Old City Bomb Scare a Hoax

Plus the Flyers lost to the Bruins and people around the region pay tribute to those lost on 9/11

Old City Bomb Scare Update. The “pipe with wires” found yesterday outside the First Bank of the United States has been taken care and was not real, police report. They are also reporting that whoever put it there—and Homeland Security is on the hunt—was trying to scare people. The Scoop is reporting that person is an idiot. [Philly.com, CBS 3]

Flyers Lose to Bruins. The series goes back to Boston tomorrow. [CSN Philly, Philly.com] Hockey fans—not to be outdone by what happened at CBP Sunday night—kicked off the night with chants of “USA” before Lauren Hart and Kate Smith sang a duet of “God Bless America.” Video at the link. [PhillySportsDaily]

Gas Main Break in Frankford. Is the Scoop simply more aware of PGW issues since Mark Keeley’s tragic death a few months ago? Or are there more than usual? Ponder it and get back to us. [6ABC]

And Now, a Few Words From the Only Dude Pissed at Obama Yesterday. Police responded to a call from in Olney yesterday after neighbors complained about a man making threats against President Obama and people of Jewish descent over a loudspeaker. [NBC10]

Healing After Osama Death. Many people in the region gathered yesterday to reflect on those they lost on 9/11. [CBS 3, NBC 10, PhillyBurbs]