman

The Bensalem Township Police Department is attempting to identify an elderly woman who suffers from dementia.  At approximately 5:20 a.m. this morning, the unidentified woman got on the #14 Septa bus at the Frankford Terminal in Philadelphia.  The bus traveled to the Neshaminy Mall and the woman did not exit the bus.  She requested the

News

Two crashes tie up Route 1 traffic

By Alex Lloyd Gross Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia was not a good place to be yesterday, April 3 2017, if you were a motorist, especially if you were traveling north. Two different, unrelated crashes tied up traffic and sent a total of thee people to local hospitals. The first took place when a vehicle in

Music

UFO lands in Times Square with Saxon

By Alex Lloyd Gross Was there ever a rock show you wanted to see no matter what?  This was one not to be missed. UFO with Saxon.The fact is , this tour is not coming anywhere near  the Philly area. That is the only thing that sucked about this tour.  One of the last shows