State


Proposed Pennsylvania tax-exemption amendment stalls

Senate Bill 4, a proposed state constitutional amendment, faces scrutiny in the House and may not make fall ballot.


Swarthmore group breaks from Hillel

Hillel has attempted to stop local chapters from hosting events that involve speakers or groups deemed to be anti-Israel.



Pope Francis to visit Obama at White House Sept 23

The White House said Obama and the Pope plan to discuss “caring for the marginalized and the poor; advancing economic opportunity for all.”



 The Kappa Delta Rho fraternity on the Penn State campus has been suspended for a year and is being ordered by its national organization to reorganize in the wake of a police investigation into a secret Facebook page the frat had featuring nude women.

Some women pictured on Penn State frat's Facebook page come forward

The new developments emerged Wednesday as protesters marched to the house and called for the school to shut down the fraternity permanently.


World


King Richard III of England is reburied in Leicester Cathedral

Some scholars questioned the image of Richard that has come down through the centuries: a hideous, bloodstained villain.



Yemeni leader Hadi leaves country as Saudi Arabia keeps up air strikes

Fears are grouping that there could be a disruption to oil supplies,and that conflict could lead to a wider sectarian war.


 
Advertisement

BLOGS

PG Blogs:

Community Voices:
  • Wellness N'at

  • Advertisement


    Advertisement

    Portfolio


    Storytelling: Nonna’s apron had her big family covered in love

    With her round face, shy smile and soft fleshy hands that were never idle, my Nonna Sestili preceded in appearance the Pillsbury Doughboy.



    Random Acts of Kindness: Difficult trip to theater salvaged by maitre d’

    Also: When our car ran off the road in the pouring rain, evading a deer, a young fellow arrived to keep us safe in the dark until AAA came.


     

    Early Returns


    Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

    Marcus Brown (Baltimore Sun photo) 1) It could be that the latest twist in the controversy over the nomination of Marcus Brown


    Cruz doesn't master his domains

    Ted Cruz doesn't Internet so well. Unless the U.S. senator from Texas decided late Sunday night that he was going to run for



    You have 2 remaining free articles this month

    Try unlimited digital access

    If you are an existing subscriber,
    link your account for free access. Start here

    You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

    To continue unlimited reading

    If you are an existing subscriber,
    link your account for free access. Start here