Erie Couple Robbed During Home Invasion

A freighting situation for an Erie couple over the weekend, when they are beaten during a home-invasion robbery. Erie police responded to a home in the 900 block of east 10th street. The victims are a 60-year-old woman and 54-year old man. Police say three black men, wearing masks, barged into their home, around 1:00 […]

Pa. Lawmakers Debate Minimum Wage Increase

Minimum wage could be going up in Pennsylvania, if some House Democrats have their way. New legislation would raise the hourly wage to $9 per hour. That number would climb to $10.10 per hour after the first year. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2017, and each year after, the rate would be determined by the cost […]

2015 PIAA State Basketball Brackets Announced

The games schedules have been announced on the road to Hershey, see the when and where below! == A GIRLS: 2:30// Sharon H.S.(Saturday) Kennedy Catholic v Elk County Catholic 1:00// Canon-McMillan, Canonsburg (Saturday) Cochranton v CW North Catholic == AA GIRLS: 7:30// Sharon H.S. (Friday) West Middlesex v Greensburg CC 6:00// Meryhurst Prep (Friday) Harbor […]

Woods Earns Fourth Ivy Rookie of the Week Honor

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Corcoran Named Ivy Offensive Player of the Week

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Men Ranked 18th by CollegeSwimming.com

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Thaw Festival offered inviting activities for community, expected to grow

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The first-ever Thaw Festival that began on Feb. 25 and ran through March 1 in State College added some life and entertainment to the downtown over a frigid weekend, and will most likely expand in years to come, according to officials. The festival, a town-gown initiative, featured music, film, comedy and […]

What’s beneath Hawaii’s most active volcano?

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Step away from the villages and idyllic beaches of Hawaii, and you may think you’ve been transported to the moon. Walking along the lava flows of the Kilauea volcano, the landscape changes from a lush tropical paradise to one that’s bleak and desolate, the ground gray and rippled with hardened lava. […]

Penn State trustee election ballot positions announced

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ballot positions for the 2015 election of trustees by alumni were determined March 2 by a drawing, a procedure established by Penn State’s Board of Trustees. In accordance with guidelines, the following three candidates received at least 250 nominations, meet the qualifications to be a trustee and have agreed to run. […]

Cumberland County commissioners approve free rides to seniors for trips to libraries

Cumberland County commissioners on Monday approved a program to provide free rides for county senior citizens to and from libraries in their communities. It goes into operation on Tuesday on a one-year pilot program. Seniors will make reservations for the program as they do for other free ride programs. Commissioner Jim Hertzler last week noted […]

Sex, racial discrimination claims reappear in ex-Susquehanna Twp. School District superintendent’s $6M lawsuit

Susan Kegerise has added sex and racial discrimination counts to her $6 million lawsuit against Susquehanna Township School District and three board members. Kegerise, former superintendent at the district, included the counts in a new amended complaint, which was filed Friday. The counts, however, aren’t entirely new. Kegerise’s original complaint included counts addressing claims of […]

School roof will need replacing, South Middleton officials say

South Middleton School Board expects to discuss a construction project when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the Boiling Springs High School cafeteria. The roof at Rice Elementary School is in need of replacement, officials said. The building, just north of Mount Holly Springs, now houses kindergarten through third-grade students. However, third-grade classes will be […]