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March 24, 2019

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SEPTA Transit Police on strike

By Alex Lloyd Gross SEPTA riders were less safe during the evening commute, as SEPTA Police Officers walked off their posts and onto a picket line at SEPTA headquarters which is located at 1234 Market Street. March 6 2019.  There was no picket line at the busy Frankford transportation Center, but there were no police

Two School Buses collide in Bensalem

By Alex Lloyd Gross It could have been much worse, when a  Durham  Services School Bus collided with a Pennsbury School District transport van,  on Richlieu Rd in Bensalem Township March 6 2019.  No injuries were reported at the scene,police said.  School district personnel along with emergency responders made certain that the kids on both

High winds blow tree onto SEPTA bus

By Alex Lloyd Gross Four people were on a SEPTA bus traveling on the Roosevelt Blvd southbound, when a tree fell onto the rear of the bus, breaking in half over the rear of the bus.. There were no injuries, SEPTA  officials said. The bus, traveling in the outermost lane  was in between Southampton and

New Philly tow rotation company seeks to curb fraud

By  Alex Lloyd Gross Philadelphia has always been prone to wreck chasers,  people who drive tow trucks, go to accidents and then try to tow the cars to a shop or yard. Some of these people have charged outrageous fees. About a decade ago, the city put forth a new tow rotation system that worked

Commercial vehicles banned from PA highways due to storm

By Alex Lloyd Gross All tractor trailers, tour buses, and tow behind vehicles are banned from Pennsylvania highways from noon on January 19, 2019 until January 20, 2019 at noon.  This is to insure they do not get stuck or become involved in massive wrecks.  High winds can cause a tractor trailer to flip onto

Philadelphia roads closed for marathon November 17 and 18

Runners gather at Pennsylvania Convention Center to get bibs and supplies for the race. The fitness expo is free and open to the public at the convention center. Once inside, people can see what other races are available in different towns. You can also get promotional items. One such race, Philly Love Marathon failed miserably

Stan Lee was no stranger to Philly area

By Alex Lloyd Gross Stan Lee, the marvel who developed characters for Marvel and DC Comics  died yesterday, November 12, 2018  from an undisclosed  illness.  He was taken from home to Cedar Sinai Medical Center. While he lived in California, Lee traveled to Philadelphia, well into his 90,s, making two convention appearances at Wizard World

Truck collides with School Bus in Levittown

By Alex Lloyd Gross A school bus belonging to the Neshaminy School District was involved in a serious accident  in Middletown today, Oct 25, 2018, that left  the driver of the other hurt badly.  The wreck happened just after 8:15 AM at the intersection of Durham Road and Hollybrook Drive.  Both drivers were taken by

Woman wanted for driving over man in store parking lot

By Alex Lloyd Gross As an unknown woman went into the Dunkin Donuts store at Welsh Road and Roosevelt Blvd yesterday, October  6, 2018 she had words with a man who was standing by the front door. When she left after buying something,  more words were said and the male was walking away with friends. 

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