List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Central NY and northeast PA dea with the remnants of Florence today

09.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

A flash flood watch is in effect for 17 counties until noon. Flooding overnight has already caused schools to close today throughout the eastern Twin Tiers. After 2-to-4 inches of rain, several roads are shut down.  Tioga County, NY has...

Parents and survivors of Catholoic clergy abuse are suing PA's dioceses

09.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

The lawsuit alleges the eight dioceses haven't met their obligations to report child abusers under state law. Meanwhile, Governor Wolf is urging state lawmakers to pass bills recommended by a grand jury that investigated predator priests...

Barack Obama coming to PA

09.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

The former president will headline a rally Friday in Philadelphia for Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Casey and Democratic Governor Tom Wolf. Casey and Wolf are leading independent polls comfortably over two Republican challengers--Lou Barletta and...

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    

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...

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