October 9, 2013
No Play No Pay
Congressman Lou Barletta, and Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey all plan to go without pay as long as the slowdown in Washington continues. Monthly paychecks are not due til the end of the month. No paychecks have been missed so far and none will be unless the slowdown goes into November. Average pay is about $174,000 a year.
Police are investigating an incident in Sullivan county near Dushore.They say a two year old girl was found naked and alone on state road 220. A passerby got her off the roadway before any injury. Police say they were told that the girl got out of her parents apartment without them knowing. Both parents were home at the time.
Millville police chief Ted Stout who is facing assault charges is retiring, according to the Press Enterprise. Stout has been suspended without pay since August.
State Representative Rosita Youngblood of Philadelphia ia sponsoring a bill to allow police stations to serve as safe havens, those are outlets for parents to place newborns to get care. It also protects the parents from prosecution. Youngblood's bill was inspired by an infant found by the trash in Philadelphia.
AAA Mid-Atlantic crunched some numbers and found that deer collisions are on the rise in Pennsylvania. Jenny Robinson of Triple A says this time of year the risk is at its highest. The most collisions happen in Chester county with Luzerne not far behind. The greatest chance of hitting a deer is sunrise and sunset.
It's up to 19. That's the number of young men that have settled their lawsuits with Penn State university. The lawsuits all stem from claims of abuse by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Penn State says they plan to come forward with the amount of money they've paid out. The university has about 60 million dollars that they have put aside for claims in the lawsuits.
The Benton and Millville high school scooer teams will play in the Cider Jug game Wednesday night. You can here that game on the WHLM stations starting with the pre-game show at 6:30.