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Domestic Abuse Project holds vigil in Chester on Saturday

Domestic Abuse Project holds vigil in Chester on Saturday

MEDIA– In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County is ‘Painting the Town Purple’ throughout the month of October. Several awareness and educational events are planned for this month, with the intention of inviting...

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Broadband bill can benefit already-wired communities

Broadband bill can benefit already-wired communities

This week, Congress is set to vote on a historic infrastructure bill, part of President Biden’s plan to Build Back Better. That bill contains funding for typical infrastructure projects, like roads and bridges – but it also has unprecedented support for expanding...

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PA GOP Senators Seek Election Fraud Testimony By Oct. 1

PA GOP Senators Seek Election Fraud Testimony By Oct. 1

Pennsylvania Republican state senators are seeking testimony from people who witnessed election fraud in the November 2020 election. However, Democrats are pushing back. Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee Chairman Sen. Chris Dush (R-Jefferson) urged...

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Tougher DUI penalties urged in Deana Eckman’s name

Tougher DUI penalties urged in Deana Eckman’s name

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer joined the parents of a woman killed by an impaired driver in 2019 during testimony before the state Senate Transportation Committee last week on proposed legislation to increase penalties for repeat DUI offenders....

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New report shows reason you keep receiving robocalls

PHILADELPHIA (WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — A looming deadline should finally force all U.S. phone companies to take stopping robocalls seriously. In 2019, Congress passed the TRACED Act, which mandated phone companies install caller ID verification to squash illegal...

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Do Not Sell Firearm Registry To Reduce Suicides

Do Not Sell Firearm Registry To Reduce Suicides

CHESTER – In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month, Sen. John Kane of Chester & Delaware Counties has introduced legislation aimed at reducing suicide deaths in PA. His Senate Bill 816 will create a voluntary Do-Not-Sell Firearm Registry to reduce self-harm and...

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Overdose Awareness Day In PA

Overdose Awareness Day In PA

HARRISBURG – PA marked International Overdose Awareness Day on the steps of the state Capitol today. Sen. John Kane of Chester & Delaware Counties addressed a gathering of the world’s largest campaign to end overdoses, remember those who have died, and acknowledge the...

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Overdose Awareness Day

Overdose Awareness Day

Today is International Overdose Awareness day, the world’s largest campaign to end overdose, remember those that died, and raise awareness about preventing overdoses. In Harrisburg, State Senator John Kane said that the Pandemic had accelerated the number of...

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Groundbreaking for new KSQ library

Groundbreaking for new KSQ library

It’s been more than two decades in the making, but after almost 30 years of talks, arguments, and controversy, ground was broken for a new library in Kennett Square. The Kennett Library board held a brief ceremony at the Willow and State Street site Thursday morning....

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Pennsylvania Defends Contact Tracing New Bid-Free Trading

Pennsylvania Defends Contact Tracing New Bid-Free Trading

Associated Press — Pennsylvania health officials defended decision to give COVID-19 contact tracing another bid ban contract on Wednesday after a serious data breach involving a former state vendor, increasing incidents However, we called the school’s preparations for...

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Williamson College breaks ground for new student center

Williamson College breaks ground for new student center

MIDDLETOWN — Williamson College of the Trades recently broke ground on the construction of a new student center, thanks to a $20 million gift from the Joseph and Marion Wesley Family Foundation. When completed in January 2023, the student center, named the Wesley...

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Solitary confinement ‘torture chambers’

Solitary confinement ‘torture chambers’

Calling for “solidarity, not solitary,” dozens of people — including organizers from prisoners’ rights groups, survivors of solitary confinement and state legislators — rallied outside the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia June 1. They called for passage of...

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Growing season opens in the Pa. Capitol Hunger Garden

Growing season opens in the Pa. Capitol Hunger Garden

Pennsylvania’s Capitol Hunger Garden is open for business. Lawmakers, along with hunger awareness advocated, gathered at a freshly tilled 1,000-square-foot plot of ground next to the state Capitol on Tuesday to open growing season by planting a few plants.

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