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  
 
Day 2 of SEPTA Strike; Dozens Arrested in SW Philly; Chester Springs Armed Home Invasion
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 11/02/16 2:50 pm | updated: 11/02/16 2:50 pm
 
The SEPTA strike is now in Day 2 as 4,700 bus, trolley, and subway workers are out of the driver seat and on the picket lines. Regional Rail lines experience delays this morning anywhere from 20-45 minutes as the only option for commuters to get into Center City. This, however, was nothing compared to last night when many trains had to be canceled due to picketing activity. SEPTA has obtained an injunction from Philadelphia Common Pleas Court that prevents striking workers from interfering with the Regional Rail. SEPTA officials and the Transit Workers Union are still talking. Pension and work rules such are driver fatigue and breaks are sticking points.

Dozens were arrested last week in a 3-day sweep conducted by Philadelphia Police in Southwest Philadelphia. 64 adults and 1 juvenile were arrested during the period of 10/26-28. Most of the arrests were for drug warrants or during drug investigations. Police seized 3 guns, 15 vehicles, $6,000 in cash, and $30,000 in drugs. The operation was meant to show the community that the police are there to support them. Officers served warrants, attacked the open-air drug markets, and spent time engaging with people in the communities.

Police are looking for two suspects who broke into a Chester County home and demanded money from the residents at gunpoint. Around 1:19 a.m. Wednesday, Uwchlan Township Police went to a home on Byers Road in Chester Springs after a report of a home invasion and robbery. The residents told the officers that two men armed with handguns tied them up all up in one room of the house and demanded money. One of the residents was hit on the head with a gun when he hesitated. Once they were given all of the cash, the two men fled in an unknown vehicle.

Sports
World Series Game 7 tonight in Cleveland 8pm
Cubs vs Indians tied 3-3

Red Wings at Flyers 8 pm

Weather
This afternoon, Partly Sunny, temperatures in the low 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
Y100 Off The Air 15 Years, But Still Alive... as Y-Not Radio on iradiophilly - 02/24 7:59 pm

February 22/23 - Playlist - Michael Tearson's ATTIC - Meet the Millers - 02/24 7:07 pm

February 22/23 Playlist - Michael Tearson's Marconi Experiment - Touchstones - 02/24 1:26 pm

Watch 'Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant' LIVE Streaming Broadcast, 2/24 1pm ET - 02/24 8:49 am

Woman Killed in Maple Shade Double Shooting; Intruder Sets Home on Fire; Arrests in Pennswood Threat - 02/24 8:45 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   © 2010-20 iradiophilly 501(c)(3)
    Site Design by Bananaland | Built by quadpain media