List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA is among the worst states for rural roads

08.20.18 | Terry Diener

Nearly 15% of America's rural roads are in "poor condition" and severely need repair, according to a recent report by national transportation research group TRIP. Among the ten worst states is Pennsylvania, coming in at number eight. The report...

Bishop of Allentown Diocese asks for chance to regain trust of parishioners

08.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

A few of the more than 300 accused predator priests in Pennsylvania's grand jury report were once part of the ministry in Allentown. Reverend Alfred Schlert wrote a piece for the area newspaper stating any new allegations against Allentown...

New challenges emerge as flood waters recede

08.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

Chipperfield Elementary School officials are dealing with mold days before students are slated to return to the classroom. Superintendant Cosmas Curry tells WNEP they await air-quality tests following the cleanup of eight classrooms at the...

PA school districts await funds to upgrade school safety

08.17.18 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania lawmakers say they're awaiting feedback from the state's 500 school districts and 300 private school entities before they can disburse the first wave of funding to improve school safety The funds are part of Act 44, a bipartisan...

Healing victims following the largest review into child abuse in PA's Catholic church

08.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

Abuse expert Kristen Houser tells ABC-27, "It is the documented, systemic failure to protect children by trusted adults that makes this so damaging.  Those are the things that often compound the emotional pain that people have." She says...

Gov. Wolf outlines plan to strengthen PA's ag. industry

08.16.18 | Terry Diener

The governor's remarks were made to more than 500 industry leaders at Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences’ annual Ag Progress Days event. Governor Wolf cited the commonwealth’s competitive advantages and global reputation for...

NY softball team helps with flood clean up

08.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

Help is here. The Southern Tier Thunder softball team is among those in the community keeping crews fed and helping cleanup the mess left by flooding across the Twin Tiers. Their coach, Justin Pack, tells WENY-TV he knows two groups of families...

PennDOT again launches website for traffic routes to the LL World Series

08.15.18 | Terry Diener

The Series is being held from August 16th through the 26th. The page, hosted through the department's 511PA.com traveler information website, is dedicated to monitoring traffic conditions on the primary travel routes to the event. Details...

One camper still in hospital after one of PA's largest river rescues last night

08.14.18 | Sarah Harnisch

Officials say 46 campers on a rafting trip, most-girls ages 12 to 16, were pulled from the Leigh River in Pennsylvanian after severe storms spiked the river height in hours. The alarm was sounded after the rafting company couldn't account for...

More than 100 cities are under flash flood watches and warnings across NY and PA

08.14.18 | Sarah Harnisch

There were rescues by air and by water overnight in Troy and Benton, Pennsylvania. There are warnings out right now for Columbia, Lycoming, Schuylkill, Sullivan, and Wyoming counties.   In New York, Broome County has declared a state of...

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