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Audit Reveals ChildLine Understaffed

HARRISBURG — A state hotline intended to report suspected child abuse and neglect is under scrutiny by the state auditor general. He held a news conference in Harrisburg Tuesday to announce that thousands of calls to the child abuse hotline went unanswered last year. 431 more words


Investigation Finds ChildLine Overwhelmed

HARRISBURG — Newswatch 16 has found startling evidence showing ChildLine, the state’s hotline for reporting suspected child abuse and neglect, is having trouble answering thousands of calls. 324 more words


H3 Toluca: Interview with Saul Zenteno Bueno of UNMGCY

By Megan Bethell

The Latin America and the Caribbean preparatory meeting leading up to Habitat III held in Toluca, Mexico, carved out the space for organisations and governments to voice their opinions on numerous issues facing habitants of cities. 837 more words

Luzerne County Children and Youth to Stay on Downgraded Status

WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County’s Children and Youth has been issued another provisional status meaning its operations are still being scrutinized.

The center’s status was downgraded after an investigation into the death of a child last year. 65 more words


Police raid Steelton home, three arrested on drug; weapon charges

STEELTON, Pa. – Three people face charges after police raid their Steelton home. Borough police along with Dauphin County Adult Probation Officers and Dauphin County Children and Youth executed a search warrant Thursday morning at a home in the 100 block of Adams Street. 47 more words


Children and Youth Agency Works to Attract Caseworkers

WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County Children and Youth still has about two dozen positions to fill six months after the state downgraded its license.

County leaders held a job fair Thursday to try turn that around. 292 more words