List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Anti-religion non-profit calls on Honesdale to remove cross and star

10.09.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Freedom from Religion group says the Honesdale symbols lit at holidays violate the Constitution and need to be moved to private property. Honesdale Mayor Sarah Canfield received the complaint letter in June. The letter was on the borough's...

Gov. Wolf is not bending on one debate stance

10.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tom Wolf and his Republican challenger, Scott Wagner have had one debate earlier this month, and Wolf doesn't plan to spar with Wagner any more. The Democratic incumbent tells the PennLive editorial board he doesn't see what the "magic is of a...

PA prisons see positive results from mail and visitor policy changes

10.08.18 | Terry Diener

The agency says cases of suspected staff exposure have plummeted since September 6th, when new policies were announced. There had been more than 50 instances in the prior month, but only eight since the start of September.

PA politician wants to ban political speech by teachers at school

10.08.18 | Bob Price

Republican Will Tallman says classrooms become "indoctrination factories" when that happens. Dr. Ralph Kerr at the Teaching and Learning Institute says the proposal would limit the free speech of teachers and impinge on academic...

2 Hospitalized after explosion in Lycoming County, PA

10.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The blast completely destroyed the house near Jersey Shore Thursday evening. Nippennose Valley Fire Chief Dean Miller says the structure was "completely leveled" when his crew arrived. He says a man and woman were injured in the...

Alex Trebek apologizes for his performace as PA debate moderator

10.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Jeopardy host raised eyebrows for making jokes and speaking at length about his own political opinions during a 45-minute debate in Hershey between Governor Tom Wolf and his Republican challenger Scott Wagner. Trebek said that he was...

NWS confirms at least 10 tornadoes touched down in PA

10.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Twisters ranging from EF0 to EF2 struck in Crawford, Jefferson, Lycoming, Carbon, Monroe, Luzerne, and, Green counties on Tuesday night. Amazingly, no serious injuries were reported from the storms.

Allentown police say man sent letters before deadly explosion

10.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Police in Allentown are saying Jacob Schmoyer reportedly sent letters to them and his family members on the same day as the explosion that took his life and the life of his son. Law enforcement agencies are scheduled to give updates today on...

Cleanup continues in the commonwealth after tornado

10.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

That twister, packing 115-mile-per-hour winds, tore the roof off a nursing home in Conneautville, Pennsylvania Tuesday. Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Chiocco and his crew with the fellows club fire department helped relocate the residents to a...

PA Senate passes work zone camera bill

10.03.18 | Terry Diener

The measure cleared its last hurdle with overwhelming support in the Senate. It permits automated speed enforcement cameras in work zones on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, interstates, and other "federal aid" highways such as Routes 22/322 or 11/15...

12...63646566676869707172 ... 196197