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septa strike now in day four. the frustration continues. we'll tell you what you need to know before you head out the door. plus, what we're doing to help you get around today. two kids hurt in the house fire late last night are hospitalized this morning. now police are trying to figure out who else was homeç last night. trump signs taking right off his front lawn and a delaware man discovered it was his mail man doing it. nbc 10 news now. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema.
we have matt delucia at the frnr rock station covering the septa strike. jessica boyington is also following that for us. now to meteorologist bill henley. >> just a few scattered clouds in center city, 54 degrees. the temperature is still falling this morning and the wind, that's going to be picking up so it keeps us cool during the day, even though we'll see bright sunshine. that's the 10:00 number. 55 degrees at 10:00. delaware is at 52 degrees. low 50s to start with. we'll get a little bit cooler, 40s that's by 7:00 this morning in wilmington. those winds out of the northwest at 7 miles an hour. look how they increase at 10:00. we go from 49 to 55 degrees at 10:00. eninto the upper 50s by lunch time. most the area will warm into the upper 50s. some areas, low 60s. 61 degrees in philadelphia. 60 in new jersey and 60 degrees also at the shore. while the lehigh valley is 56 degrees this afternoon, just a little bit warmer for delaware.
i'm break these down hour by hour to show you how quickly the temperatures will climb when i'm back in just ten minutes. day four of the septa strike and headache continues for commuters. >> first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is watching the rails and the affect it's having on the roads. >> minor delays right now. this is when we started to see them pick up yesterday morning and the following mornings as well. we are seeing 11-minute delays from chestnut hill west train 812. that's pretty much all that's reported right now. otherwise expect those delays within the next hour or so, we will start to see some of those on the regional rails. in paulsboro, watch for an overturned tractor-trailerç on 295 headed northbound around exit 19, mantua grove road. we're missing a lane right there. also, 78 around lehigh street in the lehigh valley. checking in with the bridges, moving into philadelphia, that's where we see most the traffic with the septa strike under way. clear for the tacony palmyra and the burlington bristol. no scheduled openings there right now.
also clear heading to the walt whitman bridge. >> we enter day four of the septa strike this friday. >> at some point this morning, septa and its union will be back to the bargaining table trying to find a solution to all this. matt delucia is live at fern rock transportation center, catching up with commuters, finding other ways to get where they're going. matt? >> right. everyone here is hoping for that solution and that resolution will come quickly. i've been talking with riders this morning, some who have had to walk to where they need to go, others who found another way to get around, some taking the regional rail like the folks behind me that are at the fern rock transportation center. still no deal as far as septa and transport workers union. they're still at odds, both sides talked late into the night once again. septa has claimed the union has not been engaging in good faith negotiations. the union says that's really not true, they have been prepared to bargain day and night.
union president says they will not apologize for trying to maintain quality affordable health care for members and their families. the buses, trolleys and subways are not running. >> i have to change things around. i have a son that goes to school and other people have to get my son. instead of me, i have to walk back. >> how badly do you want this strike to end? >> immediately. i want it to end immediately. >> that's just one of the stories we've been hearing out here. a lot of people having similar stories, one guy says he has to walk 20 blocks once he gets back in the evening to his house. so the focus now starting to turn to next week, of course, we haveç election day on tuesday. septa trying to get striking workers back on the job so people can get to the polls and negotiations are expected to resume once again later on in the day. we'll let you know what happens. fern rock, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. make sure you have the free nbc 10 app for our septa strike
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einstein hospital. a second child, a 6-year-old, was brought here to st. christopher's. they were listed in critical condition when they arrived. firefighters say both children were rescued from a row home on sheldon street in philly's olney neighborhood a little after 9:45 last night. 40 firefighters were on scene within a matter of minutes, rescuing the kid from the second floor as they were working on putting out that fire. when the children were brought out, firefighters immediately started working to keep them alive as neighbors looked on in shock. >> this fire, like so many others points out the importance of fire prevention, fire safety in the home, having a working smoke alarm on every level of your home. >> and fire investigators areç trying to determine a few things this morning. one, the cause of that fire. two, if there were working smoke detectors inside of that home and three, if there was an adult in that home at the time the fire started. for now, reporting live outside
the st. christopher's hospital, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. 5:37 right now. 54 degrees outside. lawmakers in new jersey are considering a bill that would make driver's licenses expire on the card holder's birthday. it goes to the full senate. right now, driver's licenses expire on the last day of the month every four years. governor chris christie suggested the change to birthdays to help ease the wait times at motor vehicle offices which can get crowded near the end of each month. a similar bill has been introduced in the assembly. let's talk about the weather for today and into the weekend. we'll get sunny sky today, bill henley, as it starts to warm up a little bit. >> it will be cooling down before we get sunshine to warm us up a bit. the wind is going to be a big factor. it's blowing in center city. the stronger will that's above the building level will come down to the ground today. right now it's 8 miles an hour, that but that will get stronger.
