Good morning Here are some of the top stories from around the region.
Today in the afternoon the clouds will part to leave for us a sunny day. There may be a prolonged rain tonight. The maximum temperature is expected to be around 83 degrees.
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Routes in Montgomery County are becoming increasingly popular, particularly the Schuilkill River trail. But with whom? A study conducted in August 2020 by the Montgomery Planning Commission found that the demographics of those using the trail do not always match the demographics of the communities through which the trail passes. Significantly fewer young people, minorities, people with disabilities, the elderly and foreigners who are not seen on the trail in the same proportion as they live in communities near the trails, according to the Montgomery County Access, Diversity and Awareness study. .
West Chester Fire Department responded to an unusual call Thursday night. The dog’s owner said her 2.5-year-old Jack Russell mix broke out of it, chasing a marmot under some old concrete slabs in a wooded area at 600 Tower Lane in East Bradford. “Miss Chloe was pretty well squeezed under the concrete slabs when WCFD volunteers arrived,” said Dave March, West Chester Police and Fire Officer.
Pennsylvania police are helping the city build more officers in support of the Safe Streets initiative, which Delaware County Attorney Jack Stollsteimer says is being taken out by police on the streets to better connect with the public. “We know from our own experience, as well as decades of research in cities across the country, that public policing matters,” Stollsteimer said in a release. “The withdrawal of officers from the streets, from their patrol cars, strengthens trust and is important both for crime prevention and for crime detection. This office is supported by the Chester Police Department, funding these details of Operation Safe Streets for more than a year. We are incredibly grateful that the Pennsylvania State Police, at the request of (Chester City successor Michael) Dowery, agreed to cooperate with us by joining Operation Safe Streets and sending troops to help with our Chester Police efforts.
The Raleigh family (Megan, Mike and 1-year-old son Patrick) from West Naritane teamed up with Today on a Good Day to collect and deliver aid packages to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Einstein Medical Center in Montgomery in May. 12. Patrick was a patient in the intensive care unit of Einstein Montgomery for seven days after his birth last year. During his time in the intensive care unit, Rawlis received a package of help and support from “Good Day Today” and decided to pay for it by raising money for Patrick’s first birthday so they could donate aid packages to other NICU families.
Dodger Stadium has always been one of Bryce Harper’s favorite venues. The two-time MVP NL debuted here in the major leagues in 2012, and he also likes it because he can see family and friends coming from Las Vegas. During the first three games of the series over the weekend, Philadelphia quarterback Phyllis gave family members and Los Angeles Dodgers staff a run they won’t soon forget. Harper finished third in a row Saturday night and finished with three shots in an 8-3 win. It was part of a barrier in which Phyllis deepened four times and reached 0.500 (17-17) for the first time since April 13th.
In terms of atmosphere and intensity, the match between the two teams, which took first and second place in the Eastern Conference on Saturday, justified the score. Football, not so much, although it became a given when the additional styles of Union and New York Red Bulls clashed. Daniel Gazdag put Union ahead two minutes into the second half and they were ready to come out when Dylan Nilis received a second yellow card in the 55th. But Luquinas ’goal in the 65th minute brought the Red Bulls a 1-1 drop in points at Subaru Park on Saturday night.
Joel Embiid is 28 years old, he is about to become a ninth-year professional with unreliable knees, a pair of damaged orbital bones, a back that has bothered him since college, and much more to say. He was the center that received sales information that he was to become the next Hakim Olajuwon when he was just 20 years old. He was a hooligan early in his career who liked to torment opposing centers, and in particular Andre Drummond, saying he owned considerable real estate in his head.
This week, the Valley Forge Tourism and Conference Council celebrated tourism in Montgomery County at its sixth annual travel rally. The jazz band performs as part of the Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board’s annual Tourism Rally and Conference Board on May 9th. The agency announced the Montco Jazz Fest in September. The event took place on Monday, May 9, at the Green Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill featuring live music, costumed performers, a balloon and pets as the agency outlined new and returning events. The annual event was the National Travel and Tourism Week, which this year had the theme “The Future of Travel”. This topic was timely as the travel and tourism industry continues to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic.