List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Paterno Funeral will be Private

01.25.12 | Bob Price

The State College Community is still mourning the loss of their larger than life football coach who passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday.

Kids, Teachers Score High In PA and NY On National Report Card

01.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Ranks fifth in the nation for student performance, and New York is thirteenth in the nation for best teachers. The American Legislative Exchange Council looked a data from national test scores, state education policies, and charter ...

University Prof Says Loosing Chesapeake Won't Hurt Gas Drilling In P.A.

01.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Energy experts in Pennsylvania predict Chesapeake Energy's decision to cut some of its natural gas production isn't expected to hurt Marcellus Shale production. Dr. Kent Moors with Duquesne University says "it's important to emphasize they are ...

Chesapeake Energy To Slash Marcellus Shale Drilling

01.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The nation's second largest natural gas producer says it's slashing drilling in the United States by 45 percent. Their cuts will impact how much profit is made in Pennslyvania, and possible New York, if it allows Marceullus Drilling. Chesapeake ...

Former Pennsylvania House Speaker's Trial Starts Today

01.23.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Opening statements for former Pennsylvania House Speaker Bill DeWeese's corruption trial began this morning. It's the culmination of a 5-year old investigation by the State Attorney General's office. Prosecutors accuse the 61-year-old of illegally ...

Twin Births Spike In P.A.

01.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Twin births have spike in Pennsylvania. The rate of moms giving birth to twins in the Keystone State has doubled in the past thirty years. Five other states can make the same claim. The growth in "twinning", according to Joyce Martin, one of the ...

Quick Access To New York/Pennsylvania Online Tax Filing Systems

01.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

As of January 17th, you can file your taxes online in both New York and Pennsylvania. Taxpayers in New York and Pennsylvania have until midnight, Tuesday, April 17, to file income tax returns.Pennsylvania information:    Nearly 70-percent ...

High Winds Do Damage In NY, PA

01.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

  There were live wires knocked down in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, with wind gusts there logged at 50 miles an hour. Emergency officials were worried that people might get electrocuted. The gusts were clocked at 35 miles an hour in ...

Computergate Trial Starts Tomorrow In Pennsylvania

01.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Jury selection begins tomorrow in the public corruption trial of former Pennsylvania House Speaker Bill DeWeese.  Opening statements get underway next week.  The 61-year-old Democrat is charged with illegally using taxpayer-funded ...

P.A. Governor Tom Corbett Signals He's Running Again

01.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

    In the clearest indication yet that he will seek a second term, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said Thursday that he intends to open the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show. That doesn't take place till 4 years from now. "I have to ...

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