Thursday, October 26, 2006

"I Seek to Recommit That”

Glenside News contrasts Raj, Schwartz.

Raj Peter Bhakta, 30, describes himself as a "Theodore Roosevelt Republican" who cares about the environment.

In an interview last week, Bhakta said he intends to "shake things up" in Washington. His own party has lost its direction, he said, and he intends to restore it.

"The Republican Party has lost its commitment to small government and clean government," he said. "I seek to recommit that. The Democrats are no better. It's just been the party of 'no.' That's not good enough." "It Is Suspicious” details nursing home homicide.

How did a 92-year-old man end up dead with a knife stuck in his chest inside a Rhawnhurst old- folks home yesterday?

Police didn't have the answer to the mystery last night, and it seemed no one else did either.

A home-health-care worker found the bloodstained resident on the floor of his ninth-floor apartment in the Samuel Tabas House on Strahle Street near Horrocks at about 9:30 a.m., police said.

The unidentified man had at least one gash in his chest and two small wounds on his body, police said. Teenage Victim


Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal shooting early this morning that left a South Philadelphia man dead.

Antonio Johnson, 19, of the 600 block of Jackson Street, was found about 2:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Cantrell Street, several blocks from his home, police said. He had gunshot wounds to the chest.

Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene by medics a short time later. Police said they had no suspects or motive. Police are asking that anyone with information about the shooting contact homicide investigators at 215-696-3334.