List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Health officials are warning about an explosive growth in the tick population in NY and PA

06.05.17 | Bob Price

Insect experts say the mild winter and wet spring has the creepy critters crawling, and that's increased the risk for dangerous infections like Lyme disease. New York Senator Chuck Schumer says the federal government needs to implement a law...

Blossburg Debuts Replica Vietnam Memorial Wall

06.02.17 | Bob Price

A replica of the Vietnam Memorial debuted at the Blossburg State Coal Festival.      An opening ceremony was held to honor all the living and deceased Vietnam veterans from Tioga County.      While the wall may be...

Sentencing day for Graham Spanier

06.02.17 | Bob Price

Will Graham Spanier go to jail? This we know. There is no agreement on the question in the legal briefs filed in advance of the former Penn State's president's scheduled sentencing in Dauphin County court Friday for child...

PA's liquor control coard is highlighting reductions in binge drinking but a troubling trend of alcohol use by very young children

06.01.17 | Terry Diener

The board Wednesday released a biennial report required by lawmakers on trends in underage and high-risk drinking and prevention strategies. Officials said Pennsylvania is below the national average for reported binge drinking by eighth and 10th...

To bail out or not bail out nuclear power? That’s the question at the Pa Capitol

06.01.17 | Bob Price

Three Mile Island has been a powerful presence in the Midstate. It employs nearly 700 people and nuclear provides 37 percent of Pennsylvania’s power. It’s reliable energy. It does not emit greenhouse gases. It’s in...

Bill Byham, Sportscaster and LLWS Announcer, Dead at 88

06.01.17 | Bob Price

Family and friends are mourning a man who was a sports fixture in central Pennsylvania. Bill Byham died Tuesday. Byham was a sportscaster and announcer at Little League World Series games. In fact, the press section at Volunteer Stadium in...

Time is running out for Pennsylvanians who wanna pay their back taxes without penalties

05.31.17 | Bob Price

The state's tax amnesty program ends at midnight June 19th. Already, the state has received more than 21,000 applications worth an estimated $72 million.

A moving military tribute is underway at PA's Gettysburg National Cemetery

05.31.17 | Terry Diener

One Hundred Nights of Taps runs between Memorial Day and Labor Day to honor those who have served the United States from the Civil War to modern times. The event’s founder has some lofty goals for the future. Wendy Allen would like to...

PA officials have sounded the "all clear" for a new college

05.30.17 | Bob Price

Education officials in Harrisburg have green-lighted the creation of a new college for students in nine rural counties of northwestern and north-central Pennsylvania. The low-cost instruction will serve the educational needs of students that...

A PA youth sports fanatic is helping to organize a flag football league and says it's all about evangelism

05.30.17 | Bob Price

Mark Boyer with Community Baptist Church in Montoursville says in this league the ball is the bait for reaching kids and adults for Christ.The Christ-centered, summer flag football league in the Williamsport area is for boys and girls from...

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