List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Thanksgiving Present: An Additional 4500 Calories

11.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

How much damage does Thanksgiving dinner do to your waistline? According to the team at the Calorie Control Counsel, Thanksgiving day meals average 45-hundred calories, by the time appetizers, entrees, side dishes and dessert are counted. The ...

Pennsylvania Has An Extra Month, But No Decisions Yet On State Healthcare Exchanges

11.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania is still mum on whether or not they'll set up a health insurance market under President Obama's new healthcare law. On Friday, the government extended the deadline by another month. If the state doesn't opt to set one up itself, the ...

The Travel Lowdown For Thanksgiving Week

11.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

45-million Americans will be traveling over the Thanksgiving Day week. The numbers are down slightly this year, but not by much. The average family is doling out about 500-dollars this week to travel, spending a little less then last year. Experts ...

Uruguay President Lives In A Shack

11.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Most people assume that if you're president of a country, you're rich. That's not necessarily the case. The BBC says Jose Mujica of Uraguay is the world's poorest president. He refuses to live in the presidential mansion, and instead lives in a tin ...

Court Date Set For Spanier, Curley, Schultz

11.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We have a date. Former Penn State President Graham Spanier and two of his most senior aides face a December 13 Court date on newly filed charges including obstruction of justice, endangering welfare of children and conspiracy. Spanier, retired Vice ...

Gas Prices To Drop In NY and PA; Prices of Used Cars To Spike

11.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Gas prices here haven't been affected by Hurricane Sandy. It's business as usual in upstate New York and Pennsylvania. Patrick DeHaan of Gas Buddy.com says both states get their gas from different pipelines then New York city and the Jersey Shore. ...

PA Governor Signs 7 Bills To Help Veterans

11.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett signed the bills into law Monday to benefit Pennsylvania's military veterans and the Pennsylvania National Guard. The Veteran's Trust Fund provides more cash for veteran programs, the "V" designation on a state driver's license ...

P.A. Colleges Poised To Strike

11.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities started holding strike authorization votes Monday amid negotiations for a new contract. Balloting will be held through Wednesday for union teachers and coaches at schools in the Pennsylvania ...

Heat Records Broken In NY, PA

11.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Heat records were broken in at least 6 towns in Pennsylvania and New York yesterday. This is a list of some of the towns that broke records, according to the National Weather Service.   November 11th, 2012: Buffalo, New York: 70 ...

Free Food For Veterans

11.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The three-day Veterans day weekend means some freebies for our soldiers in New York, Pennsylvania, and the rest of the nation. Veteran's Day is this Sunday, but several companies are offering free food to active, inactive, or retired servicemembers ...

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