iradiophilly Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community

Streaming Radio for Philadelphia
More Music. Fewer Interruptions. Just what you want to hear.

 
FOLLOW: FREE MOBILE APPS:
facebooktwitter Apple AppStore Google Play Store
   
News
Talk about what's in the news
  Listen LiveListen Live - New FREE Internet Radio Stations - We Are Philadelphia!  
 
Help Support. Donate.
 
Listen Live Listen Live - New FREE Internet Radio Stations - We Are Philadelphia!
 
 
Advertise With Us
 
 
     

THE POST | News | Sports | Culture | Business | Free Forum

 
The Post  
 
NJ Gas Tax Raise Passes Legislature; Toddler Tells Police 'Mommy Dead' in OD; Joe Biden in Bucks Co.
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/07/16 3:24 pm | updated: 10/07/16 3:24 pm
 
The New Jersey Senate and General Assembly have approved a package of bills that includes a 23 cent per gallon raise in the state's gas tax. The bill now goes to Governor Chris Christie. The tax increase will help replenish the Transportation Trust Fund. The package also reduces sales and estate taxes and offers tax credits to veterans and low-income residents. New Jersey's gas tax was second lowest in the country, just above Alaska. It would be moved from 14.5 cents to 37.5 cents, or about the 7th highest. Pennsylvania has the highest gas taxes at 50.4 cents while Delaware is #34 at just 23 cents. The increase wouldn't go into effect until at least November 1st.

A Pennsylvania woman was revived from a heroin overdose after her toddler led police to her saying, "Mommy dead." 39-year-old Constance McCausland of Johnstown was found unconscious in her home on Wednesday afternoon. Police were able to revive her. A neighbor called authorities because the child was seen playing unattended in a parked car and honking the horn for about 20 minutes. When officers arrived the child pointed at the home and told them, "Mommy dead." The mother was found inside at the kitchen table surrounded by empty heroin packets. McClausland has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and possessing drugs and drug paraphernalia. She remains in jail in lieu of 10 percent of $50,000 bail. The child is in the care of another family member.

Vice President Joe Biden campaigned today for Hillary Clinton in suburban Philadelphia. He spoke to students at Bucks County Community College - Lower Bucks Campus in Bristol, PA, around noon on Friday. In addition to making his case for Clinton, the vice president is encouraging young people to register to vote. The deadline in Pennsylvania is Tuesday, October 11th. You can register online as well as update your existing information at the non-partisan state run website: http://votespa.com.

Weather
Today, clear skies, temperatures in the mid 70's in Center City

 
Listen Live! Everything from Bach to Rock, Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community
Choose from 20+ Internet Radio Stations today.
 
TOP STORIES
Officer and Suspect Shot in Gun Battle; Manhunt In Little Egg Harbor; Phillies Hire Hitting Coach - 11/21 12:56 pm

10-Year-Old Dies After Football Shooting; Family Found Dead in Springfield; Worker Electrocuted - 11/20 7:36 pm

62nd Grammy Award Nominations Announced. Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X Lead Noms - 11/20 1:45 pm

Philly Makes NatGeo 25 Best Trips 2020; Women Charged Church Theft; Child Left Alone in Casino Hotel - 11/19 1:57 pm

November 16/17 - Playlist - Michael Tearson's ATTIC - Paradises Almost Lost - 11/19 9:25 am

 
(0) responses
 

THE POST | News | Sports | Culture | Business | Free Forum

 
 

Welcome to iradiophilly! Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community

Welcome! Start listening now for FREE!  The music is always on, so choose a radio station and click to listen. You can find fun Events around Philly and you can list yours on our Events page FREE.  We will also promote cool Philly shows, events and fundraisers on the air FREE. There are also great opportunities to become a sponsor or advertise. iRadioPhilly supports the Philadelphia music and arts scene. If you are a local musician or performer, send us your stuff.  We will play it on our BYO radio station, Philadelphia's Local Stage. We're designing the radio stations and iradiophilly to reflect Philadelphia's music tastes, so we'll want your input. We're glad you're here. Invite your friends.

 
   
   
    FOLLOW: facebook twitter instagram gplus rss rss youtube
HOME | ABOUT | ADVERTISE | CONTACT | EVENTS | PHOTOS | PODCASTS | STATIONS | CONTESTS | SPONSORS | BUSINESSES/ORGs | SCHEDULE | SITEMAP | THE POST   © 2010-19 iradiophilly 501(c)(3)
    Site Design by Bananaland | Built by quadpain media