Future of Antietam School District still uncertain after flooding | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Water Privatization Pinches Pennsylvania Pocketbooks: State Legislators Rally for Rate Reform – MyChesCo

Long-Sought Charter School Changes on the Table as PA Lawmakers Plot Education Funding Overhaul – GantNews.com

District justice raises concerns about school bus camera citations, lawmaker calls for review (newsbreak.com)

Officials, Upset Residents Talk Randall Avenue Bridge Closure & Possible Reopening – LevittownNow.com

Pennsylvania Republicans Seek Higher Compensation for Farms Facing Eminent Domain | Farming and Agricultural News | lancasterfarming.com

Manufactured homeowners rally against rent gouging – Pennsylvania – The Black Chronicle

Long-sought charter school changes on the table as Pa. lawmakers plot education funding overhaul – LebTown

Sen. Schwank Boosts Educational Prospects with Additional $1.5 Million in Block Grants for Reading and Antietam School Districts – MyChesCo

Fire Siren Falls Silent In Doylestown. Will It Be Coming Back? | Doylestown, PA Patch

Summer Lee’s campaign raised more than $1 million in the fourth quarter – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Schwank Secures Ready to Learn Block Grants for Reading and Antietam School Districts – BCTV


‘What a great run we had’: Cumberland County gift shop to close after more than 40 years – pennlive.com

Regulators want to stop banks from charging consumers for insufficient funds : NPR

Rite Aid to close 45 more stores, including 4 in Pa. – pennlive.com

Harrisburg Mall empties as deadline nears for many businesses to go – pennlive.com

This cell phone carrier will begin charging more for unlimited plans – pennlive.com


Wastewater tests show COVID infections surging, but pandemic fatigue limits precautions – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Patients struck by long COVID plead with U.S. Senate panel for more research funding – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Pa. couple living in storage unit booted after their video goes viral – pennlive.com

Pa. Amish farmer who sold guns without a license gets probation, fine | WITF

Man has been missing for days from central Pa. home – pennlive.com


Pa. Department of Education awards $1.4 million to address sexual viol | WITF

Long-sought charter school changes on the table as Pa. lawmakers plot | WITF

Penn State leaders present budget plans, including cuts, | WITF


PA Senate Race: Casey holding lead over McCormick ahead of primary election | ABC27

Green Party of Philadelphia hosts presidential candidates forum – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biden wins the New Hampshire Democratic primary, without showing up – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


FAA says Boeing 737 Max 9 can resume flying after inspections : NPR

Pennsylvania reaches milestone with first EV charging station under federal infrastructure law – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

More car dealerships join call to ‘tap the brakes’ on EVs | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Gun Safety

Gun control measures advance out of Democratic-controlled Pennsylvania House committee | News, Sports, Jobs – Williamsport Sun-Gazette (sungazette.com)

Five for Friday: Gun control bills passed through House committee – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)


Counties throw darts to find best use of opioid settlement funds | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

UPMC travel nurses say hospital system is pulling a bait-and-switch | WITF

State News

USDA sends Pennsylvania $5M for solar projects | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Fiscal watchdogs warn of Medicaid-induced deficit | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

PA Navigate website aims to simplify referrals to food, housing, other | WITF

Voter referendum for new warehouses proposed | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania homes being purchased by corporations | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

State doubles down on central Pa. farmer accused of illegally selling raw milk – pennlive.com

National News

United Automobile Workers Union Endorses Biden’s Re-Election Bid – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden Urges Congress to Quickly Approve F-16 Sale to Turkey – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Alabama Is Set to Carry Out First U.S. Execution by Nitrogen – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Supreme Court Declines to Stop Nitrogen Execution in Alabama – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Florida Eliminates Sociology as a Core Course at Its Universities – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Oregon jury awards $85 million to victims of deadly wildfires : NPR

Six Bodies Found in Mojave Desert in Southern California – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Local News

Volunteers rescue birds making emergency snow landings in central Pa. | WITF

Infrastructure ‘boot camps’ help cities like Bethlehem win federal grants – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Cumberland County property owners facing double-digit tax increase. Here’s why – pennlive.com

There’s a new judge in charge in Dauphin County courts – pennlive.com

Pa. bird-lovers flock to see rare specimen in park | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com


Survivors, activists join Pittsburgh Mayor Gainey for Downtown ceremony that calls to stem gun violence | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh Public Schools to examine use of buildings amid ‘budget crisis,’ staffing issues | TribLIVE.com

Federal funding targets Pittsburgh’s I-376 ‘bathtub,’ upgrades to bridges and highways | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Public moves forward with plan that could lead to building closures and consolidations | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Critics chide retiring Allegheny County Jail Warden Orlando Harper at oversight board meeting | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Two tortoises were abandoned in North Philadelphia then given a new home (inquirer.com)

Philly-area Wendy’s operator fined for child labor violations (inquirer.com)

Better NCLEX exam pass rates get five Pa. schools off watch list (inquirer.com)


PA Senator Casey releases latest “Greedflation” Report (abc27.com)

Eye on the Capitol: How Casey, Fetterman, Kelly voted last week | Local News | ncnewsonline.com

New report from Sen. Casey’s office details the pervasiveness of ‘junk fees’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)