List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Flash flooding soaked communities across upstate NY and central PA last night

07.14.17 | Bob Price

In places like Attica and Rush, a rush of water turned backyards into small ponds. The summer storms that "blew through" also took down some century-old trees in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. Dozens of roads are closed today due to high...

A new telephone scam has led to a warning from the state treasurer of PA

07.14.17 | Terry Diener

Joe Torsella says scammers portray themselves as Treasury employees threatening victims with arrest if they do not immediately pay unpaid taxes.  He says the Pennsylvania Treasury does not collect taxes or seek payments via telephone, and...

Clarion University has announced a new 'opioid treatment specialist' certificate program

07.13.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Clarion University President Karen Whitney says the new curriculum is the school's contribution the the fight against the opioid epidemic. The four-course, 12-credit certificate can be taken with no prerequisites. Pennsylvania's Gov. Wolf says...

Authorities in Bucks County, PA have found the remains of at least one of the four missing men

07.13.17 | Bob Price

Authorities in Bucks County, PA have found the remains of at least one of the four missing men The victim's remains have been found in a shallow grave on a farm owned by the family of the man they think killed the young adults. The 20 year-old...

PA voters have the chance to decide this fall whether to amend the state constitution

07.13.17 | Terry Diener

The Senate vote this week clearing the way for the question to appear on the November statewide ballot. The bill also passed the House, as well as both chambers in the last two-year session of the Legislature. Under the referendum question...

A preliminary hearing continues today for 18 members of a Penn State fraternity

07.11.17 | Bob Price

A judge will determine whether there's enough evidence to proceed with a trial for the accused after the February hazing death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza. Attorney Tom Kline, representing the victim's parents, says Piazza was...

Gov. Wolf has allowed a nearly $32 billion state budget to become law without his signature

07.11.17 | Bob Price

Tom Wolf had until midnight Monday to sign, veto, or strike out some of the spending provisions, but the governor did none of the above. The budget is not in balance and lawmakers have failed to come to an agreement on how to fund it.

A PA politician is facing multiple drunk driving charges

07.10.17 | Bob Price

Representative John Maher, a Republican from the suburbs of Pittsburgh, was charged this past week for the June 13th incident in Cumberland County. His blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit.

The Weis supermarket in Tunkhannock, PA reopens to the public this week

07.10.17 | Bob Price

In June, an employee shot three co-workers before taking his own life. A benefit was held Sunday in Tunkhannock for the three victims' families. Weis is planning a low-key 6 a.m. Thursday reopening.

A food plant will be bringing new jobs to PA’s Schuylkill County

07.07.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Tyson Foods plans to spend nearly $60 million on an expansion at its distribution center in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. The renovation is expected add another 164,000 square feet to its existing cold-storage distribution warehouse for...

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