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Traveling east from Centre Hall along Route 192, one encounters the small villages of Madisonburg and Rebersburg. Both are located in Miles ... Both towns are surrounded by farmlands. The rich limestone soil and ... With a population of 494, the town ...
Classes have resumed for more than 100,000 students who attend Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities. Classes resumed Monday after the union representing more than 5,000 faculty members and coaches reached a tentative contract agreement ...

"Everyone wins when city leaders, union leaders, police and retirees work together," DePasquale said. "This approach is rare and innovative.
Philadelphia (AP) - With days to go before the presidential election, the Pennsylvania Republican party has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the state's law regarding poll watchers is unconstitutional.
HARRISBURG - The two men seeking to become Pennsylvania's next attorney general linked each other Monday to unpopular politicians as they debated with two weeks left in the campaign.
A man arrested in Minnesota this week in relation to a 25-year-old Pennsylvania killing was a homeless drifter, authorities in Pennsylvania said in a news conference Friday. Charles Cook, 61, had been called a resident of the southwestern Minnesota ...
A man who was kicked by a Pennsylvania police officer is suing Allentown city officials and members of its police department, alleging that arresting officers violated his civil rights when they used excessive force during the 2015 incident and that ...
Shell chemicals Co. will operate a laydown yard in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, to store materials for the construction of its ethane cracker plant, but two local officials are concerned about the route those trucks could take to get to the facility.
Heavy rain inundated central and western Pennsylvania overnight, flooding several towns and forcing evacuations. Rescues were done in Milesburg and Howard, Centre County, as floods trapped residents in their homes.
Freak storms packing up to 100 mph winds hit Pennsylvania early Friday, sending floodwaters into hundreds of homes and causing a pipeline rupture that dumped more than 50,000 gallons of gasoline into a stream, threatening drinking water supplies.
But his name and details of the cold case are expected to be revealed on Friday at a press conference in Indiana County, Pennsylvania. "We have no idea who it could be," Smook, a councilwoman in the town of more than 200 people, told CNN late Tuesday.
HARRISBURG - Lawmakers cast key votes Monday on two controversial bills involving guns and sanctuary cities, as the Republican-controlled legislature returned to the state Capitol for a dizzying six days of votes before the end of its two-year session.

