Jen Kinney, Keystone Crossroads

Jen Kinney curates WHYY’s recommendations for things to do in the Philadelphia region. Her stories have also appeared at Next City, Philadelphia Magazine, High Country News, and elsewhere.

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Tamaqua school board punts on policy to allow teachers to carry guns

"I really believed the board had truly believed that this was the best way to protect our students. It has gone from that to a Second Amendment push."
By Jen Kinney, Keystone Crossroads


Parent lawsuit over armed teachers sparks heated exchange in Tamaqua

'I don't believe a teacher should have to pack and carry, their sole responsibility should be to teach a student,' said mother Holly Koscak.
By Jen Kinney, Keystone Crossroads


A new coal mine is opening in Pennsylvania. Is Trump to thank?

“We’re not dead yet, we’ve still got a pulse in Mahanoy City.”
By Jen Kinney, Keystone Crossroads

In Pa. coal country, debate flares over arming teachers to prevent school shootings

“Most teachers are not for other teachers carrying firearms. This is not what we signed up for.”
By Jen Kinney, Keystone Crossroads