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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania's new online voter registration racks up 5,000 applicantsIn a normal week, the Allegheny County Department of Elections receives about 2
Pennsylvania's new online voter registration racks up 5,000 applicants
TribLIVE / Posted 10 hours ago
In a normal week, the Allegheny County Department of Elections receives about 2,500 paper forms from voters who want to change their address or register to vote. This week 20 percent of the forms arrived electronically for the first time through a... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Target 11 investigates: Are kids getting the right vaccines?Stephanie Wilkinson keeps busy as a nurse and mother of five, with a sixth on t
Target 11 investigates: Are kids getting the right vaccines?
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 12 hours ago
Stephanie Wilkinson keeps busy as a nurse and mother of five, with a sixth on the way. She said it is important that all her children have the proper vaccination. "All of their immunizations are up-to-date and they've done it since birth," she... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Loan OK'd for purchase, development of former Glidden Paints site in ReadingA state loan will help paint a brighter picture for one Reading neighborhood.
Loan OK'd for purchase, development of former Glidden Paints site in Reading
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 hours ago
A state loan will help paint a brighter picture for one Reading neighborhood. The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development awarded a $1.35 million, 15-year loan at 2.75 percent to the Greater Berks Development Fund on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Wolf nominates former revenue colleague to Pennsylvania Turnpike postGov. Tom Wolf appointed a former colleague to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commiss
Wolf nominates former revenue colleague to Pennsylvania Turnpike post
TribLIVE / Posted 15 hours ago
Gov. Tom Wolf appointed a former colleague to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission on Wednesday. Barry Drew served as the Deputy Secretary of Administration at the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue from 1995 until 2011, under governors of both... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
School’s out for ... water leak at TCCSTCCS CEO Dr. Doug Allen made the decision to cancel classes after water problem
School’s out for ... water leak at TCCS
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
TCCS CEO Dr. Doug Allen made the decision to cancel classes after water problems worsened at the end of the school day Tuesday. The cancellation does not impact any other schools in the county. All day, school and borough officials dealt with a... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Commissioners OK boiler replacementThe McClure Company, of Mechanicsburg, was authorized to proceed with a boiler
Commissioners OK boiler replacement
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
The McClure Company, of Mechanicsburg, was authorized to proceed with a boiler replacement project at the courthouse at a cost of $68,710. In addition, the commissioners authorized the signing of a 20-year-term contract that will ease the timeline... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Judge to decide restitution on caseSusan Schezzini was 18 years old on July 8, 2013, when her Nissan Altima went a
Judge to decide restitution on case
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
Susan Schezzini was 18 years old on July 8, 2013, when her Nissan Altima went airborne on Sinking Valley Road and slid into a vehicle driven in the opposite lane by a 26-year-old mother and carrying her two young children. Jordan Dean Dodson, 18, of... Read more
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WJAC 6 Johnstown
Debate over fluoride in drinking water continues in BellefonteUpdated: Tuesday, September 1 2015, 10:09 PM EDTBy: Sara Small BELLEFONTE, Pa.
