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Fake Navy SEAL Arrested For Stealing $300K In VA Benefits

By Alex Lloyd Gross It is despicable to claim to have served in the US Military to gain  a free meal  or other discount. It is outrageous to fake discharge papers, claim to be  a Prisoner of War to get money from the Veterans Administration you are not entitled to. That is exactly what Richard

Roads In Philly Closed For Rocky Run Saturday.

ROCKY RUN – SATURDAY, 11-9-19 The Rocky Run 5K/10-Mile running event will take place in Fairmount Park on Saturday, 11-9-19. The following Streets will be closed:                     M.L.K. Drive: Art Museum to Falls Bridge                                                  3AM to 1PM Strawberry Mansion Bridge:                                                                       6AM to 11AM   Ford Road:  Chamounix Dr to Strawberry Mansion Bridge                         6AM to

EMS Providers Up In Air Over House Bill

By Alex Lloyd Gross EMS providers are not happy about this bill. It was put forth by Perry Warren  (d) Bucks and it just came out of  committee. Anyone affiliated with public safety is against this in it’s present form as this bill, as written could cause EMS providers to close or curtail their services.

Local Politicians Struggle To Address Volunteer Firefighters Shortages

By Alex Lloyd Gross The numbers are staggering. Pennsylvania once had 300,000 volunteer firefighters, now there are about 30,000.  Something must get done to attract and retain more firefighters.  Bucks County Pa Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (r)  is spearheading a joined federal- state task force to address the issue.  The result of shortages is that when

Animal Cruelty Tackled By the House

Alex Lloyd Gross It is a no brainier. Pass a bill that toughens existing laws against animal cruelty.  That is exactly what happened this past week in the US House of Representatives The US senate has their own bill and that they are working on.  So it is not law just yet.  The Preventing Animal 

48 Billion Dollar Settlement Reached in Opioid Epidemic

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that he and Attorneys General Josh Stein (NC), Herbert Slatery (TN), and Ken Paxton (TX) secured a $48 billion agreement in principle with Cardinal Health, McKesson, Amerisource Bergen, Johnson & Johnson, and Teva for their roles in fueling the opioid epidemic. The framework agreed upon includes $22.25

Philadelphia Plans To Curb Vaping By Teenagers

By Alex Lloyd Gross Vaping is a fad which has attracted millions of people. Some think it is safer than smoking cigarettes. Within the last two years, 26 people have died and thousands of others received serious lung damage which has been attributed to vaping and using “flavored” vape juice. This contains higher concentrates of

Bucks Suicide Prevention Walk set for Nov 2

Digital Staff The following is a press release from Bucks County Bucks County will play host once again to the autumn #HoldOnYouMatter Walk on November 2 to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention. The event will be held at the Upper Bucks campus of Bucks County Community College at One Hillendale Road, Perkasie. Check-in

Free Health Screenings in Bensalem & Fairless Hills

Digital Reporter- Jeff Bohen    The pharmacists at GIANT Food Stores  are offering free health screenings at two in-store pharmacies this week. On Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Customers can receive free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings – no appointment necessary at the Giant Food Stores in Bensalem and Fairless Hills.

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