List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA's health department is requiring students be "up to date" on all vaccinations by the first week of school

08.24.17 | Bob Price

For some Pennsylvania schools, that's next week. Those who do not show their records by the fifth day of school may be forbidden to attend class. There are exceptions for students who cannot or choose not to be vaccinated, but those must also...

PA liquor officers will be cracking down on underage drinking across the state

08.24.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

As the fall semester begins, liquor authorities will meet with campus administrator in an effort to reduce illegal drinking and related issues on college campuses. Officers will also work with local liquor licensees to promote awareness... and...

Most opioid users stay on drugs even after overdosing, Pa. Medicaid study finds

08.23.17 | Bob Price

Perhaps the one good thing about an overdose is that it might scare a drug abuser into going straight. But new research shows that’s usually not the case. The number of people filling painkiller prescriptions in the six months after...

Bomb Threat Forces Building Evacuation at Penn State

08.23.17 | Bob Price

A bomb threat forced the evacuation of a building on the campus of Penn State University. The bomb threat was called in to University Police around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday. According to university officials, the threat was to the Research West...

PA officials warn not to eat fish caught in the Shenango River

08.22.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania environmental protection officials issued the blanket warning Monday for all fish caught in the Shenango River in Mercer and Lawrence counties. It's due to extremely high levels of polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCB. The advisory...

Train crash in Philly

08.22.17 | Bob Price

42 hurt, four seriously, when a train crashed into another unoccupied, parked train at a station in Upper Darby, just outside Philadelphia.   It happened just past midnight. No word yet on the cause of the crash. It's not expected to...

Pennsylvania must start freezing spending, top senator says

08.22.17 | Bob Price

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf should start freezing spending on various programs because the deficit-strapped state government soon will not be able to pay every bill on time, Pennsylvania's ranking state senator said Monday. Since the recession, the...

Pennsylvania Senate urged to stand agains white supremacy

08.21.17 | Bob Price

How to tackle white supremacist mentalities and racism in the United States - what many lawmakers question in the aftermath of the Charlottesville, Virginia violence and tragedy. "Obviously, there's no place for bigotry, hatred, racism, in...

Little League Meets Major League

08.21.17 | Bob Price

It was anything but a typical day at the Little League World Series Complex in South Williamsport. Little Leaguers and fans alike had the chance to meet and mingle with some of their favorite Major League Baseball players ahead of Sunday night's...

A PA school board will soon vote on a plan to put a Planned Parenthood office in a high school

08.18.17 | Bob Price

There is a Planned Parenthood clinic just two miles away from the school that performs hundreds of abortions every year. If the board concedes, the nation's largest abortion provider would have employees in the school in Reading, counseling...

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