List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Voter Registration Deadline Was Tuesday, New York Friday

10.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you plan on voting in this year's Presidential election, Tuesay was the deadline to register in Pennsylvania. The deadline is Friday in New York. What's at stake? Aside from picking a president, there are 33 U.S. Senate races, 11 gubernatorial ...

Marcellus Shale Companies Facing 3 Lawsuits For Underpaying Employees

10.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Marcellus Shale gas drilling companies in Pennsylvania may not be paying their employees as well as they should be. Companies tapping the Shale regularly advertise good-paying jobs in the Keystone state, but three federal lawsuits and a state ...

P.A. Lawmaker Refuses To Say The Pledge Because It's A "Prayer"

10.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A Pennsylvania lawmaker refused to say the Pledge of Allegience at a house meeting Wednesday.  The most conservative member of the state House and the most liberal member of the house got into it yesterday, after Republican Chairman Daryl ...

Pennsylvania Launches Website To Help You Find A Job

10.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has launched a first of its kind statewide career hunting tool for students and job seekers. The site will provide up-to-date local employment data such as current and projected job openings, recent job growth ...

Above-Average Snowfall Projected This Winter In NY, PA

10.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Accuweather out of Scranton, Pennsylvania says you can expect more snow this winter then last. Following a nearly snow-free winter last year, the 50 million Americans who live in the northeast and mid-Atlantic should see a snowier-then-average ...

The 'Caesar' Blizzard: Coming To A Town Near You This Winter

10.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Finally, blizzards have earned naming rights. Several decades after hurricanes got names, some blizzards in the U.S. this winter will get names, too. For the first time in North America, a national organization will proactively name winter storms. ...

24 Hours Max Till We Have Answers On Pennsylvanian's Voter ID Law

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A judge could rule on Pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. law as early as today. Last week, a commonwealth court judge heard more testimony from people who said it took them several tries to get an i.d. One woman testified it took her 3 months ...

America For Jesus 2012

09.28.12 | Jeremy Miller

A two-day prayer assembly opens today on Independence Mall in Philadelphia.  The gathering, called America for Jesus 2012, is being put on by a coalition of ministries known as One Nation Under God.  Organizers describe the event as a ...

Fall Temps To Be Mild in NY and PA, Says The National Weather Service

09.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Fall temperatures should be mild for New York and Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service in Binghamton has released their annual fall forecast. They say the month of October is going to have above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall ...

Most Pennsylvanian Voters Are OK With Flashing An ID To Vote

09.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new poll released by Franklin and Marshall College shows most voters are completely ok with the new state law requiring a photo identification to vote. 87 percent of voters said they were fine with the law and almost all of them, 99-percent, said ...

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