Debate over fluoride in drinking water continues in Bellefonte
WJAC 6 Johnstown / Posted yesterday
Updated: Tuesday, September 1 2015, 10:09 PM EDTBy: Sara Small BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- The Bellefonte Borough Authority held a meeting on Tuesday night to discuss possible changes coming to the town's water supply, which could affect your pearly... Read more
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Philly.com
Decaying corpse found at funeral home deepens a family's painAubrey Whelan, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Tuesday, September 1, 2015,
Decaying corpse found at funeral home deepens a family's pain
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Aubrey Whelan, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 8:07 PM On Monday, two weeks after the funeral, Hawkins called him. Natividad had to sign papers before his brother could be cremated, Hawkins explained. Natividad made... Read more
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The Huffington Post
This District Has No Money, So Teachers Are Working Without PayWhen teachers at the Chester Upland School District in Pennsylvania return to t
This District Has No Money, So Teachers Are Working Without Pay
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
When teachers at the Chester Upland School District in Pennsylvania return to their jobs Wednesday for the first day of school, they will not be making minimum wage. In fact, they will not be making any money at all. Educators and support staff at... Read more
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York Daily Record
What's going on in Dover, Spring Grove and West York from Sept. 4 to 10, 2015Detailed listings for Dover, Spring Grove and West York HANOVER MEDICAL CLINIC
What's going on in Dover, Spring Grove and West York from Sept. 4 to 10, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Detailed listings for Dover, Spring Grove and West York HANOVER MEDICAL CLINIC >> The Hanover Area Council of Churches and Hanover Hospital are bringing a free medical clinic to the Council of Churches, 136 Carlisle St., Hanover. Clinic hours... Read more
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The Press and Journal
They offer ways to deal with floodsPress and Journal Photo by Dan Miller -- Leah Eppinger, right, Dauphin County p
They offer ways to deal with floods
The Press and Journal / Posted yesterday
Press and Journal Photo by Dan Miller -- Leah Eppinger, right, Dauphin County planning coordinator, talks with Middletown residents Mark Shipkowski and his sister JoAnn Shipkowski. It isn’t just about 2011 and Tropical Storm Lee. For folks like Mark... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Council considers $375K settlement of lawsuit over deadly...Pittsburgh City Council was meeting Tuesday to consider a $375,000 settlement o
Council considers $375K settlement of lawsuit over deadly...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
Pittsburgh City Council was meeting Tuesday to consider a $375,000 settlement of a lawsuit filed after deadly flash flooding on Washington Boulevard. Four people died when water rose as high as nine feet on Aug. 19, 2011. Stories of the... Read more
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Philly.com
Funeral home linked to bodies in garage had tax troubles, expired licenseAubrey Whelan and Dylan Purcell, Inquirer Staff Writers Last updated: Thursday,
Funeral home linked to bodies in garage had tax troubles, expired license
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Aubrey Whelan and Dylan Purcell, Inquirer Staff Writers Last updated: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 1:08 AM Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 8:45 PM State law does not permit a funeral home to operate without a license, said Wanda Murren, a... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
PennDOT driver license, photo centers closed for Labor DayHARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced t
PennDOT driver license, photo centers closed for Labor Day
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 2 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Sept. 5, through Monday, Sept. 7 for the Labor Day... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shenandoah fire company observes 100th anniversaryPolish-American Fire Company No. 4 of Shenandoah held the first of two banquets
Shenandoah fire company observes 100th anniversary
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Polish-American Fire Company No. 4 of Shenandoah held the first of two banquets Sunday as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of its founding in 1915. The awards banquet to celebrate “100 Years of Taking the Heat” was held at Columbia... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Warren County YMCA opens new ADA-compliant locker roomThe YMCA opened its new Americans with Disabilities Act compliant locker room o
Warren County YMCA opens new ADA-compliant locker room
Warren Times Observer / Posted 2 days ago
The YMCA opened its new Americans with Disabilities Act compliant locker room on Tuesday. "It'll be used frequently and all day long," YMCA Executive Director Thad Turner said. "We're able to meet the needs of a really large group of... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Detours for PennDOT project causing issues for Pittsburgh...Residents living along a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation detour that
Detours for PennDOT project causing issues for Pittsburgh...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
Residents living along a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation detour that takes drivers through their Pittsburgh neighborhoods is causing major issues. “It just seems like it failed at some point,” Beechview resident Ray Lofink said. Stories... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pope's visit to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary expected to be rowdy, reverentThe last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Phi
