Author: John Fennell

Pennsylvania legislature off to a rocky start

Pennsylvania legislature off to a rocky start

Harrisburg- The first Tuesday of January every other year marks the beginning of the legislative session in the Pennsylvania state legislature. Pe [...]
Local legislators sworn in in Harrisburg

Local legislators sworn in in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG- Members of the Pennsylvania Legislature in both houses, new and returning, took the oath of office Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the state Capit [...]

‘Wonder Woman’ meets, but does not exceed, expectations

"Wonder Woman 1984" uses the excess of the '80s as the backdrop in a movie all about wishing for more and that the key to success is not earned throug [...]

Eagles cap awful season with a worse end

It comes as no surprise to Eagles fans who endured a fall from grace rarely seen in professional sports that an awful season would come to an even wor [...]
Norristown School District tries to meet students’ tech and food needs, board member says

Norristown School District tries to meet students’ tech and food needs, board member says

Norristown Area High School, Norristown, Pennsylvania.jpg by Montgomery County Planning Commission is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 The job of a school [...]
Local farmers and community work to maintain economy

Local farmers and community work to maintain economy

The novel coronavirus has been a source of disruption in this country and across the globe since March of 2020 with many countries effectively shu [...]

Controversy surrounds DROP program, elected officials

The Deferred Retirement Option Plan, known as DROP, was a way for the city to prepare for the future retirement of its workers. But there is controve [...]
Let Nature Take its course more effective then making War

Let Nature Take its course more effective then making War

Since the end of January, the attention of millions of people has been on the Middle East and it’s pro-democracy demonstrations. For Dr. Jo Saba, p [...]
Student raises safe-driving awareness through new program

Student raises safe-driving awareness through new program

For Jaiquann Beckham and Barien and Darien White, friends and track teammates at Christiana High School in Delaware, being awarded the i.am scholarshi [...]

Beers, Food, and more beers oh my

In a city where almost all the restaurants have a unique beer menu, Fork and Barrel on Ridge Pike in East Falls definitely holds its own as the new up [...]

Nicotine levels on the rise

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have found that levels of nicotine in cigarettes have increased over a seven-year period from 1998- [...]
McNabb takes a stab at a clothing line

McNabb takes a stab at a clothing line

Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb is following in the footsteps of Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods. Already the face of Campbell's Chunky Soup, early [...]

Eagles disappoint…again

In a town that has not seen a professional sports championship since 1983 every playoff loss is magnified. The vehemence of every criticism leveled b [...]
Borat doesn’t live up to all of the hype

Borat doesn’t live up to all of the hype

I am skeptical of any movie whose hype comes mainly from the internet. "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kaza [...]

Media of the Week

Friday, Nov. 3 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Director: Larry Charles Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, K [...]

What was your most memorable Halloween costume?

Halloween is right around the corner, and with it comes the fun of costumes. It is the time of year where people have a chance to express themselves i [...]

From Marine Corps boot camp to books

I survived Marine Corps boot camp. I never imagined going back to school would be just as big of a challenge. My mother always counseled that any bre [...]

Phillies give up playoff bid

The Philadelphia Phillies' bid for a playoff bid officially ended Saturday, Sept. 29 when the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2. [...]

Women’s soccer kicks off season

It is a new season and the coach of the Cabrini women's soccer team is has nothing but confidence about his team, the individual players, as well as t [...]
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