List by Category: Pennsylvania News

P.A. Counties Get Their First Influx of Cash From New Marcellus Shale Tax

10.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Ten western Pennsylvania counties are getting almost 14-million dollars to deal with the impact of gas drilling. Allegheny County will receive more than one-million dollars, almost as much as Fayette and Westmoreland Counties. The impact-fee law ...

The Keystone State Mourns A Senator

10.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Funeral services will be Tuesday for Pennsylvania's longest serving senator. Arlen Spector will be laid to rest in Penn Valley, Pennsylvania. He passed away from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma a little before noon Sunday at his home. He ...

Operation Christmas Child Is In Full Force

10.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's not even November, but the Reverand Franklin Graham it's already time to pack gifts to send overseas for Operation Christmas Child. Franklin told KTIS Radio "this year, we'll collect about 9-million shoeboxes, distributed in over 100 ...

Challenge To Libertarians in Pennsylvania

10.09.12 |

          A lawyer for the Libertarian Party predicted that its candidates will overcome a challenge backed by the Republican party and will remain on the Pennsylvania ballot. The attorney said there is ...

PA Voter Registration Deadline Was Tuesday, New York Friday

10.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you plan on voting in this year's Presidential election, Tuesay was the deadline to register in Pennsylvania. The deadline is Friday in New York. What's at stake? Aside from picking a president, there are 33 U.S. Senate races, 11 gubernatorial ...

Marcellus Shale Companies Facing 3 Lawsuits For Underpaying Employees

10.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Marcellus Shale gas drilling companies in Pennsylvania may not be paying their employees as well as they should be. Companies tapping the Shale regularly advertise good-paying jobs in the Keystone state, but three federal lawsuits and a state ...

P.A. Lawmaker Refuses To Say The Pledge Because It's A "Prayer"

10.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A Pennsylvania lawmaker refused to say the Pledge of Allegience at a house meeting Wednesday.  The most conservative member of the state House and the most liberal member of the house got into it yesterday, after Republican Chairman Daryl ...

Pennsylvania Launches Website To Help You Find A Job

10.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has launched a first of its kind statewide career hunting tool for students and job seekers. The site will provide up-to-date local employment data such as current and projected job openings, recent job growth ...

Above-Average Snowfall Projected This Winter In NY, PA

10.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Accuweather out of Scranton, Pennsylvania says you can expect more snow this winter then last. Following a nearly snow-free winter last year, the 50 million Americans who live in the northeast and mid-Atlantic should see a snowier-then-average ...

The 'Caesar' Blizzard: Coming To A Town Near You This Winter

10.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Finally, blizzards have earned naming rights. Several decades after hurricanes got names, some blizzards in the U.S. this winter will get names, too. For the first time in North America, a national organization will proactively name winter storms. ...

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