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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…

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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…

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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…

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Eagle Scout Keyan Parker, Jr.: Living through his positive alternatives

September 17, 2021

By Jim Brown We frequently hear stories about how too many of our young people are living life on the edge — making one bad decision after bad decision, which sometimes leads them to join gangs and face a tragic, early death. Last week, single mother Emisha Williams spoke with the SUN about being determined…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County announces location of Multi-Agency Resource Center for Hurricane Ida recovery

September 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Vehicles are under water during flooding in Norristown, Pa. Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 in the aftermath of downpours and high winds from the remnants of Hurricane Ida that hit the area. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Montgomery County officials have released updated information on the County’s response to the remnants of Hurricane…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County recommends masking outdoors due to high community transmission of COVID-19

September 10, 2021

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners in consultation with the Office of Public Health (OPH) today announced that starting Monday, September 6, 2021, masking is now recommended outdoors in certain situations for the general public regardless of vaccination status. Today marks two weeks that Montgomery County has been in the high level of COVID-19…

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Prosecutor: Police gunfire likely killed girl near stadium

September 10, 2021

associated press SHARON HILL, Pa.–Police likely fired the shots that killed an 8-year-old gir l outside a high school football game near Philadelphia last week, a prosecutor said Thursday. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer issued preliminary findings in the investigation in what he said was an attempt to be transparent. He said investigators had…

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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

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The Spoilers

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