List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Corbett May Undergo AG Interview Into His Handling Of Sandusky Case

11.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett says he might agree to talk with investigators for the state's incoming Attorney General in her promised probe of the office's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case. Corbett was Attorney General when the state ...

John Hanger Declares Run For P.A. Governor

11.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Former state environmental protection chief John Hanger on Wednesday became the first declared candidate for governor in an election nearly two years away, vowing to boost spending for education and to tax natural-gas production. Hanger announced ...

Tallies Coming In For Superstorm Sandy Damage In Pennsylvania

11.29.12 |

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency says the state's damage from superstorm Sandy in Pennsylvania tops $16 million. A PEMA spokeswoman said Wednesday that the agency's staff continues to compile damage cost estimates that are still being ...

Keystone Exams Kick In Monday

11.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

School districts statewide in Pennsylvania will begin administring their first Keystone state exams next week in Math, English and Science. The first wave of exams begins Monday: tests in Algebra 1, Literature and Biology will be taken by all 11th ...

December Not So Bad, Watch Out For Jan/Feb Weather

11.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We have been getting forecast after forecast from national weathermen predicting that this winter will be worse then last. Now, the first "Pennsylvania" forecast is out. Accuweather is based in State College, Pennsylvania, and forecasts for the ...

Santorum Round 2?

11.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Rick Santorum says he might make another run for the White House four years from now.  The former Republican Senator from Pennsylvania told CNN he is "open to that possibility" in 2016.  Santorum was among several GOP candidates competing ...

Gas Companies Selling Natural Gas To Cities, Businesses

11.26.12 |

If your trash guy in Pennsylvania seems a little quieter these days, you're not imagining things. He's likely running his truck on natural gas. Natural gas drillers say they are now targeting the truck and bus market, and the economic reasons for ...

Shop Local In NY, PA Saturday To Support Small Businesses

11.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Town Business Saturday. It's designed to steer holiday shoppers toward mom and pop shops. American Express founded the event in 2010 to drive shoppers to smaller stores, and now it takes place ...

Bear Harvest Down In Pennsylvania

11.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Game Commission reports that figures from the first two days of Pennsylvania's four-day firearms hunting season show that the harvest was down about 20 percent. The firearms hunting season on black bear runs through ...

Busiest Travel Week of the Year In Full Force In NY, PA

11.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Thousands are heading out today for the Thanksgiving holiday. 44 million of us will travel this week, 14 percent of the population. Experts say "carving turkey with family and friends still trumps pinching pennies." 90 percent of us are driving ...

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