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Mark Scolforo

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Richmond, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Mark:

GUN VIOLENCE: Pennsylvania governor creates Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Gov. Tom Wolf is setting up a new Office of Gun Violence Prevention in Pennsylvania. He says state police will expand and support gun buy-back programs and increase monitoring of hate groups and white nationalists. A special council will recommend how to reduce mass shootings, domestic violence, suicides and accidental shootings. → Read More

GUN VIOLENCE: Pennsylvania governor creates Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Gov. Tom Wolf is setting up a new Office of Gun Violence Prevention. He wants Pennsylvania State Police to expand and support gun buy-back programs and increase monitoring of hate groups and white nationalists. A special council will recommend how to reduce mass shootings, domestic violence, suicide and accidental shootings. → Read More

Wolf unveils gun violence effort, days after Philly shooting

WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg provides local news, weather, sports, community events and items of interest for Harrisburg Lancaster Lebanon York and nearby towns and communities in the greater Harrisburg area including, Hershey, Hummelstown, Palmyra, Jonestown, Annville, Gettysburg, East Berlin, New Oxford, Littlestown, Biglerville, New Cumberland, Lemoyne, Wormleysburg, Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg,… → Read More

CHARTER SCHOOLS: Gov. Wolf pursues changes to charter school rules in Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf wants charter schools to meet stricter transparency, ethics and financial management standards, and to prevent them from overcharging public schools for their services. → Read More

US appeals court hands truckers defeat in PA Turnpike toll suit

High tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike do not violate the right of truckers and other motorists to travel between states, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, → Read More

Pa. Governor wants answers on 4 kids separated from families

Pennsylvania's governor says at least four children from his state were recently separated from their parents by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and wrote Monday to demand the agency halt the practice until it has a plan to ensure the welfare of children → Read More

Pennsylvania Governor wants answers on 4 kids separated from families

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor says at least four children from his state were recently separated from their parents by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and wrote Monday to demand the agency halt the practice until it has a plan to ensure the welfare of children. Gov. → Read More

Jerry Sandusky to be resentenced next month in molestation case

Judge John Foradora filed an order Wednesday that scheduled the proceeding for Sept. 23. → Read More

State clergy abuse hotline fielded 1,900 calls in first year

About 90% of those calls concerned allegations of abuse or cover-ups within the Catholic church, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said. The rest were about institutions or people outside the Catholic church. → Read More

State clergy abuse hotline fielded 1,900 calls in first year

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Investigations remain underway after 1,862 calls were made to a clergy abuse hotline in the 12 months since a landmark grand jury report exposed decades of → Read More

Pennsylvania school safety tip system fielded 23,000 reports this year

HARRISBURG — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system → Read More

Ex-Attorney General Kathleen Kane set for release from jail Wednesday

A former Pennsylvania attorney general will be released from a county jail after serving about eight months for leaking grand jury material and lying about it, the warden said Tuesday. → Read More

Audit: Hundreds wrongly got criminal record for unpaid bills

HARRISBURG — People convicted of theft for such minor issues as overdue library books or plumbing bills may not realize they have a record because a district judge in northwestern → Read More

School district that warned about lunch debt will accept CEO's donation after all

The school district gained national attention after it sent a letter to parents claiming they could lose their kids over unpaid lunch debt. → Read More

Schools that warned about lunch debt now accepting donation

A Pennsylvania school district that warned parents behind on their lunch bills that their children could end up in foster care, and then rejected a businessman’s offer to pay the overdue charges, is apologizing and says it wants to accept the donation after all. → Read More

JERRY SANDUSKY: Pennsylvania Supreme Court declines to review Sandusky decision

A court-ordered resentencing of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky can now proceed. → Read More

Pennsylvania high court declines to review Sandusky decision

HARRISBURG — Jerry Sandusky won’t get a fresh chance to argue in state court he should get a new trial, seven years after the former Penn State assistant football coach → Read More

CEO: Schools reject offer to pay students' late lunch bills

"I know what it means to be hungry," the CEO of a Pennsylvania-based coffee company wrote. "I know what it means to feel shame for not being able to afford food." → Read More

CEO: Pennsylvania schools rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

After a school district told parents they could lose their kids over unpaid lunches, a CEO said he'd pay off the debt. The school board rejected the offer. → Read More

CEO: Pennsylvania schools rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

After a school district told parents they could lose their kids over unpaid lunches, a CEO said he'd pay off the debt. The school board rejected the offer. → Read More