Wintry Weather Expected Late Tonight into Monday

This is the home page for emergency managers, county officials, the public, etc. to do a self briefing.  For information on a particular hazard, just click on the appropriate tab below. Winter Flooding Fire Heat Thunderstorms Tropical Today’s Minimum Relative Humidity Map displays 24 hour minimum relative humidity values for Day 1. Map is updated […]

Brains, Not Clothes

Many female professors complain that students evaluate them in sexist ways based in part on appearance, and data suggests that’s true. But few administrators have spoken out against student bias in evaluations, and tend to treat it more as an inevitable if unfortunate part of the process. So a recent mass e-mail to students at Rutgers […]

Colleges Raised a Record $1.26-Billion for Sports in 2014

Wealthy donors are fueling a boom in gifts to major-college sports programs, with the biggest athletics departments reporting a total of more than $1-billion in donations last year, according to a survey released this week by the Council for Aid to Education. It’s the third time in the past four years that sports gifts have […]

Fracking Researchers Under Pressure

It started on a Texas farm called Hard Scrabble. It was there that Robert B. Jackson, now a professor of environmental earth system science at Stanford University, encountered the gas boom to come. His father-in-law, the environmental writer John Graves, had made Hard Scrabble famous in his books. So Mr. Jackson was surprised, nearly a […]

Penelec Phone Scam Returns to Erie Area

Energy bill phone scams are back in our area. The scammers are posing as Penelec employees on the phone to cheat you out of your money. In this latest wave, a caller posing as a Penelec employee says your last two payments haven’t gone through, and that unless you pay up immediately, they will shut […]

Retiring Penelec Lineman on a Mission to Help African-Americans Succeed

Penelec plans to hire 24 new utility lineman. A retiring lineman wants to be sure young African-Americans have a chance at the opportunity. “I look down the hallways on our dock and there’s no, absolutely no other African-Americans at all,” said John Crosby, a lineman at Penelec. “So when this program came, I said I […]

Apps Free For PC Publishes Latest News Of WhatsApp Working On Web Client

This article was originally distributed via SproutNews. SproutNews, WorldNow and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. WhatsApp for PC is one of the most requested app transitions in history, and Apps Free For PC has just published rumors that the app developers may finally be working on developing a PC version. […]

Women’s Swimming Forges Ahead, Defeats Golden Rams

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Women’s Tennis Earns Hard-Fought Win Over Temple

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