Longtime Doylestown Township Supervisor Ryan Manion Steps Down | Doylestown, PA Patch

Pennsylvania legislator discusses 2024 push for community solar bill — New Project Media

‘Very special’: Pittsburghers flood Downtown to celebrate First Night | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Boyertown mourns passing of community leader, Charles Haddad – Society Magazine (society-mag.com)

Brewster Announces $8.6 Million in Grants for Local Water and Sewer Projects (messengerpaper.com)

Capitol Digest: Baker, Haywood’s guardianship legislation signed into law | News | citizensvoice.com

Drilling under Pennsylvania’s ‘Gasland’ town has been banned since 2010. It’s coming back. | News | bradfordera.com

Lewis reflects on journey serving on Norristown council (mainlinemedianews.com)


Rite Aid to close 53 more stores including 11 in Pa. – pennlive.com

Harrisburg Mall update: So far, these businesses are closing, relocating – pennlive.com

Flying Fish Brewing files for bankruptcy after sale falls through – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Colorado Mother Accused of Murdering 2 of Her Children Is Arrested in London – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Driver fleeing New York City police speeds onto sidewalk and injures 7 pedestrians – pennlive.com

14-year-old California boy arrested on suspicion of killing parents and injuring sister – pennlive.com

Pa. cop put on leave after video shows him using the N-word – pennlive.com

1-year-old boy, his grandmother shot to death near Pa. middle school – pennlive.com

Central Pa. mother, son died from stab wounds to head and neck: coroner – pennlive.com


Wisconsin University Chancellor Fired Over Pornographic Videos With His Wife – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


2024 election worries PA voting officials · Spotlight PA


Snow Shortages Are Plaguing the West’s Mountains – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Allentown weather: 1st major snow in 2 years possible this weekend (mcall.com)


Free Uber vouchers available New Year’s Eve to prevent drunken driving – pennlive.com

Boeing, FAA urge airlines to inspect 737 Max jets for loose bolts : NPR

Year in Review: Pennsylvania transportation | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Year in Review: Pennsylvania’s electric vehicle marathon | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Gun Safety

Pa. lawmakers try to increase penalties for taking a gun to an airport | WITF

Philly gun violence still mostly affecting African-Americans, particularly males ages 18 to 30 | Local News | phillytrib.com


Americans on Medicare now get better access to mental health care. Here’s how : NPR

New test could save arthritis patients time, money and pain. But will it be used? – pennlive.com

State News

Year in Review: Getting Pennsylvania broadband built out | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Year in Review: Pennsylvania energy policy | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Commentary: Will 2024 be the year Pennsylvania finally raises its minimum wage? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Rural EMS agencies fight the drug scourge as they lose workers | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Changes coming for Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls (abc27.com)

Here’s how to get help if you’re experiencing domestic violence in Pa. | WITF

National News

States, Biden administration push efforts to aid renters, keep people housed – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Chaos? Ballot battles, impeachment inquiry, indictments disrupt election cycle | National | thecentersquare.com

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine vetoes bill that would’ve banned gender-affirming care for trans youth – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

In 2024, Expect New Debates on A.I., Gender and Guns – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Maine Secretary of State Targeted by ‘Swatting’ After Trump Ballot Decision – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Americans pay hundreds of dollars in wireless phone taxes, report shows | National | thecentersquare.com

Nostradamus predictions for 2024: What the famous astrologer sees for this year – pennlive.com

More states will offer bigger child tax credits in 2024 : NPR

Gypsy Rose Blanchard Is Released From Prison in Missouri – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

New State Laws Will Affect Americans Starting Jan. 1, 2024 – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Chief Justice Roberts casts a wary eye on artificial intelligence in the courts : NPR

Local News

Pa. county jail didn’t provide proper medical care to diabetic man before he died: lawsuit – pennlive.com

Coon hunting dog in Pennsylvania locates missing Australian shepherd lost on Christmas Day (abc27.com)

Did you know Pennsylvania is home to the world’s largest shoe house? (abc27.com)


‘Very special’: Pittsburghers flood Downtown to celebrate First Night | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police facing cuts, shortage of officers as enforcement plummets | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Morning Roundup: Corvette crashes in Chateau; fight over CBD at Downtown store | TribLIVE.com

U.S. Steel sale will create new jobs, spark investment in Mon Valley, analyst says | TribLIVE.com

As Sara Innamorato takes office as Allegheny County’s first female county executive, can she back up her campaign promises? | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Center City District’s new CEO focused on addressing safety concerns – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

‘Hefty savings’: Philadelphia plans energy efficiency upgrades for city buildings | Local News | phillytrib.com

SEPTA special prosecutor position listed on attorney general’s site | Local News | phillytrib.com

Cherelle Parker inauguration: Watch live on CBS Philadelphia – CBS Philadelphia (cbsnews.com)


Fetterman tells Meet the Press that social media was ‘accelerant’ for his depression – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Fetterman: I assumed speaking about mental health challenges would end my career (yahoo.com)

Fetterman worried hospitalization would end political career, he says | Miami Herald