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  
 
Home Explodes in Pottstown; Dirt Bike Rider Surrenders in Skateboarder Death; Philly Starbucks Union
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 05/27/22 3:12 pm | updated: 05/27/22 3:12 pm
 
Five people have been killed and two injured after a home exploded in Pottstown, Montgomery County, on Thursday night, 5/26. It happened around 8 p.m. in the area of Hale Street and Butler Avenue. Two homes were completely destroyed and several others damaged. One of the injured is having surgery and the other is listed in critical but stable condition. The cause of the explosion in still under investigation. The Pottstown Police are receiving help from the Pennsylvania State Police and ATF. Officials believe this is an isolated incident. Pottstown School District schools were closed on Friday.

UPDATE: The victims have been identified. 4 of the 5 fatal victims are children. The deceased are: 67-year-old Francine White, 13-year-old Alana Wood, 12-year-old Jeremiah White, 10-year-old Nehemiah White, and 8-year-old Tristan White. The two injured are: 44-year-old Eugene White and 32-year-old Kristina Matuzsan.

A dirt bike rider who was caught on surveillance video striking and killing a teenage skateboarder earlier this week has surrendered to police. 19-year-old Kevin Rubio of the 3200 block of N. Hancock Street is charged with homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter, and related charges for the death of 17-year-old Jesus Gomez-Rosario. It happened on Sunday night, 5/15, around 10:30 p.m. on the 100 block of E Allegheny Avenue near Front Street in the Fairhill section. Gomez Rosario was riding his skateboard westbound on Allegheny. He was struck by Rubio who was riding a dirt bike eastbound at a high rate of speed while doing wheelies. Rosario was taken to Temple University Hospital in critical condition. On Tuesday, 5/17, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 11:15 p.m.

SEE ALSO: Dirt Biker Kills Skateboarder

Workers from four Starbucks locations in Philadelphia voted to unionize on Thursday morning, 5/26. Those locations include 1900 Market Street, 600 South 9th Street, 3400 Market, and 3400 Civic Center Boulevard. Workers at the 1945 Callowhill Street location rejected the union in their vote. Those employees in the pro-union locations will join Workers United, a SEIU affiliate. Now 92 Starbucks locations across the county have voted to unionize.

 
Listen Live! Everything from Bach to Rock, Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community
Choose from 20+ Internet Radio Stations today.
 
TOP STORIES
Man Stabbed/Killed in Roxbourgh; Upper Darby Teen Shot by Kids; Body Found in Burning Car in NE - 07/03 4:33 pm

Woman Killed in Jenkintown Home Fire; Hard Rock Atlantic City Signs Workers; PA Dirt Bike/ATV Law - 07/03 12:39 am

June 25/26 - Playlist - Michael Tearson's ATTIC - Stomu and Stevie - 07/02 2:11 pm

June 25/26 Playlist - Michael Tearson's Marconi Experiment - psychedelic psnack A Full Circle - 07/02 1:25 pm

Man Arrested in Delco Road Rage Shooting; DE Auditor Mixed Verdict; 70 Shots/3 Injured in Frankford - 07/01 5:38 pm

 
(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