List by Category: Pennsylvania News

NY, PA Police Cracking Down On Drivers This Week

08.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

We're a week away from the Labor Day holiday, and you'd better be careful if you're driving along the New York Pennsylvania border. Pennsylvania and New York police say they're upping their patrols during the Nationwide Impaired Driving Crackdown ...

PPL Lowers Its Rates

08.22.14 |

The cost of electricity is going down-- if you use one of Pennsylvania's biggest electric carriers.  The price of electricity for PPL Electric Utilities' default customers will drop slightly next month. For residential customers it will now be ...

Philadelphia Students To Receive Free Lunches

08.21.14 |

Starting this school year, all city schools students, regardless of family income, will receive free lunch through the Community Eligibility Provision of the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs. Students already were receiving free ...

Election Complaint Filed Against Gubernantorial Candidate Tom Wolf

08.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Republican party chairman Rob Gleason has filed the election complaint with Secretary of the Commonwealth contending that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf and his campaign committees are intentionally violating ...

Pennsylvania DEP Fines Cabott Oil for Gas Leak

08.20.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday it fined Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. more than $76,000 for losing control of a well at its Huston pad in Brooklyn Township, Susquehanna County. Regulators say the well released ...

PA Bill to Eliminate School Property Taxes Could Move Forward

08.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

State Senator David Argall, a Schuylkill County Republican, who is one of the main sponsors of the measure acknowledged it doesn't have the support to emerge from committee. But he says there's a simple strategy taking shape - just amend the ...

Authorites Probe Church Vandalism

08.19.14 |

State police are trying to figure out who fired two shots through the front doors of a small church in Port Allegany, in western Pennsylvania. Police say whoever the assailant was, they used two guns, with one of the bullets ending up on a pulpit ...

PA Sees Increase in Natural Gas Production

08.19.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's shale-gas wells produced 1.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas during the first half of this year, according to data released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. That's up slightly. It puts ...

Two Dead After Train Collision

08.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Two men are dead following a train collision with a pickup truck in Lycoming County, in Clinton Township. Griffith Company, a construction company based in California, has confirmed that both men who died in the accident were working at the ...

Corbett Could Still Have a Shot at Second Term

08.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Brad Bumsted with the newspaper TribLive in Harrisburg says 9 in 10 pundits will tell you Tom Wolf will win in November. If so, Corbett will be the first governor not to win a second term in more then 4 decades. But Bumsted says Corbett may still ...

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