List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A new Penn State study reveals women are more represented in the healthcare field in PA than any other industry

04.17.17 | Terry Diener

Women make up about 88% of the state's health care support workers.   Women in most health care professions also tend to earn closer to the same amount as men in their fields.  Support workers earn more than 80 cents for every...

The murder trial of Eric Frein continues today in Milford, PA

04.17.17 | Bob Price

Trooper Alex Douglass, who survived the ambush at the State Police barracks, may testify. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin will rest his case this week. Eric Frein's attorneys do not plan to call the 33-year-old to the stand. Frein...

Today is the deadline to register to vote in PA if you want to take part in the May 17th Primary Election

04.17.17 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania primary elections next month feature a number of contests for school boards and county and municipal government, as well as a handful of appeals court races. Public interest may not be what it was last year, when Pennsylvania was a...

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.

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