McClatchy and the Centre Daily Times gathered more than 75 students from Penn State University and Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology last week to discuss their views of political and government. Students routinely said they had little trust -- or use for -- government or the political process. Here, 25 students also share how their views differ from their parents.
The 'bandwagon generation' on its political views
How one family in rural Pa. is fighting Sunoco pipeline construction
NYPD searching for service dog stolen from Army veteran in the Bronx
2017 Centre Daily Times Inspiring Athletes semifinalists
High school sports year in review pump up
St. Joe's students walk down the aisle at graduation
More than 1,000 desert tortoises relocated by the US Marine Corps
Several hurt as car hits pedestrians in Times Square
Thompson constituents protest AHCA
College lacrosse team in New York makes entrance to Trump speech
The Gerhart family lives on 27 acres in the rural town of Huntingdon in central Pennsylvania. When they were told Sunoco Logistics was constructing a pipeline on their land and they had no choice in the matter, they responded with a tree sit as three acres of 80-year-old forest was razed in March of 2016. This spring, as Sunoco continues construction on the Mariner East 2 pipeline, the oil company will be met with a banner hanging high above the cleared trees that reads “You shall not pass.”
According to the NYPD, two men punched a 40-year-old Army veteran in the vicinity of Valentine Avenue and East 194th Street on May 14 and stole his service dog. The victim suffered minor injuries and refused medical attention.
The US Marine Corps relocated approximately 1,100 desert tortoises out of California’s Mojave Desert in April 2017 as the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms underwent expansion and prepared for future training exercises. The relocation effort involved finding the tortoises, assessing their health and then moving them to pre-selected new areas via helicopter.
A car driving through Times Square in New York drove through a crowd of pedestrians, injuring several people. Video shows the car with two of its wheels in the air, leaning on a lampost and steel barriers.
More than 40,000 utility customers are without power after powerful thunderstorms packing high winds rolled across upstate New York. NYSEG reports half of its 34,000 outages Tuesday morning are located in the Binghamton area, where Broome County officials have declared a state of emergency after trees and utility poles were toppled by high winds during Monday night's storms.