List by Category: Pennsylvania News

New Designations For Veterans In Pennsylvania

03.05.14 | Bob Price

Veterans In Pennsylvania Will Now Have New Designations On Driver Licenses And Identification Cards.Surrounded by veterans and the Pennsylvania National Guard, Governor Tom Corbett kicked off the new marks today.The designations will include an ...

Justices Reject Pa. 'Kids for Cash' Judge's appeal

03.04.14 | Bob Price

The Supreme Court says it won't hear an appeal from a former northeastern Pennsylvania judge convicted in the "kids for cash" scandal. Former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella Jr. (shiv-uh-REL'-uh) is serving a 28-year prison sentence after his ...

Cold Threatens Maple Syrup Production

03.04.14 | Bob Price

Maple syrup producers across New York say the season is off to a slow start because of frigid weather. The best weather for sap is daytime temperatures in the low 40s and nighttime lows in the 20s. But this winter has been so cold ...

Pa Student Charged With Calling In Threat

03.04.14 | Bob Price

An Abington Heights High School senior was arrested Monday and accused of phoning in a bomb threat to the school. Police said he phoned in the threat because he didn’t do his homework thinking there would be a snow day. At least that was ...

New Penn St. president seeks change of focus

03.03.14 | Bob Price

Penn State's next president is ready for the spotlight to shift away from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal and on to the many things Pennsylvania's largest university has to offer. In a phone interview Friday from Florida, ...

Pa Senator lobbies to change laws against snow on cars

03.03.14 | Bob Price

It's more than "common courtesy" to clean off your car after it snows.In some states, it's the law.Here in Pennsylvania, one lawmaker says she's pushing to make the highways safer from so-called ice missiles."I saw something coming toward the ...

Clinton, Christie Top Presidential Pack In Pennsylvania

02.28.14 | Bob Price

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie lead the 2016 presidential pack in Pennsylvania, locked in a tie in this critical swing state, with 44 percent for Secretary Clinton and 43 percent for Gov. ...

Change in wind for Pa. college system

02.28.14 | Bob Price

Picture a state university with a fast-growing student population. That's hard to do across most of Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities, where enrollments since 2010 are down by 6 percent on average and by nearly 20 percent at some ...

Wolf leads Governor's Poll in Pennsylvania

02.27.14 | Bob Price

A new political poll in pennsylvania shows Democrat Tom Wolf is the candidate to beat in the governor’s race. The York County businessman beats incumbent Tom Corbett by 16 points if the election were held today. That’s according to ...

Flag Flap In Hazleton

02.26.14 | Bob Price

Even though a large percentage of residents in Hazleton are of Hispanic heritage, the mayor is refusing to fly the Dominican flag in front of city hall to celebrate the Dominican Republic’s independence. The Dominican House in ...

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