Massive Layoffs Announced Today As A Result Of Philadelphia Beverage Tax

Statement from Teamsters Local 830’s Daniel H. Grace PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is a statement from Teamsters Local Union 830 Secretary-Treasurer Daniel H. Grace on the layoffs announced today by Pepsi: “Our worst fears have been … Continue reading

Remembering the Fallen from Philadelphia’s Edison High School

PHILADELPHIA, PA / MAY 21, 2015 / DIVERSE NEWS— Today marked another annual remembrance for the 64 Thomas A. Edison High School graduates who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the nation. The High School’s ROTC was out in force for … Continue reading

Antibiotic Use by Age 2 Associated with Obesity Risk

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Repeated exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics in the first two years of life is associated with early childhood obesity, say researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in a retrospective study based on data from electronic … Continue reading

Child Care Operator of ‘Kiddie Kare’ Charged in Fraud Scheme

PHILADELPHIA—Tracey Parson, 44, of Sicklerville, NJ, was charged today by indictment with two counts of conspiracy, three counts of wire fraud, and one count of mail fraud, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The charges arose from a scheme … Continue reading

Philadelphia’s Bridesburg Neighborhood Salute the Fallen this Memorial Day

PHILADELPHA, PA \ May 25, 2014 \ DIVERSE NEWS — Once again, as every year, the community of Bridesburg got together this morning to commemorate and salute those brave men and women who gave their lives in the ultimate sacrifice … Continue reading

Gay Priest and Gay Teacher Convicted in Child Molestation Case

PHILADELPHIA, PA \ January 31, 2013 \ DIVERSE NEWS \ Commentary — Although many fundamentalists believe that the work, ‘gay’ should have kept its original definition of, ‘merry’, the Hollywood homosexual movement has added it to mean a ‘homosexual man’ … Continue reading