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As session nears end, Pa. counties urge Legislature to act on mental health funding – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Chronically ill patients could get easier access to new treatments (

Pennsylvania governor vetoes bill to limit parole for violent offenders | Pennsylvania |

Conference crowd learns to recognize, fight trafficking | News |



Art Museum workers continue to strike into second week – WHYY

Baby formula shortage crisis continues with no end in sight – Daily Local

Job openings fall as Fed continues to raise interest rates – Philadelphia Business Journal (

OPEC+ is expected to cut oil production. It could benefit Russia : NPR

Meet the Pittsburgh startup that’s gearing up to insure driverless cars | WITF

Barriers to Black entrepreneurship widen the wealth gap | Business |

Employers have jobs to offer, yet struggle to fill vacancies |



Police name suspected murderer in Roxborough football scrimmage shooting | Local News |



7 Philadelphia-area private schools among the 10 best in Pennsylvania – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Reading’s 10th and Penn Elementary School recognized by state for behavioral support program (

Free college? Some Allegheny College students won’t pay tuition anymore |



Unresolved gray areas in Pa. mail voting law likely to spur fresh confusion, legal challenges · Spotlight PA

Reporter’s Notebook: Oz and Shapiro had stage to themselves at PA Chamber’s 2022 dinner | PA Power and Policy |

Marcell: Bringing business experience, common sense to Harrisburg (

Who’s running for Pennsylvania legislature in Bucks, Montgomery counties (

Bucks County, Montco sheriff endorsements in Fetterman-Oz race raise questions (

Breyman: Reforming election process will move PA forward (

Ask not for whom the bell polls – City & State Pennsylvania (

The Pennsylvania Council of Churches is asking Christians to talk about white nationalism in America: and for good reason | Social Views –

GOP optimistic about Senate chances despite Herschel Walker turmoil in Georgia | WITF

Calls to fear Soros and the ‘globalists’ are antisemitic. We must reject them | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Trump’s Save America PAC is spending in PA, but not for one candidate (

Doug Mastriano has fervent base; Mehmet Oz is trying to reach Pa. swing voters (


Gun Safety

Philadelphia pushes for more gun control, enforces existing laws less | Pennsylvania |

Reading invests nearly $3 million in community groups to fight violence | WITF

Brian Kennedy, founder of Kennedys’ Project, York, wants to help kids (



For offshore wind aspirations to become reality, transmission hurdles must be cleared – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Environmental groups tour acid mine drainage and revitalized stream | News |



Personalities don’t usually change quickly but they may have during COVID : Shots – Health News : NPR

Doctors see both setbacks, advances in breast cancer care (

Judge to Delco Health Dept: You’re Out of Inspection Biz in First Class Townships – DV Journal (

New Wolf admin order expands access to ‘most cost-effective form’ of naloxone – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

WebMD’s top doc speaks at Neumann University about nursing burnout (


State News

Max Baer’s death leaves a vacancy on the PA Supreme Court (

Pa. Chief Justice Max Baer remembered as pioneering judge, dedicated family man during memorial service at Duquesne University | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Record high revenue of $3.3 billion recorded at Pa. casinos |

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter tapped to lead U.S. Treasury committee on racial equity – Philadelphia Business Journal (

PA Teens Are Falling for Online Scams – DV Journal (

How much snow will Pa. get this year? It’s complicated, Accuweather says –

Chief Justice Max Baer was at the center of some of Pennsylvania’s biggest election cases | WITF

Pennsylvanians trust local newspapers (


National News

U.S. Supreme Court begins new term October 2022: Cases to watch (

States deploy about 2,500 National Guard troops to U.S.-Mexico border | National |

Trump is asking Supreme Court to intervene in Mar-a-Lago case : NPR

Aaron Judge hits home run #62 and makes baseball history : NPR

Nobel chemistry prize awarded to 3 for attaching molecules : NPR

Nicole Mann will become first Native woman to go to space : NPR

Goodwill launches an online venture : NPR

Putin signs laws to illegally annex 4 Ukrainian regions, even as Russian losses mount | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What happens is Putin decides to cut Russia’s losses in Ukraine? : NPR


Local News

Greater Johnstown board gets update on pandemic relief spending | News |

Lancaster County commissioners pass on local police, fire and EMS ARPA requests | Local News |

Delco Dollars — The county is on a budget-busting run, likely to result in major tax increases or service cuts in the coming years (

York County SPCA hosting October small animal adoption event (

Reading activists want city protection from environmental toxins (

New food warehouse brings supplies closer to the needs in Delaware County (

Luzerne Bank building on Public Square sold | News |

News Engine Podcast: Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown talks crime, homelessness, unions, development, announces reelection bid | News Engine |

As students struggle with mental health, Riverside receives $750,000 grant to add counselors | Education |



Nearly 3,000 Allegheny County students are known to lack homes. A nonprofit says there are far more. | WITF

Judge approves removal of Schenley Park Columbus statue | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Pittsburgh Public employs AI system to lower bus passing violations | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Developer aims to revive Hyde Park Plaza in Allegheny Township |

Legislation could allow Pittsburgh to fine residents, businesses for excess trash, uncut lawns |

Mayor’s office fields questions from Homewood residents, gives updates on ‘All In’ initiative | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County assessment appeal hearings halted over court litigation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Return engagement: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust renews interest in proposed Downtown movie theater | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

City Council approves $410,000 transfer to award small grants to community groups | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia Union to build $55M sports complex in Chester – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Union, WSFS hope planned Sportsplex project ignites development on Chester waterfront – Delco Times

SEPTA’s plans to remake bus routes, schedules: what to know (

FDR Park redesign is the kind of planning Philly should get behind | Editorial (



Supreme Court conservatives may strike another blow to landmark Voting Rights Act : NPR

Biden says he’s not going to ‘sit by’ and let Republicans enact ‘extreme policies’ on reproductive rights | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette