List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Gas Prices Fall Dramatically; Sandy To Blame

11.05.12 |

Gas prices had their sharpest drop since 2008 last week, the latest Lundburg Survey found. The average price fell to $3.55 a gallon betwen October 19th and November 2nd. One of the big factors was the destruction from Hurricane Sandy inhibiting ...

Spanier Now In The Spotlight In Penn State Scandal

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The former President of Penn State University is facing charges from Pennsylvania's Attorney General in the Jerry Sandusky child abuse case. Attorney General Linda Kelly says she has prepared charges of Perjury and Obstruction of Justice against ...

Power Outage Contact List, Maps

10.30.12 |

Pennsylvania: PPL: PPL: 1-800-342-5775 View outage map here.   First Energy (Met-Ed, Penelec, PennPower & WestPenn Power): 1-888-544-4877 View outage map here.   PECO: 1-800-841-4141 View outage map here.   Adams ...

Where Is Sandy Heading Next?

10.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you zoom in on this map, you can see where Sandy is by town and by time.   Map courtesy of MSNBC.

NY Spared Major Flooding; Rivers Rise In PA

10.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

This is a map of the flood stages of high rivers in Pennsylvania. You can click on the icons and watch a chart of the actual river heights throughout the ...

Updated List of Road Closures In Pennsylvania

10.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Berks County PA 10 between Printz Road and Zion Road in Robeson Township is closed due to a downed tree; PA 10 between Chestnut Hill Road and Weaver Road in Robeson Township is closed due to a downed utility; PA 12/Warren Street Bypass east ...

Pennsylvania Gears Up For Massive Storm

10.29.12 | Jeremy Miller

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett wants residents to be ready for Hurricane Sandy.  Corbett said the storm has potential to be historic in nature.  He said residents have to be prepared in the event there is major flooding and loss of ...

PA Implements Prison Reform

10.26.12 | Jeremy Miller

New prison reform laws signed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett are aimed at reducing costs at state penitentiaries and reducing recidivism. The crux of the bipartisan plan is to move inmates from state prisons to county lock-ups. On average, it ...

NY, PA Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

10.26.12 | Jeremy Miller

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services to closely monitor the progress of Hurricane Sandy and prepare for its potential storm impacts. Cuomo says he learned the last time around ...

PA Legislation Tackles Alcohol Offenses

10.25.12 | Jeremy Miller

A bill that raises maximum fines in Pennsylvania for alcohol offenses, and awaits the governor's anticipated signature, could generate an estimated $6 million in new annual revenue spread across Pennsylvania municipalities. The legislation would ...

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