2:54 PM / Tuesday September 19, 2017


Sandusky’s son pleads guilty to child sex abuse

September 17, 2017

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A son of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky pleaded guilty Friday to charges he pressured a teenage girl to send him naked photos and asked her teen sister to give him oral sex. Jeffrey Sandusky’s plea deal comes a week before his trial was slated to begin…

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Gary Shepherd’s “Buy Black” highlight of the week, Sept. 17

September 14, 2017

What a pleasant experience! On our way to DC, Lisa and I stopped by Liliglow Boutique at 3874 Lancaster Avenue in the Powelton Village section of West Philadelphia.  Owner Tamara Johnson, who has been in business for seven years, gave us the full run down on how they showcase handmade and local fashion, art and…

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Casey, Toomey legislation to help Children of Fallen First Responders passes Senate

September 14, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Pennsylvania’s U.S Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey announced the Senate passage of their bipartisan legislation, the Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act (S.597), which would give the children of fallen law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMS workers the maximum Pell Grant authorized by federal law. “First responders put their lives on…

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Save the date! 2nd Annual Philadelphia Legacies Awards on Oct. 1

September 14, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Clockwise Dr. Walter Lomax, Dr. Ruth Wright Hayre, John Chaney, and Dr. David Shulkin People who have made important contributions to Philadelphia will be honored at the second annual Philadelphia Legacies Awards Dinner 4:30PM, Sunday, October 1 at the Seaport Museum on Penn’s Landing. Organized by Moonstone Arts Center and the Bridging Worlds…

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McClinton’s ‘Back to School’ Resource Fair a success

September 14, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  State Rep. Joanna McClinton (191st Con. Dist.) with youngsters at her Back to School Resource Fair last week. (Photo courtesy: Joanna McClinton’s office)   DARBY– State Rep. Joanna McClinton (191st Con. Dist.), hosted a ‘Back to School’ Resource Fair at the Darby Borough Recreation Center. McClinton invited residents of the 191st Legislative District to…

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POW/MIA Day personal for local man

September 14, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Last Friday at the Freedom Theatre, the (NFBVN) National Federation of Black Veterans Network, honored Sgt. Carlos Ashlock. (United States Marine Corps) posthumously, with the Victory Crown Medal of Honor. In the photo is Ashlock’s brother Major accepting the award in his honor from NFBVN founder Maury W. Singleton.  (Photo: Leona Dixon) By…

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