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Rep Tina Davis Co Sponsors Bill To Provide Relief To Restaurant Industry

HARRISBURG, Aug. 20 – State Reps. Joe Ciresi, D-Montgomery, and Tina Davis, D-Bucks, have introduced a bipartisan bill that would provide financial relief to bars, restaurants and catering halls that have been struggling financially because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. House Bill 2791, which was assigned to the Commerce Committee after introduction, is also part

Arrests Made In Sesame Place Mask Assault

by Alex Lloyd Gross Troy McCoy and Shakerra Bonds have been arrested by US Marshals  in connection with the assault of a 17 year old  worker at Sesame Place.  The two were asked to wear a mask correctly by the worker and punched him in the face. You can read the original story here. The

Neighbors Of Philly Homeless Encampment Furious At City

by Alex Lloyd Gross The Philadelphia homeless encampment at 22nd and Ben Franklin Parkway is not going anywhere, at least for a while. Residents who live near there are furious at Mayor Kenney, and tourists who come to Philadelphia are disgusted.  This was fashioned after the Seattle “No Cop Zone”, and similar zones set up

Threatening Letters Sent To Businesses in Bucks County

By Alex Lloyd Gross Newtown Township. Police and the United States Postal Service are investigating two different letters that were sent to businesses in the township.  Upon opening the correspondence,  it was a letter seeking donations to a cause.  As peope read the lewtter5s, they were alarmed when  they read that harm would come to

Fire Crews Battle House Fire in Trevose

by Alex Lloyd Gross A one alarm fire caused substantial damage to a house at 514 Philmont Ave. in Lower Southampton  Pa, earlier today, August 10 2020. One person was taken to the hospital in serious condition, officials at the scene said.  The fire  is still under investigation and a cause has not been determined.This

Letter To Editor About Speed Cameras

Now we have speed cameras on Roosevelt Boulevard, rather than implementing some common sense things. Simple things like 85th percentile speed limits and making the yellow lights longer are good ideas. Decent length all-red intervals help. Sensors can also control the traffic lights, to prevent collisions and keep better flow. When crashes occur, we must

Parts Of Region Hit Hard By Storm

by Alex Lloyd Gross Trees came down on the 800 block of Christy Ave. in Croydon. The trees crashed through fences and brought power lines down with them. About a mile down State Rd in Bensalem, the 2600 block of State Road was starting to flood. As of 11:30 AM it was passable if you

Food and Diaper Give Away In Norristown

There will be an opportunity to get free produce and diapers for children  This Saturday Aug 1 2020.  Information is on the flyer.  your best bet is to arrive  early and wait in line. That way, you insure you have the best selection of what you may need.  This starts at noon and runs until

Some Nursing Homes Keeping Residents $1200 Stimulus Checks

by Alex Lloyd Gross Call it greed or call it an accounting error,  some nursing facilities across the state have been caught pocketing their residents stimulus money. PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro has said this practice is wrong. “They cannot do that,” he said. When a family member goes into a nursing home, some homes

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