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October 23, 2017

Politics

Federal court overturns police camera ruling

By Alex Lloyd Gross It has always been legal to film the police.. Unfortunately, in 2016 a Federal Judge erred in a huge way, when he upheld the conviction of two different people arrested for filming police activity. Justice Mark A. Kearney apparently was not paying attention when his law school taught Constitutional Law ,

NJ Governor caught lying by the press over beach visit

By Alex Lloyd Gross Governor Chris Christie, of New Jersey   was caught lying to the media and to the citizens of New Jersey, yesterday, July 2 2017. There is a budget impasse in the garden state and that means all non essential services are closed.  Closed to the general public.  Island beach State Park is

Bristol boat docks and pier open

By Alex Lloyd Gross After a bunch of speeches, the ribbon was cut on the boat docks and fishing pier for Bristol Borough. The $3 million project was paid for with grants and politicians wrangling money for the project . Last night,June 29, 2017, the waiting was over and the ribbon was cut.  The pier

Seth Williams pleads guilty: District Attorney jailed

By Alex Lloyd Gross When Seth Williams was indicted, he assured everyone that he was innocent and the charges against him were wrong. In the middle of his trial, Williams accepted a plea deal that would require him to plead guilty to one count of The Travel Act. While Williams thought that he would be

City gets ready for Welcome America

By Alex Lloyd Gross During the summertime,  people like to go to the beach and play in the sand. Today, even Mayor Kenney got to play , just for a brief couple of seconds, when he signed his name into a sand sculpture at the Shops at Liberty Place.  Located on the ground floor of

City soda tax cash is way under predictions

By Alex Lloyd Gross What do you do when you predict an outcome and parameters change?  You alter the predictions, and that is what Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney has done with the Beverage Tax.  Just this month, the State Supreme Court ruled that the tax stood on solid ground, from a legal perspective. That, after

May Fair held over weekend

By  Alex Lloyd Gross Brisk weather did not stop the annual May fair from happening. The outside event took place with a short burst of rain on Saturday.  Franford Avenue was closed around the Cottman Avenue vicinity.  People were able to check out a car and motorcycle show that spanned an entire city block.  There

Low voter turnout pushes Krasner to victory

By Alex Lloyd Gross A very low voter turnout has propelled Democratic District Attorney candidate Larry Krasner to victory in Philadelphia.  He’s not the DA yet, first he must beat Beth Grossman, the republican candidate in November.  Krasner, a personal injury lawyer in Philadelphia  is backed by political meddler George Soros, and that could be

Downingtown school administrator suspended after video rant

By Alex Lloyd Gross Zach Ruff, 40, Assistant Vice Principal to the Dowingtown STEM Academy has been suspended indefinable , after being caught on video cursing at, and trying to intimidate two teenagers who were protesting abortion, on a public street, outside his school.  “YOU DON’T TALK TO MY STUDENTS” Ruff screamed at the pair,

City tries to tout Berkeley “Soda Tax”

By Alex Lloyd Gross Yesterday, April 18, 2017,  Philadelphia city officials were quick to bring out a public study about the “sweetened beverage tax” in Berkeley California. The study,   by the Public Health Institute and the University of North Carolina were quick to find that this tax had health benefits, that sales of soda fell

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