List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Powerful Hail Storm Brings Down Trees, Damages Homes in Bradford County

07.26.16 | Bob Price

It was raining all day in the Twin Tiers, but some regions got a lot more than just rain. Large hail came down in Pennsylvania, leaving several neighborhoods a mess.  "They were hitting my house, they broke the windshield on my car," Towanda ...

State's public pensions to get scrutiny in audit

07.26.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's fiscal watchdog will audit the management of $78 billion in assets by the state's two big public employee retirement systems amid a federal investigation into fees paid to outside firms that invest billions of taxpayer dollars. The ...

Trump to speak in Scranton

07.25.16 | Bob Price

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to campaign Wednesday in Scranton as the Democratic nominating convention unfolds in Philadelphia, multiple party sources said. Trump, 70, will campaign at an unspecified time in the ...

Career in teaching? College students turning away in droves

07.25.16 | Bob Price

Danielle Arnold-Schwartz, a teacher in the Lower Merion School District, considers education her calling. Yet, when her 16-year-old daughter began mulling the same career path, she advised her to choose a second major, just in case. The ...

A major public corruption case is brewing in Pennsylvania

07.22.16 | Bob Price

The state's former auditor general and state treasurer, Barbara Hafer has just been indicted for reportedly lying to federal authorities in their "pay to play" investigation of state government.The scandal could cost Hafer her pension and even her ...

The Penn State Board of Trustees is expected to give final approval today to a more than 2% tuition increase for students next year

07.22.16 | Bob Price

In-state students on the main campus in State College will pay "north of" $28,000 a year. That's almost $700 more than last year for full-time students. Smaller tuition increases have been proposed for Penn State's branch campuses.

Pennsylvania's governor has ordered flags lowered to half-staff to honor a Luzerne County prison guard who fell to his death this week

07.21.16 | Bob Price

25 Year-old Chris Moles died along with an inmate when they fell down an elevator shaft during a fight at the Luzerne County Jail in Wilkes-Barre.Moles' college baseball coach Chris Penzack says he always knew the star athlete would choose a career ...

A Northern Tier community is in mourning today following a tragic two-car crash that took the lives of three

07.21.16 | Bob Price

A young child is among the dead in the Bradford County, Pennsylvania accident. Two of the dead, Cliff and Sarah Heasley leave behind five children. For whatever reason, a car driven by Philip Frisbie of Towanda crossed the center line in ...

New bill aims to protect police from attacks

07.20.16 | Bob Price

In response to recent violence against police officers, state Representative Frank Burns introduced the “Blue Lives Matter,” bill but opponents say it’s a law that just isn’t necessary. Under Pennsylvania law, an assault ...

PA Turnpike toll to increase in 2017

07.20.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission approved a six percent toll increase for both E-ZPass and cash customers on Monday.  The increase is set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2017. PTC Chairman Sean Logan said this toll increase ...

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