Cause of death revealed, MMA community mourns death of Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson

Anthony Johnson, Bellator 258 Credit: Bellator MMA Anthony Johnson’s untimely death, first reported on Sunday, came as the fighter battled hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is an apparently rare autoimmune disease, while non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a group of blood cancers. The fighter, a two-time UFC title contender, died of organ failure as a … Read more

At the White House Hunger Conference, there is a woman doing the work in her community

NPR’s Ailsa Chang spoke with Desiree La-Mar Murphy, founder and CEO of Philly-area Murphy’s Giving Market, about Biden’s goal of ending hunger in America.

Tell us about an issue your community supports but is blocked by a political network: NPR

You’ve probably heard it a lot lately—polls show that a majority of Americans are in favor of something, whether it’s universal background checks for gun purchases, access to some form of legal abortion, or protections for Dreamers. Yet lawmakers are unable or unwilling to pass legislation supported by a majority of Americans. We want to … Read more

After migrants arrive on Martha’s Vineyard, community works to welcome them: NPR

A woman who is part of a group of newly arrived migrants holds a child as they are fed outside St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha’s Vineyard. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sent two planes of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday. Ray Ewing/AP hide caption caption toggle Ray … Read more

A four-story residential building planned for a retirement community

A new apartment building is planned for a retirement community in Lancaster County. Falcon Pointe will be a four-story, 35-unit building at Woodcrest Villa, Mennonite Home Communities’ residential campus at 2001 Harrisburg Pike in East Hempfield Township. Reservations for Falcon Pointe are in progress. Construction is expected to begin next summer, with the first residents … Read more

The Arboretum will host a community event honoring the beloved central Pennsylvania educator

A beloved West Shore School District educator will be remembered Sunday in a public ceremony at the Pifer Arboretum and Nature Preserve in New Cumberland. The late West Shore School District teacher, coach and principal, David L. Danner, who died this year, will be honored with a plaque on the Arboretum’s Path of Leadership for … Read more

Pennsylvania community help to stop violence attributed to 2 youth gangs

WILLIAMSPORT – Law enforcement in Williamsport is asking for the community’s help to stop violence that the Lycoming County District Attorney says involves two loose teenage gangs. A fatal shooting last Wednesday and the wounding Sunday of two 15-year-old boys are linked to gang violence, District Attorney Ryan S. Gardner said Tuesday. A third shooting … Read more

Soweto Pride: LGBTQI+ community to highlight queer hate crimes

The 18th annual Soweto Pride will take place on Saturday 24 September at Dorothy Nyembe Park in Dobsonville. Over the years it has become one of the most attended LGBTQI+ events in South Africa. The Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW) told MambaOnline that the event highlights the importance of ending hate crimes in … Read more

UPMC President Carlisle talks about working to bring the hospital back to the community; what future the area holds

Jarrod Johnson has only been at UPMC Carlisle for about 18 months, but he’s aware of the community’s changing perspective on the hospital over the past decade. When then-PinnacleHealth, shortly before its 2017 merger with UPMC, purchased the hospital from Community Health Systems, it was mired in complaints and questionable emergency room admissions practices stemming … Read more

Pa. recognized for use by interpreters who informed the deaf community during the pandemic

Theirs were the hands that delivered news about the coronavirus during the COVID-19 pandemic to the 1.5 million Pennsylvanians who are deaf or hard of hearing. Through their dance of hand gestures and facial expressions, American Sign Language interpreters shared updates on symptoms, precautions and the spread of the virus at more than 150 press … Read more

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