List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A six-year-old PA boy with terminal cancer is giving back to his community

12.12.16 | Bob Price

This courageous lad from Lackawanna County is hosting a hot cocoa stand to raise money for pediatric cancer research.Matt McDonald's mother, Linda says, "this is his way of giving back, showing his love, and shining his light for God." Matthew has ...

A $160 million natural gas pipeline is nearly complete in Pennsylvania

12.12.16 | Bob Price

The 34-mile line in the Susquehanna Valley runs between the towns of Lairdsville and Shamokin Dam.  It's expected to be tested early next year.

Faculty at PA's state-owned universities have accepted the terms of an agreement

12.09.16 | Bob Price

Contract ratified. 5,500 faculty and coaches at the Keystone State's 14 state-owned universities have overwhelmingly voted to accept the terms of an agreement reached this fall with the state system of higher education. 94% of faculty members ...

A big court case today in Pennsylvania

12.09.16 | Bob Price

A federal judge is deciding the merits of a recount of the presidential election results. Activist Jill Stein thinks electronic voting machines are susceptible to hackers. The hearing gets underway at 1:30 this afternoon in ...

Heavy lake snow continues to pile high in the western Twin Tiers

12.09.16 | Bob Price

A 13-car pileup injured 15 people on a snowy section of I-90 just south of Erie, Pennsylvania on Thursday. And in western New York - a school bus loaded with students slid off the road in Gowanda, NY. No injuries were reported there. One ...

PA environmental regulators have fined a natural-gas driller more than $3 million

12.08.16 | Bob Price

The regulators say it's for violations at 10 well sites and six pipeline locations. The Department of Environmental Protection says Canonsburg-based Rice Energy operated an unpermitted wastewater treatment plant.   The western Pennsylvania ...

A court will hear a request for a presidential vote recount tomorrow in Pennsylvania

12.08.16 | Bob Price

A federal judge in Philadelphia will consider a request for a recount of the presidential results from the Keystone State. Green party candidate Dr. Jill Stein is leading the charge. Mike Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute thinks the ...

Local highway departments are gearing up and getting ready for the snow show

12.08.16 | Bob Price

John Dennee with the Erie County Highway Department says around the clock, snow removal efforts are underway and they won't stop, 'til the storm ends.Blowing and drifting snow will make travel next to impossible at times in the lake-effect belts ...

PA's auditor general says much of the money spent by local governments from gas drilling impact fees is wasted

12.07.16 | Bob Price

The money from the impact fee is supposed to fix roads and bridges impacted by gas drilling.  But instead, it's paying for things like Christmas parties, swimming pools, and worker salaries.    Of the billion dollars dispersed ...

Planned Parenthood has closed 10 clinics in Pennsylvania over the past three years

12.07.16 | Bob Price

The latest office in Scranton closed at the start of this month. The nation's largest abortion provider spent $30 million on "pro-choice" candidates in the 2016 presidential election.

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