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Fitzpatrick to introduce bill that will penalize NSA through funding cuts

By Ted BordelonWire Managing EditorBucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick is set to introduce a bill that aims to rein in the surveillance program of the National Security Agency (NSA), and also penalize the NSA through funding...

PECO scam targets small businesses

By John LoftusWire Staff WriterIt’s all nonsense, so don’t fall for it.PECO is warning its small business customers about a scam involving their electric bills. Con artists are threatening some of the utility’s customers that their power...

Better know a candidate: Shaughnessy Naughton

By Ted BordelonWire Managing EditorShaughnessy Naughton doesn’t fit the archetypal model of congressional candidate that the average 2013 American voter might expect.She’s 35, a former scientist and a current business owner. She has no prior political experience.But...

Better know a candidate: Kevin Strouse

By Ted BordelonWire Managing EditorWhen Kevin Strouse joined the Army Rangers two weeks after graduating from Columbia University with a bachelor’s degree in May of 2001, he had no idea that his decision would take him...

Protesters gather outside Fitzpatrick’s office

By Ted BordelonWire Managing EditorFor the second time in two weeks, a group of 12 protesters gathered outside of Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick’s office in Langhorne last Thursday to deliver 50 “Vote for Citizenship Now” postcards to...

Oh, rats!

By Dave WarnerFor the WireYou can call her Ab, you can call her Abby, but don’t go calling Abby Roeser “rat girl.”The 16-year-old is a foster parent for the rodents she gets from an organization called Philly...

Local karate school offers fitness training

By Ted BordelonWire Managing EditorSolomon Brenner has been training area residents in the martial arts for 19 years. He’s the founder of Action Karate, which has facilities throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties. You’ve probably seen the...

Montco candidates react to same-sex marriage

By Ted BordelonWire Managing EditorIn the wake of President Obama’s announcement that his views were no longer “evolving on the issue” and that he stood in favor of gay marriage, several pundits noted that, from that...

Montco candidates react to same-sex marriage

By Ted BordelonWire Managing EditorIn the wake of President Obama’s announcement that his views were no longer “evolving on the issue” and that he stood in favor of gay marriage, several pundits noted that, from that...

Upholstery biz expands in Philadelphia

By Tom WaringWire Staff WriterJ&J Seat Cover Co. Inc. specializes in upholstery, and company president Ed Sacco said there’s great potential in the industry.“Anywhere you look, there’s upholstery,” he said. “Our business is endless.”Joseph Sacco, Ed’s...
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