List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Court Rules to Protect Towns from Gas Drilling

07.27.12 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania appellate court panel on Thursday struck down provisions in a new law regulating the state's booming natural gas industry that opponents said would leave municipalities defenseless to protect property owners from being surrounded by ...

Food Prices To Spike Higher Than Inflation in Jan 2013

07.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The federal government is warning people to brace themselves for a food price hike next year. The USDA has confirmed for the first time that it's expecting food prices to skyrocket 5-percent next year because of the scorching heat and drought ...

Dangerous Weather Poised To Slam PA; NY Today

07.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Forecasters say it could possibly be the most dangerous weather day of the year today, but our newsroom is here to arm you with information. First, a line of thunderstorms crossed from Lakes Erie and Ontario into Western New York and Pennsylvania. ...

PA Publishes List Of Low Performing Schools; It Could Win Your Child A Grant

07.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The State Education Department has published a list of Pennsylvania's lowest achieving schools. If your child attends one of those schools, they could qualify for a scholarship worth up to 85-hundred dollars, to attend a different school.The list ...

Flood Protection Efforts Hit a Wall in Bloomsburg

07.25.12 | Bob Price

Federal officials told Bloomsburg leaders recently they will not fund a flood protection project. Bloomsburg Mayor Dan Knorr said the town`s flood protection plan has been in the works for decades, about 30 years.

New Pa Voter Law Heads to Court Wednesday

07.25.12 | Bob Price

The first legal test for Pennsylvania's tough new voter identification law is arriving.

Federal Government To PA: How Many People Can't Vote Under New Photo ID Law?

07.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The federal government is taking a closer look at Pennsylvania's voter i.d. law. The law requires you to have a photo i.d. for your vote to count this November. President Barack Obama's Department of Justice is asking whether Pennsylvania's law ...

P.A. Newspaper Backs Restaurant That Gives Discounts To Christians

07.23.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A Pennsylvania newspaper is standing up for a restaurant that offers Christians a discount. An atheist activist filed a complaint against the Lost Cajun Restaurant for discrimination after it offered a 10-percent discount off meals for customers ...

Fingerlakes Hospital Luring Experienced Nurses With Ipads, Bonuses

07.23.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a shortage of nurses in New York and Pennsylvania. One hospital has a new method of drawing nurses to the area: they are handing out Apple Ipads as door prizes and 10-thousand dollar signing bonuses to experienced nurses. Guthrie Health ...

Ex-Chairman of Penn State Board Resigns

07.20.12 | Bob Price

Penn State University's board of trustees has accepted the resignation of Steve Garban.

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