Jewish centers cope with bomb threats; graves vandalized

Jewish centers cope with bomb threats; graves vandalized

Jewish centers and schools across the nation coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia began raising money to repair...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Nearly 600 Penn State faculty, staff voluntarily retire

Nearly 600 Penn State faculty, staff voluntarily retire

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Nearly 600 faculty and staff have taken a voluntary retirement package from Penn State University, including more than 40...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Police: Mom used daughter’s breath to start car with DUI device

Police: Mom used daughter’s breath to start car with DUI device

QUINCY (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman had her 8-year-old daughter blow into an ignition device meant to prevent the woman from driving w...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Cosby is in court to ask judge for outside jury for trial

Cosby is in court to ask judge for outside jury for trial

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Bill Cosby is back in a Pennsylvania courtroom as his legal team asks a judge to bring in outside jurors for his criminal sex ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Public invited to Wilkes-Barre forum on training for local workers

Public invited to Wilkes-Barre forum on training for local workers

WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale this week invited local residents, along with community, business and education le...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids

Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some joggers weren’t joking when they said they were going out for a “brief run.”In briefs, boxers, bras a...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Wolf could secure minimum wage hike in Pa., with big concessions

Wolf could secure minimum wage hike in Pa., with big concessions

HARRISBURG — Years of pressure by Pennsylvania Democrats could yield a state minimum wage increase this year, although it likely will require su...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Analysis: State Police plan a bargain for municipalities

Analysis: State Police plan a bargain for municipalities

HARRISBURG — The fee that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf wants municipalities to start paying for full-time state police coverage is a fraction of wha...

February 16th, 2017 |  


What’s next for Boscov’s after retail titan’s death

What’s next for Boscov’s after retail titan’s death

READING, Pa. (AP) — Albert Boscov was the ebullient public face of a department store chain he built from a single corner store in downtown Read...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre seniors like Gov. Tom Wolf’s message on Pennsylvania budget

Wilkes-Barre seniors like Gov. Tom Wolf’s message on Pennsylvania budget

WILKES-BARRE — The lunch crowd at the Charles T. Adams Senior Center had a guest speaker Monday, and the attendees liked his message.Gov. Tom Wo...

February 13th, 2017 updated: February 13th, 2017. |