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  • CDC: Three monkeys caught and euthanized after crash in Pennsylvania

    01/23/2022 8:09:33 PM PST · by metmom · 70 replies ^ | January 23, 2022 | Amanda Eustice (WNEP)
    DANVILLE, Pa. — Three monkeys that had been lost along the interstate in Montour County are all accounted for, all of them now dead. A public health risk assessment was conducted by several organizations including the CDC. They confirm the escaped monkeys were humanely euthanized. The monkeys escaped after a truck carrying about 100 of them collided with a dump truck Friday afternoon along Route 54 just off Interstate 80 near Danville.
  • Pennsylvania School Board Member to Parents: ‘I Don’t Work for You’

    01/23/2022 6:08:55 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Jan 2022 | DR. SUSAN BERRY
    A Pennsylvania school board member, ostensibly disgruntled because parents are showing up at board meetings to voice concerns about education issues, penned an op-ed Sunday in which he responded, “I don’t work for you.” Richard Robinson, a member of the York Suburban School Board, appears to long for the days when “nobody showed up” to school board meetings. The “public comments” period of these meetings, he noted at the York Dispatch, once gave residents “the chance to vent their spleens about exorbitant taxes or demand subjects be taught properly the way they were during the most frigid period of the...
  • Dr. Oz in Old Forge

    01/23/2022 4:40:53 PM PST · by conservative98 · 54 replies
    Dr. Oz ^ | 1/23/22
    Great crowd and great energy in Old Forge.
  • Pennsylvania school board member tells parents 'I don't work for you'.

    01/23/2022 6:05:08 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 94 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1.23.2022 | Adam Sabes
    One Pennsylvania school board member has a message for parents: "No, I don't work for you." York Suburban School District school board member Richard Robinson wrote an op-ed in the York Dispatch explaining his claim.
  • Over 100 Carjackings in Philadelphia During First 3 Weeks of 2022

    01/22/2022 3:22:06 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/22/2022 | Awr Hawkins
    There were over 100 carjackings in Philadelphia during the first 21 days of 2022. On January 15, 2022, Breitbart News reported there had been at least 90 carjackings during the first two weeks of 2022. There have now been over 100.
  • Police: Truck with 100 monkeys crashes, some of them missing

    01/21/2022 6:31:04 PM PST · by Trillian · 104 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Fri, January 21, | Yahoo News
    DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A truck carrying about 100 monkeys was involved in a crash Friday in Pennsylvania, state police said as authorities searched for at least three of the monkeys that appeared to have escaped the vehicle. The truck carrying the animals crashed with a dump truck in the afternoon in Montour County, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Andrea Pelachick told the Daily Item. The truck had been on its way to a lab, Pelachick said. Authorities have asked residents who might see the monkeys to call state police at 570-524-2662. It was unclear if any people or animals were...
  • Pennsylvania parents outraged after school employee tapes mask to child's face

    01/19/2022 7:27:31 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Fox news ^ | 01/19/2021 | Tyler O'Neil
    Parents in a Pennsylvania school district have expressed outrage after a photo of a school employee using tape to affix a mask to a child's face went viral online. The school district has confirmed that the photo is genuine.
  • Video Shows Pennsylvania Official Admitting Election Laws Were Broken In 2020

    01/17/2022 10:27:33 AM PST · by Red Badger · 8 replies ^ | January 17, 2022 | BY: MARGOT CLEVELAND
    “So, we’re going to actually follow the law fully this time,” Delaware County, Pennsylvania’s Christina Perrone told fellow election-related workers during a Zoom meeting after the November 2020 election. This video—the latest obtained by The Federalist—provides yet another example of widespread violations of election law during the last presidential election. Regina Miller, a contract worker for the large Pennsylvania county, filmed the video of the April 7, 2021 Zoom meeting, which involved voting officials discussing plans for the upcoming elections, according to sources familiar with the recording. The video began with Perrone, who, according to a lawsuit filed against her,...
  • A 60-Year-Old Buck Is the New PA Record Typical Whitetail

