Daniel Craig

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Daniel is a Philadelphia-based writer who worked for PhillyVoice from January 2015 through July 2018. Before joining the website's editorial team, he served as an assistant producer for the Preston and Steve Show on 93.3 WMMR. He is a Temple graduate and an alumni of The Temple News and WHIP, the school's student-run radio station. Daniel is also very aware he shares the name of the actor who portrays James Bond and does not need to be reminded of that fact.

July 25, 2018

Weather

As flood cleanup continues, Hersheypark to close again Thursday; no decision from Knoebels yet

Officials issued a disaster declaration in Derry Township where Hersheypark is located. A flash flood warning remains in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday in Cumberland County, where Knoebels is located.

July 24, 2018

SEPTA

Crash sends van down embankment onto SEPTA tracks

A van involved in a West Philly crash barreled down an embankment and onto SEPTA Regional Rail tracks Tuesday morning, causing delays for commuters.

July 24, 2018

Media

Jillian Mele responds to criticism after botched FOX segment

The former NBC Sports Philadelphia anchor Jillian Mele was part of a segment in which FOX producers were tricked into booking Barbara L'Italien, a Democratic Massachusetts state senator, instead of their intended subject, Arizona congressional candidate Ann Kirkpatrick, about Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

July 23, 2018

Odd News

Internet sleuths: Who are the people in these photos?

Police in Forty Fort, Luzerne County, are asking for the public's help: Help identify the people in some photos taken years ago so we can return stolen property. According to police, they've recently come into the possession of some property that was stolen six years ago. Police did not specify what all was recovered — or how they recovered it — but they did share that one of the items is a 3M Shoot "N" Share camera.

July 23, 2018

Jersey Shore

Jersey Shore town implementing 'zero-tolerance' shoplifting policy

Sea Isle City Police Chief Tom McQuillen, who was sworn in earlier this year and has already tried to tighten enforcement of drinking on the beach, said in a Facebook message Friday that the department has decided to alter its policy on how it responds to shoplifting calls.

July 20, 2018

Racism

Bridesburg residents finding KKK recruitment materials distributed in their neighborhood

A Bridesburg woman said when she arrived at work on Friday morning she found a Ku Klux Klan recruitment sticker had been stuck to the vehicle's rear windshield. The sticker reads: "The KKK Wants You! American Freedom Knights." It includes a phone number with a Michigan area code. Other Bridesburg residents say they have found similar materials left by the white supremacist group.

July 20, 2018

Media

Philly radio stations 101.1 More FM, 92.5 XTU switch hands

Philadelphia-based Entercom announced Thursday it has bought pop station 101.1 More FM (WBEB-FM) from Jerry Lee Radio for $57.5 million. Entercom also sold country station 92.5 XTU (WXTU-FM) to Beasley Broadcast Group, a Florida company, for $38 million.

July 19, 2018

Development

Camden could win $1 million to turn vacant lots into art displays

Camden, New Jersey, is among 14 finalists selected to potentially receive a $1 million grant from the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge. If Camden wins, city officials say the money will go to transforming vacant lots used for illegal dumping into "multi-purpose community forums hosting art installations."

July 19, 2018

Sixers

Despite Kawhi trade, Sixers still have better NBA title odds than Raptors

The Spurs reportedly weren't interested in a potential Sixers package of Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Miami's first-round draft pick for Kawhi Leonard. Instead, the opted to ship the unhappy star up North along with Danny Green to the Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected first-round pick.

July 19, 2018

Military

Explosion causes injuries at Pennsylvania Army depot

The blast occurred in a building on the site around 7:16 a.m. at the Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Franklin County, according to the Franklin Fire Company. Three people required medical air transportation from the scene.

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