List by Category: Pennsylvania News

'Antiques Roadshow' is making its first stop in Harrisburg this summer

01.20.17 | Terry Diener

The PBS television show that appraises antiques announced this week Harrisburg is one of five cities on its summer tour. The show will be making a stop there on June 3rd at a yet-to-be disclosed location. If you would like to have an item ...

Pennsylvania is getting an extension to fix state law to allow for federal 'Real ID' compliance

01.20.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The extension from the Department of Homeland Security gives state officials until June 5th, to resolve the state's non-compliance. The governor's office says a further extension could be granted, once the state can commit to meeting all ...

Pennsylvania has a real problem with it's 'Real ID' law

01.19.17 | Bob Price

The Keystone State is one of just six states that have yet to comply with federal standards to make driver's licenses more secure. State Senator Mike Folmer helped lead the push-back in Pennsylvania against those standards.  He says he's not ...

PA's top fiscal watchdog is laying out his agenda for a second-term

01.18.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

At his second swearing in, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale pledged to focus on protecting children, continuing the push to test rape kits, and supporting efforts to combat the opioid crisis.  He said, "if we could tackle those three things, ...

A human trafficking ring has been busted up in Pennsylvania

01.18.17 | Bob Price

Local, state and federal authorities were in on the sting operation at a hotel in Stroudsburg. 19 people were taken into custody. Detective Kim Lippincott with Pennsylvania State Police said, "These women are being forced into doing what they're ...

If you're looking to get your Masters degree in business online-- look no further than PA

01.17.17 | Bob Price

Temple University's School of Business tops the "U.S. News and World Report" list of the best online MBA programs. Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh was second while Penn State came in 8th on the list this year. The rankings were ...

Gov. Wolf takes the wraps off his budget blueprint in just three weeks

01.17.17 | Bob Price

Tom Wolf is not expected to call for any new taxes to tackle a more than $2 billion dollar deficit.

Pennsylania's senior citizen population is booming

01.16.17 | Bob Price

For the first time ever, the number of Keystone State residents 65 years and older exceeds two million.Pennsylvania ranks fifth in the nation for the percentage of seniors within its borders.many of them will require nursing home care at some ...

The low-income home energy assistance program, or 'LIHEAP,' is now open for business in PA

01.16.17 | Bob Price

Qualifying home-owners can apply for heating grants so they don't have to choose between turning up the thermostat or buying groceries.McKean County Representative Marty Causer says you can find out what the income eligibility guidelines are for ...

PA Gov. Tom Wolf has announced a plan to invest $25 million to improve rural health-care

01.13.17 | Bob Price

Wolf says the morbidity rate, suicide rate and drug addiction rate are all higher in rural areas than the big cities.   The governor says half of all the hospitals in Pennsylvania's rural communities are in danger of going ...

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