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Rep Galloway Announces Safe Schools Grant for Tech School

Digital Reporter – Jeff Bohen  State Rep. John Galloway, D-Bucks, on Thursday announced a 25 K  Safe Schools Targeted Grant for the Bucks County Technical High School, a release from his office said. The money is part of the $7.3 million in competitive grants that were awarded to schools statewide to prevent and reduce violent

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

Thousands Attend Bensalem Fall Festival

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Annual Bensalem Fall Festival was held Saturday, October 5, 2019. Thousands showed up.  That was expected. Is is a very popular event. It kicks off about 11:00 AM with multiple vendors set up to give away trinkets and information. There are  areas where there could be a few more vendors

Faulkner Supporters Want Krasner Off Mumia Case

By Alex Lloyd Gross Three busloads of supporters of law enforcement and the Faulkner family got a police escort downtown today, October  4 2019 . The buses stopped outside the office of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. It was there that a podium had been set up. About 250 people stood as Maureen Faulkner took

Senator Haywood Talks About A Raise In Minimum Wage

By Alex Lloyd Gross On January 22 2019 Senator Art Haywood participated in a rally to raise the state minimum wage outside a McDonalds restaurant at 29 E Chelten Ave.  It was 10 degrees outside and over 200 people showed up for a rally. He was back at the same McDonalds today, September 27, 2019

Richard Ross Is Out As Philadelphia Police Commissioner

By Alex Lloyd Gross Richard Ross submitted his resignation  to Mayor James Kenney today, August 20.  Effective immediately he is no longer the Commissioner of Police.  That job is an appointed one and whoever holds it, serves at the behest of the mayor.  News of Ross’ departure took the city by shock. Few people saw

Public Can See New Voting Machines In Bucks County This Month

Bucks County will conduct a third and final public demonstration of new voting machine options at Bucks County Community College’s Newtown campus on Monday, Aug. 19. The demonstration will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Gallagher Room of the Charles E. Rollins Center on the campus, located at 275 Swamp Road

House Votes To Raise Minimum Wage to $15.00/hr

By Alex Lloyd Gross The federal government did what the Pennsylvania house and senate will not do. They called for a vote on the minimum wage and it passed. It passed along party lines, which was to be expected, however, locally, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-1) voted in favor of the bill. This is something he

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