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July 23, 2018

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Former first lady and other notables inspire new college attendees

By Alex Lloyd Gross Going to college can be a daunting experience , especially for new students who are fresh out of high school.  Yesterday, May 2, 2018,   several famous people showed up at the Liacouras Center at Temple University.  They were there to speak words of encouragement to Philadelphia School District students who  are

Wildcats Parade Through Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Villanova Wildcats rode down Market Street like champions today, April 5 2018. They are champions and they earned this parade.  About 60,000 people lined the parade route which went from 20th and Market Streets to city hall.  There were about 35 vehicles in the parade, ranging from fire trucks to

City to host Villanova Wildcats Parade..Again

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Villanova Wildcats won the NCAA championship.  It’s a big deal for sports fans and especially for those that follow college basketball.  The city is going to throw a parade and it’s going to happen at 11:00 AM April 5, 2018. It will be much smaller than the Eagles Parade but

School Bus crash injures two in Bucks County

By Alex Lloyd Gross Two students from the Council Rock  School District sustained injuries yesterday, March 14, 2018 when the car they were in collided with a school bus. The incident happened at Roeloff Rd and Derbyshire in Lower Makefield , Bucks County.  The driver of the school bus was not hurt. The intersection is

Kids shadow government officials for a day

“For decades, PAL Centers have provided young people including myself, a former 12-year-old PAL participant, with the invaluable opportunity to learn how City Hall works from caring adults,” said Mayor Kenney. “I would like to thank the dedicated PAL Center supervisors, staff, board members and Toyota for supporting the city’s most important asset: young people. Together,

Students sickened by fumes in Philly elementary school

By Alex Lloyd Gross At least two students were transported to Jefferson Hospital, Torresdale Division, after they felt sick today, Jan  26, 2017.  The students  were among those in the student body that complained of a gas odor inside the Loesche Elementary School. When multiple  people smelled something, fire crews were called and the school

Judge vs Lincoln football rivalry 2017

By Alex Lloyd Gross Good sportsmanship is taught at all levels of education. That may be a  good idea to follow, but when two teams get on the field, both want to win. That was never more evident than at Lincoln High School today, November 23, 2017 for the annual Thanksgiving rivalry between the Lincoln

Philly teacher arrested and suspended for threatening police

By Alex Lloyd Gross John Sheerin, the 63 year old man who was filmed threatening police during a protest to take down the Frank Rizzo statue  has been arrested over the weekend in  Philadelphia.  During one skirmish, the man could be seen challenging cops and acting out.  He was not arrested at the scene, that

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