Four vets charged with conspiracy to administer drugs to race horses unlawfully at Penn National Race Track

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GRANTVILLE, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that criminal charges were filed late yesterday in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg against four veterinarians involved in treating thoroughbred race horses at Penn National Race Track. According to U.S. Attorney Peter Smith, Dr. Kevin Brophy, 60 years of age,…

New resource on body armor

Washington, DC — Law enforcement and corrections officers have a new resource for determining how to purchase high-quality, life-saving equipment. PoliceArmor.org features news and information on body armor that meets the standards set forth by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).

Man admits conspiring to defraud bank

PITTSBURGH, PA — A resident of Sewickley, Pa., pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and filing a false income tax return, according to a statement by United States Attorney David J. Hickton. Joseph W. Nocito, Jr. pleaded guilty to two felony counts before United States District Judge Arthur…

Earth Hour based on a myth

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Time to kick climate campaigners off the stage By Tom Harris Earth Hour 2015 demonstrates how radical climate activists are ruining the credibility of the environmental movement. Rather than concentrating on sensible objectives we can accomplish such as reducing real air, land and water pollution, protecting species at risk, and conserving scarce resources, Earth Hour…

Rick Santorum confirmed to speak at 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Former United States Senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum is confirmed to speak at the 2015 Northeast Leadership Conference, which will take place at the Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia Hotel from June 18th through June 20th. “Rick Santorum has dedicated his life to standing up on behalf of conservative values,” Gleason said. “Whether…

The Clouds of Orion the Hunter

Cradled in cosmic dust and glowing hydrogen, stellar nurseries in Orion the Hunter lie at the edge of giant molecular clouds some 1,500 light-years away. Spanning about 30 degrees, this breath-taking vista stretches across the well-known constellation…

Martina White wins 170th District Special Election

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Martina White’s victory in the 170th State House District Special Election in Philadelphia. “Congratulations to Martina White on becoming the first newly elected Republican to represent a Philadelphia-based State House District in twenty-five years,” Gleason said. “Martina White’s strong work…