As record-high temperatures and heat watches and warnings exist across the state today through Monday, Governor Tom Wolf is asking all Pennsylvanians to heed advice to stay informed, aware and take precautions against heat-related illnesses. Temperatures in the 90s, combined with high humidi…
PITTSBURGH — A baby alligator was found far from the tropics in the parking lot of a grocery store outside Pittsburgh on Friday morning, the fourth alligator discovered near the city since May.
Pennsylvania was ranked 24th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled this week that the city of Pittsburgh has the authority to require businesses to provide paid sick leave to its employees.
The decommissioning process for Three Mile Island’s No. 1 reactor remains on schedule as officials with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced this week the Pennsylvania reactor will shut down for good by the end of September.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf once again tried to rally support for his Restore PA initiative Thursday, holding a news conference on the importance of broadband connectivity as he seeks to convince lawmakers to OK his $4.5 billion infrastructure plan.
Magisterial district judges preside over traffic, civil, landlord-tenant and other summary level cases, in addition to serving as the court of initial jurisdiction for all serious criminal off…
COUDERSPORT — Eleven suspected drug dealers were arrested during a drug raid in Potter and McKean counties, according to a press release from Andy Watson, Potter County district attorney.
The Port Allegany Post 258 team made it to the championship game of the Elk/McKean/Warren County Youth Legion league last weekend, falling to Smethport 8-2 on Saturday evening after downing Br…
Hundreds of athletes and spectators didn’t let a few raindrops — or even a passing thundershower — chase them away from the first ever “Wrestling Under The Lights” tournament, held June 29 at …
The 11th Annual Endless Mountain Music Festival Charity Golf Tournament will be on Monday, July 29 at the Tyoga Country Club in Delmar Township, near Wellsboro.
The summer solstice has arrived and already slipped by. Those few longer days of light in June are past and slowly getting shorter. To most outdoorsmen, it’s the first sign that hunting season…
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission posted detailed information about this year’s distribution of impact fees on natural gas producers – totaling $242,964,000 – on the PUC’s Act 13 website.
Painting in Jessie’s Gardens
This month, the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. announced three updates to its flagship program, the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania: a new website was launched, the membership program was expanded to include new organization types, and the program no longer requires annual memb…
The PA Route 6 Alliance announced that the deadline to be included in the 2019 PA Route 6 Map/Guide is fast approaching. Area businesses have until May 22 to advertise in the multi-county guide and website designed to attract more travelers to the scenic highway.
It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.
While eating meatless has an array of health benefits and even significantly reduces your carbon footprint, there is undoubtedly a price you pay cutting out meat. Vegetarians and vegans commonly struggle with making up these crucial nutrients and vitamins.
If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.
Once again, millennials — anyone born between 1981 and 1996 — are in the news. This time, unbeknownst to them, it’s a plea for help.
Power has been restored to 13,000 customers in Brooklyn, but around 40,000 others across New York City are still without power early Monday as temperatures remained high overnight and rain clouds loomed over the city. (July 22)
I heard a funny bit last week on my favorite Saturday morning radio show, NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me.” It seems that several cities in the country — no surprise that NYC is one — are experimenting with using citizen volunteers to report on parking, illegal idling and other vehicle-relate…
Just two months apart, the governors of Maine and New Jersey signed laws ensuring that terminally ill adults in their states would no longer have to suffer needlessly at life’s inevitable end.