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Another Pennsylvania diocese opens victim compensation fund

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown has become Pennsylvania’s seventh diocese to open a victims’ compensation fund since a landmark grand jury report accusing senior church officials of systematically covering up the sexual abuse of children. The diocese’s program began Tuesday and is open for applications through Sept. 30. It opens […]
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NRA Announces 2019 National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors Presented by Brownells

NRA Announces 2019 National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors Presented by Brownells FAIRFAX, Va. -( The National Rifle Association’s Youth Programs Department is pleased to announce the 2019 NRA National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors presented by Brownells. For the next year, this select group of six passionate young Americans will serve as Ambassadors for the shooting sports, supporters of the Second Amendment, and representatives for the NRA’s commitment to building the n...
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Three New Gun Control Laws Go into Effect in Pittsburgh

Red Flag Laws – Should Constitutional Rights be so easily infringed? Pittsburgh, Penn. –-( Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signed three new bills that restrict the use of some semi-automatic such as the AR15 within the city limits, limit magazine size, and enacts a “Red Flag Law” this past Tuesday. The city deems these laws necessary after the Tree of Life Shooting. In that shooting, a Nazi walked into a synagogue and killed eleven unarmed people. Investigators determined that the ...
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Victims of Pittsburgh synagogue massacre honored in Capitol

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An event in the Pennsylvania Capitol is commemorating the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 people last year.
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Shouldn't every criminal justice institution include leaders with past criminal justice involvement?

In his landmark book, "Criminal Sentences: Law Without Order," Judge Marvin Frankel famously urged the creation of a "Commission on Sentencing" which would include "lawyers, judges, penologists, and criminologists, ... sociologists, psychologists, business people, artists, and, lastly for emphasis, former or present prison inmates."  As Judge Frankel goes on to explain, having such persons on a sentencing commission "merely recognizes what took too long to become obvious — that the recipients of...
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Ex-Penn State president asks court to throw out conviction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier wants a federal court to vacate his criminal conviction for his handling of a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in a university locker room. Spanier last week filed a petition with federal court in Harrisburg that argues his misdemeanor child endangerment […]
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Surprise? Pennsylvania’s 2020 primary could be competitive

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Beto O’Rourke’s splashy campaign event in Pennsylvania this week seemed to herald the start of the state’s presidential primary season. But if Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party faithful are searching for a favorite from among the crowded 2020 primary field, it may be in vain: early-voting states typically make that choice. Yet, Pennsylvania’s […]
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Shoot Like A Girl 2019 Clinic & Event Tour Dates, Come See Us

USA – -( At a Shoot Like A Girl event, women ages 16 and older will be afforded the opportunity to shoot inside Shoot Like A Girl’s semi-tractor trailer mobile range. Attendees gain experience in handling and shooting handguns, long guns and compound bows using state-of-the-art technology. Inside the mobile range, women are guided through a revolutionary introduction process, called the Test Shots and Test Flights by Certified National Rifle Association instructors and archery ...
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GoWild Hunting App Selected as a Top Sports Company for Business Accelerator

GoWild Hunting App Selected as a Top Sports Company for Business Accelerator St. Louis, MO – -( After receiving applications from across the U.S. and more than 40 countries, Stadia Ventures announced its Spring 2019 cohort for its sports and esports business accelerator. And a hunting company made the cut. GoWild, a social media and activity tracking platform built for outdoors enthusiasts, was among the finalists. In addition to mentorship and being introduced to Stadia's expa...
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Black Woman Added to Jury Over Protests by Officer’s Lawyer

Jurors are being chosen in Harrisburg, Pa. because of widespread publicity about the case in the Pittsburgh area.
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Jury to be picked for police killing of unarmed black teen

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jury selection begins Tuesday in a Harrisburg courtroom in the case of a white police officer accused of shooting to death an unarmed black teen in western Pennsylvania last summer. The jurors will be taken to Allegheny County for the trial next week of Michael Rosfeld, a former East Pittsburgh Police […]
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Marcia Dale Weary, Whose Small-Town Pennsylvania School Produced Generations Of Ballet Stars, Dead At 82

In 1955, she founded what would become the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet in an old barn in Carlisle, about half an hour west of Harrisburg. “CPYB is [now] known as one of the most prestigious ballet schools in the nation, with alumni holding positions in ballet companies such as New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet.” – PennLive
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Spotlighting the role of prosecutors as the death penalty fades away in Pennsylvania

This lengthy local article, headlined "Death penalty has fallen out of favor with Pennsylvania prosecutors," reports on the steady decline in capital prosecutions and death sentences in the Keystone state in recent decades. Here are excerpts: Pennsylvania’s death penalty is, by all accounts, embattled.  There hasn’t been an execution in two decades, even before Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on them in 2015. The courts have long scrutinized death sentences, throwing out scores of them at ap...
Tags: Law, Washington, Senate, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Keystone, Death Penalty Information Center, Chester, General Assembly, Abbott, Wolf, Harrisburg, Legislature, Dunham, Lancaster, Tom Wolf

UPMC fires back in legal battle over health insurance rules

Pennsylvania health care giant UPMC went on the legal offensive this week against the state attorney general's office in a battle over insurance coverage rules.
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Penn State ex-president Spanier’s request for appeal denied

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The man who served as Penn State’s president when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal erupted may soon be headed to jail after Pennsylvania’s highest court said it will not take up his appeal. The state Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear Graham Spanier’s appeal of a misdemeanor child endangerment […]
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On "Live Forever", Mike Mains & the Branches Unearth the Beauty Beneath Sadness (premiere)

