Comitta to hold free shredding event in Malvern April 29 – Mainline Media News

Supporters call for permanent funding of the Pennsylvania’s Whole-Home Repairs program during rally in Reading (readingeagle.com)

Governor Mifflin School District cancels classes, athletics Tuesday due to unspecified threat (berksweekly.com)

Bucks Co. Legislators Seek Investigation Into Chemical Spill | Levittown, PA Patch

Advocates call for federal train safety regulations after derailment | 90.5 WESA

Delaware River Chemical Spill Investigation Sought By Philly Reps | Philadelphia, PA Patch

Get ready to give Mother Nature a hug with these upcoming Earth Day events – Daily Local

Muslim association celebrates Ramadan with Cranberry community – Cranberry Eagle

Veterans Group Offers $615K for Old GV School – Tube City Almanac (tubecityonline.com)

U.S. Rep. Summer Lee worries about future train derailments (nextpittsburgh.com)

Pa. House panel advances relief for abuse victims in opposition to Senate amendment bundle – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Gov. Shapiro calls on tech, robotic companies to join Pittsburgh’s growing innovation industry | TribLIVE.com

Governor Shapiro Directs Administration to Schedule Xylazine as a Controlled Substance, Taking Action Against Dangerous Drug Contributing to Opioid Overdoses | Erie County Democratic Party (eriedems.com)

Shapiro puts ‘tranq’ on the controlled substances list – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pennsylvania restricts animal sedative linked to overdoses | WITF

Constitutional amendment redux heads back to House floor | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. bill would ban pelvic exams on unconscious women without getting their OK – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania bill would allow schools to stock asthma medication, inhalers (abc27.com)


Chick-fil-A opens today in Cumberland County: What to know before you go – pennlive.com

77 employees will be laid off at Pa. banking facility – pennlive.com

Retailer plans to exit Harrisburg Mall and move to Cumberland County – pennlive.com

Netflix Will End Its DVD Service, 5.2 Billion Discs Later – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Here’s how some rural communities are trying to save their grocery stores : Shots – Health News : NPR

New ‘zero waste’ coffee shop opens in Pottstown | Good News | wfmz.com

State of Center City 2023 report tracks ongoing COVID pandemic recovery (inquirer.com)

Center City Philadelphia job growth ‘more urgent than it ever was before’ – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Teen girl missing from central Pa. has been found – pennlive.com

Fire in Beijing hospital kills more than 2 dozen patients, nurse – pennlive.com

Child hurt in Pa. school van crash that trapped driver, police say – pennlive.com

Cup of coffee solidifies 24-year-old Pennsylvania cold case investigation (abc27.com)

Tractor-trailer involved in crash on Pa. Turnpike in Lower Macungie | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Man charged after deadly shooting in Lansdale | Southeastern Pennsylvania | wfmz.com

1 person killed, five others injured in Manhattan parking garage collapse – Daily Local


Philly’s James Logan School: A community school that makes a difference in students’ lives – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. college president explains drag show postponement: ‘I was frightened for the students’ – pennlive.com

Forks Elementary parents oppose Easton school board plan to transfer principal | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Debate continues: Perkiomen Valley’s draft policies on book restrictions, school police | Southeastern Pennsylvania | wfmz.com

Holocaust Survivor Tells Students: ‘I Do This Because You Dare Not Forget.’ – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

A Central Bucks parent: Truth can lead the way to heal our divided district (broadandliberty.com)

$125M OJR schools budget to raises taxes 1.75% (dailylocal.com)


Pa. primary election 2023: Everything you need to know about requesting, filling out, and returning your mail ballot | WITF

Candidates Vie For Delaware County DA Job – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Christine Flowers: The five candidates who can still win Philly’s mayor’s race (broadandliberty.com)


Capacity limits restrain Pennsylvania natural gas production | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Earth Day event in Lancaster aims to give people hope in the face of climate change | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

Chambersburg receives grant funding to repair aging gas pipes (abc27.com)

State organizations trying to limit Pennsylvania wildfires (abc27.com)

