Here's what's trending for May 2.

What's being called the biggest donation in the history of DeSales University will result in a new business school opening there for the 2024-2025 school year. J.B. Reilly and Kathleen Waterbury are making the donation, which will lead to the Kathleen Waterbury and J.B. Reilly School of Business opening up. Waterbury is a trustee at DeSales. Reilly is president of City Center Group, a real estate development and management company.

Allentown City Council has decided to do nothing, for the time being, about increasing parking violation fines. A proposal to raise parking violation fines in the city of Allentown was tabled Wednesday night in order to study the issue further. In the proposed ordinance, the fine for an expired meter would increase to $25 from $10 with most of the other common parking violations, which are currently at $15, increasing to either $35 or $50.

A portion of an Allentown row home’s sidewall collapsed Tuesday evening onto a city street. The incident happened in the 300 block of North 16th Street. There were no reported injuries in the incident. The home has since been deemed uninhabitable.

Sheetz will be opening a new location Thursday at 1780 E. 4th St. in Bethlehem. The store will begin grand opening celebrations beginning at 9 a.m., with prizes including a grand prize giveaway of free Sheetz for a year. All customers will be offered free self-serve coffee and soda for the entire day. Sheetz also announced it would be donating $2,500 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania. Sheetz is asking those who attend grand opening festivities to donate a nonperishable food item that will in turn be shared with Second Harvest Food Bank. Donors who donate between 9 and 11 a.m. will receive a Sheetz branded thermal bag, while supplies last.

Pennsylvania Congressman Dan Meuser doesn't have a lot of use for rioters at Columbia University and other college campuses. "They want to be called anarchists, but what they really are are simply criminals engaged in destruction," Meuser says. The Republican says police need to move in and stop the campus chaos.

A federal, plan to change the classification of marijuana could have implications for Pennsylvania. The US Drug Enforcement Agency recently announced it will move the drug from the Schedule I designation to Schedule III. This, according to Pennsylvania Cannabis Coalition Executive Director Meredith Buettner is good news. Such a change would benefit the legal cannabis industry, by changing businesses' tax status. This would also permit more federal research on the substance. Several federal agencies, plus a judicial review would be required before the change would go into effect.

The head of the Pennsylvania Game Commission has resigned. Bryan Burhans stepped down this week as Executive Director, due to an allegation of ethics violations and responsibility for a toxic work environment. During a hearing of the House Game and Fisheries Committee, Minority Chair Dave Maloney charged Burhans was trying to sell wellness products to commission employees, and called the practice deceptive. PGC Spokesperson Travis Lau did not comment in detail but indicated ethical concerns were an issue. Burhans's deputy, Steve Smith has assumed the leadership role on an interim basis.

The Knicks look to advance to the second round of the NBA playoffs tonight, and there's a push to keep Knicks fans out of tonight's Game Six matchup with the 76ers in Philadelphia. It comes after Knicks fans invaded Wells Fargo Center for Games Three and Four, with many buying tickets on the secondary market. "New York fans always show up. Joel Embiid was right. Sixers fans gotta give more. They gotta talk more, scream and holler and go to the games," the man says. Former Sixers minority owner and current Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin is stepping up the effort to keep Knicks fans away. He said that he and current ownership have purchased over two-thousand tickets for Game Six to help prevent Knicks fans from taking over the arena tonight. Tipoff for tonight's game is set for 9 p.m.

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