None Paying heed to its driving rhythm and jovial, hum-along chorus, it doesn't take long to perceive "Live Forever" as a song for optimists. Fronted by spouses Shannon and Mike Mains, Mike Mains and the Branches' latest single is an honest exploration of deep-seated emotional pain. Finding the beauty hiding just beneath the surface of a marital rough patch, Mike Mains describes the synth-spattered, sing-along highs of the tune to PopMatters in a statement."'Live Forever' was written in a pla...
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Judge sued over calling immigration on couple’s wedding day

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who says he was unlawfully detained on his wedding day by a Pennsylvania judge who wrongly suspected he was in the United States illegally is suing, alleging violations of his constitutional rights. Alexander Parker on Thursday sued Camp Hill-based District Judge Elizabeth Beckley, two court entities and an unidentified […]
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Pregnant teacher files suit over Catholic school termination

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — A pregnant Pennsylvania teacher who alleges that she was fired from her Catholic school job because the diocese was upset that she wasn’t married has filed suit contesting her termination. Naiad Reich filed a breach of contract suit Friday in Northumberland County against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg. She’s also […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Pennsylvania, Catholic, Harrisburg, Roman Catholic Diocese, Northumberland County, SUNBURY Pa, Naiad Reich

The Johnstown Flood in the Potomac Watershed

The idea that the Pennsylvania Johnstown Flood of 1889 wiped out major bridges along the Monocacy River got me researching the extent of the damage.For those looking for a little background via way of this blog circa 2005:The United States is a very young nation, and much of the Western U.S. was nearly devoid of people only 150 years ago. That said, Americans are industrious and the construction of small ponds and large lakes for water storage and ice-making naturally led to increased still-w...
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After Trump intervenes, Foxconn changes Wisconsin factory story yet again

Just days after Foxconn said its Wisconsin factory was pivoting from being a giant factory to being a very small something else, Foxconn now says the plan is now back on again. What could have induced the surprise change of heart? Foxconn's Chairman had a “personal conversation” with Donald Trump. From Josh Dzieza at The Verge: “After productive discussions between the White House and the company, and after a personal conversation between President Donald J. Trump and Chairman Terry Gou, F...
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NRA Announces Lineup of Celebrity Appearances at 2019 Great American Outdoor Show

NRA Announces Lineup of Celebrity Appearances at 2019 Great American Outdoor Show HARRISBURG, Pa. -( The National Rifle Association is proud to announce an all-star lineup of outdoor celebrity guest appearances at the 2019 Great American Outdoor Show, scheduled Feb. 2-10 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Continuing the tradition of uniting the outdoors’ brightest personalities at the world’s largest consumer sports and outdoor show, this year’s s...
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Support Shooting Sports at the Great American Outdoor Show Friends of NRA Banquet

The Friends of NRA Banquet at the Great American Outdoor Show fundraises for the future of the shooting sports. HARRISBURG, Pa. -( Help The NRA Foundation “Teach Freedom” by joining our united front in supporting the Second Amendment, shooting sports and our hunting heritage at the Great American Outdoor Show Friends of NRA Banquet, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 7, in the PA Preferred Ballroom at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Doors open at 6 p.m....
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NRA Foundation Grants $50,000 to Central PA Law Enforcement & Outdoor Organizations

NRA Foundation Grants $50,000 to Central PA Law Enforcement & Outdoor Organizations FAIRFAX, Va. -( Through its fundraising efforts at the enormously popular Great American Outdoor Show, The NRA Foundation is granting $50,000 to six central Pennsylvania law enforcement and outdoors organizations that contribute to public safety and promote the outdoor lifestyle through educational activities that encourage youth participation in the shooting sports. The 2019 grants continue the ...
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Take Advantage of Great American Outdoor Show Ticket Specials

Take Advantage of Great American Outdoor Show Ticket Specials HARRISBURG, Pa. -( We are less than one month away from the return of the largest consumer outdoor sports show in the world—the Great American Outdoor Show! Regular adult admission is only $14, and special rates apply for kids, seniors, groups and multi-day tickets. Plus, there are many other ticket specials to take advantage of for the Feb. 2-10 show at the PA Farm Show Complex… Find out more below!Short on time? No ...
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Court rules mothers’ drug use in pregnancy isn’t child abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court says mothers who use illegal drugs while pregnant can’t be considered perpetrators of child abuse against their newly born children under the state’s child protection law. The court’s main opinion issued Friday says the law’s definition of a child doesn’t include fetuses or unborn children, and it says […]
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2A Rally - Pittsburgh - Monday 07 January 2019 - 12:00

Please spread the word. 2A rally in Pittsburgh I sent the event information out to:Local Sportsman club PA Oathkeepers PA Federation of Sportsman PA State Militia (these guys had a very heavy and very positive presence in Harrisburg a few months ago) Attached Thumbnails  
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2 Episode 8 Recap

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2 Episode 8 Recap In the previous episode of Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Susie and Midge celebrated their one year anniversary as manager and comedian on Yom Kippur. In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 2 episode 8, they go on tour together. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function(...
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Teacher Claims Catholic School Fired Her For Getting Pregnant Before Marriage

The Diocese of Harrisburg reportedly decided to fire Naiad Reich over issues of morality.
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Teacher says Catholic school fired her over her pregnancy

EDGEWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania teacher who is pregnant says she was fired because the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg was upset she wasn’t married. Naiad Reich says she has taught at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School in Edgewood for four years but was fired Friday after informing administrators she was expecting a […]
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Court sides with some priests in abuse report, shields names

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court says the names of 11 Roman Catholic clergy cited in a grand jury report on sexual abuse of children can’t be made public. The Supreme Court said Monday releasing the information would have violated the clergymen’s state constitutional right to have their reputation protected. The clergy challenged being […]
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