| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Four weeks into the school year, East Penn Superintendent Michael Schilder says that while problems still exist with the district's new transportation provider, Student Transportation of America Inc., a turnaround in performance may be underway.
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Last fall, 29-year-old Fang Da, an entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast, suddenly found himself in the midst of a coughing fit after biking near his home in Hangzhou, in eastern China.
So he went to the Internet and started learning just how serious...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:17 PM
PPL Electric Utilities, UGI Utilities and Bimbo Bakeries are among the companies awarded state grants Friday to help pay for cleaner burning, alternative fuel vehicles.
"These important grants allow Pennsylvania to make the most of our abundant...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:31 PM
HARTFORD — A bobcat that attacked a woman in Bozrah on Saturday has tested positive for rabies, state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said Tuesday.
Environmental Conservation officers were able to euthanize the bobcat on...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:54 PM
EAST HAMPTON — Lake Pocotopaug was eerily quiet Tuesday morning after the lake's beaches were closed because of a late-summer bloom of harmful blue-green algae.
Despite the sweltering heat, no one was in the water and no boats could be seen on...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Sustainable food habits--practices that support a more environmentally and socially responsible food system--are a growing interest in our efforts to protect the environment and our communities from the potentially damaging...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Drink up, Mount Dora.
The water is safe to drink again, a city spokeswoman said today.
The city lifted its precautionary boil alert about 3 p.m. after 3,000 customers were affected for nearly three days.
City leaders issued the advisory Sunday after...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Citing a report that even its author says is based on incomplete information, the Bureau of Land Management wants to resume issuing oil and gas drilling leases on federal land in California. So in the absence of clarity, BLM officials plan to gamble with ...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The City of Elmhurst has spent $20 million on sanitary sewer improvements since 2011, and negotiated a lawsuit settlement to limit legal fees and put more money toward flood control, City Manager James Grabowski said Friday.
Under a consent order issued...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Wehr's Dam has been a fixture along the Jordan Creek in South Whitehall for more than a century. Built of timber and concrete like thousands of dams in waterways across Pennsylvania, it has outlived by more than six decades the grist mill it was built...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:10 PM
State environmental officials say they don't plan on investigating asbestos-laden materials dumped and later buried behind Wescosville Elementary School last year.
State Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Colleen Connolly said Thursday...