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  • DelCo man escapes death twice within minutes [Pennsylvania]

    11/12/2017 8:59:47 AM PST · by Enchante · 17 replies
    YC News ^ | November 12, 2017 | Staff
    CHESTER CITY, Pa. (YC) – A shooting victim managed to escape death twice in a matter of minutes after being shot and crawling out of his vehicle when it burst into flames Sunday morning. The incident happened just after 2:40 a.m. when Chester City Police responded to reports of a shooting at 4th and Highland streets in Chester. The victim was able to get in his car after being shot in an attempt to drive himself to the hospital, according to police. Shortly after, he collapsed behind the wheel due to the gunshot wound. The man then crashed his vehicle...
  • US EXPECTED TO PASS BILL SLASHING AID TO PA OVER SUPPORT OF TERRORISTS

    11/09/2017 11:44:19 AM PST · by SJackson · 24 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | NOVEMBER 9, 2017 | MICHAEL WILNER
    A mark-up vote on the Taylor Force Act is expected to pass with broad bipartisan support, clearing the way for full vote on the House floor. A congressional bill that would compel the Palestinian Authority to end its compensation program for the families of convicted terrorists in Israel with the threat of an aid cut will reach a critical vote in the House Foreign Affairs Committee next Wednesday. A mark-up vote on the Taylor Force Act is expected to pass with broad bipartisan support, clearing the way for full vote on the House floor. Be the first to know -...
  • York, Pa Gun Turn-in “BuyBack” Event Nets 36 Guns

    11/03/2017 5:39:38 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 2 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On 28 October, 2017, for two hours, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., there was a gun turn in event in York, Pennsylvania. It did not attract many people. It has been reported that 36 guns were turned in.From ydr.com:“I have no use for it and I just wanted to get rid of it,” he said of the Ruger. Plus, he said, he has two grandchildren and figured turning in the gun was the best way to eliminate any chance they could access the pistol. That handgun was one of 36 guns York City Police collected over a two-hour...
  • PA: Cheap Gun Opportunity in York, 27 October, 2017

    10/28/2017 4:47:10 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 27 October, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    A gun turn in event in York, Pennsylvania delivers an opportunity for brave Second Amendment activists to obtain some nice guns for little money. Their actions would also create a media event to protect Second Amendment Rights.The event will be held at Fire Station #5, 833 East Market Street, on the 27th of October. The only time given is 6 p.m.From yorkcity.org: The City of York and The York County District Attorney’s Office will hold a Gun Buy Back in the City of York on Friday October 27, 2017, 6:00pm, located at York City Fire Department, Station #5 –...
  • Writers discuss Joe Paterno’s legacy

    10/23/2017 8:34:24 AM PDT · by conservatism_IS_compassion · 13 replies
    The Centre County Gazette ^ | October 19, 2017 | Sean Yoder
    STATE COLLEGE — It’s been nearly six years since Penn State lost one of its most influential leaders, and easily its most visible figure. The debate continues to rage over the legacy of Joe Paterno’s reputation, from people who believe he was unjustly tarnished by the fallout from the Sandusky abuse scandal and that his statue should be put back in front of Beaver Stadium, to people who hold him fully accountable for the perpetrated abuse and failure of follow-through, and everyone in between. On Oct. 17, three writers from different backgrounds — but whose careers are all steeped in...
  • 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 Authority’s 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 Authority’s 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 reporter’s 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>“You’re arresting a girl for no f***ing reason,” she yelled in the officer’s face. “If I had my tits out and my ass hanging out you wouldn’t arrest me right?”</p>
  • Revealed: Land Broker Handed to PA by B’Tselem, Ta’ayush 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 Ta’ayush, 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 Israel’s Chennel 2 investigative news program “Uvda,” where he and B’Tselem 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 killer’s 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...