List by Category: Pennsylvania News

The Ticks Are Hungry This Year In NY, PA

05.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Insect experts are warning people living in New York and Pennsylvania about an abundance of ticks this spring. Each year, thousands of people get Lyme disease, but this year is expected to be worse.  It's because the acorn crop was small this ...

Sandusky Scandal Focus of Documentary

05.24.12 | Jeremy Miller

          A documentary is in the works on the Penn State child abuse scandal. A&E Indiefilms is producing "Happy Valley," a movie about the former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who goes ...

Four accused of targeting the Elderly in Pennsylvania

05.23.12 | Bob Price

Four men have been arrested, accused of bilking elderly Pennsylvanians out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. The state attorney general announced the arrests Tuesday in Harrisburg and described in frightening detail how the men allegedly ripped ...

U.S. House And Senate Speak Like 10th Graders

05.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Have you ever thought politics were too tough to understand? A new study by the Sunlight Foundation found the U.S. House and Senate speak at a 10th grade level. The group analyzed every word said on both floors between 1996 and last month, using a ...

Pennsylvania Senator Looks To Dice State Pensions Next Year

05.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A top state Senator in Pennsylvania says the government should cut pensions of all future public workers. State Senator Jake Corman predicted Monday a major pension reform plan will be in place a year from now, in time for the next budget. And in ...

Memorial Honors 83 Pennsylvania Soldiers That Died In Iraq

05.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's Governor Tom Corbett was on hand Sunday for a special dedication and memorial service for National Guardsmen in the Keystone State. Corbett spoke in Boalsburg at the annual Pennsylvania National Guard Memorial service that honored ...

Unvaccinated Kids Booted from PA Classrooms

05.18.12 | Bob Price

Get stuck or get out. That's what Pennsylvania school districts told students and their parents this year as they approached a deadline to comply with new state vaccination requirements. The message seems to have penetrated.

Couple's PA Home Hit By Cars Over and Over Again

05.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A couple from Easton, Pennsylvania has had cars crash into their homes four times... in the past six months. Sonya and Wade Schenewolf's home was hit in December, March, and May-- and again on Tuesday. A year before that, their car and garage got ...

Medal of Honor Bestowed on Ellwood City, Pa Native

05.16.12 | Bob Price

President Barack Obama on Wednesday is awarding the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award, to a Pennsylvania Army specialist killed in 1970 while serving in Cambodia during the Vietnam War.

Gas Drilling Wells Down In P.A.. Up In Neighboring West Virginia

05.15.12 |

The number of gas drilling rigs is down in Pennsylvania, and the number in West Virginia is increasing. Houston-based oilfield service company Baker Hughes reports there were 95 drilling rigs in the Keystone State, down from 116 a year ago. West ...

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