Why Antarctica’s melting ice is an existential crisis for people in Texas : NPR

How melting Arctic ice could be fueling bigger wildfires in the Western U.S. : NPR


SEPTA Bus Revolution moves forward with second series of community feedback forums | Local News | phillytrib.com

Gun Safety

Gun violence emergencies prompt concerns of government overreach | National | thecentersquare.com


How will PA spend billions in opioid settlement money? · Spotlight PA

Supreme Court poised to rule on abortion pill restrictions – pennlive.com

Pa. bill would ban pelvic exams on unconscious women without getting their OK – pennlive.com

Covid May Increase the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Researchers Find – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

FDA Authorizes Another Covid Booster Shot for People Over 65 – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

State News

Pa.’s Fetterman joins bipartisan push on congressional stock trading ban | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

John Fetterman Mocks ‘Fringy Fringies’ on Body Double Conspiracy (msn.com)

Fetterman jokingly addresses body double conspiracy theory | ABC27

Lieutenant Gov. Davis visits Lehigh Valley to highlight proposal to increase Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Ban on shackling pregnant women, solitary confinement in prison advances in Pa. House – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

New taxes eyed as fix for mass transit’s financial dilemma | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Norfolk Southern CEO repeats derailment apologies before Ohio Senate | WITF

Pennsylvania’s monthly gaming revenue breaks $500 million for first time (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania holds first state auto auction of the year (abc27.com)

When is pollen season in Pennsylvania? (abc27.com)

What does it mean to ‘Go Orange’ in Pennsylvania? (abc27.com)

National News

Nearly 270,000 apprehensions, gotaways at southern border in March | National | thecentersquare.com

TikTok ban for lawmakers gains steam | National | thecentersquare.com

Supreme Court poised to rule on abortion pill restrictions – pennlive.com

Man who used bear spray at Capitol riot tries to explain himself – pennlive.com

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bikers Want to Take on California’s Potholes – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Supreme Court to Decide Availability of Abortion Pill as Appeal Moves Forward – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

What Happens Next in the Leaked Documents Case Against Jack Teixeira – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Tyre Nichols’ family will sue Memphis and police for his beating death : NPR

Fox, Dominion reach $787M settlement over election claims (inquirer.com)

Southwest passengers face delays after nationwide grounding (inquirer.com)

Local News

Family escapes fire that destroyed $1.7 million Derry Township home in minutes – pennlive.com

FOUND SAFE: 79-year-old man missing from Montgomery Co. (abc27.com)

Supreme Court case tests religious tolerance on Sunday work | ABC27

Lehigh Valley residents could quality for free home repairs through this state program. Here’s how (mcall.com)

Bethlehem residents, council question developer about 240 proposed apartments | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Lung recipient celebrates 1 year since transplant, pays it forward | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

New ‘zero waste’ coffee shop opens in Pottstown | Good News | wfmz.com


Famous Heinz bottle to return to Pittsburgh stadium (abc27.com)

Protest arises during transgender event at Pitt, police report ‘incendiary device’ outside building | TribLIVE.com

These doctors will lead convergence of eye care and rehab at UPMC Mercy Pavilion | TribLIVE.com

PNC Park employees avoid strike, reach agreement with Pirates | TribLIVE.com

Federal judge asked to halt probation holds in Allegheny County unless constitutional protections put in place | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh’s South Side Flats could get new sports court for basketball, pickleball | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh to provide $600K in city funding for Downtown ambassador program | TribLIVE.com


North Philly principal among honorees for this year’s Lindback award | Local News | phillytrib.com

Thom Nickels: The early closing pandemic in Philly (broadandliberty.com)

2023 Philly mayor’s race heats up over Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw’s future (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia settlement in lawsuit over police response to 2020 racial justice protests reached (inquirer.com)

Philly City Council is proposing a new public safety director role. Is it a needed change, or a power grab? (inquirer.com)

Center City District’s 2022 housing report: Home prices, asking rents, new homes (inquirer.com)

All the upgrades at the ‘new’ Wells Fargo Center, aimed at today’s fan (inquirer.com)