Image

7:45 PM / Tuesday September 21, 2021

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

The Spoilers

September 21, 2021

While the Baltimore Orioles have managed to lose 102 games this year, their 48th win came at the expense of a Philadelphia Phillies team making a playoff run. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Before the team’s inevitable showdown with the Atlanta Braves for the National East crown, the Philadelphia Phillies have an excellent…

Read More

Delaware County Sheriff’s Office earns law enforcement accreditation

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Delaware County Sheriff Jerry L. Sanders, Jr. (Photo/delcopa.gov) Delaware County Council commends the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, under the leadership of Sheriff Jerry L. Sanders, Jr., for earning a unanimous vote for accreditation by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. Accreditation is awarded to only a small…

Read More

Cheltenham Township announces changes to fall events schedule

September 20, 2021

Due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, the Township has cancelled or changed the following fall events: • Sept. 18: Camp William Penn Day – CANCELED • Oct. 9: Harvest Festival will be FIREWORKS ONLY • Nov. 6: Flea Market – CANCELED • Nov. 13: Princess Ball – CANCELED • Dec. 11: Holiday Family Fun…

Read More

Evans, Williams introduce $1 billion Environmental Justice Tax Credit

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (Photo/house.gov) and U.S. Rep. Nikema Williams (Photo/house.gov) WASHINGTON — In advance of a House Ways and Means Committee markup on the budget reconciliation package, U.S. Representatives Dwight Evans (D-3rd Dist.) and Nikema Williams (D- Ga.) are introducing a $1 billion tax credit bill that would advance environmental justice using…

Read More

Commissioners approve $5 million for more Bucks Back to Work grants

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Bucks County Administration Building  (Photo/buckscounty.gov) The Bucks County Commissioners have approved $5 million of American Rescue Plan funds to be used to once again help small businesses hurt by the pandemic. At the Commissioners’ public meeting on September 1 County Commissioner Bob Harvie said a total of about $27 million was given to…

Read More

GOP lawmakers vote for subpoena seeking voter information

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: State Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) By Marc Levy ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa.  — Republicans in the Pennsylvania Senate prepared Wednesday to test how far they can go in pursuing what the…

Read More

Lawsuit: Farm hired white immigrants over Black US laborers

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Richard Strong, 50, left, his brother Gregory Strong, 48, center and Stacy Griffin, 42, right, stand across the road from Pitts Chemical offices in Indianola, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. The three are among six Black farmworkers in Mississippi who say in a new lawsuit that their former employer, Pitts Farm Partnership, has…

Read More

Virus claims Black morticians, leaving holes in communities

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Funeral director Shawn Troy stands for a portrait at Hillcrest Cemetery outside Mullins, S.C., on Monday, May 24, 2021. His father, William Penn Troy Sr., who developed the cemetery and is buried there, died of COVID-19 in August 2020, one of many Black funeral directors to succumb during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Allen G….

Read More

First responders nationwide resist COVID vaccine mandates

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Amethyst, the five-year old daughter of Erin “Toke” Tokley, a Philadelphia cop who died from COVID-19 in March, poses with a portrait of her father on Aug. 29, 2021, in Secane, Pa. Tokley was scheduled to be vaccinated on March 11 – which turned out to be his funeral. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson) By…

Read More

Recent News

Oasis

Pastor Robert P. Shine Sr. observes 50th anniversary of preaching and the 35th anniversary of Berachah Baptist Church

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Pastor Robert P. Shine, Sr., of Berachah Baptist Church West Oak Lane Pastor Robert P....

Week In Review

Lawsuit: Farm hired white immigrants over Black US laborers

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Richard Strong, 50, left, his brother Gregory Strong, 48, center and Stacy Griffin, 42, right,...

Stateside

GOP lawmakers vote for subpoena seeking voter information

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: State Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the...

Politics

Evans, Williams introduce $1 billion Environmental Justice Tax Credit

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (Photo/house.gov) and U.S. Rep. Nikema Williams (Photo/house.gov) WASHINGTON — In advance...

Seniors

September is Pain Awareness Month: Upgrade your morning routine to ease arthritis joint pain

September 20, 2021

BPT The sun rises, you flutter your eyes open and take a deep breath. It’s time to...

Sports

The Spoilers

September 21, 2021

While the Baltimore Orioles have managed to lose 102 games this year, their 48th win came at...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff