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  • Pennsylvania on edge of missing payments in budget stalemate

    09/14/2017 6:39:12 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 11 replies
    The Morning Call ^ | September 14, 2017 | Marc Levy
    The state government appeared on the edge, for the first known time, of missing a payment as a result of not having enough cash on hand amid a feud over how to patch a $2.2 billion budget gap. Gov. Tom Wolf's office has not revealed how the Democrat will manage through a cash crunch that he has said will leave his administration unable to pay every bill on time, three months into the fiscal year. Beginning Friday, the state's main bank account was projected to go below zero.
  • Police: Man killed by neighbor after dispute in West Goshen

    08/09/2017 7:02:17 AM PDT · by Duke of Milan · 23 replies
    WPVI-TV ^ | August 9, 2017 | WPVI-TV
    Police: Man killed by neighbor after dispute in West Goshen; This occurred in West Goshen, Pa.
  • Philly owes $877,000 for Boy Scouts' eviction case

    03/21/2012 9:43:32 PM PDT · by SmithL · 76 replies · 3+ views
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The city must pay nearly $900,000 after a failed effort to evict the Boy Scouts of America because of the group's ban on gays, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The post-trial ruling is just the latest twist in a decade-long legal dispute over the Boy Scout oath, which requires members to be "morally straight." The two sides have sought a compromise that would let the local Boy Scouts chapter keep its rent-free, city-owned headquarters without violating the national Scout policy. However, a tentative deal struck since the city lost a court case last year has fallen apart....
  • Driver killed in crash outside Squirrel Hill Tunnel had history of speeding

    07/26/2017 1:43:34 PM PDT · by Enchante · 12 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | July 25, 2017 | SHELLY BRADBURY
    Trooper Bondarenka said police can't say exactly what led them to believe the incident may have been intentional, but said police labeled the crash an aggravated assault because of witness statements, physical evidence and Mr. Ulus' state of mind. "There are a few more details to the story, but we can't release that right now," she said.... ...Mr. Ulus did not know Ms. Grimm and she appears to be a random victim who was in the wrong place at the wrong time, Trooper Bondarenka said.
  • Attending Mass with the Maronites (sudden storm turns into beautiful experience)

    07/20/2017 3:25:09 PM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies
    Catholic Stand ^ | July 19, 2017 | Paul Oakes
    A road trip on a weekend and making sure you can still get to Mass can sometimes result in a very pleasant surprise and a holy experience.Quite recently Marjorie (my fiancée) and I were returning home over the weekend from a car trip to Ohio. Not wanting to miss Mass, we looked online at Mass times for the areas we would be traveling through on Saturday afternoon. Expecting to be driving near Uniontown, PA about four o’clock, we found several churches that had four o’clock Saturday afternoon Masses listed.But our travel plans were slightly delayed driving over the mountainous region...
  • Palestinian Authoritys 2017 Budget Shows Huge Increase in Funding for Terror Payments

    07/19/2017 10:42:58 PM PDT · by Sheapdog · 7 replies
    The Algmeiner ^ | July 19, 2017 | Barney Breen-Portnoy
    The Palestinian Authoritys 2017 budget shows a huge increase in the funding of salaries for imprisoned terrorists and the families of martyrs, an Israeli research institute revealed on Wednesday. According to Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), the amount of money allocated by the PA for payments to terrorists jailed in Israel rose 13% this year to $158 million compared to $135 million in 2016. During the same time frame, disbursements for family members of dead terrorists increased by 4% to $197 million from $183 million. Overall, PMW said, the PA is spending $355 million this year on the direct...
  • Pennsylvania Allows Guns and Knives in Schools for Lawful Purposes

    07/19/2017 2:04:15 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 18 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In Pennsylvania, it is illegal to possess a weapon on school grounds. There are broad exceptions. From 18 Pa.C.S. 912(c): (c) Defense.It shall be a defense that the weapon is possessed and used in conjunction with a lawful supervised school activity or course or is possessed for other lawful purpose. The words are clear. The meaning is plain. As a father, Andrew Goslin brought a pocketknife to school and showed it to school administrators to demonstrate the silliness of their no pocketknives policy.The police were called, Goslin was arrested. The case went all the way to the...
  • Refuse to Bake A Cake, Lose Your Gun Rights Federal Bill (Casey- D, PA)

    07/02/2017 7:54:32 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 48 replies
    If you can't dazzle people with brilliance, then baffle them with bull merde. Pennsylvania Democrat Senator Bob Casey does just this with his re-introduction of the "Disarm Hate Act". His bill, should it pass, would strip gun rights from those committed of a misdemeanor hate crime. In other words: Refuse to bake a cake, lose your gun rights. Tiara Parker of Philadelphia joined microphone-chasing Casey to promote his latest proposal. Shamefully, Casey used this woman simply because the Philly resident had visited the Pulse nightclub on the fateful night a radical Islamic terrorist attacked the venue. As if getting...
  • Pa. Senate passes bill clearing way for schools to allow employees guns on campus

    06/28/2017 7:32:58 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 22 replies
    FACEBOOK484TWITTERPINTERESTLINKEDINEMAIL Pa. Senate passes bill allowing teachers to bring guns on campus h HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Controversial legislation allowing Pennsylvania public school workers to bring guns onto school grounds narrowly passed the State Senate on Wednesday. Senate Bill 383 passed by a vote of 28-22, with six Republican Senators voting against it. The legislation would allow school employees who are licensed to carry firearms the ability to store their gun in their classroom or office inside a safe.
  • Hope in coal country

    06/12/2017 10:54:45 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 1 replies
    theweek.com ^ | June 11, 2017 | Robert Samuels
    The resurrected feeling of American possibility came not from pontificating TV pundits or a radio host in a studio miles away. Optimism arrived here in Gillette, Wyo., because of what people were seeing: the unemployment lines getting shorter and their daily commutes getting longer. Tom Gorton, 41, drove through those increasingly congested streets in his Arnold Machinery truck late on a spring afternoon, under the watch of mountains covered in white from a spring snowstorm. As Gorton settled behind his desk, he was heartened to see how messy it was with orders, one year after hundreds of layoffs at two...
  • Philly reporters epic career suicide caught on camera.... [tr]

    06/06/2017 1:50:49 PM PDT · by Enchante · 95 replies
    BizPacReview ^ | June 6, 2017 | Frieda Powers
    <p>Campbell yelled, shoved and even mocked spitting at the security guard before the very patient Philadelphia police officer had to handcuff and arrest her.</p> <p>Youre arresting a girl for no f***ing reason, she yelled in the officers face. If I had my tits out and my ass hanging out you wouldnt arrest me right?</p>
  • Revealed: Land Broker Handed to PA by BTselem, Taayush Agents Died of Torture

    04/28/2017 7:21:27 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5
    Jewish Press ^ | 28/4/17 | David Israel
    The transcript of debriefing of Ezra Nawi, an agent of anti-Zionist NGO Taayush, by an officer at the Yatta branch of the PA Preventive Security, reveals that Nawi was fully cognizant of and even celebrated the terrifying fate of his victims Arab land brokers who defied the Palestinian Authority and sold land to Jews in Judea and Samaria, Army Radio revealed this week. Nawi was featured in a January 8, 2015 expose by the Israels Chennel 2 investigative news program Uvda, where he and BTselem agent Nasser Nawaja discussed informing the Palestinian Authority security services about an Arab who...
  • Pennsylvania Bill to Enforce Firearm Preemption Against Scofflaw Governments

    04/27/2017 5:19:20 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 April, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    The Pennsylvania legislature is aiming to enforce their strong firearms preemption law. A similar enforcement law was enacted in 2014, but was struck down in 2016. The state Supreme Court ruled that the legislature had violated the state constitutional requirement for "single issue" statutes when the bill was passed. On April 19, 2017, a replacement bill passed the House Judiciary committee by a 20-5 vote. As with most states, Pennsylvania has a strong firearms preemption law. The statute has been on the books for over three decades. The preemption law requires that virtually all firearms law in Pennsylvania be...
  • New clue emerges in Facebook killers whereabouts [PENNSYLVANIA]

