List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Fall Won't Be As Brilliant This Year Because of the Drought

09.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The hot, dry weather will hurt fall colors in New York and Pennsylvania. As dry conditions and record-high warmth dominate the weather, some trees are dropping leaves as they transition into an early autumnal color. Experts say it's caused by ...

Vice President and Defense Secretary in Western PA; NASA Astronaut Coming To Southern Tier

09.10.12 |

Both Vice President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will be making stops in western Pennsylvania this week. It's to visit the Flight 93 memorial, the plane that was hijacked by 4 terrorists, and crashed after passengers tried to ...

Shanksville, PA Gears Up For 9-11

09.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Flight 93 National Memorial in southwestern Pennsylvania is holding four days of special programs leading up to the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. On Saturday a panel will examine how children experienced 9/11 and expressed ...

Watch The Roads Signs In PA, Or It Could Cost You

09.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Driver beware! Penndot said Thursday a new state law imposing stiff penalties on motorists who ignore “road closed” or other safety warning signs and devices is now in effect. Signed by the governor in July, the law aims to increase ...

Black Bears Are Starting To Invade Urban and Suburban Backyards In NY, PA

09.06.12 |

Black bears are about to go on a feeding frenzy in Pennsylvania and New York. That means they'll be foraging around, going through your trash and bird feeders. The Pennsylvania Game Commission says there are 18 to 20 thousand game bears in ...

P.A. Has More Juveniles In Prison For Life Then Any Other State

09.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

State lawmakers are tackling new law that would restrict the number of teens that can go to jail. Pennsylvania has more juvenilles in prison for life then any other state-- 480-- out of 2500 in the nation. Lawmakers already held hearings this ...

11th Graders Have A New Test To Take In P.A. This Winter

09.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Surprise! 11th graders in Pennsylvania will be taking the Keystone exams this year. Those are the tests that will eventually be tied to their graduation. They will take them in two waves, first, in mid-December, then again in mid-January. Schools ...

Romney Says He's Coming To Western Pennsylvania Next Week

09.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

But does the presidential candidate have a chance at winning Pennsylvania? Republicans answered the question Sunday. Party chairman Rob Gleason said even though there are about 1.1 million more registered Democrats in the Keystone state, he ...

Pennsylvania Logs Another Swine Flu Case

09.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are now 2 confirmed cases of swine flu in Pennsylvania, and a third possible case among children who had contact with pigs at the Somerset County fair in western Pennsylvania. That fair was held august 18th to 25th in Meyersdale. The strain ...

Traveling for Labor Day? We Have All The Information You Need

08.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Today could be the last time in 2012 that temperatures hit 90 degrees in New York and Pennsylvania. Saturday marks the first day of September. The leaves on the trees are starting to change, autumn crispness is in the air at night, and it means ...

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