    01/16/2022 9:29:26 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Lancaster Online ^ | 1/15/2022 | P.J. REILLY
    For the first time since 1943, Pennsylvania has a new state record typical whitetail taken with a firearm. The “new” record buck, however, was shot about 60 years ago. Frederick Kyriss shot the 14-point buck, which measured 202 7/8 inches according to the Boone & Crockett scoring system, in Montgomery County some time in the 1960s. He had the skull with antlers attached mounted in his garage for decades without ever having it measured. Game Commission officials aren’t exactly sure when Kyriss took the giant buck, but guessed it was in the 1960s. In the record book, the harvest year...
  • HUGE BREAKING NEWS: Court Rules Pennsylvania Senate’s Investigation of the 2020 Election Results in the State Will Move Forward

    01/12/2022 8:34:41 AM PST · by bitt · 39 replies
    GATEWAYPUNDIT ^ | 1/12/2022 | Joe Hoft
    A Pennsylvania Court has ruled in the case regarding the state Senate’s investigation into the 2020 Election results in Pennsylvania. The investigation will move forward despite RINOs, Democrats, and Dominion Voting machines protesting the effort. Per a local far-left publication – Pittsburgh’s Action News 4: A Pennsylvania court declined Monday to block an entire subpoena to state election officials in what Republican state lawmakers call a “forensic investigation” of 2020’s presidential election, fueled by former President Donald Trump’s … claims that Democrats stole the election. But the statewide Commonwealth Court that issued the seven-page order also did not immediately greenlight...
  • Carjacking victim was packing concealed heat… Shoots perp in the face…

    01/11/2022 1:00:01 PM PST · by Perseverando · 49 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | January 11, 2022 | Steve Kelley
    Police say a driver turned the tables on an armed carjacking suspect in North Philadelphia Monday night when he shot the suspect multiple times with a firearm he was licensed to carry.
  • COVID-19 Allowed Too Many to Pervert Their Power

    01/11/2022 4:15:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | January 11, 2022 | Salena Zito
    Source: Photo/Salena Zito>TRAFFORD, Pennsylvania -- For the first couple of weeks in December, a tiny, bare tulip tree, common in Appalachia, grows on the trail that hugs Turtle Creek and the eye of passersby. Decorated with cheerful homemade Christmas ornaments, it brought smiles to the faces of cyclists, runners and walkers who saw it every day. Some days, people would pull an ornament from their jacket pocket and add it while on their daily stride. On other days, one might see a parent pushing a stroller or with a child on their bicycle stop and look at the delightful little...
  • Racial reckoning turns focus to roadside historical markers

    12/27/2021 7:30:09 AM PST · by devane617 · 27 replies
    mypanhandle ^ | 12/27/2021
    Pennsylvania had been installing historical markers for more than a century when the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017 brought a fresh round of questions from the public about just whose stories were being told on the state’s roadsides — and the language used to tell them. The increased scrutiny helped prompt a review of all 2,500 markers by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, a process that has focused on factual errors, inadequate historical context, and racist or otherwise inappropriate references. So far, the state has removed two markers, revised two and ordered new text for two...
  • Historians Warn Against Rushing to Take Down Statues

    08/28/2017 12:57:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    Northwest Herald ^ | Aug. 26, 2017 | Colleen Long
    It’s not just about Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The national soul-searching over whether to take down monuments to the Confederacy’s demigods has extended to other historical figures accused of wrongdoing, including Christopher Columbus (brutality toward Native Americans), the man for whom Boston’s Faneuil Hall is named (slave trader) and former Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo (bigotry). Historians interviewed by The Associated Press offered varying thoughts about where exactly the line should be drawn in judging someone’s statue-worthiness, but they agreed on one thing: Scrapping a monument is not a decision that should be made in haste during political fervor....
  • Democratic Politicians Protest Pittsburgh Being Considered For 2024 Republican National Convention

