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Appeal To Delaware River Basin Fracking Ban Thrown Out By Judge –

Pa. bill would require hospital sales to be approved by state (

Skill games company woos Pa. lawmakers with trips to wild Wyoming rodeo · Spotlight PA

GOP lawmakers introduce mandatory minimum illegal firearms | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Second Pa. March for Life expected to draw large crowd to Pa. Capitol on Monday –

A legislative softball game won’t save democracy. But it can’t hurt | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

It’s time to repeal the Pa. law that allows the sale of municipal water systems | Editorial (

Editorial: Fayette County legislator Matt Dowling is making good things out of a bad decision | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Berks projects awarded a total of nearly $643,000 in state grants (

 Schwank announces $642,426 in PCCD grant funding for Berks County (

$100k grant for Bethlehem Food Co-Op will fund on-site kitchen at future grocery store –


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Joe Biden said the COVID-19 pandemic is over, but the data says otherwise : NPR



Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate falls to 4.2% in August, down from prior months – City & State Pennsylvania (

Guest Opinion: Are we hurting our farmers and, thus, our food supply? (

Railroads’ Strategy Thrilled Wall Street, but Not Customers and Workers – The New York Times (

‘Sluggish’ economic growth in Pennsylvania continues | Pennsylvania |

P-G staffers and management prepare to face off at NLRB hearing | Labor | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

National average gas price is in the ‘longest downward streak’ in 7 years, says GasBuddy –



Marijuana Pardon Project: Deadline nears for low-level pot offenses (

After fatal rec center shooting, Philly lawmaker seeks to limit truck parking | Local News |



10 Pennsylvania schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools (

Can parents opt-out students from curriculum? Pa. and NJ school districts are seeing more attempts. (

Book ban and censorship efforts surge in 2022, library association says (

Student loan scams plague borrowers waiting for forgiveness : NPR

Student loan forgiveness: Don’t miss these four dates | ABC27

An attempt to deter more student high-rises in State College raises larger debate about the future of downtown | WITF

Drexel University reduces tuition for community college transfers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

School cell phone policies, bans around Philadelphia vary (



Santarsiero: No wonder Poprik didn’t mention Oz, Mastriano in opinion (

Election offices challenged by surge of voting record requests –

Jerry Shenk: Will a new GOP House majority impeach Joe Biden? – Daily Local

Inflation Remains Voters’ Top Concern. Can Republicans Keep Their Focus? – The New York Times (

Press conference on Mastriano education plan turns ugly | The Bucks County Herald

Both PA candidates for governor agree on school choice? (

CNN’s Jake Tapper rebukes Doug Mastriano’s claims about Jewish school in Philly suburbs (

U.S. House District 17 race between Chris Deluzio, Jeremy Shaffer getting national focus — and infusion of cash | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Gun Safety

The cruel normal of Philadelphia’s gun violence, and the daily trauma residents must endure (



A new Pennsylvania group formed to meet the growing outdoor industry | WITF

Comcast promises energy efficiency improvements for its vast cable and internet system (



Pa. drivers could start buying custom license plates online under a House-approved bill | WITF



Guest Opinion: Banning abortion isn’t the way to end it (

Poconos provides options for vets seeking mental health help (

Penn State Health St. Joseph launches telehealth program for sexual assault survivors (

Pandemic prompts more states to mandate paid sick leave | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


State News

Abortion bans in neighboring states could cause an influx of patients in Pennsylvania (

Pa. nurses selected for debt relief face a Sept. 24 deadline to remain eligible –

Pennsylvanians deployed to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Fiona response (

McDANIEL: Why the RNC Sued the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – DV Journal (


National News

Photos from the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II (

Ukraine says Russian missile struck close to nuclear plant (

Europe’s Energy Crisis Forces Factories to Go Dark – The New York Times (

Puerto Rico is without electricity as Hurricane Fiona hits the island : NPR

Chelsea Gray leads the Las Vegas Aces to their first WNBA title : NPR

Virginia moves to reverse trans students’ rights in state public schools : NPR

Abrams’ strategy to boost turnout: Early voting commitments | News |

BJ’s now accepting SNAP benefits card for online, mobile app purchases –

Georgia DA builds 2020 election conspiracy story from bottom to top | Jay Bookman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Governors DeSantis, Abbott followed racist playbook in sending immigrants North | Jenice Armstrong (

Aging volunteers, lack of replacements put Meals on Wheels programs in peril |


Local News

Central Bucks to refund unused donation for anti-racism books (

Thousands turn out for 41st annual West Chester Restaurant Festival – Daily Local

Sources: Delco May Settle With Aqua on DELCORA Sale Litigation – DV Journal (

Lancaster County elections office suffers substantial loss of institutional knowledge since 2020 | Local News |

Montgomery County commissioners, residents sound off about election security (

Berks actor holding workshop to teach his craft to fellow veterans (

Chester mayor says the contract with PFS emerged from a problematic parking dynamic. (

Dominican community in Hazleton celebrates heritage with parade and festival | News |

Schuylkill County Commissioner Halcovage releases statement in wake of subcomittee proceedings | Schuylkill |

Series of events set to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month in Reading and Berks County (



Allegheny Co. prosecutors, public defenders demand fair pay as bargaining negotiations break down – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Editorial: Rich Fitzgerald’s plan for statewide review of jail fatalities demands action | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County Democratic Committee nominates Barb Warwick for City Council seat | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A $110 million upgrade at Mt. Lebanon High School | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh bus ridership still down 46% from prepandemic levels | Pennsylvania |

Pitt’s Big Idea Center opens new building to boost student entrepreneurs (

Census snapshot shows Pittsburgh poverty has jumped 5% over past 2 years | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A program meant to help heavy users of expensive health care cut back sets up shop in PIttsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly Council President Darrell Clarke considers requiring affordable housing (

Wissahickon Valley Trail bridges reopen in Philadelphia, restoring Center City link (

Who’s running for mayor in Philadelphia? – City & State Pennsylvania (

Philly’s historic Tanner House faces threat of destruction | Local News |

More red light cameras coming to Philly intersections | Local News |

Volunteering could get you a tax credit in Philly if a City Council bill becomes law | Local News |

Free Library of Philadelphia sites get boost from Rebuild program | Local News |

Residents along Lincoln Drive push for stronger safety measures (

UC Townhomes sale: Affordable housing residents speak out at Sunday gathering (

Philly’s 7th Council District has challenges. Quetcy Lozada knows them well. (

Developer Carl Dranoff plans 176 more Philadelphia apartments on South Broad (

Philly Council President Darrell Clarke considers requiring affordable housing (



President Biden, in ‘60 Minutes’ interview, declares ‘the pandemic is over’ in the U.S., says America would defend Taiwan from China | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Biden says U.S. would defend Taiwan against Chinese invasion : NPR

Biden among thousands paying respects to Queen Elizabeth II | |

Biden: Classified documents at Mar-a-Lago raise concerns |