Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers made 18,412 driving under the influence (DUI) arrests in 2020, which reflects a 17% decrease from the total number of DUI arrests (22,139) in 2019. In addition, troopers investigated 4,157 DUI-related crashes in 2020.
While littering and illegal dumping are often discussed as social or environmental problems, rarely do we think about their economic impact. Over five years, 2014 through 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) spent over $65 million removing litter from within highway …
Washington, D.C. - Throughout America, children lack health care, economic security, education, adequate nutrition and safety. In an effort to ensure every child in America has the freedom to reach their full potential, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) is introducing the Five Freedoms for Ameri…
Mechanicsburg – With Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry providing $132.5 billion to Pennsylvania’s economy and the industry leading the nation for production in many sectors, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Acting Secretary of Education Noe Ortega recently stressed the importance …
Harrisburg — The deadline for older and disabled Pennsylvanians to apply for rebates on rent and property taxes paid in 2020 has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, 2021, the Department of Revenue announced recently.
- Humidity: 81%
- Cloud Coverage:48%
- Wind: 10 mph
- UV Index: 8 Very High
- Sunrise: 05:44:49 AM
- Sunset: 08:51:18 PM
Considerable clouds this morning. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High 73F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear skies. Low 47F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Mainly sunny. High 71F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
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BROCKWAY — The 6th annual Frank Varischetti All-Star game will be played June 25, at Frank Varischetti Field in Brockway. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
District 9 baseball and softball teams were a combined 3-6 in the opening round of the PIAA playoffs that started Monday.
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HARRISBURG — The CWD-positive deer recently detected in Warren County has led to new regulations to reduce the risk of the disease spreading.
I guess there are some things meant to be in this life. Opportunities that just drop in your lap are part of what is meant to be. I wonder why some things are just meant to be? I won’t get off topic and philosophize about life. This article is about playing the piano.
Critical Race Theory or CRT is an offshoot of Critical Theory, developed by Marxist Communists beginning in the 1940s. Marxist Communists believed that Americans would attack and dispossess those who had more wealth than they did and overthrow the government because they would see themselves…
Just last evening I heard that famous old saying, “eventually there will come a time when you go to more funerals than weddings.” I am most certainly at that stage of life.
HARRISBURG – Members of the Pennsylvania State Police investigated 844 traffic crashes during the four-day Memorial Day holiday driving period, from May 28 through May 31, 2021.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Department of Health Acting Secretary Alison Beam, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell recently reminded Pennsylvani…
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania collected $3.9 billion in General Fund revenue in May, which was $1.6 billion, or 65.4 percent, more than anticipated, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell reported recently. Fiscal year-to-date General Fund collections total $36.6 billion, which is $2.9 billion, or 8.5 pe…