    01/09/2022 3:29:24 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 64 replies
    Pittsburgh Local CBS ^ | January 9, 2022
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — After the announcement Pittsburgh may be one of several cities where the 2024 Republican National Convention could be held, local Democratic politicians are speaking out. On Sunday, both District 9 City Councilman Rev. Ricky V. Burgess and Congressional candidate Jerry Dickinson publicly stated that they are opposed to the idea of the city hosting the convention. Burgess wrote a letter to VisitPITTSBURGH, which he says is encouraging the RNC to happen in the city, and asked them to withdraw their interest: “As disturbing as it is to learn that the Republican National Committee is considering Pittsburgh for...
  • Election Integrity Champion Doug Mastriano Formally Announces Pennsylvania Governor Bid

    01/09/2022 12:37:57 PM PST · by RandFan · 24 replies
    National File ^ | Jan 9 | By Cullen McCue
    Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano formally announced his intention to seek the GOP nomination for Governor of Pennsylvania on Saturday. The longtime Army Colonel spoke to a packed Gettysburg hotel auditorium of close to 2,000 supporters and received several high-profile endorsements over the course of the day. Mastriano, a first -term state senator representing Pennsylvania’s 33rd district, rose to national prominence after spearheading election integrity efforts in Pennsylvania. Mastriano was also a leading voice in opposition to Governor Tom Wolf’s draconian lockdown measures. On November 25, 2020, Mastriano was instrumental in organizing a hearing where numerous Pennsylvania election irregularities were...
  • North Wales town terrorized by a grey squirrel: 18 injured in two days of attacks

    01/08/2022 9:07:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    PENNLive ^ | Dec. 30, 2021 | Linda Hasco
    Last week, over a two-day period, people in a small town in North Wales began to experience unprovoked attacks by a grey squirrel. The animal was eventually captured and put down, but not before 18 people were injured as a result of its wild biting spree, reports say. According to the BBC, the grey squirrel started attacking people in Buckley, Flintshire, last week. Prior to that, Corinne Reynolds, 65, had been feeding it since March. She said it was a “frequent and friendly visitor” to her garden. The squirrel initially came “to steal bird food” Reynolds said: “All those months...
  • Penn's Lia Thomas wins two races at tri-meet, loses 100-yard freestyle to transgender Yale swimmer

    01/08/2022 8:46:40 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 32 replies
    Fox ^ | 1/8/2022 | Ryan Gaydos
    University of Pennsylvania transgender swimmer Lia Thomas won the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle and finished in fifth place in the 100-yard freestyle during the school’s tri-meet with Yale and Dartmouth. Thomas finished about two seconds ahead of her opponents with a time of 1:48.73 in the 200 freestyle. She missed out on setting an NCAA record held by Olympian Missy Franklin, who finished the event in 1:39.10 in 2015. Thomas wasn’t as dominant as she was at the Zippy Invitational at Akron last month.
  • Conservative firebrand Doug Mastriano enters Pennsylvania’s governor’s race

    01/08/2022 5:26:11 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 46 replies
    Penn Live-Patriot News ^ | January 8, 2022 | Charles Thompson
    Doug Mastriano, the state senator from Franklin County who parlayed anger over coronavirus pandemic rules and no-holds-barred support for former President Donald J. Trump into an extended political moment, opened his candidacy for governor Pennsylvania Saturday. Mastriano, who practices his politics with a messianic zeal that has helped him develop a sizeable following over the last two years, joins a still-evolving Republican field. That field has grown so large that, depending on just how big Mastriano’s base turns out to be, he has to be considered a real factor in the May Republican primary. Pennsylvanians need to elect a successor...
  • Trans UPenn swimmer Lia Thomas is CRUSHED twice in women's swim meet by transgender Yale competitor transitioning from female to male

    01/08/2022 2:21:51 PM PST · by BusterDog · 156 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 01/08/22
    Transgender University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas was crushed twice in a women's swim meet by another transgender competitor who is transitioning from female to male - first in the 100-yard freestyle, where she placed fifth, and then again in the 400-yard freestyle relay. Earlier, at the meet where UPenn competed against Dartmouth and Yale, Thomas won the first of four races by just two seconds - one month after she shattered two women's records with a 38-second margin against her closest competitor. She also narrowly won the 500-yard freestyle by just a second, with bystanders telling that she...