List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Prosecution rests in trial of former PSU president Spanier

03.23.17 | Bob Price

It has been nearly six years since the arrest of child sex offender Jerry Sandusky. One of the men accused of not doing enough to stop him is former Penn State University President Graham Spanier. Other former Penn State administrators testified ...

There’s ‘snow’ end to school?

03.23.17 | Bob Price

With all the snow days so far this year, some school districts are looking at ways to fit in the required 180 days and graduate seniors on time. There was still plenty of snow on the tennis courts at the Wallenpaupack Area schools Wednesday, and ...

A ten commandments monument has been moved from a PA high school as part of a settlement with an atheist

03.23.17 | Terry Diener

The Valley News Dispatch reports that the monument was apparently removed from Valley Junior-Senior High School in New Kensington. The monument is to be placed in front of a Catholic grade school there. The New Kensington-Arnold School District ...

Republicans in PA want to make the Keystone State the 29th right-to-work state

03.23.17 | Bob Price

House Republicans in Harrisburg have unveiled a series of bills called the Pennsylvania Open Workforce Initiative.The measure ends the practice of compulsory unionism. Forbes Magazine says eight of the top 10 states to do business in are ...

Lock Haven University Students Protest Budget Cuts

03.22.17 | Bob Price

State universities across Pennsylvania are struggling to balance budgets and many of these schools are being forced to make cuts due to less state funding. At Lock Haven University, those cuts could include the men's track and field team. When ...

Student sues Pennsylvania school over transgender policy

03.22.17 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania high school student on Tuesday sued his school district, saying its transgender-friendly policy constitutes sexual harassment and a violation of privacy. The action, filed Tuesday with the Eastern District of Pennsylvania federal ...

Melvin the Ram Found After Barn Collapses Under Heavy Snow

03.21.17 | Bob Price

Heavy snow piled on a barn roof in Union County caused the two-story structure to collapse over the weekend. Now a family is dealing with the loss of several barn animals and the burden of having to rebuild. Just a few weeks old, two lambs and ...

Former aides set to testify against Penn State ex-president

03.21.17 | Bob Price

Prosecutors preparing to lay out their case against Penn State's former president say two of his ex-top lieutenants are among those who could take the stand. Opening statements are scheduled to get underway Tuesday in the long-delayed criminal ...

A pro-life non profit is suing PA's auditor general over a financial audit

03.17.17 | Bob Price

Harrisburg-based Real Alternatives has asked the courts to prevent Eugene DePasquale from examining the money that it received from nearly 30 donors. DePasquale wants an investigation into how the money is being spent.

The last pending criminal trial from the child abuse scandal at Penn State is about to 'gavel in' Monday

03.17.17 | Terry Diener

Graham Spanier, the Penn State president from 1995 through 2011, will defend himself against  charges that his inaction on a February 2001 report about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky led to the abuses of at least three other ...

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