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Clothing and shoe giveaway to be held at FirstEnergy stadium

READING, Pa. - Volunteers are setting up for a major clothing and shoe giveaway at FirstEnergy stadium happening Tuesday. Pastor Earl Wise of The Real Church 516 near Fleetwood helped coordinate a large-scale giveaway for anyone in the community. "Our church is really big on being the hands and feet...

Mayor Gainey calls on Harrisburg for stronger gun legislation

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - It was a simple request from Pittsburgh mayor, Ed Gainey.Pass what he calls commonsense gun reform or let cities make their own laws. But opponents say more laws are not going to solve the problem."Give us a right to ban military-style assault weapons in our street," Gainey said in an impassioned appearance.Mayor Gainey said enough is enough. He said younger people are dying each day."If we don't do something now, the age will continue to get smaller," the mayor added.But opponents, like Firearms Owners Against Crime, said, allowing cities to have the power won't solve the problem."Are they trying to actually reduce crime and stop murders or have a feel-good motion to try and ban certain tools that get used," Jim Stoker said. Stoker is affiliated with Firearms Owners Against Crime.Mayor Gainey said the city plans to continue working with neighborhood groups.And the city said it's appealing to Pennsylvania's Supreme Court – a lower court ruling that would not allow their assault weapons ban from going into effect.

PSPCA Rescues 100 Animals From Lancaster County House Thanks To Tip From Good Samaritan

QUARYVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — An animal cruelty investigation is underway after 100 animals were found living in deplorable conditions at a house on Pumping Station Road in Quarryville, Lancaster County. The Pennsylvania SPCA stepped in after a tip from a good samaritan. “They were living in filthy conditions, both inside the property as well as where some of the farm animals were kept outside,” Gillian Kocher, Pennsylvania SPCA Director of Media Relations, said. “So, that can mean things like living in their own excrement, not being cleaned.” The Pennsylvania SPCA’s law enforcement officers, acting on a tip, raided the house Friday, rescuing...

PA Dems Host Rally Condemning SCOTUS Decision

HARRISBURG, Pa. (ErieNewsNow) - This morning, Democratic lawmakers condemned Friday’s Supreme Court decision with a large rally inside the Capitol. Today was the first day House lawmakers were in Harrisburg since Friday’s decision which returns abortion to the states. Democratic leaders acknowledged their frustration and disappointment with the decision, but also expressed energy for what they call “a time for action.”

Lancaster City requests affordable housing solutions per ARPA funding

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — The City of Lancaster is sourcing proposals from not-for-profit companies, real estate developers, and other community partners that are interested in creating new and quality affordable housing units within the city. The city hopes to utilize American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to accomplish its...

Businesses try different hiring strategies amid labor shortage

Dauphin County, PA — Workforce shortages remain a critical issue for businesses, even those that are essential. Businesses are struggling to hire workers and higher positions with specific skillsets are especially difficult to find. “It’s been tough,” GIANT Company Checkout Coach and Relief Manager Hector Montemayor said.

Gov. Wolf announces agreement to expand passenger-rail access

Gov. Tom Wolf announced on Monday that PennDOT and Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) have reached an agreement to expand passenger-rail access in western Pennsylvania. The milestone follows a February announcement that the parties would look at opportunities to eliminate chokepoints and improve Pennsylvania’s rail system to better permit freight and passenger trains to operate together.

Suspects Sought in Retail Theft at Richland Twp. Walmart

The Richland Township Police Department and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help identifying two suspects in a theft that occurred May 3 at approximately 4:55 p.m. at the Walmart on West End Boulevard (Rt. 309) in Richland Township. According to a Crimewatch post published Monday by Pennsylvania...

Lancaster United Way sees drop in donations, increase in operating costs

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