List by Category: Pennsylvania News

LIHEAP Crisis Grants Kick In Today In PA

01.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania families facing home heating problems can apply for crisis grants starting today, to help repair furnaces or pay a utility bill under Pennsylvania‘s low-income home energy assistance program. People can apply for a grant online ...

Pair Of Teens Loot 50 Cars in Northeastern PA

01.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Police say two teenagers were found hiding in a coal truck after they allegedly looted dozens of vehicles in northeastern Pennsylvania. 19-year-old Josh Kolinoski and a 16-year-old boy were riding their bikes and wearing ski masks when they entered ...

Cash From Penn State's Sandusky Fines May Stay In PA

12.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A high-ranking state senator on Thursday proposed a new law that would keep Penn State's $60 million NCAA fine over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal within Pennsylvania. Republican Sen. Jake Corman, who represents State College, said ...

Taking A Look At Pennsylvania's 2012 Legislative Year

12.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

 It's nearly the end of 2012, so it's time to take a look at the bills in Pennsylvania and taking of how the year ended up. Some things that did not materialize: a photo ID requirement for voters, legislative redistricting, and a high-profile ...

Snow Totals From The Winter Storm

12.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Did the winter storm live up to the hype? The National Weather Service is out with their latest snow reports. Here is a tally of the snow totals: Bristol Hills, NY: 20 inchesDansville, NY: 14 inchesGeneva, NY: 18 inchesGreece, NY: 14 ...

Casey Asks For More Heating Cash For Pennsylvania

12.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey has written a letter to President Obama, asking him to give the Keystone state more home heating aid. LIHEAP aid is cash to help the low income cover the cost to keep the heat on this winter. He said he's asking for ...

Winter Storm Warnings in NY and PA

12.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Eight to 18 inches of snow is on its way. There are winter storm warnings in more than 100 counties in New York and Pennsylvania. The heaviest hit areas will undoubtedly be the Finger Lakes, from Penn Yan to Bath to Elmira, which could see 12 to 18 ...

Shooting in Geeseytown, PA

12.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We have heard a lot about the ambush and shooting in Webster, but apparently there was another shooting in central Pennsylvania. 44-year old Jeffrey Lee Michael killed two men Friday in Geeseytown, 70 miles form Harrisburg. He then drove to the ...

Powerful Storm Makes Its Way Through NY, PA

12.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Welcome to the first day of winter! A powerful storm upon us, and there is fierce weather in 17 states Friday morning from Washington to Maine, as well as seven traffic deaths, highway pileups, and highway rescues in the snowy midwest. For western ...

NY, PA Looking At Their Gun Laws Following Connecticut Massacre

12.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett sidestepped questions about what Pennsylvania can do in the aftermath of the Connecticut shootings, but says mental illness is the key issue. At a news conference, Corbett said any ban on assault weapons is a federal issue that ...

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