News roundup

    Happy almost-Thanksgivng, Feeders! While you pretend to get work done around the office and furiously pack for your holiday trip, here’s some of the news you’d be missing if it weren’t for us.


    Johnson & Johnson’s plant in Fort Washington has recalled to more of its products. Four million bottles of Children’s Benadryl allergy tablets and 800,000 bottles of junior-strength Motrin caplets were recalled for insufficiences in the development of the manufacturing product. The company said the recalled drugs should not cause adverse effects.

    A Halloween prank among a couple teenagers and a few slightly-too-old-for pranks adults has resulted in some less-than-funny consequences. A 19-year-old, 22-year-old and two 17-year-olds were caught throwing water balloons off an overpass in Richland, Bucks County., on mischief night. The adults have been charged with reckless endangerment, propulsion of missiles onto highways and other offenses. The teenagers will face juvenile charges.

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    In what has now become a weeks-long discussion about holiday displays, the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce has offered to work with the County Commissioners to see to it that the county’s public holiday display includes a Christmas tree. The county last week passed Resolution 58-10, prohibiting organizations and individuals from contributing to the public holiday displays at the historic courthouse.

    We won’t hold you up from your holiday plans. Just remember, if you’re flying out of PHL today, you should have gotten there yesterday to avoid the crowds.

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