List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Louisiana takes home its first-ever Little League World Series Championship

08.26.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The 73rd series ended Sunday in South Williamsport, PA. The kids from River Ridge, Louisiana crushed Curacao 8-0 in yesterday's title game. Series attendance was more than 300,000 people this year. The league announced it's expanding the number...

Penn State ups the game with a new way to watch the weather

08.26.19 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Mesonet — short for mesoscale network — will eventually comprise 20 weather stations designed to collect data on smaller-scale weather phenomena. Data loggers on each tower will send the information to a server at...

Police in Luzerne County, PA are cracking down on aggressive truck drivers

08.23.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The move comes following hundreds of reports of distracted and unsafe driving. Officer Ryan Cywinski says, "we see a lot of trucks that are speeding, aggressive lane changing, going through stop signs, weaving in and out of traffic, weaving off...

Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro says coalition reaches agreement to end robocalls

08.23.19 | Terry Diener

The 12 phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles targeted at improving prevention and enforcement of illegal robocalls. Among them: offering some form of call blocking services for all types of telephone customers at no cost to the...

Report: Harrisburg's sewage discharge into river doubles in 2 years

08.22.19 | Bill Price

Tom Pelton with the Environmental Integrity Project says the amount of human waste mixed with storm water released into the river grew from "789-million-gallons" in 2016 to nearly "one-and-a-half-billion" last year. City officials say the high...

Eliminating school property taxes in the Keystone State?

08.21.19 | Bob Price

Republican Representative Frank Ryan introduced House Bill 13 on Tuesday. Critics say Ryan's legislation "robs Peter to pay Paul." To make up for the lost revenue, taxes would increase on the money you make and the things you buy. The bill...

Repub. David Rowe has been elected to Pennsylvania's 85th District seat

08.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

Rowe joins the state House representing parts of Union and Snyder counties. He defeated Democrat Jenn Rager-Kay to fill the remainder of Republican Fred Keller's term after Keller was elected to the U.S. Congress.

There's a special election today in central Pennsylvania

08.20.19 | Bob Price

Voters in Snyder and Union counties are headed to the polls to select a new state representative in Pennsylvania's 85th District. Republican David Rowe, a small business owner, is facing off against Democrat Jenn Rager-Kay, a physician. The...

A new partnership in PA aims to protect against wildlife disease

08.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state game commission and Penn Vet are teaming up to address the growing problem. Dr. Julie Ellis, says more diseases are having "larger impacts than they did in the past.   The initiative will allow for more thorough disease...

A commonwealth college gets high marks in Princeton Review report

08.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove has been named one of the "best northeastern schools." Susquehanna was also recognized as one of the nation's best "green colleges." The study took into consideration quality of life for students, how well...

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