Pope's visit to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary expected to be rowdy, reverent
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome. "Viva! Viva Papa!" the seminarians shouted. With the rector's blessings, expect more of the same when Pope... Read more
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Times News
Footing the billGov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn’t always drive the Jeep
Footing the bill
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn’t always drive the Jeep that has given him a folksy appeal during his campaign and first year in office. Pennsylvania is a large state — it’s more than 283 miles long and up to 160 miles wide —... Read more
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York Daily Record
Police across commonwealth to do targeted DUI enforcement through Labor Day weekendState and municipal police throughout the commonwealth will be participating in
Police across commonwealth to do targeted DUI enforcement through Labor Day weekend
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
State and municipal police throughout the commonwealth will be participating in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" enforcement initiative through the holiday weekend. Last year's Labor Day weekend saw 144 alcohol-related crashes resulting... Read more
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York Daily Record
PennDOT centers closed for Labor Day weekendAll driver license and photo centers will be closed for Labor Day weekend, anno
PennDOT centers closed for Labor Day weekend
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
All driver license and photo centers will be closed for Labor Day weekend, announced the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The agency suggests those who need some PennDOT services from Saturday through Monday try its website,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Motorists could eventually be getting the roundaboutA traffic study released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportatio
Motorists could eventually be getting the roundabout
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
A traffic study released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission identifies 10 areas each in Lehigh, Northampton and Berks counties that would be good candidates for traffic roundabouts. The... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Tioga County, Pa. man killed in motorcycle crashA Tioga County, Pa. man was killed when his motorcycle went off the roadway lat
Tioga County, Pa. man killed in motorcycle crash
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A Tioga County, Pa. man was killed when his motorcycle went off the roadway late Sunday night. Jackie C. Snyder, 66, of Elkland, was eastbound on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle around 10:45 p.m. on state Route 49 in Deerfield Township at the time of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
PennDOT suspends major road work for Pope's visitPennsylvania Department of Transportation officials say they will halt work on
PennDOT suspends major road work for Pope's visit
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials say they will halt work on major road construction projects in the Philadelphia area for Pope Francis' visit to the city in September. PennDOT spokesman Gene Blaum tells KYW-AM there will be no... Read more
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Business Wire
Progress Gains Significant Momentum in Public Sector, Driving Increased Efficiency for Government Agencies in 25+ StatesPHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) today announced signific
Progress Gains Significant Momentum in Public Sector, Driving Increased Efficiency for Government Agencies in 25+ States
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) today announced significant momentum in the public sector’s use of Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Management System (BRMS), bolstered by several new state agency contract signings and the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Penn State's projected starters, schedule for 2015Penn State conducted a night practice at Beaver Stadium last week, primarily so
Penn State's projected starters, schedule for 2015
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Penn State conducted a night practice at Beaver Stadium last week, primarily so its younger players wouldn't be prime-time rookies when Rutgers visits next month. But as he surveyed the position groups, Franklin noticed something. Penn State... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Road work gets underway Monday in FarrellStaff report FARRELL, PA. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, beginnin
Road work gets underway Monday in Farrell
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
Staff report FARRELL, PA. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, beginning Monday, will close three streets in the city for state Route 718 improvement work. The streets scheduled for closure are at their intersection with Martin Luther King... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Bradford County Property Transactions, - BusinessThe following property transactions were recorded recently at the Bradford Coun
Bradford County Property Transactions, - Business
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 4 days ago
The following property transactions were recorded recently at the Bradford County Courthouse: Lewis W. Morris II, Cheryl Rae Morris to Cheryl Rae Morris of Towanda and Lewis Morris III, Maggie Morris, Maggie Morris, Trustee, Morris Family Real... Read more
