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As Unemployed Struggle, Senate Republicans Argue Over Benefits

by Alex Lloyd Gross When the pandemic hit,  millions of businesses were forced to close. To combat the effect, the government gave people on unemployment $600.00 per week. It was a Godsend and a lifeline. The problem is that $600.00 has expired and senate republicans are not interested in resurrecting it, or keeping it going. 

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

Bensalem Police Need Your Help To Catch Burglar

by Alex Lloyd Gross Two burglaries in Bensalem, Bucks County took place during the early morning hours of July 21, 2020. They were caught on  video and even though  the burglar was wearing a hoodie, he can be identified.   The first took place at 3:50 AM at the Dunkin Donuts on the 3400 block

Is a Boycott of Pro Sports Coming?

by Alex Lloyd Gross With the threat of coronacirus , pro sports are slowly making a return to stadiums but without fans.  With the Black Lives Matter protests and riots,  many teams  and leagues have taken to promoting, some say blindly,  the Black Lives Matter agenda.  Some fans  think it is a great and wonderful

Area Food Banks Are Vital Lifeline During Pandemic

by Alex Lloyd Gross When area governors  closed their states to all but essential workers,   Americans across the country cot screwed.  With stores closed,  jobs were lost. Some of those jobs are not coming back for a while. For example, in  this area,  there are some banks that have not reopened.  The restaurant industry  and

PA Prison Inmates Scamming Unemployment Benefits

by Alex Lloyd Gross An investigation that started in Pittsburgh and is now going across Pennsylvania is focusing on people that have no business collecting unemployment benefits. They are not eligible for those benefits because they a condition of getting these benefits is that they must be available for work and looking for work, which

PA Essential Workers Get $3/hr Pay Raise : Sort Of

by Alex Lloyd Gross Workers who are essential, have put themselves in harm way during the COVID-19 pandemic and most of the time, their employers have reaped the benefits with nothing more than a “Thank You” . As is the case with business, a store making billions is not going to pay front line workers

Open Sesame, Sesame Place To Open July 24 2020

by Alex Lloyd Gross One of the most popular attractions in the region is going to re open on July 24, 2020. Sesame Place.  It’s going to look a bit different and hours of operation may change as well. All guest two and older must wear a mask unless you are in a water park

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