Edward Cagney Mathews, the white Mount Laurel man whose racist tirade against his Black neighbors went viral three summers ago, was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison. Mathews, 47, called his neighbors racist slurs in a July 2021 tirade that was caught on video at the Essex Place Condominiums. Mathews pleaded guilty to charges of bias intimidation in October.
Black Paper Party, an inclusive wrapping paper brand, came away from “Shark Tank” with a new celebrity investor. Here’s how it plans to use the money.
Drivers can expect extra traffic on City Avenue near St. Joseph’s University beginning Monday, Dec 11, and lasting most of the the week as construction continues on the college’s pedestrian bridge.
This week’s Lab Notes has items on a Wayne drug developer’s expanded partnership for a potential rare skin disease treatment, a Malvern medical technology company’s expanded regulatory approval overseas and more.
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Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who allegedly slashed two people with a knife in separate late-November incidents on the Pennypack Trail in Northeast Philadelphia. Authorities said two people reported being attacked by a man wielding a long knife and riding a black BMX-style bike on Nov. 22 and Nov. 24. A third person told investigators she experienced a similar event on Nov. 25.
The donor said he plans to rescind the gift “absent a change in leadership and values at Penn in the very near future.”
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