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Larry Holmes: Ex-boxer killed in accident 'a good fighter ... who gave his all'

David Bey, who died last week after an industrial accident in South Jersey, had his one shot in 1985 at the heavyweight championship. It wasn't exactly a "Rocky" story. But it could have been. The Philadelphia native was 14-0 entering the fight with long-time champ Larry Holmes on March 15 at the Ri

NJ.COM - 2017-09-18 16:49:52

Man killed in electric bicycle accident in Lower Southampton

LOWER SOUTHAMPTON - A man on an electric bicycle was killed Monday afternoon in a crash with a vehicle at the intersection of Street Road and Central Avenue. Lower Southampton police Chief Ted Krimmel said the 50-year-old township resident was traveling west on Street Road and upon entering the int


8 drinking experiences to savor across South Jersey

In the the tasting rooms of the rapidly growing New Jersey craft beverage industry, visitors can sample and purchase locally crafted wine, beer and spirits. A visit to tasting rooms can be a quick in-and-out to sample a drink or two before deciding what to take home. Often, though, visitors choose t

COURIER-POST - 2017-09-19 19:06:01

Bensalem police confiscate 34 bags of heroin, meth from Philadelphia man

Bensalem police recovered a case full of assorted drugs Monday morning from the car of a Philadelphia man they say intended to sell them. The case contained 28 bags of heroin, six bags of meth, two capsules of cocaine and 62 assorted pills, two officers wrote in an affidavit of probable cause. The


Avril Lavigne Named Most Likely Celebrity to Expose People to Malware Online

This Feb. 14, 2016, file photo shows Avril Lavigne at the 2016 Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Irving Azoff at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, that Lavigne, whose last album came out in 2013, was the

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-19 13:14:19

Film academy president welcomes new members at private party

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) The president of the film academy says being a member isn't just about getting all those free DVD screeners during Oscar season. John Bailey says the real benefit of belonging to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is being connected to the past and future of f

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-19 15:00:00

Bristol Township man gets up to 10 years for gunpoint robbery, assaults

A Bristol Township man will serve up to 10 years behind bars for terrorizing four people while searching for his missing motorcycle. Iridious Scott Jones, 38, was sentenced Tuesday to five to 10 years in state prison with a concurrent decade of probation on counts of robbery, burglary and simple ass


Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

NEW YORK (AP) - In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence over a huge part of the retailing world. The toy chain, hobbled by $5 billion in debt and more intense competition,


Courier Times reporters win top honor for Unwell Water series

HARRISBURG -- Bucks County Courier Times reporters Kyle Bagenstose and Jenny Wagner have won the 2017 Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation's G. Richard Dew Award for their Unwell Water series on contaminated drinking water in Bucks and Montgomery counties. The G. Richard Dew Award is the PN


Montgomery County Trail Challenge offers great way to experience Mother Nature

I am anything but an athlete - I fail horribly at every sport I try, I got to be on an all-star soccer team once because I was the only player who was at every game, and when I hit a baseball I also almost always hit my leg along with it. Nevertheless, I love being outside and exploring nature. So i


2 Child Luring Attempts Under Investigation This Week In Bucks County

BUCKS COUNTY, PA - Two separate child luring incidents are under investigation in Bucks County. The first incident was reported Sunday in Lower Southampton Township. According to police, the incident happened around 4 p.m. Sunday, when a man tried to lure a 9-year-old and an 8-year-old on Park Lane.

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:59:50

6 Stolen Vehicles, 6 Burglaries, 12 Thefts Reported Recently In Bristol Township

The following police activity was recently reported by Bristol Township Police: BURGLARIESSept. 6, 7100 block of Bristol Pike, Bristol, Pa. Sometime between Aug. 30 and Sept. 6, someone gained entry to the above location through the front door. Taken was an air conditioner, copper and aluminum. Appr

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:34:18

PennEast pipeline applies for Army Corps permits

The PennEast Pipeline Co. has applied for water crossing permits with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, moving it one step closer to building a controversial 120-mile natural gas pipeline from northeast Pennsylvania to Mercer County, New Jersey. One of those water crossings would run the pipeline be


Drug take-back boxes coming to state police stations

Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday announced the opening of 65 prescription drug take-back boxes at state police stations. The boxes were donated by CVS Health in an effort to safely dispose of unwanted or expired medications at risk of being abused or sold by those struggling with addiction. In 2016, more th


State Sen. Chuck McIlhinney announces opioid video competition for middle, high school students

State Sen. Chuck McIlhinney, R-10, Doylestown Borough, invites middle and high school students to enter a statewide video competition that will help find solutions to the growing heroin and opioid epidemic. "Talk to Your State Senator," sponsored by the Pennsylvania Senate with support from members


Climate Change Film Festival takes stage in Southampton

"Earth: We're All in This Together" is a day-long Climate Change Film Festival, planned for Sept. 30 at the Pinelands Preservation Alliance, 17 Pemberton Road, Southampton. A new collaboration of the Medford Religious Society of Friends and the PPA, the film festival is intended to bring attention t


Subpeonas served to opioid producers in national investigation

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Tuesday that several pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors were served with subpoenas as part of a national investigation into the country's opioid abuse crisis. The subpoenas for documents and information on business practices from the c


Palisades Middle School teacher takes lessons learned back to her classroom

Protecting the environment has long been near and dear to Kristin Jacoby's heart, and spending a week in June at a special program in Colorado only strengthened that passion. Jacoby, a seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher at Palisades Middle School, was one of 14 teachers from across the countr


Senate military authorization bill passes with PFC amendments

The U.S. Senate Monday night passed a $700 billion military authorization bill, which includes $7 million for a nationwide health study on communities impacted by perfluorinated compound contamination. Those are chemicals found in firefighting foam, the use of which contaminated the drinking water o


The difference between DACA and the Dream Act

DREAM is an acronym for the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act first introduced as legislation in 2001. The term "Dreamers" may be misunderstood by some who are not aware of DREAM Act history and mistakenly think the term describes a sort of idealistic vision of children arrivin