Filmmaker Dan Habib’s documentary shows how three American adults with intellectual disabilities challenge perceptions of intelligence, in a story narrated by parent and Academy Award-winning actor Chris Cooper.
Kids were all over, around, and into everything on display at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. That’s exactly what organizers hoped for. The show introduced many to the concept of farming for the first time, possibly with lasting results.
Dozens of certified organic farmers are located in Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties, part of more than 1,000 statewide. Pennsylvania on Friday issued $1.8 million in grant money to help even more farmers become certified.
More than $520,000 in small urban agriculture grants was distributed during the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Among the winners were Berks and Chester counties’ groups helping to increase farming in rooftop containers and vacant plots.
Pennsylvania State Police working in Montgomery, Berks, and Chester counties, and elsewhere across the state, seized illegal or prohibited drugs in 2022 valued at $65.4 million. More than 15 percent was hauled in during just the last quarter.
The federal government said Thursday it would include Pennsylvania in a pilot program that more easily qualifies families in low-income households to have their children receive free or reduced-price school meals.
In separate but coordinated announcements Thursday, two Pennsylvania agencies presented seven grants totaling more than $1.23 million to local park, land, and watershed improvement projects.
A three-vehicle crash Thursday morning on Route 100 North near West Moyer Road in Upper Pottsgrove may have been affected by a driver whom police said seemed to have incurred a medical problem.