Good news on the unemployment front in Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that our state’s jobless rate declined to 7.4% in May. While this is a very modest change from 7.5% in April, Pennsylvania is still heading in the right direction! We can’t say that about other states!
A great deal of activity is going on in our capital city tonight. It’s 3rd in the Burg night (Harrisburg’s version of First Friday) and the Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz Festival takes place today, Saturday and Sunday, at venues around Harrisburg!
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This is just scary. Name calling, door slamming, being escorted out of meetings… sound familiar?
Evidently Wilkes-Barre City Council meetings get “buck wild” too. Mayor Thomas Leighton of Wilkes-Barre allegedly called City Wide Towing & Repair’s owner “cupcake” during a city council meeting. Bob Kudluboski (City Wide’s owner) erupted calling the mayor a “punk” and was escorted out of the building by city police.
When questioned after being ejected, one of Bob’s comments was “Why was he (the mayor) standing back there anyway? Is he trying to make me punch him in the face?”
To read the rest of this inspiring story from the Times Leader: