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June 23, 2018

Politics

Pennsylvania lawmakers work to raise state minimum wage

By Alex Lloyd Gross This is a growing gap in the earning capacity of low wage workers ( those making $9.00 and below).  State lawmakers in Pa. are working to change that gap amid growing public pressure. That is to raise the state minimum wage. Currently, it’s  $7.25 per hour.  The Federal Minimum Wage is

Gay Pride marcher arrested for setting flag on fire

By Alex Lloyd Gross An 18 year old New Jersey female was arrested for trying to set an American Flag on fire Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 12th and Locust Streets in Philadelphia. At that time, there was a demonstration and a march.  For whatever reason, the pink haired female tried to set an American

Trump refuses Eagles visit to White House

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl  February 4 2018.   Four month later, after this huge upset win over the New England Patriots, the team was scheduled to visit the White House and meet with President Donald Trump.  Less than 24 hours before the event was to take place, it was

Krasner’s office to issue arrest warrant for flag vandalism

By Alex Lloyd Gross Authorities had Antione Guyton in custody earlier this week, in connection with spray painting a red substance on the Israeli Flag on May 15, 2018.  The flag hangs over the Ben Franklin Parkway.  The District Attorney refused to prosecute and he was released. Upon outrage from the Jewish community and the

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

“Rocky” visits his statue in Philly.

By Alex Lloyd Gross Sylvester Stallone was in Philadelphia today, April 6 2018 and he paid a visit to his likeness,  by way of the Rocky statue. This was supposed to be kept quiet and was not listed on the official schedule of the mayor.  Stallone was going to  show up, talk with Mayor Kenney

Stormy Daniels to come through region in November

By Alex Lloyd Gross Stormy Daniels, a porn star, who claims to have sexual relations one time with Donald Trump is on a tour and it’s coming through the area November 8 through 10. She will be at Club Risque and will be dancing in Bristol, Northeast Philadelphia and Pennsport.  During those shows, she will

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