List by Category: Pennsylvania News

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.

Another teachers' strike is brewing in Pennsylvania

08.29.17 | Terry Diener

The Scranton School District, scene of an 11-day strike two years ago, could be dealing with another work stoppage soon. Scranton Federation of Teachers President Rosemary Boland said members are "very, very disappointed" with the treatment...

PA officials say start-up costs to comply with fed I-D requirements should not exceed $30 million

08.28.17 | Bill Price

That's less than a third of what PennDot said it would cost five years ago. The Keystone State will start issuing those "beefed-up" identification cards in the spring of 2019. New York will start handing them out this fall.

Baseball took a back-seat to Harvey yesterday at the Little League World Series

08.28.17 | Bill Price

The Little League Lufkin, TX team lost to Japan in the finals. But the Texas community, just north of Houston, had bigger concerns than baseball. Jennifer Deaton was in Williamsport for yesterday's finale. She says her family back home in...

A campaign is underway in PA to raise awareness about skimmers

08.25.17 | Bob Price

Banking Secretary Robin Robin Wiessmann says the devices "allow criminals to steal your card data by reading information that is on the card when it is swiped or inserted." The skimming machines are often attached to gas pumps and ATMs. State...

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