List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A new lawsuit claims PA sent out absentee ballots too late

11.14.18 | Terry Diener

The lawsuit by the ACLU and nine voters has been filed in Commonwealth Court against the governor, top elections officials and the leaders of the House and Senate. The voters say they all submitted absentee ballot applications as required by...

Christmas trees expected to be at least 20% higher this year

11.14.18 | Terry Diener

That's the prediction of Neal Courtney, manager of the Buffalo Valley Produce Auction in Union County Pennsylvania. He will know late Friday afternoon if his forecast is accurate after Buffalo Valley holds what is billed as the world's largest...

Many churches are collecting boxes of cheer this week

11.13.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Elizabeth Harris is the Carbon County area's drop-off coordinator for Operation Christmas Child in Pennsylvania. She says the outreach that invites participants to fill a shoe box with toys, toiletries, or school supplies is a tangible way to...

The Keystone State's GOP majority has shrunk

11.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

In Pennsylvania, Republicans still have a majority in the state legislature, but it dropped after last week's mid-term. Jim Lee of Susquehanna Polling and Research says that's because some commonwealth counties, such as Bucks, Chester, Delaware...

New York is the 5th most stressed state

11.13.18 | Sarah Harnisch

A new study by Zippa has found Empire State residents are the fifth most stressed in the country, behind New Jersey, Georgia, Florida, and California. Researchers found New Yorkers have the longest commute in the country and an extremely high...

Fate of a PA county's seal on hold pending resolution of WWI cross case

11.12.18 | Terry Diener

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in September on Lehigh County's appeal of an order to remove the cross from its seal. The appeals court said it will hold off on a hold off pending a U.S. Supreme Court decision on the...

Erie’s early-season snowfall total could go up several more inches by midweek

11.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

Forecasters are calling for measurable amounts of snow tonight through Tuesday night with more snow likely on Wednesday. More than 14 inches of snow fell at the Erie International Airport Friday night and Saturday. And, while snow in November...

How did news outlets report election results so quickly in PA?

11.08.18 | Terry Diener

Fox News and CBS News called the U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania in favor of incumbent Democrat Bob Casey within three minutes. And MSNBC, ABC News and CNN all projected Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf would win another term in Harrisburg within just a...

PA's newly elected Lt. governor says he won't move into the official residence

11.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democrat John Fetterman says he hopes to make it available for some type of public use. Fetterman says he may rent a place in Harrisburg, but he's definitely not moving his family into the residence at Fort Indiantown Gap.

PA GOP incumbents easily keep their seats in a few U.S. congress races

11.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tom Marino doubled up on Democrat Marc Friedenberg to keep his 12th District seat. Glenn Thompson got two-thirds of the vote to remain as the representative of the 15th District over Democrat Susan Boser. And, Republican Representative Scott...

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