List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Tom Corbett Gets His First Formidable Foe In The 2014 Race For Governor

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is another name in the hat in the 2014 race for Pennsylvania governor. Tom Wolf, a wealthy central Pennsylvania businessman and former State Revenue Secretary, announced today he's running, and vowed to put up at least 10 million dollars of ...

Heating Aid Deadline Extended In Pennsylvania

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

LIHEAP in Pennsylvania has extended the deadline for applying for heating assistance. It's because they still have cash left. You can now apply until April 26th. The cutoff was supposed to be this Friday, April 5th.

PA Senator Bob Casey Says He Now Supports The Gay Rights Movement

04.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's senior senator is now supporting same sex marriage. Bob Casey is a devout Catholic, and has been a strong supporter of traditional marriage since he first ran for office. Casey has released a statement saying he believes elected ...

PA Governor Tom Corbett Tries To Win Support For More Cash For Domestic Violence Prevention

04.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Tom Corbett has made a plea for a proposed increase in state spending to combat the domestic violence that claims an average of one life every three days in Pennsylvania. Corbett's appearance with anti-domestic violence advocates in ...

Spring Should Be Here Next Week In NY, PA

04.01.13 |

The arrival of something like spring may be at least another week away. Accuweather meteorologists in Northeastern Pennsylvania say they can confidently predict the Keystone and Empire states will bid a final goodbye to winter, and next week will ...

Pennsylvania Justices Ask To Stay On Job Past 70 Years Old

03.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Thursday it would hear - and fast-track - a case that will determine if the justices, or any Pennsylvania judges, can serve on the bench past age 70. The court agreed to consider a challenge by Montgomery County ...

PA Senator Bob Casey Is Considering Supporting Gay Marriage

03.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is talk that Pennsylvania's senior senator- Bob Casey- may reverse his course on gay marriage. Casey is a democrat and a devout Catholic, and one of just 9 Catholics on Capitol Hill that stand for tradtional marriage. Six of his colleagues ...

Penn State Has Implemented 70-Percent of Louis Freeh's Recommendations

03.27.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn State says it's on track to complete most of former FBI Director Louis Freeh's 119 recommendations to improve safety in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. An update Tuesday on the university's website showed more than ...

Memorial Fund Set Up For PA Family of 2 Girls Killed In Car Crash

03.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A second child has died from a car crash in Northeastern Pennsylvania. 3 year old Catrina Williams of Minersville died Monday afternoon at LeHigh Valley Hospital after she was taken off life support. A day earlier, her older sister, 6 year old ...

Last Year's Deer Season In PA Was Better Than Average

03.26.13 |

The Pennsylvania Game Commission says hunters bagged about 2 percent more deer this season than last, an above average harvest. 343,110 deer were harvested during the 2012-2013 hunting season. The increase was driven by a 5-percent increase in ...

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