According to a military press release, airmen from the Horsham-based 111th Attack Wing of the Pennsylvania National Guard left Fort Indiantown Gap today for McEntire Joint National Guard Base, near Columbia, South Carolina, where they will assist in Florence rescue and recovery efforts.
In a press release this morning Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo cleared Kevin C. Rhoades of all outstanding allegations regarding potential sexual abuse while in his former position as bishop of the Roman Catholic Church’s Harrisburg Diocese.
In new reports by the United States Census Bureau, Lebanon County’s median income and the percentage of its residents living beneath the poverty line both saw slight changes compared to 2016.
Over at Penn Live, Jan Murphy has the story about Pennsylvania lawmaker Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) who is pushing legislation to make amethyst the state gem.
Great piece by Penn Live’s Charles Thompson on Pennsylvania’s congressional battlegrounds. He says the 9th (see map) will likely go Republican in tossup between former Ag Sec Dennis Wolf (D) and former Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser (R).