List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Welcome to Pa ....Southern Tier towns looking to cut NY ties

02.20.15 | Bob Price

The local economy is pushing one organization in Upstate New York to pose a question: Is it possible to secede to Pennsylvania? The Upstate New York Towns Association is researching this very topic. The group says a few factors pushing its ...

Why Car Batteries Won't Work in the Cold

02.20.15 | Bob Price

Especially this winter, there's been frustration for many a driver as cars just won't start. The battery is the big reason. "When the cold weather hits anything, just like you, the car doesn't like to start, the battery doesn't like really cold ...

Hugo Selenski Sentenced to Life in Prison

02.19.15 | Bob Price

A jury decided that Hugo Selenski should be sentenced to life in prison for the murders of Michael Kerkowksi and Tammy Fassett. Jurors spent about two hours deliberating Selenski’s fate, returning to the court room after 6 p.m. After two ...

Pa. judge names special prosecutor in Kathleen Kane leak case

02.19.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's fight against a grand jury report recommending criminal charges against her was condemned in the strongest terms Wednesday by the judge who launched the investigation. And that led to an ...

Wolf slams visit by Florida Governor

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is headed to Philadelphia on Monday - but he's not coming north on a trade mission. Depending on whom you talk to, the Republican governor is either coming to woo companies to the sunnier, more tax-friendly South, or ...

Congressional Democrats seek to step up fracking oversight

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of ...

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 ...

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