List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Gov. Wolf signs order to prepare for accurate 2020 census

09.17.18 | Terry Diener

The governor will appoint up to 45 members to the new census Complete Count Commission. It will help the U.S. Census Bureau recruit census workers across Pennsylvania, educate the public about the importance of the census, develop partnerships...

Sheetz convenience store chain program provides hunger relief

09.14.18 | Terry Diener

In partnership with Feeding America, a national network of 200 food banks, Sheetz has established a company-wide food donation program donating ready-to-eat food items. The Made-to-Share program now operates in Pennsylvania, North Carolina...

Help from PA heads south to help hurricane victims

09.14.18 | Brandon Dickson

National Guard troops, helicopters, and other specialists and equipment from Pennsylvania are en route to help with the Florence response and recovery efforts. Governor Wolf says the deployment includes more than 25 guardsmen, six technicians...

More older Pennsylvanians are being hospitalized for heroin overdoses

09.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

According to a report from the commonwealth's Healthcare Cost Containment Council the increase in heroin hospitalizations among adults 55 and older is offset by a decrease in pain medication overdose hospitalizations. Heroin overdose...

PA officials say "Florence" should serve as a reminder to be prepared for any disaster

09.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

PennDOT spokeswoman Fritzi Schreffler says pre-planning is vital, because we can loose power for many reasons. You can access emergency kits and plans by visiting www.ready.pa.gov.    

Recent find reveals what PA lawmakers were up to in the late 18th Century

09.12.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A recently returned book containing minutes from the commonwealth's  General Assembly helps paint the picture. In 1779 Pennsylvania lawmakers addressed giving pensions for military widows, getting supplies for the Continental Army, and...

Bucknell Univ. will consider rescinding an honorary degree given to Les Moonves

09.11.18 | Brandon Dickson

The longtime CBS CEO stepped down Sunday night amid new sexual misconduct allegations. Concerning what's next for the executive, the CBS Board of Directors will need to determine if the Bucknell University alumnus can be fired for "cause." If...

Remembering 9/11 in Broome County, NY and PA

09.11.18 | Brandon Dickson

A flag for each American that lost their life on 9/11, 2,996 of them to be exact, has been planted outside the United Way in Broome County, New York. Also, more than 40 cyclists biked 147 miles over three days to honor Pennsylvania first...

Today President Trump will visit Flight 93 Memorial and new Tower of Voices

09.11.18 | Brandon Dickson

President Trump will visit the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania today on this 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. First Lady Melania Trump is joining the president at the ceremony. Architect Paul Murdoch says...

"Tower of Voices" honors passengers and crew killed aboard Flight 93

09.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

As we approach the 17th anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks of 9/11, a tower that honors the passengers and crew killed aboard Flight 93 is now in place in the rual Pennsylvania field where the hijacked plane crashed. Former...

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