List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Fate of a PA county's seal on hold pending resolution of WWI cross case

11.12.18 | Terry Diener

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in September on Lehigh County's appeal of an order to remove the cross from its seal. The appeals court said it will hold off on a hold off pending a U.S. Supreme Court decision on the...

Erie’s early-season snowfall total could go up several more inches by midweek

11.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

Forecasters are calling for measurable amounts of snow tonight through Tuesday night with more snow likely on Wednesday. More than 14 inches of snow fell at the Erie International Airport Friday night and Saturday. And, while snow in November...

How did news outlets report election results so quickly in PA?

11.08.18 | Terry Diener

Fox News and CBS News called the U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania in favor of incumbent Democrat Bob Casey within three minutes. And MSNBC, ABC News and CNN all projected Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf would win another term in Harrisburg within just a...

PA's newly elected Lt. governor says he won't move into the official residence

11.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democrat John Fetterman says he hopes to make it available for some type of public use. Fetterman says he may rent a place in Harrisburg, but he's definitely not moving his family into the residence at Fort Indiantown Gap.

PA GOP incumbents easily keep their seats in a few U.S. congress races

11.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tom Marino doubled up on Democrat Marc Friedenberg to keep his 12th District seat. Glenn Thompson got two-thirds of the vote to remain as the representative of the 15th District over Democrat Susan Boser. And, Republican Representative Scott...

The race for governor ends quickly in Pennsylvania

11.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic incumbent Tom Wolf had to wait one minute after the polls closed before he was declared the winner of a second-term in office. The 69-year-old bested Republican Scott Wagner in the race between York County residents. Wagner says he...

Mid-term elections are here

11.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

In addition to fired up voters and plenty at stake in the various races, there's also the change to congressional maps in Pennsylvania that is bound to impact voting today. Monroe County was split following the redrawn districts this...

PA's attorney general is warning of scammers targeting voters

11.05.18 |

Josh Shapiro says crooks can often impersonate pollsters claiming to conduct an election survey for a gift card or incentive in exchange for a credit card or other personal data. Some scam artists have tried to convince victims over the phone...

PA farmers market vendors reveal food-safety issues

11.05.18 | Terry Diener

Hand washing, cross-contamination, and personal hygiene are an issue, according to a five-year study by Penn State researchers. The research indicates vendors aren’t doing enough to prevent food borne illnesses from spreading. The study...

Time is running out for absentee ballot voters in PA

10.30.18 | Brandon Dickson

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. today. So far, there have been more than 207,000 absentee ballot requests--that's more than double the amount for the last midterm election in 2014. If you're voting by absentee ballot, it must be returned to...

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