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The Morning Call
Investment fraud often comes with signs that something isn't rightLast week's drama on Wall Street was a reminder that risk is an inherent part o
Investment fraud often comes with signs that something isn't right
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Last week's drama on Wall Street was a reminder that risk is an inherent part of investing. It's also always a risk when you trust someone else to manage your money or advise you where to invest. There are precautions you can take, as I explained in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Newsmaker Q&A: Doug HassenbeinIt was a roller coaster week on Wall Street. Don't panic at times like this, as
Newsmaker Q&A: Doug Hassenbein
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
It was a roller coaster week on Wall Street. Don't panic at times like this, as short-term volatility is a normal part of investing, according to Doug Hassenbein, assistant investor education coordinator with the Pennsylvania Department of Banking... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Baker announces funding for abandoned mine reclamation project in Hamilton TownshipHARRISBURG - Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) announced state funding
Baker announces funding for abandoned mine reclamation project in Hamilton Township
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 5 days ago
HARRISBURG - Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) announced state funding in the amount of $514,683.20 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for an abandoned mine reclamation project in Hamilton Township, Tioga County,... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Marcus Hook's fortunes rest on new buried treasure: gasOut on the dark waters of the Delaware River, massive freighters glide up and d
Marcus Hook's fortunes rest on new buried treasure: gas
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
Out on the dark waters of the Delaware River, massive freighters glide up and down the waterway. Each of these ships is almost twice the length of a football field, rises some eight stories from the waterline and weighs in at more than 20,000 tons —... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HASD promotion controversial to someA Hazleton Area School District science teacher who was suspended and demoted f
HASD promotion controversial to some
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
A Hazleton Area School District science teacher who was suspended and demoted for his role in a pornographic email scandal five years ago has been promoted to an acting assistant principal position. The district’s school board hired James Hudock for... Read more
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The Morning Call
Stuart Shapiro: New nursing home rankings leave consumers confusedFor Pennsylvania nursing homes, no good deed goes unpunished. Each and every d
Stuart Shapiro: New nursing home rankings leave consumers confused
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
For Pennsylvania nursing homes, no good deed goes unpunished. Each and every day, the state's more than 700 nursing homes provide high-quality, compassionate care to 81,000 frail elderly and disabled residents who need around-the-clock support for... Read more
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WJAC 6 Johnstown
Construction on Rt. 56 hillside to startUpdated: Friday, August 28 2015, 06:59 PM EDT By: Jackalyn Kovac JOHNSTOWN, P
Construction on Rt. 56 hillside to start
WJAC 6 Johnstown / Posted 5 days ago
Updated: Friday, August 28 2015, 06:59 PM EDT By: Jackalyn Kovac JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- Pennsylvania Department of Transportation told 6News construction on a hillside along Route 56 in Johnstown will soon start. Safety press officer, Anthony Scalia,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Moon area pediatrician found dead in country club lakeMoon police said the body of a golfer pulled from a lake at Montour Heights Cou
Moon area pediatrician found dead in country club lake
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
Moon police said the body of a golfer pulled from a lake at Montour Heights Country Club is pediatrician In O. Ryoo. Ryoo, 73, was a resident of Moon, said township police Chief Leo McCarthy. Moon police responded to a call Thursday afternoon about... Read more
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York Daily Record
Hellam Township police file homicide by vehicle charges in fatal July 2014 crash on Route 30Homicide by vehicle charges have been filed against a man from Windsor Township
Hellam Township police file homicide by vehicle charges in fatal July 2014 crash on Route 30
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Homicide by vehicle charges have been filed against a man from Windsor Township who police say was driving a van on Route 30 in July 2014 when he crashed at more than 80 mph, throwing two people out of the truck. Luis Behrensen, 30, of the 700 block... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Pa. designates money for mine reclamationThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is providing $514,683 f
Pa. designates money for mine reclamation
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is providing $514,683 for an abandoned mine reclamation project in Hamilton Township, Tioga County. The funding was announced Friday by Rep. Matt Baker, R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter. “Pennsylvania... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
TRAFFIC ALERT: Weekend closure of outbound Parkway West, Fort...The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced a full weekend clos