    04/17/2017 9:29:59 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 34 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 17, 2017 7:58 AM | Yaron Steinbuch
    A ping from the cellphone of a behavioral health worker who randomly killed a Cleveland grandfather and posted video of the execution on Facebook has been detected in Pennsylvania, according to a report. The clue emerged as police in Ohio urged residents in Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and Michigan to be on the lookout for Steve Stephens, 37, who may have fled Cleveland after allegedly gunning down Robert Godwin Sr., 74. Stephens cellphone ping was detected about 100 miles east of Cleveland in Erie, Pa., authorities told CNN. Police in the city told The Post they were not investigating the...
  • Pennsylvania Court: Automatic Knives not Protected by Second Amendment

    03/15/2017 5:19:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 58 replies
    ammoland ^ | 10 March, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    A Pennsylvania Court has found that automatic knives are not protected arms under the Second Amendment. The case is not precedential, and is unlikely to be appealed. The finding was made on 9 March, 2017. On July 29th, 2014, William Battle entered the Pike County Administrative Building for an appointment with a probation officer. Battle had plead guilty to aggravated assault involving a firearm in 2009, when he was 18, for a crime committed eight months earlier, when he was 17. He was convicted as an adult. Aggravated assault is a felony in Pennsylvania. Under Pennsylvania law Battle may...
  • Palestinian official: Gates of hell will open if Trump moves embassy

    01/16/2017 1:01:23 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 54 replies
    A member of Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas Fatah party warned on Saturday night that a major conflagration would break out all over the world if US President-elect Donald Trump follows through with his plan to move the US embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. All chances for peace and stability will be lost, said Fatah Revolutionary Council member Osama Qawasmeh. The gates of hell will be opened in the region and the world. He also contended that the free people of the world will not permit the passage of such a step. .....
  • Yuengling announces distribution expansion into Indiana

    01/12/2017 3:58:34 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 33 replies
    POTTSVILLE, Pa. - America's oldest brewery has announced that it is expanding its distribution. Pottsville-based D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., will soon be delivering its brands to Indiana. Yuengling said three wholesalers have been assigned to distribute the beer. They are Monarch Beverage, Five Star Distributing, and Indiana Beverage. "Our family has been in business in Indiana for five generations and to be able to partner with the Americas Oldest Brewery is both humbling and powerful," said Bruce Leetz, owner of Indiana Beverage.
  • Pope to grant P.A. leader Abbas an audience at the Vatican

    01/12/2017 1:27:34 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 13 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 01/12/2017 | Christine Williams
    Relations between the Holy See and Palestine were upgraded in 2015 with the signing of an accord expected to lead to the establishment of a Palestinian embassy in the Vatican at some point this year. Israel was angered by the accord, which came two years after the Vatican recognized Palestine as a state. Pope Francis has also called Abbas an angel of peace. Abbas is a vicious man who incites Israel was angered by the accord, which came two years after the Vatican recognized Palestine as a state. Relations with the Jewish state were also strained by Francis describing Abbas...
  • Palestinian Authority worried Israel may annex Area C

    01/09/2017 4:28:15 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 45 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/1/17 | Dalit Halevi
    The Palestinian Authority's International Relations Department in Ramallah condemned Israel's "empiralistic calls" to annex Area C, warning such a move may have "dangerous consequences" and would destroy any chance of a "Palestinian" state. "We have been told that the right-wing leadership of Israel is calling to annex what is called the settlement blocs in area C of Judea and Samaria. The first areas they wish to annex are those around Jerusalem. This is in order to begin a discussion amongst the Israeli public not about ending the occupation but about making it stronger and applying Israeli law to Palestinian areas,"...
  • Trumps team to PA: There is no Palestine, Jerusalem is not your capital

    01/03/2017 6:27:24 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 79 replies
    Trumps team is reportedly in contact with the Palestinians but has set a new tone regarding negotiations with Israel. President-elect Donald Trumps transitional team has recently been in contact with the Palestinians on how to proceed with diplomatic negotiations. Israel Radio, in a report on Tuesday, quoted sources within Trumps team and among Palestinian Authority officials who affirmed that the contacts were taking place. In the report, an unnamed senior official working for Trump is said to have asked a senior Palestinian official why they would object to moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to western Jerusalem....