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March 20, 2018

Grade School

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

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

Cops called on third grade school party

By Alex Lloyd Gross The   school administrators of the William B. Tater  Elementary School in  Collingswood New Jersey have egg on their face after calling the police on one of their own students during a party.  You see, brownies were being served and the boy made a comment about them. One student said that the

Soda tax is passed in Philadelphia

By Alex Lloyd Gross Time will tell if stores will close and people will be out of work as Philadelphia City Council voted to amend the tax on sugar drinks with  a 1.5 cent tax per ounce. This extra cash is supposed to go to fund kindergarten.  It is the only such tax in the

Henry Winkler inspires at Newtown Theater

By Alex Lloyd Gross Henry Winker was told that he was stupid, dumb and would not amount to much.  That was  a long time ago . Since then he has been called the coolest person in America for his role of The Fonz on Happy Days. His leather jacket hangs in the Smithsonian Institute and