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Friday, September 30, 2016

Thousands brave the elements to meet “The Boss”

By Alex Lloyd Gross Do you want to meet Bruce Springsteen,and maybe get a photo taken with him?  well yesterday was your chance, as he was at the free Library of Philadelphia, in their main branch near 19th  street. thousands lined up for hours and waited for that chance.  He is on a book tour, 

Crime

Reward offered in Bensalem missing person case

By Alex Lloyd Gross When a loved one goes missing  it is heartbreaking.  The whereabouts of the person you are seeking is unknown.  Earlier this month,  Lindsay Piccone, of Bensalem went missing , possibly from Tyler State Park. Now a cash reward has been offered by the family, for any information regarding their family member.

Crime

Preview of new Philly hot spot

By Alex Lloyd Gross A new hang is about to open in Philly and it’s got the WOW factor.  It’s not a another bar with bland food cooked by a short order cook.  Revolutions is able to draw people in and keep them in until it’s time to leave. Then they want to come  back. 

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Bucks County Tour of Honor welcomes vets home

By Alex Lloyd Gross Hundreds of people showed up to Parx Casino on Street Road in Bensalem , to welcome home the Bucks County Tour of Honor. This is bus trip with vets from all branches of the armed service as they take a trip to Washington DC to  visit some memorials.  This tour took

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Liberty Medal given to civil rights leader

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Liberty Medal ceremony was held last night, September  19, 2016 outside of the National Constitution Center.  The hour long ceremony was honoring Congressman John Lewis  showed why he was chosen to get the award. He was beaten and arrested back in the 1960’s as he lead marchers across the south

Crime

Two cops shot in Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross Two police officers were shot, late last night , September 16, 2016 in Philadelphia.  Both are expected to be okay.  The incident happened near 50th and Pine Street, when a female police Sgt. was ambushed while sitting in her marked patrol car. She was shot eight times, before the suspect ran

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Motorcycle driver seriously hurt in Bristol crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross A Bucks County man who was very involved with rides honoring veterans and emergency services personnel was in a serious accident on route 413 (which is incidentally called Veterans Highway , yesterday, September 15 2016. The crash happened on the 600 block of  Route 413, just after 5:00PM.  The identities of

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Bill Graham exhibit opens in Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross When you talk about Rock and Roll Legends, you think of bands like the Rolling Stones, The Who,   The Beatles ,  for example. However,  most people don’t think about  what it takes to get those bands to your town. One such man, Bill Graham was a visionary.  A true showman. This

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Mulch fire damages Oxford Valley Mall restaurant

By Alex Lloyd Gross A small mulch fire is being blamed for damaging the popular TGI Friday’s restaurant which sits on the ring road around the Oxford Valley Mall  in Middletown Bucks County.  The fire, reported shortly after 1:15 PM was extinguished  and most of the fire companies that were dispatched had taken up.  It

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Two Philly cops hurt in crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross Two cops assigned to the 15th District in Philadelphia were hurt today,  September  15 2016 at the intersection of Frankford and Cheltenham Avenues.  The crash happened just after noon when the cops were responding to an “assist officer” call and collided with another vehicle.  Both officers sustained serious but not life

Crime

Argument leads to murder suicide in Philadelphia

By Alex Lloyd Gross An argument is being blamed for the deaths of two  people found stabbed to death inside a house on the 12000 block of Elmore Road in the northeast.  Neighbors said that the two people were boyfriend and girlfriend. A concerned neighbor called police after they did not see the homeowner who

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Tyler State Park closed for missing person search

By Alex Lloyd Gross For the second straight day, Tyler State Park in Newtown Pa , Bucks County is closed as authorities search for a missing 21 year old Bensalem resident.   Lindsay Piccone,of Bensalem  was last seen on September 6 in Bensalem, but has not been seen since.  Her automobile was found at the

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Budweiser Clydesdales trot through Bristol Boro

By Alex Lloyd Gross September 5 2016, was supposed to be marred by a hurricane. instead, it was a bright, sunny day,perfect for a parade and that is exactly what happened in Bristol Borough, Bucks County. The famous Clydesdale horses made a trip trough the center of town, stopping at bars and restaurants to drop

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Oktoberfest is this weekend at Canstatters

By Alex Lloyd Gross With the threat of a hurricane and severe weather curtailing people to travel to the Jersey shore,  many are stuck here and looking for something to do.  The concerts on the beach in Atlantic City are cancelled due to a storms well that would make it unsafe.  However,  in Northeast Philadelphia,