List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Allegheny Co., PA may ban counseling for teens seeking sexual orientation help

05.24.19 | Bob Price

Michael Geer at the Pennsylvania Family Institute says the move would impact pastors as well as licensed therapists and counselors. Geer calls the so-called gay conversion therapy ban an infringement on free speech rights.  

ADM Milling recalls 5 lb. bags of Baker's Corner flour

05.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

All purpose flour in the call back was packaged for Aldi stores. The bacteria was discovered during testing. The flour, which was manufactured in Buffalo, was distributed to select stores in 11 states including New York and Pennsylvania. The...

Pennsylvania politicians aim to perpetuate farms

05.24.19 | Bob Price

These are tough times for dairy farmers and Pennsylvania politicians hope a 24 million dollar farm bill will help save the agriculture industry. The farm bill invests in local dairy operations to expand markets for cheese. Last year...

Today is "1-4-3 Day" in PA

05.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

It stands for the number of letters in each word of "I love you." Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says it's an effort to honor "America's favorite neighbor," Mr. Rogers, and be kind to each other. Fred Rogers was a Pennsylvania native, pastor...

Early PA statistics show a drop in overdose deaths last year

05.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

Lt. Governor John Fetterman says Naloxone nasal spray has helped save lives in the Keystone State. Governor Wolf's administration says more robust health care outreach and law enforcement programs are paying dividends in the fight against the...

PennDot will let you know if you have a "double"

05.17.19 | Terry Diener

Images of each of the 10.1 million Pennsylvanians who hold driver’s licenses and photo IDs are included in a PennDOT facial recognition database. An agency spokeswoman says the low-key program, in place since 2007, seeks to prevent...

PA man charged with setting 2 fires at a church said he was "mad at God"

05.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Forty-three year-old Wilmer Jose Ortiz Torres, who is a former member at Iglesia Pentecostal de Bethlehem, faces multiple charges. Police say Torres held a grudge against the church after he was banned from attending and that "festered and...

Pennsylvania's 2020 campaign trail is seeing more traffic

05.16.19 | Bill Price

Vice President Mike Pence will headline a June 6 fundraiser in Hershey for the state's Republican Party. Before that, President Trump is set to be at the Williamsport Regional Airport on Monday for a campaign rally-- the day before voters there...

More than 150 schools in PA are getting breakfast help

05.16.19 | Terry Diener

The $592,000 investment marks the second year of grants that make school breakfast available to all students and expand food options for children. The initiative uses the money to implement a breakfast program using an “alternative...

PA House passes bill banning abortions based on Down diagnosis

05.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

Currently, the majority of those diagnosed in the womb with the disorder are aborted. The Pennsylvania Family Institute is applauding the measure, saying no human being should be targeted for death by abortion because of a disability.  

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