TRAFFIC ALERT: Weekend closure of outbound Parkway West, Fort...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced a full weekend closure of outbound (westbound) Interstate 376 (Parkway West) and the Fort Pitt Tunnel beginning Friday night. Milling and paving operations and shoulder reconstruction work... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Pennsylvania taxpayers spent $357K to fly governors on state plane since 2010Gov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn't always drive the Jeep
Pennsylvania taxpayers spent $357K to fly governors on state plane since 2010
The Evening Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn't always drive the Jeep that has given him a folksy appeal during his campaign and first year in office. Pennsylvania is a large state - it's more than 283 miles long and up to 160 miles wide -... Read more
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York Daily Record
Pennsylvania taxpayers spent $357K to fly governors on state plane since 2010Gov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn't always drive the Jeep
Pennsylvania taxpayers spent $357K to fly governors on state plane since 2010
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn't always drive the Jeep that has given him a folksy appeal during his campaign and first year in office. Pennsylvania is a large state - it's more than 283 miles long and up to 160 miles wide -... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Pennsylvania taxpayers spent $357K to fly governors on state plane since 2010Gov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn't always drive the Jeep
Pennsylvania taxpayers spent $357K to fly governors on state plane since 2010
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn't always drive the Jeep that has given him a folksy appeal during his campaign and first year in office. Pennsylvania is a large state - it's more than 283 miles long and up to 160 miles wide -... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Cafeteria conundrumThe Athens Area School District's new lunch charge policy, which does not allow
Cafeteria conundrum
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 5 days ago
The Athens Area School District's new lunch charge policy, which does not allow middle and high school students to get lunch if they have no money in hand or in their accounts, has caused an uproar in parents who took to social media earlier this... Read more
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The Brown and White
Tighter controls proposed for Superfund site in Williams TownshipFederal environmental officials propose tighter restrictions at a Superfund sit
Tighter controls proposed for Superfund site in Williams Township
The Brown and White / Posted 5 days ago
Federal environmental officials propose tighter restrictions at a Superfund site in Williams Township that is under and adjacent to an operating landfill. The Pennsylvania-permitted Chrin Brothers Inc. Sanitary Landfill in Williams Township is seen... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Cafeteria conundrum Charge policy draws ire, district defends procedureThe Athens Area School District's new lunch charge policy, which does not allow
Cafeteria conundrum Charge policy draws ire, district defends procedure
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 6 days ago
The Athens Area School District's new lunch charge policy, which does not allow middle and high school students to get lunch if they have no money in hand or in their accounts, has caused an uproar in parents who took to social media earlier this... Read more
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TribLIVE
Enrollment increases at Homer-Center School DistrictOfficials at Homer-Center School District started the new school year Tuesday w
Enrollment increases at Homer-Center School District
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Officials at Homer-Center School District started the new school year Tuesday with some good news on the local front although state funding remained on hold as 2015-16 budget negotiations continued in Harrisburg. Despite an overall downward trend in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Regulators expect lawsuit over oil, gas rules processState regulators expect a judge eventually will decide whether they followed th
Regulators expect lawsuit over oil, gas rules process
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
State regulators expect a judge eventually will decide whether they followed the proper process in writing environmental rules for the conventional oil and gas industry. “You're going to sue us,” Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scott Twp. concert venue gets OK to reopen, with conditionsSCOTT TWP. — Owners of a beleaguered entertainment venue have the green light t
Scott Twp. concert venue gets OK to reopen, with conditions
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
SCOTT TWP. — Owners of a beleaguered entertainment venue have the green light to resume music festivals, but they have to meet a stiff stack of conditions first. The township’s board of three supervisors unanimously approved a conditional use permit... Read more
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The Express-Times
St. Luke's celebrates Freemansburg expansion, hints at medical school moveThe four-year road project is expected to accommodate all planned future develo
St. Luke's celebrates Freemansburg expansion, hints at medical school move
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
The four-year road project is expected to accommodate all planned future development on the 500 acres the health network owns on Freemansburg straddling Route 33. St. Luke's so far has opened a 108-bed hospital, cancer center and medical office... Read more
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