Philadelphia ranks 95th out of 121 metropolitan areas across the country in the availability of "opportunity occupations," according to a recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Cleveland.
A nonprofit organization recently put out an open call to Pennsylvania lawmakers and implored them to steer clear of a proposed increase in the federal gas tax.
Generally speaking, humans have demonstrated over and over a remarkable ability to cooperate in a crisis. The tragic fire at the beloved Notre Dame’s Cathedral was a case in point. Firemen and even members of the public rushed into the inferno, while millions of people around the world paced in front of their TV sets, wanting to jump in an help, anxiously waiting for the fire to be put out, and breathing a collective sigh of relief that there was hope for its survival. Donors rushed in behind first responders, generating a billion euros in financial support to rebuild within 24 hours.
The state of Delaware is seeking $700,000 in fines from the owner of a massage parlor who pleaded guilty to prostitution charges. Ed Tyll, heard weekdays 12-3 pm, asks his listeners if this penalty reflects any damage to the state or is it time to revisit anti prostitution laws. Ratzich called in from Georgetown with an interesting take on the world's "oldest profession". Click to listen http://bit.ly/2ZoDB3i
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has announced it will honor the head of Pittsburgh's Jewish community during next month's Independence Day celebrations, six months after 11 members of the community we…
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop C, Camp Cadet Program will be held at Clarion University, July 28 through Aug. 2. The camp is for boys and girls, 12 to 14 years of age, from Clarion, Clearfield, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean and Northern Indiana Counties. Campers will stay at the University for the entire week.
The state cigarette taxes in Pennsylvania ranked 11th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.
A 31-year-old man reported being jumped by half-a-dozen people Easter Sunday when a woman asked him for cash on the street, Dover Police announced Monday.
The nation’s high court on Monday wrestled with whether government spending records from the nation’s largest food safety-net program are records that Congress intended to be released under a key federal transparency law.
The body of 43-year old Marine Staff Sergeant Christopher Slutman was transferred on Monday, April 22, 2019 from Dover Air Force Base to New York City in a police escorted processional across three states.
A Holly Oak restaurant must pay more than $128,000 in back wages to 20 employees, and an equal amount in damages, for minimum and overtime wages violations, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday.
On any given day, J.P. Mascaro & Sons’ recycling plant outside Reading receives anywhere from 500 to 600 tons of recyclable material.
PITTSBURGH – Select Western PA District Post Offices will host seminars to help small businesses learn about the products and services offered by the Postal Service designed to help their business prosper.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania is lobbying for a presidential primary debate to be held in his home state, which is projected as a battleground in the 20…
Pennsylvania’s financial picture has improved greatly over the past 10 years thanks to a growing national economy, state Sen. Pat Browne says.
Members of the Indiana chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet for their monthly luncheon at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. The meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. following lunch.
New traffic patterns will be in place Wednesday on Old Route 119 to facilitate work on the Shick culvert carrying the road over an unnamed tributary of McKee Run in White Township, according to PennDOT.
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide the next major legal dispute over gay rights: whether the nation's job discrimination laws apply to sexual orientation and gender identity.
While the school store may seem like a mundane aspect of high school life for many students, one Carlisle senior plans to turn it into a career.
The environment has become a polarizing issue in recent years, but as honorary co-chairs of the “Year of the Environment” launching Monday on Earth Day, we are hoping to help make it a bipartisan cause again.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that the people "closest" to him weren't called to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller and his team because investigators didn't want to hear the "good things" those people would want to share about the president. Plent…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Are two chief executives better than one? With Game of Thrones' Jon Snow revealing his royal lineage to his lover — and aunt — and potential rival Daenerys Targaryen during Sunday's episode, their beleaguered army at Winterfell is about to find out.
A federal appeals court says Philadelphia city government can require that contractor Catholic Social Services does not keep same-sex couples out of its foster care program.
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tensions escalated in Sudan on Monday after talks broke down between protesters and the country's military rulers, who called for the reopening of roads blocked by sit-ins established during the uprising that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Valery Díaz covered her eyes and held her breath before looking in a hair salon mirror to see herself without much of the long dark hair that used to frame her face.
NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — St. Sebastian's Church in Sri Lanka's Negombo city was packed when Nilantha Lakmal arrived with his wife and three daughters for Easter Mass.