List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA politicians float a proposal to install security cameras in construction zones

09.01.17 | Bob Price

The move is intended to make it easier for police to track speeders. Over the past 40 years, 87 PennDOT workers have been killed in construction zone crashes. Last year alone, there were more than 2,000 accidents between the "orange cones" in...

Members of a former Penn State frat learn today if they'll be tried in the death of a pledge

09.01.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Following closing arguments yesterday, District Judge Allen Sinclair said he would render his decision this morning at 11. Beta Theta Pi and 18 of its members were charged after the February 4th death of sophomore engineering student Tim...

Gas prices are up 10 to 35 cents a gallon in NY and PA

09.01.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Hurricane Harvey knocked out 10 refineries along the Texas gulf coast.   AAA is predicting this Labor Day will be the busiest in nearly a decade with nearly 40 million Americans "getting out of Dodge."  Most will be driving.

A church near Watsontown, PA heads a collection for TX flood victims

08.31.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Pastor James and Jilline Bond of Revival Tabernacle have friends who are pastors in and around Houston. Once the truck is filled, they'll deliver items to Grace Church in Humble, Texas. The church says one local company offered a semi truck...

A public hearing on bullying will happen at the Steel Library in Elmira next week

08.31.17 | Bob Price

The host is former Elmira College professor Dr. Steve Coleman. Coleman says bullying is a form of psychological and physical violence. The professor emeritus at Elmira College will lead the seminar September 7th from 6:45 'til 8:45 p.m.

AAA is teaming up with state police in NY and PA on school bus safety

08.31.17 | Bob Price

Law enforcement personnel are reminding motorists about the "rules of the road" when it comes to those familiar yellow school buses. Each day in New York and Pennsylvania police estimate that upwards of 50,000 vehicles pass school buses...

PA Air National Guard called on to help with Hurricane Harvey disaster efforts

08.30.17 | Terry Diener

Six airmen from the Guard's 193rd Special Operations Wing in Middletown left this week to assist with communications efforts in Texas. The airmen flew to Kelly Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex., pending further instructions. Pennsylvania is one...

A PA university worker has filed an age discrimination suit

08.30.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Former clerk Pattiann Merrifield says Lock Haven University is forcing older employees out to avoid paying retirement benefits they'd get at age 60. Merrich, at age 58, claims the university fired her and replaced her with a...

Dozens of Red Coss volunteers from NY and PA are on the gulf coast ready to help

08.29.17 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Several local television outlets will be taking part in a "Help for Houston" telethon today. And a church in Syracuse is doing it's part by putting together hygiene kits for flood victims. The Park Central Presbyterian Church is accepting items...

PA Congressman Lou Barletta formally announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate today

08.29.17 | Bob Price

The Luzerne County native gained national notoriety for his "get tough" approach to illegal immigration while mayor of Hazleton. Barletta will challenge Democratic Senator Bob Casey next year.

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