List by Category: Pennsylvania News

An Erie, PA native has been selected to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics

01.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Ryan Zapolski, a former standout goaltender at Mercyhurst University and Cathedral Prep, will be headed to Pyeongchang, South Korea with the U.S. Olympic men's ice hockey team. The winter games will be held February 9-25.

Record cold continues into the new year

01.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

A winter weather advisory in western New York also continues. Some are waking up to as much as 24 inches of new snow, while most others are seeing a dusting across New York and Pennsylvania. The wind is the major concern as it could bring...

A PA school teacher has lost her bid for continued workers comp

12.28.17 | Brandon Dickson

Susette Vandunk claims she remains disabled nearly three years after a student punched her in the face. A commonwealth court panel refused her plea to overturn the benefit denial by the state Workers Compensation Appeals Board. That board had...

This year's flu season is looking pretty similar to last in PA

12.28.17 | Terry Diener

Starting out 2017, Pennsylvania peaked at nearly 8,000 cases. A physician with Penn State Health says the flu season can peak anytime between December and February with some cases as late as May. Pennsylvania is currently labeled as...

The PA Game Commission renames its officers

12.27.17 | Terry Diener

While wildlife conservation officers have been unofficially called game wardens by the public, this is the first time in the Game Commission's history that it will be the official job title. Game Commission officials say the goal is to more...

A PA doctor accused of operating a 'pill mill' was approved to dispense medical pot

12.27.17 | Brandon Dickson

60-year old Dr. Raymond Kraynak was on the list of approved prescribers the health department issued in early November. He was removed after being indicted last week on charges he prescribed millions of doses of opioids without a legitimate...

Homeland Security has called a shooting spree in Harrisburg a 'terror attack'

12.26.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Acting Press Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Tyler Houlton, sent out a tweet over the holiday weekend, saying 51-year-old Ahmed El-Mofty was a naturalized cititzen who was admitted from Egypt on a visa. He was killed after...

The DOC is set to unveil an addition to its medical facility in Muncy, PA

12.22.17 | Terry Diener

SCI Muncy, located in north central Pennsylvania recently received final permitting approval for the opening of the new addition to an Infirmary that will provide expanded health and dental care services for female inmates. The nearly $6 million...

A record 107 million Americans are traveling this holiday season

12.22.17 | Brandon Dickson

Nina Waskevich with AAA North-Penn says the price at the pump is not scaring off motorists. She urges drivers to avoid the peak commute times. The average for a gallon of gas in New York is $2.61, down two cents from a month ago. In...

Study finds babies in PA born near gas fracking sites have increased health risks

12.21.17 | Bob Price

Such children may be predisposed to low-birth rate, asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The Princeton study looked at more than a million births from 2004 to 2013. The Marcellus Shale Coalition accuses the study of being biased...

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