Congress barely meets DHS deadline

By Deirdre Walsh, Dana Bash and Ted Barrett CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) — The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, avoiding a partial shutdown just hours before a Friday night deadline. President Barack Obama signed the bill, which funds the Department of Homeland Security until March 6. The bill […]

Men’s Basketball Chases Brown But Falls, 75-69

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ILMSD Day Two: Swanson and Schultz Swim to Titles

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Swimming ECAC Championships Day One in the Books

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Pink Zone more than just a game

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – When the Lady Lions tipoff against Wisconsin on Sunday, they will be playing for more than just a game. The traditional blue and white uniforms will be swapped for pink, as the Lady Lions honor those in the fight of their lives against breast cancer. Though the game takes place annually, […]

Pollock computer lab closed for electrical repairs

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The computer lab in Pollock Building is closed until further notice due to safety concerns with electrical malfunctions under the lab’s floor. The Testing Center on the first floor of Pollock Building will remain open. The lab is being closed as a precaution and to ensure the safety of Penn State […]

Midnight Clear parking restrictions in effect Sunday to Monday

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Office of Physical Plant has announced a “Midnight Clear” for snow removal from Sunday night at midnight through 7 a.m. Monday (March 2). During these hours, parking at all faculty/staff surface parking lots on campus, including Innovation Park, will be prohibited. Click here to read a full description of parking restrictions. Article source: […]

Dispatches warn multi-vehicle crash slowing traffic along I-81

Drivers should expect delays on Interstate 81 following a reported crash in the area of Penn Township, according to Cumberland County emergency dispatches.  The crash involving multiple vehicles was reported shortly before 9:15 p.m. along Interstate 81 southbound near Exit 37 for state Route 233 — Newville, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. PennDOT reported the crash restricted a lane and […]

State police search for suspect in reported string of attempted home burglaries

State police are investigating after a Williamstown resident reported seeing a man attempting to break into homes in the Dauphin County borough. The attempted burglaries were reported about 2:10 p.m. on Thursday in the 100 block of East Street in the borough, according to state police in Lykens. The man, who troopers described as in […]

I-81 traffic to resume normally following reported multi-vehicle crash, PennDOT says

Officials have cleared the scene of a multiple vehicle crash along Interstate 81, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The crash was reported shortly before 9:15 p.m. Friday along Interstate 81 southbound near Exit 37 for state Route 233 — Newville, according to PennDOT. The crash initially restricted a lane and slowed traffic in the area. […]

Worth Township man disbarred after child abuse conviction

Posted: Saturday, February 28, 2015 7:42 am Worth Township man disbarred after child abuse conviction HARRISBURG – State Supreme Court said Friday it has disbarred a former deputy attorney general who now lives in Mercer County based upon his resignation. Douglas B. Barbour, 35, of 88 Barbour Road, Worth Township, had been on temporary suspension […]

A cut above: Hermitage plans to update ‘street cut’ ordinance

A cut above JOE PINCHOT | Herald This section of Christy Road, which was dug up to replace a sanitary sewer lateral, is cited as an example why Hermitage needs to update the street cut ordinance. The new pavement is about two inches higher than the rest of the road surface. Posted: Saturday, February 28, […]

South Philly flower Carol Riddick sings the songs of Anita Baker

Carol Riddick is driving to a recording session in New York on one of the coldest days in February. It’s a week ahead of the “Lady of Song” show she’s got booked at Fire and Ice, and it’s a month after the release of her sophomore album, Love Phases—which comes a long nine years since […]