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Pennsylvania state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic region of United States of America. the state became a thing in 1681 and it was actually being a grant by king Charles II to William Penn to repay debt of sixteen thousand pounds so The Pennsylvania actually mean “Penn’s’ Woods”.

William Penn’s established a government with two innovations that were much copied in the new world, the county commission and the freedom of regions conviction but he never got to become the citizen of America until 1984 he died nearly half a century before the united states came to being but he and her wife got an honor citizenship in 1994.

Pennsylvania plays more historical role in the independence history of America. independence halls where the united stated declaration of independence and united states constitution were drafted is located in the state’s largest city. during American civil war the famous battle of Gettysburg was fought in the south central region of the state.

US Catholics ‘sickened’ by sex abuse report

YORK: Many churchgoers said they were sickened and saddened by a grand jury report detailing widespread sexual abuse by hundreds of priests in Pennsylvania but they would not let the Roman Catholic Church’s cover-up dissuade them from their faith. Nearly 200 parishioners filled almost all the pews for Saturday’s Mass at St. Patrick’s Church in York, Pennsylvania, where six priests who at one time worked in that parish are accused in the report of sexually abusing children. “I can’t talk about it without crying,” said…

Golf club calls police to evict group of black women ‘playing too slowly’

PENNSYLVANIA: A golf club in Pennsylvania called police for an unusual ‘happening’ – a group of black women were playing ‘too slowly’ and the club couldn’t stand it. The five women, all members of Grandview Golf Club in Pennsylvania, had refused to leave the course at the request of its owners, who claimed they were not keeping up with the pace of play. The group have accused the club, in York County, of racial and sexual discrimination. “It was a horrific experience,” one of the women, Myneca Ojo, told the York…

US district arms school teachers with baseball bats

FLORIDA: After the terrible shooting incident that took place in Parkland, Florida that led to 17 students losing their lives, a school district in suburban Erie, Pennsylvania, initiated a school safety plan. Among their revised security plan they have started handing out miniature wooden baseball bats to all 500 of its teachers. "These baseball bats could be used as a tool against an active shooter just like any other item in the immediate room," adding that they will remain locked in the classroom and "are only to be…

‘Back from the dead’: Missing dog returns home after 10 years

PHILADELPHIA: A dog that mysteriously went missing over a decade ago has been reunited with her family after 10 years, leaving the owners in shock. In 2008, Debra Suierveld's children were playing with their black lab mix, one-year-old Abby, outside their Apollo, Pennsylvania home, when the dog ran off, never to be seen again. The Suiervelds searched for Abby, but after being unable to find her, eventually declared the dog dead. But, on January 30, Abby returned from the dead. Suierveld assumed it was a…

Pennsylvania town’s mayor resigns after posting racist Obama memes on Facebook

WASHINGTON: The mayor of a small Pennsylvania town is resigning after sparking outrage by posting images on his Facebook page comparing President Barack Obama and his family to apes and referencing a noose. The council of the borough of West York, located about 100 miles (160 km) west of Philadelphia, voted unanimously on Monday to accept Mayor Charles Wasko's offer to step down, council President Shawn Mauck said. Wasko's resignation will become effective on Oct. 21, and Mauck will fill out the rest of the mayor's term,…

Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault in Pennsylvania

ELKINS PARK, US: Bill Cosby was charged on Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman after plying her with drugs and alcohol in 2004, the only criminal case against a once-beloved entertainer whose father-figure persona has been marred by dozens of similar misconduct accusations.