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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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African American Museum Philadelphia announces new President and CEO Dr. Ashley Jordan

September 9, 2021

The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is proud to announce that Dr. Ashley Jordan has been named as the next President and CEO! Dr. Jordan, who most recently served as Senior Director of Development at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, brings significant experience managing and leading cultural institutions focused on memorializing and celebrating the African…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: County Council votes to end private management of George W. Hill Correctional Facility

October 15, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Delaware County Councilman Kevin Madden (Photo/delcopa.gov) Delaware County Council voted unanimously to end the private management...

Politics

Congress off the rails? Lawmakers barrel toward fall fights

October 15, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: The U.S Capitol at sunset in Washington, on Sept. 30, 2021. Year-end pileups of crucial...

Stateside

Capitol cop indicted, told Jan. 6 rioter to hide evidence

October 15, 2021

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and COLLEEN LONG WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted...

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Nichole Johnson is the only Black woman-owned liquor importer, exporter and distributor in the world

October 15, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Nichole Johnson By Flo Anthony Just in case you missed this piece of news, Dave...

Food And Beverage

New study: 2 out of 3 prioritize eating quality breakfast

October 15, 2021

BPT For the past 18 months, Americans have been spending more time at home, a trend that...

Entertainment

Netflix employee fired in wake of Chappelle special furor

October 16, 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix said Friday that it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial...

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