BOSCOLA ANNOUNCES $175,000 STATE GRANT FOR MINSI LAKE IMPROVEMENTS | The Valley Ledger | Its All About The Lehigh Valley

Comitta secures funding to expand Coatesville Youth Initiative’s computer lab – Daily Local

Private-equity hospital owners: Pennsylvania fights closures with curb on for-profit buyers (afr.com)

Sen. Kearney Announces $75K Grant for Morton Rutledge Fire Company – MyChesCo

Senate panel advances bill that would ban supervised injection sites in Pa. – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania Senate Panel Passes Ban on Supervised Injection Sites – Tennessee Star

Morton Rutledge Fire Company receives $75k state grant (delcotimes.com)

Redding Unveils Plan for Pennsylvania’s Dairy Over-Order Premium | Dairy News | lancasterfarming.com

‘For every Pennsylvanian’: Pa. Senate Dems release 2023 priorities list | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Rozzi urges Pa. Senate to pass standalone survivors’ amendment – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. House passes fourth bill on child sex abuse lawsuit window – pennlive.com

Pa. doesn’t fund public defense. Shapiro’s budget would change that. · Spotlight PA

Philadelphia Democratic mayoral primary 2023: Who’s endorsing who – Axios Philadelphia

Local lawmaker introduces bill aimed at getting more teachers in the classroom in Pa. | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

The 2023 Pennsylvania Power 100 – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pa. Dems want mail ballots counted faster; GOP has other ideas | News | bradfordera.com

Lawmakers want colleagues to take a chance on skill games – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

PA House Dems move on long-stalled agenda items · Spotlight PA


More than 100 people will be laid off due to impending Pa. plant closure – pennlive.com

7,100-square-foot esports gaming venue set to open near N.J. college campus – pennlive.com

Lifeguard shortage in the Midstate leads to late pool opens (abc27.com)

Wells Fargo to close branches in Berks, Bucks | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

CPSC adopts new safety rules to prevent dresser tip-overs : NPR

Mattel unveils a Barbie doll with Down syndrome : NPR

Philly Phanatic, now 45, spawned a business of creating mascots – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Bed, Bath, And Beyond shutting its doors in June, what this means for consumers – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


Jail escapee suspected of killing, carjacking man who’d stopped to help him – pennlive.com

Gunman killed by person he was trying to rob in Pa.: reports – pennlive.com

Harrisburg man killed while helping his grandparents was ‘the nicest kid in the world’ – pennlive.com

Teen charged after putting 11 needles in groceries at Pa. store: police – pennlive.com

‘Demonic’: Uber Eats driver killed, dismembered during delivery, Florida sheriff says (abc27.com)

Officials: Parents arrested after ‘forcefully’ tattooing their children (abc27.com)

4 charged in alleged hate crime involving gun at Lehigh U. | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Turtles – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Man who left neglected dogs in abandoned house sentenced to probation | TribLIVE.com


Biden administration warns U.S. House GOP debt limit bill would slash education – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Philadelphia school asbestos closures: Parents make DIY air filters (billypenn.com)

Elizabeth Forward School District hires architect following fire (wtae.com)

In divided Pa., school boards emerge as political battlegrounds – pennlive.com

Bill would replicate Steelton-Highspire schools’ solar panel field across Pa. – pennlive.com

Steelton-Highspire schools using only solar energy (abc27.com)

Eastern Lebanon High School closes locker rooms due parents concerns regarding transgender student (abc27.com)

Bethlehem Area approves five-year contract and $220,000 salary for new superintendent (mcall.com)

Local lawmaker introduces bill aimed at getting more teachers in the classroom in Pa. | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com


Pre-canvassing bill clears first hurdle in Pa. House · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania voter registration deadline fast approaching (abc27.com)

Meet the Bethlehem City Council candidates: Election 2023 (mcall.com)

2023 Pennsylvania primary election voter’s guide | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Committee warned of lurking taxpayer cost for plugging wells | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Is Pittsburgh’s weird terrain making the already-dodgy air quality even dodgier? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Yosemite National Park will be closed for days due to flooding from melting snow : NPR


United flight returns to Newark 3 hours into 10-hour trip due to unruly passenger – pennlive.com

Cities with the worst commute in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)


Health alert issued for soups that may have been prepared in ‘unsanitary conditions’ – pennlive.com

Mommy Minute: When to use fever-reducing medication (abc27.com)

Some avian flu restrictions lifted in Lancaster County (abc27.com)

State News

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro gets high marks in first 100 days | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shapiro Administration extends LIHEAP season (abc27.com)

Shapiro aims to improve state websites, digital services with new order | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro sets up new office to improve Pa.’s online government service – pennlive.com

Shapiro Signs Executive Order To Improve Digital Experience Of Pennsylvanians (politicspa.com)

Delaware County to debut pilot program to train perinatal health care workers, doulas – WHYY

Pols tout $954,000 to expand maternity care in Delaware County (msn.com)

Biden will need Pa. Dems to win reelection (yorkdispatch.com)

Joe Biden is running for president again; he’ll again need Pennsylvania Democrats to win the White House | | standardspeaker.com

Gambling expansion: Skill games supporters tout tax revenue, veteran support | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Is PA headed for a fracking waste reckoning? · Spotlight PA

Philadelphia jury awards record verdict against HUP (inquirer.com)

National News

Biden blasts Republicans’ debt ceiling plan | National | thecentersquare.com

Biden administration warns U.S. House GOP debt limit bill would slash education – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Court denies request to lift gag order in Idaho killings as a Pennsylvania man stands accused of the crime | WITF

Inside Biden’s Renewed Promise to Protect South Korea From Nuclear Weapons – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

89 shots were fired during Alabama birthday party that killed 4 – pennlive.com

United flight returns to Newark 3 hours into 10-hour trip due to unruly passenger – pennlive.com

Parts of Yosemite National Park Closing as Flooding Looms – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Ad Flap Leaves Bitter Aftertaste for Bud Light and Warning for Big Business – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

E. Jean Carroll’s rape case against Donald Trump begins : NPR

8 people found at burning home in Oklahoma were shot : NPR

Local News

Victims of R.M. Palmer explosion seek accountability | WITF

Lancaster approves $5 million in ARPA funds to community facilities (abc27.com)

Best ice cream shops in the Midstate, according to Google (abc27.com)

York County holds re-entry program (abc27.com)

Damage from storms in York County caused by downburst (abc27.com)

Killer whale sighting: Rare white orca calf spotted off Southern California coast (abc27.com)

Allentown City Council set to hold special meeting about parking enforcement issues | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Coroner releases preliminary causes of death for victims of R.M. Palmer explosion | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Delaware County infant and maternal mortality rates targeted (inquirer.com)

Luzerne County releases top three manager finalists | Times Leader

Family Business Alliance marks 25 years of service | Times Leader

Arena unveils new sensory program; calming den designed to help children with ASD | News | citizensvoice.com

Council amends Scranton’s proposed zoning ordinance, restricts height of planned GCMC garage | News | thetimes-tribune.com


Tree of Life trial: 7 potential jurors questioned on Day 1 won’t serve | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt’s business school dean questions U.S. News rankings drop in email to board amid boycotts | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Money ball: Pirates fans react to outfielder Bryan Reynolds’ $106M contract | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh man killed in Homewood shooting ID’d by medical examiner | TribLIVE.com

Potential jurors asked about death penalty as selection continues in Robert Bowers trial | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh office vacancies reach record high, report says | TribLIVE.com

As Pitt imposes ticket limit on graduation ceremony, some worry that family will be left out | TribLIVE.com


Cheltenham School District students appear as extras on the latest ‘Abbott Elementary’ Franklin Institute episode (inquirer.com)

Derek Green endorses Cherelle Parker in Philadelphia mayor’s race – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Is Pittsburgh’s weird terrain making the already-dodgy air quality even dodgier? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Center City District annual report highlights Philadelphia’s economic recovery – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

City Council wants an independent authority to take over Philly school facilities management ASAP (inquirer.com)

Exelon fund to boost Black, female-owned health care firm | Business | phillytrib.com

Alterra buying spree leads to $2.5 billion industrial outdoor storage portfolio – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Wells Fargo taps local exec Tara Handforth to lead mid-Atlantic commercial banking – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)