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South Philadelphia String Band make it to the top in 2020 Mummers parade
South Philadelphia String Band won the first prize in 2020 parades after one year of the car crash tragedy that claimed three members of their Mummers family.
Out of 16 string band entrants, the Philadelphia band finished. First, the Quaker City band holds the second position, and Fralinger managed to the third position.
On the early morning of January 2, 2019, the crash took place.
Performers Dennis Palandro and Joe Ferry, along with Ferry's fiancée Kelly Wiseley left us in that accident as their car was struck by another vehicle in South Philadelphia. However, the driver of the striking vehicle was sent behind bars.
Denny, Palandro's father, said that he was performing in their honour.
Denny Palandro stated that we are honouring and paying our tribute to my son, great friend Joey Ferry and his fiancée Kelly Wiseley. He also said that they are still alive in our thoughts and prayers, and today's date is fully dedicated to those three angles.
He further appreciated the support of the entire mummer's community during the whole year by saying that "We love you guys, and we need the support, so please keep it coming."
An emblem with the initials "DP," "JF" and "KW" was posted by the band on their facebook page, earlier this week.
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If you are looking for cities where you can find plentiful jobs. These places are best for starting your business or increase your salary. Rapid economic and growth are continuously creating enough number of new jobs and attracting new residents.
Check out the list of top cities where salary and population are increasing swiftly.
Round Rock, Texas
- Population change 2014-2018: 14.52%
- Housing growth 2014-2018: 18.57%
- Household income growth 2014-2018: 13.96%
North Charleston, South Carolina
- Population change 2014-2018: 10.41%
- Housing growth 2014-2018: 9.36%
- Household income growth 2014-2018: 21.71%
Charleston, South Carolina
- Population change 2014-2018: 7.91%
- Housing growth 2014-2018: 11.51%
- Household income growth 2014-2018: 25.13%
- Population change 2014-2018: 7.93%
- Housing growth 2014-2018: 10.71%
- Household income growth 2014-2018: 24.46%
New Braunfels, Texas
- Population change 2014-2018: 30.21%
- Housing growth 2014-2018: 41.47%
- Household income growth 2014-2018: 16.6%
- Population change 2014-2018: 8.88%
- Housing growth 2014-2018: 14.63%
- Household income growth 2014-2018: 18.81%
- Population change 2014-2018: 9.43%
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
- Population change 2014-2018: 14.85%
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New Police Commissioner of Philadelphia
After the resignation of Richard Ross from the post of Philadelphia Police commissioner, Christine Coulter is elected as the new police commissioner of Philadelphia.
Danielle Outlaw, Portland Oregon Police Chief, will be the new police commissioner following the Mayor Jim Kenney's office.
According to the Oregonian, activation of Outlaw has been taken place in several enforcement groups such as, such as the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Police Executive Research Forum, and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.
She started her career twenty years before in Oakland, California, in the field of Law enforcement.
In 2018, a Ted talk was also presented by her on police and community relations. In that session, she highlighted issues and possible solutions to strained relations.
In Sociology, she earned a bachelor's degree from the University of San Francisco and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.
She is graduated from the Police Executive Research Forum Senior Management Institute of Police, the Major Cities Chiefs' Association Police Executive Leadership Institute, and the FBI National Executive Institute. She is also a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Human and Civil Rights Committee and an active participant of the National Organization of Black Law Executives.
A public survey was launched by the city that earned 4,000 respondents.
Welcome 2020 with the New Year's Eve Fireworks of Rivers Casino
As we are ending a decade and starting a New Year, two New Year's Eve fireworks will be presented along the Delaware River.
The New Year's Eve Fireworks of Rivers Casino on the Waterfront will start at 6.pm with a colourful display.
There is enough number of places to see the New Year's fireworks from the Philadelphia as well as New Jersey side. All the tickets of ice skating at Blue Cross RiverRink WinterFest are sold out, but some spectator tickets are still available.
NBC 10 will broadcast the firework show live at 6 p.m.
A second firework show by Rivers Casino New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront will take place, but this show will not be broadcasted.
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First black father-daughter fighter duo of Philadelphia
Daynese Stowe used to visit at her father's workstation, Jeffry, who is a firefighter by professional when she was a child. She used to look up her father as a local legend, and when she is young, she is working with his father alongside at Philadelphia Fire Department in West Philadelphia.
They have made history because they are the first black father-daughter duo of the city.