READING, Pa. - By 2044, the U.S. will be a majority minority nation. By 2060, 29 percent of the country will be Latino. This coming demographic shift has been the subject of much hand-wringing and "big thinking" in recent years, but for the city of ...
HAZLETON, Pa. - Thousands of Dominicans have poured into this little city in eastern Pennsylvania since 2001 to work in the food plants and warehouses on the edge of town, where the highway to New York meets the highway to Philadelphia. Hazleton's ...
Wilkes-Barre - Despite a recently adopted Anti-Discrimination ordinance designed to protect Wilkes-Barre's LGBT community, the city scored below the state average for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The 2016 Municipal ...
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said the only way he could lose Pennsylvania is if there is "cheating," and singled out Philadelphia as a city to watch during a campaign stop in the state Oct. 10. "I hear these horror shows and we have ...
A small airplane that lost contact with flight controllers while flying from Virginia to Canada has been found crashed in Pennsylvania, with all three occupants killed. Potter County Coroner Kevin J. Dusenbury Sr. confirmed the deaths Tuesday but says ...
Pennsylvania authorities say a Minnesota man has been arrested on charges he killed a 76-year-old Pennsylvania woman a quarter-century ago.
After weeks of Republican candidate Donald Trump warning that Pennsylvania's - and the nation's - election would be rigged, one Western Pennsylvania Republican official circulated an image claiming Pennsylvanians can vote online for Hillary Clinton ...
The department said the rate increases apply only to about 10 percent of Pennsylvania residents who get health insurance in the individual and small group markets and not to large employers or government plans such as Medicare or Medicaid.
HARRISBURG - Lawmakers cast key votes Monday on two controversial bills involving guns and sanctuary cities, as the Republican-controlled legislature ...
Emily Previti is WITF's reporter for Keystone Crossroads, a statewide public media collaboration focused on issues facing Pennsylvania's cities. Emily previously covered municipal dysfunction and state interventions as a city hall reporter in ...
Harrisburg, PA. (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and Democratic challenger Katie McGinty went after each other in their first debate, with him sharpening an attack accusing her of enriching herself with taxpayer money and her pressing him over ...
Kathryn Doherty would never date the likes of Donald Trump and jokes that if her daughter did, she'd send her to a convent. But he'll get the 76-year-old retiree's vote for president.
Pennsylvania's heroin and opioid epidemic will be the focus of a special Telephone Town Hall meeting, to be held at 6:30 p.m.
Yesterday night Ellwood City Area school District held their monthly school board meeting; many topics were discussed regarding school matters.
Oklahoma City (AP) - Pennsylvania is one of five states whose residents might be barred from boarding a commercial flight using a driver's license beginning in 2018 because of their states' refusal to comply with national proof-of-identity requirements.
The information and education supervisor with the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Northeast Region doesn't need to the pamphlet for himself.
City pedestrians are being urged to "Look Alive'' and not at their cellphones by folks dressed as though they're dead.
This summer, Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pennsylvania) introduced a bill that would cut federal funding to cities that institute sanctuary-city policies. These policies prevent local law enforcement from communicating with U.S. Immigration and Customs ...
HAZLETON, Pa. - Thousands of Dominicans have poured into this little city in eastern Pennsylvania since 2001 to work in the food plants and warehouses on the edge of town, where the highway to New York meets the highway to Philadelphia. Hazleton's ...
(AP) - Officials in one eastern Pennsylvania city say parking ticket scofflaws are mostly ignoring an amnesty program allowing them to settle their past tickets for half the normal fine.
Pennsylvania towns want Governor Tom Wolf and the state legislature to make sure the $10 million local gaming tax they receive for hosting casinos continues to be paid.
Donald Trump wants legions of his supporters to leave their hometowns on election Day and set up shop in Pennsylvania's cities. He wants to them to watch the polls ... Sure, it's possible Republican poll watchers in Pennsylvania could become hostile on ...
Moving into Center City from the suburbs, Lancaster-based Fulton Financial Corp. is looking for a downtown location for its new Philadelphia metro region, which will be headed by Susan Lonergan, a veteran Bank of America executive and former CoreStates ...
State utility regulators on Thursday approved Pennsylvania American Water's $195 million acquisition of the Scranton Sewer Authority's system, despite concerns that the sale amounts to a bailout of the city's troubled sewer system on the backs of the ...
Lansdale Small Business Spotlight: Village Tire. LANSDALE, PA -- There's a story lurking behind the glass pane of every shop, and there's oftentimes an innovative individual whose entrepreneurial spirit is helping to shape the town. Our small business ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Three transgender seniors at a Pennsylvania high school, including the oldest sibling of teen singing star Jackie Evancho, have sued their school district for making them use restrooms corresponding to their biological sex.
Thousands of people turned out for the 13th annual Pennsylvania Conference for women in Center City Philadelphia. (WPVI).
WHAT'S TRUE: Brennan Leach, a 15-year-old who asked Hillary Clinton a question during a Town Hall event in Haverford, Pennsylvania, once played a small part in a short film. WHAT'S FALSE: There's no evidence that Brennan was "hired" by the Clinton ...
Cities and towns elsewhere have also rescheduled trick-or-treating. In some places in the South, where Friday-night football games are hugely popular, trick-or-treat activities were moved in many areas in 2014, when Halloween fell on Friday, the ...
"I see with my own eyes the damage Donald Trump does when he talks about women and how they look," the girl, identified as Brennan Leach, daughter of a Pennsylvania state senator, said to Clinton during a town hall in Haverford, Pa., on Tuesday. "As ...
PennDOT's $2.9 million safety improvement project is slowly getting underway and the effects will be felt starting Saturday in Lower Merion Township and Philadelphia, PennDOT said Wednesday.
According to The Intell, Oscar Hammerstein II proposed museum in Doylestown Township can move forward, however becoming a theater is off the table.
Hillary Clinton has expanded her lead in Pennsylvania, thanks largely to Donald Trump's shaky debate performance and recent spate of bad news surrounding the Republican presidential nominee, according to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll.


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