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Wells Fargo to close local call center, layoff 460

October 18, 2017

Associated Press Wells Fargo has announced plans to close a call center in Bethlehem that employs about 460 people. Bank spokesman Jim Baum said Tuesday that the commonwealth will be provided with written notice Wednesday that the building is slated to close in 60 days. He said the decision stemmed from demands by customers for...

Fans react to players, NFL owners meeting

October 18, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) –The much anticipated meeting between NFL owners and players commenced in New York Tuesday and lasted about four hours. The league has been the subject of contentious debate in connection with players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of social injustice. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins said the meeting didn’t really center around...

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Lego unveils ‘Women of NASA’ set with astronauts, scientists

October 19, 2017

Associated Press ENFIELD, Conn. –Lego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women of N

Manhunt underway after 3 killed at Maryland office shooting; and Delaware shooting

October 18, 2017

By Juliette Linderman   UPDATE: The Wilmington Police Department said in a news release Wednesd

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Week In Review

NRA opposes full ban on ‘bump stocks’ used by Vegas gunman

October 13, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune   By Hope Yen and Stephen Braun assoc

Obituary: Walter “Bunny” Sigler (1941 – 2017), a key voice in “The Sound of Philadelphia”

October 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Soul legend Walter “Bunny” Sigler (pictured here with fellow legend Chubby Checke

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Local Events

Women Who Inspire book signing

October 20, 2017

Jamaican Heroes Day Celebration

October 20, 2017

My Heart Sings

October 21, 2017

Freedom Quest

Remembering Our Founder: If Corbett & Toomey win Black people will die!

[Ed. Note: Every October, the SUN celebrates the memory of our SUN Publisher and Founder J. Whyatt Mondesire featuring some of Jerry’s FreedomQuest commentaries that provide his unique and provocative opinions on subjects from politics to entertainment.] By J. Whyatt Mondesire [Published on October 11, 2010] Yeah, yeah. I know a lot of you are…

Diaspora

Mississippi-born civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer was commemorated on what would have been her 100th birthday

ABOVE PHOTO:  A looming statue of Fannie Lou Hamer is displayed prominently in the Fannie Lou Hamer Memorial Garden in Ruleville, Miss., Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, as a tribute honoring the civil rights activist. Hamer was a sharecropper who was beaten for registering other African-Americans to vote during the Jim Crow era, and gained international…

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The Evelyn Lozada Foundation kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Evelyn Lozada (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony The Evelyn Lozada Foundation (ELF)...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Getting a handle on prescription medications

October 13, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m concerned that my 80-year-old mother is taking too many medications. She currently takes...

Food And Beverage

Think Outside the Lunchbox

October 13, 2017

Family Features Eating the same thing every day can make lunch seem so “blah.” Now’s the perfect...

Entertainment

South African musician Hugh Masekela battles prostate cancer

October 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Hugh Masekela  (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, File)   associated press JOHANNESBURG — South African musician Hugh...

Health

Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case

October 17, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday that vacated a $72 million award...

Oasis

Active community assistance: Five helpful ways to lend a hand

October 13, 2017

Family Features Social responsibility comes in all shapes and sizes, but ultimately it comes down to one...

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