Strangely, Jeffrey celebrated his 30th anniversary as a firefighter, and on the same day, his daughter educated from the academy.
Fiery Crash took place at Grant and the Boulevard
On the early Sunday morning, a fiery crash took place on Roosevelt Boulevar. A man is critically injured, and a woman is dead in the accident.
The incident took place around 2 a.m. near Grant Avenue in the city's Bustleton section.
Police stated that a 23-year-old female driver just crossed the Grant Avenue in the northbound lanes of the Boulevard when the male driver struck his high-speed car in the car of the female car driver.
According to investigators , the impact of the collision was so strong that it caused the car of the female driver to spiral out of control and into a tree where it burst into flames. Officials stated that the woman was unable to escape and died inside the burning car.
The 39-year-old man was taken to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital with critical injuries.
As travelers return from Christmas holiday, Philadelphia airport gets crowded
After Christmas, the Philadelphia International Airport became crowded due to a heavy returning of travelers from the Christmas holidays. Few were returning while others were flying out to enjoy the new year. One of the travelers, Heather Caporaso said that her flight had to undergo an unexpected stop.
Caporaso of Moorestown, New Jersey said, "Although we're flying out from Tampa, however, we had to make an emergency stop in Charlotte, North Carolina due to the smell of burning plastic on the plane and none of us had any idea what it was, therefore, the pilot decided to land. Its always better safe than sorry." Imagine this when you have to fly in from Aruba with five young kids.
AAA anticipated the day after Christmas is one of the more terrible days to travel as millions will be flying. More than 80,000 of them will be going through Philadelphia International Airport. One woman who flew in from California as she wanted to get an early start. Another family was coming from London to see their other family members for the New Year's Eve.
"We began in Heathrow a couple of days prior, traveled to Phoenix and afterward from Phoenix flew in here today. It's been a significant outing," said Lisa Vondemhagem of London. Obviously, a few people will experience pretty much anything to be with family for these special seasons. Trevan Artis was respecting his girl once again from South Carolina.
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First baby born in 2020 in Phoneix area took birth at Banner Health facility
Zoé was eager to start his life with New year and a new decade.
Zoé is a little girl who took birth at 12:30 a.m on Wednesday at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix.
Zoé is most likely the first baby born in 2020 in the Phoneix area.
Monica Villagomez, 27, is the mother of the little girl, and the little one caused contractions to her mother one month before her due date in her haste to meet the world.
Zoé was wearing a new pink beanie decorated with colourful rain clouds when she slept for the first time in Monica's arm on Wednesday, and her father Edgar Villagomez beamed nearby.
Monica said that it was hard to believe that her girl is the firstborn in the new year.
Jeffrey Stensland, who is the spokesman of the hospital, said that it was a busy night for the hospital because 17 birth took place in the quick sessions.
Edgar, who works in a dairy, said that the pregnancy was sensitive because of Monica's thyroid condition.
The Arizona Republic contacted several other Valley hospital companies to make sure that they do not have birth at any of their facilities earlier than Zoé.
Arizona game department killed three lions near Tuscon
Arizona Game and Fish Department officials killed three lions near Tuscon because it was confirmed that they were feeding on the human remains. On Wednesday agency said that three mountain lions were put down as they fed on human remains found near a hiking trail northeast of Tucson.
Pima Canyon Trail in the Catalina Mountains discovered the remains late Monday. On Tuesday, the Sherif's office stated that they have not been able to identify the deceased person yet.
Mark Hart, Tucson Game and Fish spokesman said that it is evident from the photographs and tracks that the lions were eating human remains. It is not believed by officials that the lions killed the person.
Hart also included that Lions eating human remains is not normal ... they typically prefer live prey, and according to the researches, if they are feeding on the human remains, then it is expected that they can attack humans in the future.
He further said that considering all the factors; officials decided to put down the lions.
Additionally, remains found at one of the Tuscon's most popular areas that are 50 yards from the hiking trail and within sites of homes. Pima Canyon Trail is northeast of Tucson and just east of Oro Valley in the Catalina Mountains.
See the first Borns of 2020 of Houston area
We have some new citizens in the city that made their entrance on an extraordinary day. Their birth is being celebrated as they are the firstborn in the new year and a new decade.
Marco Aguero is a first baby boy who took birth in 2020 in the Houston area. He took birth at Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital, and he was born 20 seconds after midnight.
And the first baby girl who took birth in 2020 is named as Jasmine Sophia Sixtos. She was born at 12:07 a.m. at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.