8 mile-an-hour breeze in philadelphia. watch as it increases as we go into the lunch time hour, 57 degrees. that will keep temperatures in the 50s to near 60 degrees this afternoon for philadelphia and the suburbs, you'll see that wind, too, just a few scattered clouds this morning. that's going to bring the temperatures down, the wind, 52 degrees, down to 49 degrees by 8:00. even though we'll see that steady breeze increasing as we go into the later morning and afternoon hours, the temperature will still climb. that's how bright the sunshine will be for the suburbs and lehigh valley. 40s at 8:00. 54 degrees at noon and then upper 50s this afternoon. the winds blowing in new jersey as well, just a 5 mile-an-hour breeze right now. the wind that's above building level comes down to the ground. there it is, 12, 13 mile-an-hour wind. upper 50s about aa warm as it's going to get. at the shore, a few showers are out of the picture this morning. the showers have pushed to the south and sunshine takes over. 61 degrees at 2:00 and staying
in the low 60s at 4:00. the winds just a bit stronger at the shore, 16 miles an hour at lunch time. for south jersey and delaware, you're also going to see that sunshine, bright sunny skies. 52 degrees right now, into the 40s in the next couple hours and then we'll get enough sunshine in spite of the wind to warm to near 60 degrees at lunch time and we will see those temperatures holding in, right in the same territory in the afternoon thanks to that steady wind. changes ahead for the weekend. i've got the weekend with the 10 day on 10 when i'm back in less than 10. >> we'll see you then, bill. 20 minutes before 6:00 a.m. on this friday morning. let's get another -- we're having technical issues here. we should be okay. >> here i am. >> there we go. >> let's find out what's happening on the regional rails. jessica? >> we're seeing 20-minute delays on elwyn train 306. 20-minute delays due to equipment problems. also a few minutes earlier, we saw an 11-minute delay on
chestnut hill train. i would imagine we'll start to see 10 to 15-minute delays through the regional rails. let's move to the roads and look at the schuylkill expressway. eastbound accident scene right here. the eastbound traffic is moving by. it's over here on to the right-hand shoulder fortunately. a few police officers there on the scene. a few vehicles involved as well. the westbound sound looks unaffected by it. all traffic moving along nicely. paulsboro, still watching this overturned tractor-trailer. 295 headed northbound around exit 19, mantua grove road. we're losing a lane there. watching 95 through delaware. 11 minutes at the most for your drive times. northbound from 295 to 495 average speeds are still up as well. vai and tracy. >> jessica, thank you. every day we've been hearing differentç stories about how t septa strike is impacting lives. one woman can't make it to the doctor's office. >> i can't get my children, me,
to medical doctors, because of the simple fact septa is out of control. >> and while some are stranded, we'll show you how others are using technology to get in front of a doctor. also, he's coming to town. we'll tell you when santa will be back in one local mall. here's a hint. it's going to be before thanksgiving. how's that? katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess at a neighborhood favorite - a place for a good, family meal.
she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained.
philadelphia commuters will face more headaches today on this
fourth day of the septa strike. buses, trolleys and subways not running in the system. talks that resumed last night continued into the early morning hours but still no settlement. those talks are set to pick up again later today. well, the septa strike is taking a toll on people trying to get to doctor's appointments or needing home health care. >> health care aides trying to get to home bound patients say they have to walk or use car services to get to people they would normally see using septa. people have to had cancel in-person visits are using the jeffconnect app to teleconference with physicians. others say the strike has caused them to miss doctor's appointments altogether. postal service investigators are looking into one of their own employees accused ofç stealing a trump for president
sign from a yard in townsend, new castle county. a trump supporter put up a camera after several signs went missi missile. he was surprised to see a postal worker pulling up, getting out and grabbing the sign. the u.s. postal service says this is, quote, disturbing. >> people should be able to put these things up and express their views on issues and candidates. >> the postal service called this unacceptable behavior and says the actions of one employee don't reflect the rest of its work force. well, every day hundreds of thousands of philadelphians have to ask themselves if they have enough money left to eat. that's where philadelphia share comes in. nbc 10's pamela osborne visited share to see how the organization is helping put food back in the hands of people who need it most. >> reporter: you could call it
the front line in the fight against hunger. a hunger that volunteer linda gerald never thought existed until one day she saw it for herself through the eyes of children in her own neighborhood. >> they would go home and they would say, miss gerald, we don't have any food in our house. no food? >> reporter: as shocking as it is, that's the reality for an average of 607,513 low income people. >> there are people in our country, particularly in our city, in 2016 that at this very moment are wondering where their next meal is going to come from. >> reporter: 28 years ago, there were a little over 100 cup boards relying on them. now there are more than 500. >> the biggest shift in the cup board, people who are employed, who are part-time employed. >> reporter: more and more people visiting the pantries
work but at the end of theç da have very little money left in their pockets for food. each month they pack 5,000 boxes, just like these. >> they grow a little more slowly. >> reporter: they have a garden and through a program, they've been able to provide fresh fruits and veggies from local apartmenters for the first time ever. >> they're hearty. >> reporter: as they celebrate their 30th anniversary, they can't help but feel it isn't enough as the growing need for their assistance continue year round. >> people are still hungry in february, june and august. november is not the only month. >> last night, share held its 30th anniversary gala at their warehouse. they accept food donations year round. 5:48. let's talk about the weather. >> this is my favorite time of the year, not just because it's football season but because the leaves are turning. it's beautiful. >> i love it. >> we usually get beautiful weather. yesterday was cloudy and a few showers. today we'll see a lot of
sunshine. don't expect the same temperatures that we've had the last few days. the wind is blowing. you can see, look at the corner of the screen, the right corner, that's wind blowing the tree. that's the view from the battleship new jersey in camden. if you're heading out, we are cooling down. that wind is bringing in chillier air. it will be a sunny, breezy and cool day. lots of sunshine. temperatures will be struggling to get up to 06 degrees this afternoon. and then that colder air coming in, you'll feel it this evening, a chilly evening as the temperatures drop into the 40s during the evening. we're not far from the 40s right now. lehigh valley in the suburbs, 52 degrees in delaware. we typically would be in the lower 40s this time of year. if you're walking to work or have to ride your bike, it's not as cold as it normally would be. 54 in philadelphia, cooler in the suburbs. there are a few spots that dropped into the 40s. west caln township at 49 degrees. low 50s for west bradford
township, exton, west chester, kennett square is at 52 along with chadds ford.ç to the northeast, collegeville, elroy, north wales, warrenton and ft. washington, all in the 40s. it's chilly this morning. there go the clouds. the last few clouds are out of the picture for us. sunshine will be bright through the day. the autumn chill is back and staying with us through the weekend. look at the temperatures and how steady they will held on through saturday, sunday and monday. warmer for tuesday and wednesday of next week. perfect weekend to take a walk. sunday morning, the walk to defeat als at citizens bank park, thousands show up. it's a blast. hope to see you there. 10:00 registration, awards noontime on sunday. you'll need your sunglasses today and through the weekend. look at that sunshine, monday, 61 degrees and then we'll get a little bit of a warmup come tuesday. after morning temperatures in the middle 40s for tuesday. a few scattered clouds wednesday and thursday.
but if you're looking for rain, not happening until possibly next weekend. those clouds keep things cool for saturday. a chance of morning showers cleavering out in the afternoon. the wind picks up and that will bring us a chillier day next sunday. overall, it looks like a nice autumn ten-day trend. >> looks terrific, bill. thanks so much. we've launched skyforce 10 to check out the situation on 295 that jessica has been talking about, the overturned tractor-trailer. >> we got a bird's-eye view from skyforce 10 giving jessica an extra set of eyes. >> this overturned tractor-trailer is in paulsboro. unfortunately it's really dark out. that might be a problem for you if you're driving by. difficult to see. it looks like still overturned right now. there's a lot of people out on the side of the road right here trying to get this situation under control. it looks like they have emergency crew there as well. no reports yet of injuries but it does look like it is over into the side grassy area or the median or -- that's not in the
center. that's the southbound side. here's the northbound side. it's over into the side. we have the right shoulder blocked. all lanes open on the northbound side of ç295 around exit 19 at mantua grove road. we're not seeing big delays by the scene right now. route 44 is right over here. that can be an alternate for you if you get nervous if they close down the roads when the truck eventually has to be removed from the scene. here's an accident around south street and i-76. penndot crews are there as well, to get this accident out of the way. the eastbound lane still moving by. you can see a little bit slow. you can see the brake lights as well. 20-minute delays reported for elwyn train 306 due to equipment problems and earlier delays of 11 minutes. we'll update you again on 295 when i come back. >> cut from the team, the eagles released a player just days after he got in trouble with
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bracing for day four. septa workers remain on strike this morning and commuters are in for another
rocky morning commute. two children rescued from a row homeç fire in olney as cre make quick work of the flames. regulations on the rails today, top brass at new jersey transit will face lawmaker in the aftermath of that deadly crash in hoboken. nbc 10 news starts now. >> 6:00 a.m. this friday morning. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we are keeping an eye on the morning commute as the septa strike enters its fourth day. first, let's get right to meteorologist bill henley in the neighborhood forecast. morning, bill. >> morning, vai, if you're walking to work or riding your bike, yo n