List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Storm To Drop 1-4 Inches of Rain On NY, PA

09.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We are two days from the official start of fall, and New York and Pennsylvania are poised to usher it in like a lion. Both states have High Wind Advisories in place. This is a weather system that spans 10 states, from the outer ridges of Canada all ...

The Majority of Pennsylvanians Are Ok With Flashing An ID To Vote

09.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new poll out by the Inquirer Pennsylvania shows nearly two-thirds of Pennsylvanians support the state requiring a  legal photo id to vote. 94-percent of those surveryed said it would not be difficult to obtain the necessary id to vote. Just ...

As The President Picks Up Momentum In PA, Most Aren't Seeing It As A Swing State Anymore

09.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania may be less of a swing vote then most people think. Not so long ago, both major parties thought they could win the state. The Keystone state is proving to be second-tier in importance to states like Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Virginia ...

Decision Could Come By The End of the Month on P.A.'s Photo ID Law

09.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are no decisions yet on Pennsylvania's photo id law. The state's Supreme Court justices aggressively questioned whether the law would steal the right to vote from people living in the Keystone state. The six justices, 3 Republicans and 3 ...

P.A. Sets Up 141 Child Safety Seat Checkpoints Across The State

09.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Penndot and the state police are marking National Child Passenger Safety Week in Pennsylvania. They have set up 141 fitting stations across the state where you can check to see if your child's carseat is installed properly. Penndot says "only one ...

Pennsylvania's Vote ID Law Goes Before the State Supreme Court Today

09.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are just 54 days before Pennsylvanians decide who will be the next President, and as of right now, to vote, they'll have to carry a valid photo id in their pocket when they head to the ballot box. Today, the state Supreme Court will hear ...

Man Rollerblades From Buffalo To NY To Raise Cash For Cancer Research

09.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It takes about seven hours to trek from Buffalo, New York to New York City-- except when the mode of transportation is a pair of rollerblades. In that case, the trip takes about 10 days. 25 year old Matt Schreiner made a pitt stop in Lackawanna and ...

The Bill Has Already Been Written To Ban Cell Phones While Driving In PA

09.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A Pennsylvania lawmaker plans to introduce a bill this fall that constitute an all-out ban on all driving with cell phones. The bill would not ban hands free devices. The bill's sponsor is representative Joseph Markosek. He says "trying to get ...

Fall Could Be Warmer Then Usual, Too

09.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Summer 2012 was officially the third-hottest on record, and fall is gearing up to be steamier then usual, too. The National Climactic Data Center in North Carolina said 80 million americans suffered through 100 degree heat, and for the entire year ...

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 ...

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