List by Category: Pennsylvania News

The Pittsburgh Steelers are mourning the loss of their longtime owner

04.14.17 | Bob Price

Pittsburgh Steelers Owner Dan Rooney has died at the age of 84.   His father, Art, founded the team in the early 1930s. Dan Rooney succeeded him as president in 1975.   Under Rooney's guidance, the Steelers won six super bowls, the...

A PA church youth group has been asked to stop leaving brightly painted rocks at local parks in Mountour County

04.14.17 | Terry Diener

The Press Enterprise reports that Danville council members told police to ask the project organizers to stop placing the inspirational rocks in flower beds and grass. Street Superintendent John Hack says the rocks could become dangerous if run...

Penn State President Eric Barron wants the Greek community to take a two-week break from social events

04.13.17 | Terry Diener

The cancellation of socials follows two months of scrutiny after Beta Theta Pi pledge Timothy Piazza’s death. In an open letter to Greek life members on Monday, Barron questioned whether the Greek system is coming to an end at Penn State...

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack has issued an apology for verbally abusing his security detail and staff

04.13.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Mike Stack says he has "said things in anger, stress or frustration" that he wishes he'd never said.State police who protect Mike Stack say they are routinely sworn at and ridiculed by the lieutenant governor and his wife.

The PA health department has released medical marijuana regulations for doctors

04.12.17 | Terry Diener

Doctors have until April 20th to submit comments on the new temporary rules governing how the medicine can be obtained. Physicians with an active medical license who are qualified to treat patients with at least one serious medical condition must...

PA Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts a news conference today to address abuse allegations

04.12.17 | Bob Price

People in his security detail and at his taxpayer-funded state residence have made allegations that he and his wife have been verbally abusive to staffers. Stack's salary is the highest of any lieutenant governor in these United States.  In...

VP Mike Pence will deliver the commencement address next month at Grove City College

04.11.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The Christian liberal arts school, about 50 miles north of Pittsburgh, has an enrollment of 2,500 students. Pence will address the graduating class of 2017 on Saturday, May 20th.

The PA inspector general is investigating Lt. Gov. Mike Stack for alleged abuse of staff

04.11.17 | Bob Price

There have been numerous complaints lodged against stack and his wife Tonya for abusive language and behavior toward state police assigned to his security detail at his residence at Fort Indiantown Gap. The investigation was ordered by Governor...

PA politicians may eliminate a government agency that was set up to study the issues impacting rural residents

04.10.17 | Terry Diener

House Republicans say eliminating the Center for Rural Pennsylvania would be part of a broader push to eliminate duplicate services.  But state Senate, where support for t remains strong, particularly due to recent research by the...

PA Senator Bob Casey has asked for a presidential disaster declaration for northeast PA

04.10.17 | Bob Price

That's so communities impacted by last month's record-setting snowstorm can get emergency funding for clean up costs. Nine counties spent $12 million during the March 14th and 15th event that dumped more than two feet of snow on the region.

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