WEST POTTSGROVE >> West High Street drivers frustrated by having to stop at a light installed to accommodate traffic from a factory that no longer exists may soon see some relief.They may also seem some safety improvements at another dangerous intersection.Township Manager Ed Whetstone told the township commissioners at the July 1 meeting that PennDOT […]
WASHINGTON >> Members of Congress return Tuesday from July Fourth fireworks and parades facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall.The funding fight is shaping up as a major partisan brawl against the backdrop of an intensifying campaign season, with Republicans eager to avoid anoth […]
CALAIS, Maine >> A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday.Devon Staples and his friends had been drinking and setting off fireworks Saturday night in the backyard of a friend's home in eastern Maine, said Stephen McCausla […]
VANCOUVER, British Columbia >> For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."More like Captain America.Lloyd scored three goals to lead the United States to a 5-2 victory over Japan for the team's record third World Cup title -- and first since 1999.