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December 14, 2018

Health

Philadelphia roads closed for marathon November 17 and 18

Runners gather at Pennsylvania Convention Center to get bibs and supplies for the race. The fitness expo is free and open to the public at the convention center. Once inside, people can see what other races are available in different towns. You can also get promotional items. One such race, Philly Love Marathon failed miserably

City 911 call center is down in parts of Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross Residents that need emergency city services are being asked to use a cell phone and not a landline to call 911. There is a switching issue with Verizon, which takes care of the phone service coming into the city call centers. The technicians are being called in to help fix the

Tainted batch of drugs hits Philly streets

By Alex Lloyd Gross Drug dealers want your money.  They do not care how they get it, or what you have to do to get it, they want it.  If that means cutting, or diluting  a batch of Heroin with something toxic,  oh well, that’s too bad. It seems that is exactly what happened this

Centenarians gather in Philly for lunch

By Alex Lloyd Gross People that are 100 years old or older have very interesting stories to tell. yesterday, May 17, 2018,   bunch of them were invited to the Sugar House casino,where they were treated to lunch, a show and all got a portrait with the mayor.   There It was all free. In all  there

Eagles get ready for their Autism challenge

By Alex Lloyd Gross There will be an Autism Awareness event May 19, 2018 and it involves the Super Bowl Champions Philadelphia Eagles . The are a huge sponsor of it. and you can help by going here. SAP is an organization, with headquarters in Newtown Square Pa.  Today,  April 13, 2018, they hold a

City scrambles to garner support for soda tax

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s been almost a year and half since the “Sweetened Beverage Tax” was launched and the city is still making attempts to laud it’s effectiveness. In some areas, such as center city, the tax is paid and sales have not dropped off . That’s due to the amount of tourists that

Kids shadow government officials for a day

“For decades, PAL Centers have provided young people including myself, a former 12-year-old PAL participant, with the invaluable opportunity to learn how City Hall works from caring adults,” said Mayor Kenney. “I would like to thank the dedicated PAL Center supervisors, staff, board members and Toyota for supporting the city’s most important asset: young people. Together,

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