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January 21, 2018

Crime

Meet the new Deputy Director of Public Safety for Bensalem

By Alex Lloyd Gross His name is William McVey.  When Pat Ponticelli retired this month, Bensalem needed a new Deputy Director.  Many municipalities hire a professional  to search the country for their ideal candidate for this type of position.  Not here. All  the Director of Public Safety, Fred Harran needed to do was to look

Music

Xcitement as Chicago plays Parx Casino

By Alex Lloyd Gross Parx Casino has always had entertainment.  From tribute bands to comedy shows at Parx 360. However, a brand new music venue opened tonight inside the casino. It’s called the Xcite Center.  It’s an entertainment venue on steroids.  The band Chicago was asked to headline the opening night and boy did they

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News

Vehicle hits train in Croydon

By Alex Lloyd Gross A pick up truck hit a train last night, January 12 2018 in Croydon.  According to cops, the train, a Norfolk-Southern Locomotive was crossing the train track that runs across State Road near River Road. The road was dark, and wet.  A pick up truck that was traveling north on State

Health

No kill animal coalition launched in Philly region

By Alex Lloyd Gross Too many times in different part of the country, an animal brought into a shelter is euthanized when the pet was healthy for a myriad of reasons, ranging from lack of space to an error by a brain dead individual that worked there. They thought they were doing the “right thing”

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Crime

Woman hurt by DUI driver in NE Phila

By Alex Lloyd Gross A grinding two vehicle crash at the intersection of  Academy and Woodhaven Roads in northeast Philadelphia sent two people to local hospitals January 5 2018. One of the drivers was in police custody, for allegedly driving drunk. That driver was north on Academy Rd  driving a Chevy when  he allegedly ran

News

Dinosaurs invade Philadelphia

By Alex Lloyd Gross Dinosaurs were thought to be extinct for over 150 million years.  But they are back.  In Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center  located on Broad Street, at Arch,  the Dinosaur Time Trek show is in town for this weekend. While the displays might not be alive, they do move around. In

Crime

Krasner sacks 31 prosecutors

By Alex Lloyd Gross On Tuesday Jan 2, 2018 Larry Krasner was sworn in as District Attorney of Philadelphia. He vowed to work with veteran prosecutors and wanted to work for a change in Philadelphia. Less than four days into his term, he fired 31 lawyers. Some were attached to the  homicide unit.  Jan 5,

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