List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A PA school board will soon vote on a plan to put a Planned Parenthood office in a high school

08.18.17 | Bob Price

There is a Planned Parenthood clinic just two miles away from the school that performs hundreds of abortions every year. If the board concedes, the nation's largest abortion provider would have employees in the school in Reading, counseling...

Penn State is keeping under wraps the employment status of their head athletic trainer

08.18.17 | Bob Price

Tim Bream lived at the frat house where a student died during a hazing ritual in February. Police say Bream took part in the hazing. Bream was seen this week taking part in a Nittany Lions football practice at Beaver Stadium.

There are fox fears in Schuylkill County, PA

08.18.17 | Bob Price

A rabid fox is on the loose. It's already taken a bite out of 8-year-old Keegan Schreck of Lost Creek. The attack left a v-shaped bruise on Keegan's leg. The Pennsylvania DEC has distributed fliers throughout Schuylkill County warning about...

The Old Farmer's Almanac forecasts what could be in store for this winter

08.17.17 | Terry Diener

If the report is to be believed, the northeast will see "normal" temperatures this winter. But old man winter could be particularly harsh this year. Snow is predicted to be anything but normal. The report indicates "from the great lakes into...

Demolition of the Schuylkill Mall will begin by the end of the year

08.17.17 | Bob Price

It's to make way for two industrial buildings capable of supporting more than 800 new jobs in Frackville.

A state lawmaker in PA has pled guilty to his role in an illegal gambling ring

08.16.17 | Bob Price

Democrat Marc Gergely represents the 35th district in eastern Allegheny County. He's admitted to accepting illegal campaign contributions. Sentencing is set for November.

A national group says NY and PA are home to dozens of hate groups

08.16.17 | Bob Price

The left-of-center Southern Poverty Law Center adds that the number of hate groups nationwide has surged to nearly 1,000. The state with the most hate groups is California, followed by Florida, Texas, New York is fourth and Pennsylvania is...

The Wolf administration is making available $4 million to combat the opioid epidemic in PA

08.16.17 | Bob Price

Physician general Dr. Rachel Levine says the opiod epidemic is the biggest ever in Pennsylvania and the nation. Jennifer Smith runs the commonwealths' drug recovery program. She says 13 people died every day in 2016 to opiods. The funds made...

45,000 people have flocked to Rock Springs, PA for Penn State Ag Progress Days

08.15.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Congressman Glenn Thompson says the event focuses on "innovation and technology that drives agriculture. Tomorrow, the congressman will be there to meet with local dairy farmers, many of whom are struggling to stay in business. Ag...

Gettysburg has not received complaints about its Confederate monuments

08.15.17 | Terry Diener

More than 1,300 monuments, markers and plaques are housed at the park to memorialize the historic battle, including a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and a Confederate flag on display in the museum. The park maintains that the...

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