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October 23, 2018

Politics

Poll workers needed for this election

By Alex Lloyd Gross There is a need for people to work the polls during election day. It’s a paid position, albeit not much. more than the minimum wage.  However, without the people working polls, doing the work of machine inspector, Judge of Elections and constable, for example,  no one would be able to vote. 

Khizr Khan stumps for congressional candidate in New Jersey

By Alex Lloyd Gross Andy Kim is a candidate for congress in New Jersey. Tonight, October  8. 2018, he brought in Khizr Khan to speak on his behalf at the Double Nickel Brewery in Pennsauken.  Khan, spoke at the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia in 2016.  Then Republican challenger Donald Trump made statements about Khan and

Street Road motorcycle crash injures two

By Alex Lloyd Gross A crash involving a motorcycle left at least two people hurt last night, October 6 2018 on Street Road in  Bensalem. Police said.  The wreck happened at the intersection of Street Road and Forrest Ave.  Preliminary reports were that a vehicle turned in front of a motorcycle.  Traffic was detoured around

President Trump pays a visit to Philly, protesters greet him

By Alex Lloyd Gross The National Electrical Contractors Association held their annual convention in Philadelphia today, October 2, 2018.  They got John Dorenbos to preform.  Yes, sports fans, that John Dorenbos. The former Philadelphia Eagle. He is now retired from football but he is a motivational speaker and an accomplished magician. He did more than

Remembering John McCain’s visit to the area

By Alex Lloyd Gross John McCain died Auguste 25, 2018. He was a Republican Senator from Arizona. he also ran for president in 2008 and that election campaign brought him to the Delaware Valley on October 21, 2008.  He appeared at a business on Marshal Lane in Bensalem, Bucks County Pa. For those that are

Senator Corey Booker attend veterans flag ceremony in Cape May

Every week different veterans are honored in Cape May NJ.  last week, New Jersey native Ryan Nickerson was honored and his father, Alan was presented with a United States Flag. The younger Nickerson was killed in the Vietnam War. pictured is Alan Nickerson, Corey Booker and family friend Sharon Moffat.

NFL chickens out of National Anthem policy

By Alex Lloyd Gross Roger Goodell was  always called a weak leader by fans and the wrong person for the NFL Commissioners job.  He was weak with discipline for players that abused females, committed felonies and allowed the league to tumble into the abyss when players refused to stand for the National Anthem.  He tolerated

Phila soda tax upheld by Supreme Court

By Alex Lloyd Gross Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney is a happy boy. Today July 18, 2018, the State Supreme Court upheld the beverage tax. That’s the money which was supposed to go to help fund Pre-K. Only most of it did not. Most of it was washed into the general fund, where it could be

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