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Pennsylvania’s EMS System on the Brink: Critical Shortages and Overwhelmed First Responders

Kutztown Area Transport Services is the third community ambulance service provider in the state to fold since June, highlighting a crisis happening across Pennsylvania.

Screenshot of PSEA Members at HACC's Lancaster campus before getting arrested for trespassing on August 30, 2023
Two Union Representatives Arrested for Informing Professors About Their Union

Two representatives from the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), Pennsylvania’s largest teachers union, were arrested for trying to talk to union members at the Harrisburg Area Community College’s (HACC) Lancaster campus on Wednesday.

FILE - Work continues at a shale gas well drilling site in St. Mary's, Pa., March 12, 2020. A team of that has spent four years studying the health effects of natural gas fracking in southwestern Pennsylvania is set to present its findings Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Report: Kids Living Closer to Fracking Area Have Increased Risk of Rare Cancer

A state-sponsored study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh found “significant associations” between gas industry activity and medical conditions in southwestern Pennsylvania.

WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES - 2014/10/18: Luzurne County Courthouse. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Luzerne County Uses American Rescue Plan Funds to Help Homeowners and Renters

The Luzerne County Council agreed on Tuesday to use $5 million from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan to fund two programs designed to help lower income residents. 

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One of the Best Candy Stores in the US Is in Pennsylvania

Not only is Philadelphia’s Shane Confectionery the oldest candy store in the US, it's one of the best, according to a new poll.

Stonebridge Crossing Road is closed near near Houghs Creek in Upper Makefield, Pa., Sunday morning, July 16, 2023, following fatal flash flooding on Saturday. Several people were killed when torrential rains in area cause fast rising floodwaters washing away cars (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Search Ends for Infant Swept Away in Bucks County Flood

Upper Makefield police said Wednesday that they’ve ended the active search for 9-month-old Conrad Shields, who was swept away in a flash flood earlier this month that killed his 2-year-old sister, his mother, and four others.

FILE - Yardley Makefield Marine Rescue leaves the Yardley boat ramp heading down the Delaware River on  July 17, 2023, in Yardley, Pa. The family of a 2-year-old girl swept away along with another child by a flash flood that engulfed their vehicle on a Pennsylvania road is expressing gratitude at the discovery of a body believed to be hers.  The body was found early Friday, July 22,  in the Delaware River near a Philadelphia wastewater treatment plant about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from where Matilda Sheils was carried away, authorities said Friday night. (Alejandro A. Alvarez/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
Police Narrow Search for Infant Lost in Bucks County Flood, After 2-Year-Old Sister’s Body Found

Upper Makefield Township police said in a Facebook post Sunday that although 2-year-old Matilda Sheils had been "brought home to her loving family" after her body was recovered Friday, officials are "devastated that we have not yet been able to reunite Conrad with his sister and family."