List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Court sets rules for release of home addresses in Pennsylvania

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania government agencies may not release people's home addresses under the Right-to-Know Law without making them aware their addresses have been requested and giving them a chance to fight it, a state court ruled Tuesday. A divided ...

Furniture Shop to Close After 109 Years

02.17.15 | Bob Price

Abdo’s Furniture Outlet in Port Carbon survived the Great Depression, World War II and flooding. After 109 years, the family-owned business is saying good-bye. Richard Abdo grew up in Schuylkill County and in the furniture ...

Farmers work to keep livestock warm

02.17.15 | Bob Price

The main water supply for the cows at Colby Homstead Farms in Spencerport sits in what looks like an overflowing fountain of ice. It’s an indication of how cold it’s been this winter. Sarah Colby said having water is critical for the ...

Should February break continue ?

02.16.15 | Bob Price

Welcome to February Break. What started as a temporary fix to save energy costs in the 1970s is still in effect more than 40 years later. But some school leaders say the week off from school should be eliminated. Rochester School Superintendent ...

Wolf likely facing fight on controversial State Police Commissioner

02.16.15 | Bob Price

Of all the new Wolf administration nominees awaiting confirmation, few face a challenge quite like acting State Police Commissioner Marcus Brown. The veteran officer, who until recently headed the Maryland State Police, is not facing scrutiny just ...

PA To Consider Rule Change On Vaccination Exemptions

02.16.15 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a proposal in the works in Pennsylvania that would set limits on what court records you can see. Pennsylvania court records have a readership any writer would envy, with 59 million state court dockets accessed online last year alone. ...

PA Considering Limiting What You Can See On Court Records

02.16.15 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a proposal in the works in Pennsylvania that would set limits on what court records you can see. Pennsylvania court records have a readership any writer would envy, with 59 million state court dockets accessed online last year alone. ...

Plumbers warn about frozen pipes as barbaric cold settles in

02.13.15 | Bob Price

As temperatures drop, there is a greater chance your pipes could freeze, a potentially costly hazard for your home. Senior Plumbing Technician Mike Towers of Ryan Plumbing said, "We get busy with all the other plumbing that we do, and on top of ...

PA lawmakers aim to eliminate philosophical vaccination exemption...

02.13.15 | Bob Price

Some state lawmakers are in the process of garnering support for a bill that would eliminate philosophical exemptions for vaccines like MMR for measles. Currently, the state allows immunization exemptions for school-aged children for medical, ...

Now Someone Can Manage Your Facebook Account After You Die

02.13.15 | Bob Price

Facebook is making it easier to plan for your online afterlife. The world's biggest online social network said Thursday that it will now let users pick someone who can manage their account after they die. Previously, the accounts were ...

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