News Live 365: April 17th, 2018

Campground Burglaries Under Police Investigation

PSP Franklin
The State Police in Franklin are investigating a string of burglaries that took place at Kibbe’s Island Campground between the fifth and thirteenth of this month. Unknown number of suspects broke in too at least 21 seperate camper units and ransacked them looking for valuables. The suspect or suspects caused damage to doors, screens, and even windows to gain entry into the campers. The extent of the thefts is still being determined by troopers as most of the victims were not present. If you have any information about the burglaries or thier suspects please call the Franklin State Police Department at (814)676-6596.

 

PA Joins Museums for All

Radio PA
Pennsylvania has become a member of the Museums for All program. The aim of the program is to extend access to museums for families that might not otherwise afford it. Low income families can gain access to any state run museums for only $2 per person by providing Identification and an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.

 

1 Dead, 3 Injured, in Clarion County Crash

PSP Clarion
State Police from Clarion County have not released the identities of any of the four men involved in a fatal one vehicle crash in Highland Township. What is known is that all four men were inside a 2017 Ram 1500 pickup Saturday morning when it drove over a culvert and hit a tree at a high rate of speed. Two passengers and the driver were flown to trauma centers in Pittsburgh for emergency treatment, a third passenger was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by the coroner’s office.

 

Dining With Diabetes Courses to Start Soon

PennState Extension
PennState Extension is offering courses from its Dining with Diabetes program at their office in Meadville. Classes start on May 2nd and anyone seeking more information or to register for the course should call (877)345-0691.

 

House Passes Down’s Syndrome Abortion Ban, Denies Funding for Disabled Children

Radio PA
On Monday April 16th Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives voted to pass a controversial bill about disability and abortions. With a vote of 130 to 56 state representatives voted in favor of banning an abortion based off of a fetal diagnosis of Down’s Syndrome. There were multiple attempts to add more financial support for families with disabled children but each in turn was rejected.