Protecting Clean Air and Water

When six unconventional gas drilling wells were built next to a residential neighborhood and less than half a mile from the schools at Mars Area School District, a number of …

Addiction

The beginning of Keith’s story isn’t unusual. Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians have dealt, or are dealing with the daily struggle that is addiction. In Pennsylvania, the scope of the opioid crisis …

We’re In This Together

Pennsylvania isn’t a state, it’s a commonwealth. That means the founders of Pennsylvania wanted to make it abundantly clear that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was created in the interest of …

Erie

Due to inadequate funding, the Erie Public Schools are facing devastating cutbacks, including the possibility of closing all high schools in the district. This is all a result of an …

#IWantToWork

This story originally ran on WITF-FM, Harrisburg: In budget talks, disability groups fear they’re being forgotten By Mary Wilson William Del Toro is a natural lobbyist. He doesn’t like noise …

Millersburg Schools

The following is from WHTM-TV in Harrisburg: MILLERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Tough times call for tough decisions. That’s the message from a Dauphin County school district looking at making cuts. …

Glen

Glen Sherman worked as an adult probation/parole officer in the Bucks County Adult Probation/Parole Department for 37 years. “I got involved in public service because I wanted to serve society …

Lawrence

Lawrence Funck worked as a welfare officer in Lebanon County for thirty-five years. He is part of the sixties generation who grew up “wanting  to make a difference.” He thought …