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“Forever chemicals” found in more than 30 Pa. schools

For the first time, Pa. schools with on-site wells have been required to test drinking water for PFAS. Some rely on private wells because they are far away from public water.

That testing detected high levels of PFAS in drinking water at more than 30 Pennsylvania K-12 schools, according to recent test results analyzed by WHYY News. Continue reading...

A PFAS filter is installed at the cooler filling station inside Central Buck’s High School East’s athletic training room. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Philly marks Juneteenth with full day of festivities

Philadelphia has a direct tie to the celebration of the emancipation message finally being delivered to those held in slavery in Galveston, Texas. Cheltenham's Camp William Penn was a training ground for Black soldiers who delivered the Juneteenth news.

After Sunday's parade and festival, the celebration continues Wednesday afternoon with the African American Museum's annual Juneteenth Block Party starting at noon with a variety of vendors and performances, headlined by Kid ‘n Play. There's plenty of other spots to commemorate the day including the Please Touch Museum, the National Constitution Center, a showcase of performances by 30 recipients of Black Music City grants at World Cafe Live, and many more.