Image

11:49 AM / Tuesday December 6, 2022

Sun Report

For 112-year-old veteran’s daughter, care is a labor of love

November 12, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Vanessa Brooks poses for a portrait with her father Lawrence Brooks in his room at their home in New Orleans on Friday, Sept. 8, 2021. Lawrence is the oldest living man in America and also the oldest living World War II veteran. (AP Photo/Kathleen Flynn) Vanessa Brooks was gentle as she held the…

Read More

SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County scheduling booster shots for all COVID-19 vaccines

November 5, 2021

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is now scheduling booster shots for the Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval for people who meet the eligibility criteria.  Pfizer & Moderna For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for…

Read More

Five tips for a pet-friendly outdoor space

October 29, 2021

BPT Since the start of the pandemic, approximately 12.6 million U.S. households have adopted new pets, according to a COVID-19 Pulse Study by the American Pet Products Association. Simultaneously, the popularity of outdoor living spaces has also spiked. To ensure your backyard is a welcoming retreat for your furry family members, follow these pet-friendly outdoor…

Read More

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 on obstruction of justice charges after prosecutors say he helped to hide evidence of a rioter’s involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection. The officer, Michael A. Riley, is accused of tipping off someone who participated in the riot…

Read More

Fur babies rule! Rabies Prevention: Five tips to protect you and your dogs

October 15, 2021

Family Features Around the world every year, an estimated 59,000 people die from rabies following a bite or scratch from an infected dog, according to the World Health Organization; almost half of them children under 15 years old. With preventive steps, including vaccination, you can protect your human and canine family members. In large areas…

Read More

Cover story: The Life & Legacy of Octavius V. Catto

October 8, 2021

Voting and civil rights activist Octavius V. Catto was shot to death on his doorstep on October 10, 1871, the first Election Day that African Americans were allowed to vote. His murder was the result of widespread intimidation and violence aimed at African- Americans in an effort to deter them from going to the polls….

Read More

SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County discloses print error on mail-in ballots — new ballots to be issued

October 8, 2021

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Last Friday evening, Montgomery County Election Officials were notified that approximately 16,000 General Election Mail-In Ballots were printed incorrectly by its ballot vendor, NPC, and mailed to residents.  These ballots are easily identified as they were only printed on one side.  “We sincerely regret that this happened and are working with the…

Read More

Recent News

Politics

Jeffries wins historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi

December 2, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington Thursday, Nov. 17,...

Go With The-Flo

Trevor Noah hosted a “Black Theater Night” for the Tony-winning Best Musical “A Strange Loop”

December 2, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Trevor Noah (Shutterstock.com) By Flo Anthony On Nov. 29, Trevor Noah, host of The Daily...

Seniors

Senior Fitness: You may have more choices than you think

December 2, 2022

BPT Do you struggle with starting or maintaining a fitness routine? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. While...

Health

Do you have the winter sniffles? Five ways you can manage indoor winter allergies

December 2, 2022

BPT Do you suffer from itchy eyes, a runny nose or a scratchy throat during winter? Do...

Color Of Money

Feeling the stress of high energy bills?  New programs help lower costs

December 2, 2022

BPT  Soaring energy prices equate to rising energy bills for households nationwide. This is a burden in...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff