Senate candidate John Fetterman suffered a stroke; The Schuylkill River Trail receives much-needed funding; Phyllis blew up late as a result of losing the Dodgers

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Hope Pennsylvania Senate Lt. Gov. John Fetterman recovers from stroke

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a leading Democrat in a high-profile race in the state Senate, suffered a stroke a few days before the primary election but was on his way to “full recovery,” his campaign said Sunday. The 52-year-old Fetterman, who confirmed he was hospitalized all weekend, insisted a health emergency did not slow down his campaign. But the stunning discovery, made two days before the Pennsylvania primaries, created a cloud of uncertainty over the Democratic leader’s candidacy in what could be one of the party’s best opportunities in the Senate.

Happy Trails: Funding announced to close the last gap in Montgomery County on the Shuilkil River Trail

Since its founding about 40 years ago, the 120-mile Shuilkil River Trail has been thought of as a partial project – built on sites. Different sections were built with different partners when the stars lined up (funding became available) with the idea that eventually the trail would run along the length of the river from Philadelphia, where it meets the mighty Delaware River, all the way to the source of the Schuylkill River in Frackville County. Shaylkil.

As a result of the fatal DUI crash, a West Norriton man was sent to public jail

A man from West Norriton is heading to jail after he confessed to driving drunk during a two-car crash in Lower Gwynedd that claimed the life of a passenger in his car. 31-year-old Gabina Lucas-Lagunes of the 1000th quarter of Northridge Drive was sentenced in Montgomery County court to 3 to 6 years in a state penitentiary after he pleaded guilty to murder in a car while driving under the influence of alcohol. . and inadvertently endangering another person in connection with the crash of two cars on May 6, 2021, which killed 37-year-old Jose Martinez-Diaz of Philadelphia, who was a passenger in a Lucas-Lagunes car.

2022 milestones: what to look for when 5 states hold primaries

Tuesday was the winning streak of former President Donald Trump at the U.S. Senate primaries on Tuesday, when voters in five states voted in the by-elections. Trump has bravely backed heart surgeon Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania and U.S. envoy Ted Bada in North Carolina. The once little-known Bud is now in a strong position to win a nomination from the Republicans, but Oz is holding on to tough primaries against the former hedge fund CEO and public activist. The primaries after a resounding victory in the Ohio contest on May 3 are Trump Senate nominee J.D. Vance.

A woman from Malvern descends from a 10-story house for charity

When Malvern resident Netanya Sortland jumped from the top of a 10-story building in Lancaster a year ago, she hoped more of her Chester County colleagues would go with her. So she once again asks Chester County residents to metaphorically approach her to the edge when she makes the second jump. Sortland’s jump was to jump from the Holiday Inn in central Lancaster to raise money for an organization called VisionCorp that helped her after she started losing her sight.


The Los Angeles Dodgers surround Gavin Lux (9) after he scored a double and won the baseball game 5-4 over the Philadelphia Phillies in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 15, 2022. Cody Bellinger and Chris Taylor scored. (AP Photo / Ashley Landis)

One sweep in Los Angeles, Knebels, Phills allowed a friend to leave

Gavin Lux made up for the mistake early in the game by making a double in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers dodged a four-game streak, winning over Phyllis on Sunday 5-4. Cody Bellinger got a three-pointer from Corey Knebel (0-3), and Chris Taylor was on the way before Lux drove them both home with a double-hit to the right-hand corner of the field, embarking on a mad holiday at Chavez’s Jari.

McCaffer: As management mistakes and play-off losses grow, the Sixers are back from where they started

Jimmy Butler defeated the 76ers in the second round of the playoffs, scoring at will, in big places, against a variety of defenses. Then, just in case not noticed enough, demolished them again. “Tobias Harris?” he growled in a burst recorded on video, “over me?” A fair question, how could a man who once tried to coach him say, but only with an emphasis on the state of Maine. Although nothing in professional sports is ever so simple, Butler’s impeccable back thought provided an important topic for conversation. A brief version of his resentment was that he was a 76er, preferring to remain a 76er, but in 2019 he was denied a contract that would soon pass to Harris. So Butler put the cannonball into a pool of free agents. And even if he missed some vital issues – in particular that he was a notorious internal pest who demanded to attend coach meetings among other rude actions – his remark really said a lot about how the Sixers got back to where they started.


Television: Gone are the days of competent election coverage

What a difference of 20 years. At the turn of the century and decades earlier, the column, which appeared the day before the intense struggle and very significant political primaries, will lead the story of where reporters from each local news station will be deployed on election night and how widespread the coverage is. live would be.

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