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Legislature

 

Schwank receives honor from East Stroudsburg University

http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/schwank-receives-honor-from-east-stroudsburg-university

 

Delco reps back window for victims of abuse

https://www.delcotimes.com/news/local/delco-reps-back-window-for-victims-of-abuse/article_6747a714-c356-11e8-9650-e7d6c50fe04c.html

 

Vitali only Delco rep to vote against measure

https://www.delcotimes.com/news/local/vitali-only-delco-rep-to-vote-against-measure/article_fe26af40-c41e-11e8-8034-43c7d3db7e59.html

 

Pressure intensifying on General Assembly to wrap up controversial legislation

http://www.tribdem.com/news/pressure-intensifying-on-general-assembly-to-wrap-up-controversial-legislation/article_3851ce0a-628d-58d6-bb0e-68d699048d11.html

 

State

 

New rules enhance pheasant hunting

https://www.standardspeaker.com/sports/new-rules-enhance-pheasant-hunting-1.2391808

 

State doctor triples his salary with overtime in 2016-17

https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/state-doctor-triples-his-salary-with-overtime-in-2016-17-1.2391841

 

Business

 

Mascaro employment center off to a good start

https://www.pottsmerc.com/business/mascaro-employment-center-off-to-a-good-start/article_ea566720-c361-11e8-a6bf-872f290d9cdb.html

 

Small retailers upbeat about 4Q but tariffs make some uneasy

https://www.pottsmerc.com/business/smallbiz-small-talk-small-retailers-upbeat-about-q-but-tariffs/article_07ab894c-c351-11e8-89bc-830ba8c8690a.html

 

Glass manufacturer growing, offering job opportunities in the Midvalley

https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/business/glass-manufacturer-growing-offering-job-opportunities-in-the-midvalley-1.2391724

 

Education

 

Pitt unveils draft plan for Oakland campus upgrades

https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14129613-74/pitt-unveils-draft-plan-for-new-student-housing-athletic-facilities-and-academic

 

Penn State coach James Franklin involved in heated exchange with fan after Ohio State loss: Video

https://www.pennlive.com/pennstatefootball/index.ssf/2018/09/after_verbal_exchange_with_fan.html#incart_most-readmidstate

 

How school funding in Pennsylvania shortchanges non-white students

https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/how-school-funding-in-pennsylvania-shortchanges-non-white-students/article_96e7b43a-c330-11e8-89da-bbc93d5648de.html

 

How 50 volunteers and a coat of paint transformed Easton Area alternative school

https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/easton/index.ssf/2018/09/fresh_colors_fresh_attitude_at.html#incart_river_index

 

Elections/Politics

 

Democrats Hope To Take Election Fight To The Suburbs This November

http://www.wesa.fm/post/democrats-hope-take-election-fight-suburbs-november#stream/0

 

Republicans fear political fallout from Kavanaugh turmoil

http://www.witf.org/news/2018/09/republicans-fear-political-fallout-from-kavanaugh-turmoil.php

 

Natural Gas

 

First responders near pipeline prep for an unlikely event: ‘One hell of a boom’

http://www.witf.org/news/2018/09/first-responders-near-pipeline-prep-for-an-unlikely-event-one-hell-of-a-boom.php

 

Philly

 

Dozens of Philly teachers are forced out of their classrooms a month into the school year. Is it disruption, or equity?

http://www2.philly.com/philly/education/philadelphia-school-district-teachers-forced-out-of-classrooms-leveling-lea-elementary-20180930.html

 

On new website, parents, students can apply to dozens of Philly charter schools at once

http://www2.philly.com/philly/education/philadelphia-charter-schools-online-application-unified-enrollment-20180928.html

 

Pittsburgh

 

Facebook expanding Pittsburgh operations with offices in the Strip District

https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14129797-74/facebook-expanding-pittsburgh-operations-with-offices-in-the-strip-district

 

Local

 

Luzerne County to seek hotel tax from casino for complimentary hotel rooms

https://www.timesleader.com/news/720031/luzerne-county-to-seek-hotel-tax-from-casino-for-complimentary-hotel-rooms

 

Parking authority audit documents blunders, incompetencies

http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/parking-authority-audit-documents-blunders-incompetencies

 

Hundreds ride bikes from Pottstown to Reading and back to benefit Schuylkill River Trail

http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/hundreds-ride-bikes-from-pottstown-to-reading-and-back-to-benefit-schuylkill-river-trail

 

‘The most happening place’ in the world is … Freeland

https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/the-most-happening-place-in-the-world-is-freeland-1.2391834

 

HCA considers timber harvest project

https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/hca-considers-timber-harvest-project-1.2391788

 

Seeds of progress: Medical marijuana mill plans February start

http://www.tribdem.com/news/seeds-of-progress-medical-marijuana-mill-plans-february-start/article_edbff52a-c465-11e8-99b4-df0b5479207b.html

 

Residents have mixed emotions about marijuana-growing facility, but welcome jobs

http://www.tribdem.com/news/residents-have-mixed-emotions-about-marijuana-growing-facility-but-welcome/article_7309b6ae-c465-11e8-9d1f-2f51636ee51e.html

 

Police record-keeping systems transitioning as county program is set to end

https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/police-record-keeping-systems-transitioning-as-county-program-is-set/article_f52043d8-c343-11e8-927b-93a7e2fb8ac8.html

 

Activists call for end to domestic violence in march through city

https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/activists-call-for-end-to-domestic-violence-in-march-through/article_c428be92-c436-11e8-a417-179df3b48d79.html