PA Environment Digest Blog: Environmental Health Project: How DEP Issues Permits For Shale Gas Facilities Without Considering Cumulative Impacts – How New Facilities Will Add To Existing Pollution Loads And Impact The Area (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Joyce Abbott, of Abbott Elementary fame, now has a Philadelphia street named after her (inquirer.com)

Delaware County Holds Resource Fair for Grandparents Raising Children – MyChesCo

Comitta honored by Chester County Peace Movement – Daily Local

Philly’s oldest Black bookstore receives historical marker (thegrio.com)

Teacher who inspired Abbott Elementary honored by her alma mater, Overbrook High School in Philadelphia – 6abc Philadelphia

PA Environment Digest Blog: Senators Santarsiero, Comitta To Introduce Bill Increasing Setback Safety Zones From Shale Natural Gas Drilling Sites From 500 To 2,500 Feet, Based On Latest Science (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Sen. Kearney Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants to Support Victims Services, Seniors & More – MyChesCo

Pennsylvania SB 773: Benefits for Growers and Patients (blogarama.com)

Albright College holds groundbreaking ceremony for new library. (readingeagle.com)

Pa. lawmakers want to require elevators in new residential buildings (wgal.com)

House Dems Reintroduce Weed Legalization Bill, San Francisco Mayor Wants Forced Treatment for Benefits, More… (9/22/23) | StoptheDrugWar.org

Pa. considers Taylor Swift-inspired ticket bills · Spotlight PA


Amazon says FTC lawsuit could lead to higher prices, slower deliveries | National | thecentersquare.com

Here are 22 stores, restaurants opening at the King of Prussia Mall – pennlive.com

Why many business owners would love it if you stopped using your credit card | WITF

Dunkin’ rewards members can get a free coffee one day this week – pennlive.com

Krispy Kreme’s new coffee is free one day this week (you don’t have to buy anything) – pennlive.com

These central Pa. restaurants have closed so far in 2023 – pennlive.com


Free at-home COVID-19 tests by mail are back (abc27.com)

A new COVID-19 booster is here. Will those at greatest risk get it? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The latest COVID boosters are in for the fall. Here’s what that means for you : NPR

When and how to order free at-home COVID-19 tests – pennlive.com


Capitol rioter who attacked AP photographer and police officers is sentenced to 5 years in prison | WITF

Boy steals Bobcat loader, wreaks havoc during joyride through Pa. neighborhood: police – pennlive.com

Tech CEO, 26, honored by Forbes was fatally attacked at Baltimore apartment complex: police – pennlive.com

Person killed in ‘tree-trimming’ incident in central Pa. neighborhood: reports – pennlive.com

Several arrested as looting follows peaceful protest over Philly police shooting – pennlive.com

Fake officers pull over van in Dauphin County, steal $30K: police – pennlive.com

Missing boater’s body found on Jersey Shore beach – pennlive.com

Fire kills 100 people after fireworks ignite wedding hall in Iraq – pennlive.com


Cumberland Valley superintendent officially submits resignation: His ‘absence will be noticeable’ – pennlive.com

In Nazareth Area School Board race, seven in the running for four seats in three regions (mcall.com)

Pennridge school board advances policy defining gender in school sports | Southeastern Pennsylvania | wfmz.com


How Important Are Joe Biden And Donald Trump’s Ages? | WITF

Bridgeport ballot fraud is a dry run for the 2024 presidential election (newstarget.com)

Judge Tells Delaware County To Accept In-Person Votes From Residents Whose Flawed Mail Ballots Were Rejected (politicspa.com)

Connecticut lawmakers press for absentee ballot probe into Sept. 12 incident | Connecticut | thecentersquare.com


Carbon capture potential reliant on tax credits, like green energy | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Turnpike plans to add electric vehicle chargers to more service plazas | News | standardspeaker.com

Dwindling federal road safety funds spent on crosswalk timers | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pittsburgh to get twice-a-day Amtrak service to New York | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Gun Safety

Solutions to be priority at council’s gun violence summit | Local News | phillytrib.com

California ban on standard-capacity gun magazines overturned | California | thecentersquare.com


Nonprofit group warns of increasing number of overdose deaths | National | thecentersquare.com

A new Pa. program is backing Black- and Indigenous-led groups to find solutions to the opioid crisis | WITF

Addiction recovery services evolving across the state | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

When and how to order free at-home COVID-19 tests – pennlive.com

State News

Pennsylvania’s $650 million windfall may soon vanish | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State order embraces artificial intelligence | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Addiction recovery services evolving across the state | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State aims for smoother online hunting license sales | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania eyes veterans home advisory board | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

National News

Biden makes historic visit to metro Detroit picket line to rally with striking auto workers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biden Administration Says Israelis Can Travel to U.S. Without a Visa – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

U.S. Senate moves on short-term spending bill in struggle to avoid shutdown days away – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Political rivals Biden, Trump enter into UAW strike discussion | National | thecentersquare.com

Ruling Against Trump Cuts to the Heart of His Identity – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

In Rare Alliance, Democrats and Republicans Seek Legal Power to Clear Homeless Camps – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Former U.S. Military Bases Remain a Toxic Menace – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

America’s Black Cemeteries and Three Women Trying to Save Them – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Baltimore Police Search for Suspect in Killing of Tech C.E.O. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Fifth Circuit postpones federal ruling on offshore lease sales in Gulf of Mexico | National | thecentersquare.com

Local News

Broad Street Market making progress on temporary space (abc27.com)

“Saving Grace” team like a family — with pets galore | The Bucks County Herald

Fall leaf collection in Reading to start (readingeagle.com)

Council deadlock leaves grant application for Scranton City Hall study in limbo | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Luzerne County Council majority ends litigation over ballot referendum | Times Leader

Urban forester gives advice on dealing with the spotted lanternfly | News | citizensvoice.com


Downtown Pittsburgh is rebounding, Ed Gainey, Rich Fitzgerald and others say | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2nd gun in 3 days confiscated at Pittsburgh International Airport security checkpoint | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania food banks, pantries receive state grants to fight food insecurity crisis | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Police say Carrick woman set boyfriend on fire | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh to get twice-a-day Amtrak service to New York | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Main Line Health finds new CFO at another area health system – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Social media spat makes things fuzzy for 76er Place | Local News | phillytrib.com

Comcast names Ed Zimmerman president of Comcast Business – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Charges dismissed against Philadelphia officer in fatal traffic-stop shooting of Eddie Irizarry | Local News | phillytrib.com

Over a dozen arrested after juveniles loot multiple stores in Center City, police say | Local News | phillytrib.com

Over 6.7 million square feet of new projects underway – The Business Journals (bizjournals.com)


Casey, Fetterman Call On Menendez To Resign From Senate (politicspa.com)

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

John Fetterman Says He’s In Good Health, But Many Worried After Latest Speech Problems (shorenewsnetwork.com)

Sen. Bob Casey joins striking UAW workers on picket line in Bucks County – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)