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Mark D'Amico Sentenced 27 Months in GoFundMe Scam; Buddy Going to Foster; Day Care Robbed/Peppered

News | iradioal  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA | April 02, 2022 12:17 am

Mark D'Amico Sentenced 27 Months in GoFundMe Scam; Buddy Going to Foster; Day Care Robbed/Peppered

A New Jersey man who conspired with his then girlfriend and a homeless veteran to create a false feel good story, and turned that into a $400,000 GoFundMe scam was sentenced on Friday, 4/1, on federal charges. Mark D'Amico will serve 27 months in prison followed by three years of probation. He must also pay restituion and undergo gambling, drug and mental health counseling. He pled guilty...

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Tony Watlington Next Philly School Superintendent; NWS Confirms Bucks Tornado; Rape Suspect Arrested

News | iradioal  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA | April 01, 2022 4:30 pm

Tony Watlington Next Philly School Superintendent; NWS Confirms Bucks Tornado; Rape Suspect Arrested

The Board of Education has selected Tony Watlington as the next Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia. Watlington will replace William Hite on June 16. Hite has served at superintendent for 10 years. Watlington reportedly will have a 5-year $340,000 contract with an option for a sixth year. Watlington has 27 years of educational experience. He is leaving his role as...

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Arrest in Trenton 9yo's Shooting; Camden Pre-K Children Drink Bad Milk; Levittown Bowling Fire

News | iradioal  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA | April 01, 2022 3:41 pm

Arrest in Trenton 9yo's Shooting; Camden Pre-K Children Drink Bad Milk; Levittown Bowling Fire

Trenton officials announced on Wednesday, 3/30, the arrest of a man in the shooting death of a 9-year-old girl last Friday night, 3/25. 19-year-old Isiah Roberts is charged with murder, aggravated assault and gun violations in the death of SeQuoya Bacon-Jones. It happened around 7:30 p.m. in the courtyard of Kingsbury Square. Two woman were fighting over a social media post. More people...

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Statement On Philadelphia Cultural Fund Allocation In the Proposed City Budget

Culture | iradioal  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA | April 01, 2022 1:15 pm

Statement On Philadelphia Cultural Fund Allocation In the Proposed City Budget

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is deeply disappointed that the Kenney Administration did not maintain the Philadelphia Cultural Fund's (PCF) comprehensive $3.5 million allocation in its proposed budget. As the City grapples with surging gun violence and a continued reckoning around equity and access, the decision to reduce the PCF by $1 million is shortsighted at best. PCF provides...

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Nurse Pleads Guilty in McMaster Sr. Case; Man Poses as SEPTA Worker; Body Found in Chester Park

News | iradioal  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA | March 31, 2022 4:47 pm

Nurse Pleads Guilty in McMaster Sr. Case; Man Poses as SEPTA Worker; Body Found in Chester Park

A former Philadelphia senior care facility nurse pled guilty to misdemeanor neglect of a care-dependent person and tampering with records in the April 2018 death of H.R. McMaster Sr., father of Trump's former national security advisor. 34-year-old Christann Gainey appeared in court on Monday, 3/28. She had been charged with felony counts of involuntary manslaughter and neglect, and...

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March 26/27 - Playlist - Michael Tearson's ATTIC - Some Bluesman - ATTIC Episode #300!

Free Forum | mtearson  by: mtearson - Philadelphia, PA | March 29, 2022 4:49 pm

March 26/27 - Playlist - Michael Tearson's ATTIC - Some Bluesman - ATTIC Episode #300!

March 26/27 - Playlist - Michael Tearson's ATTIC - Some Bluesman - ATTIC Episode #300

1) "St. James Infirmary" by Josh White
2) "Free & Equal Blues" by Josh White
3) "Jelly Jelly" by Josh White
4) "Hard Time Killing Floor Blues" by Chris Thomas King
5) "John Law Burned Down the Liquor Store" by Chris Thomas King
6) "Red Shoes" by Chris Thomas...

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March 26/27 Playlist - Michael Tearson's Marconi Experiment - psych psnack

Free Forum | mtearson  by: mtearson - Philadelphia, PA | March 29, 2022 4:27 pm

March 26/27 Playlist - Michael Tearson's Marconi Experiment - psych psnack

March 26/27 Playlist - Michael Tearson's Marconi Experiment - psych psnack

1) "People Get Ready" by Chambers Brothers
2) "Pictures of Matchstick Men" by Status Quo
3) "Brighten Your Night With My Day" by James Taylor
4) "He Darlin' If" by Spirit
5) "Rose" by Mott the Hoople
6) "Dark Eyed Woman" by Spirit
7) "Quicksilver Girl" by Nellie...

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Upper Darby Seek Witness in Road Shooting; Crew Pull SUV from Creek in Ridley; Man Shot Leaving Gym

News | iradioal  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA | March 29, 2022 3:56 pm

Upper Darby Seek Witness in Road Shooting; Crew Pull SUV from Creek in Ridley; Man Shot Leaving Gym

Upper Darby police are looking for potential witnesses to the deadly road shooting on Lansdowne Ave. last Friday morning, 3/25. It happened around 8 a.m. near Bonner/Prendie High School. 28-year-old Lloyd Amarsingh of Darby is accused of shooting 56-year-old Jim Hunt of Havertown. Police have identified the operator of a red sedan (pictured below). "The operator may have been a witness to...

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Deadly PA Snow Squall Pileup on I-81; 15yo Sean Toomey Boy Has Passed; Man Shot Killed in Roxborough

News | iradioal  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA | March 28, 2022 5:24 pm

Deadly PA Snow Squall Pileup on I-81; 15yo Sean Toomey Boy Has Passed; Man Shot Killed in Roxborough

At least 3 people have been killed and dozens were injured in a massive vehicle pileup in Schuylkill County, PA, this morning, 3/28. Over 50 cars and trucks are a part of the crash and some caught fire. It happened around 10:30 a.m. on I-81. Brief, but intense, snow squalls have been passing through the entire state of Pennsylvania on Monday. A snow squall is like a 'winter thunderstorm,'...

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Darby Man Turns Self In for Deadly Road Shooting; 9yo Shot in Trenton; Boys Surrender for Buddy Cat

News | iradioal  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA | March 28, 2022 4:31 pm

Darby Man Turns Self In for Deadly Road Shooting; 9yo Shot in Trenton; Boys Surrender for Buddy Cat

A Delaware County man turned himself in for the deadly road shooting in Drexel Hill on Friday night, 3/25. 28-year-old Lloyd Amarsingh is charged with third degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, and possessing an instrument of crime. He allegedly shot and killed 56-year-old Jimmy Hunt of Havertown around 8 a.m. Friday morning on Lansdowne Ave near Winding Way by Bonnor-Prendergast High...

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