| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Jeremy E. Walker, 29, Somerset, died March 9, 2013. Born July 31, 1983, in Somerset, he is the preceded in death by his grandparents; Evelyn and Elmer Schrock and Ursula and Andrew Walker. Survived by his parents, Richard and Mary (Schrock) Walker,...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:07 AM
If Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski faced Gov. Tom Corbett in a Pennsylvania gubernatorial matchup today he would win.
Pawlowski, who has hinted at an interest in the 2014 governor's race, performs at the top of the list of potential Democratic challengers,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Jacqueline Ann Spare, a registered nurse who worked for many years at Bon Secours Hospital, died of bone cancer May 28 at the Joseph Richey Hospice. The Columbia resident was 65.
Born Jacqueline Ann Sullivan in Abington, Pa., she was the daughter of...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The unemployment rates in both Franklin and Fulton counties experienced sharp increases in December primarily due to larger labor forces, a labor expert said Monday.
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Franklin County increased seven-tenths...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Dr. Hal Butler wants to hire a receptionist for his Hagerstown dental practice. Thus far, more than 200 people have applied.
John Kelly wants to hire five new workers for his Mount Airy, Md., sign company. He’s got stacks of applications —...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Baltimore and Maryland's counties could impose their own 5-cents-a-gallon tax on gas to pay for local roads and buses under a proposal by Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller.
Miller also proposed Thursday leasing a state toll highway to a private...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:02 PM
A bill introduced by Del. Neil Parrott, R-Washington, in the current session of the General Assembly seeks to give the State Highway Administration the ability to raise the maximum speed limit on interstates, state expressways and some other highways to...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 7:45 PM
If you mouse your way to the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System website and click on "About SERS," you then can find a comforting "SERS Snapshot," which paints a rosy picture of how the system is humming along.
The Snapshot's chart shows...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:32 PM
An advisory commission studying whether shale gas extraction should proceed in Maryland called Monday for new legislation to deal with potential abuses in leasing and drilling for the fuel, but environmentalists said so many questions remain about the...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Q: A few years ago, PennDOT bought and demolished the Ackermanville store as part of the effort to remove a hazardous curve on Route 191 in Washington Township. I've heard the state has abandoned those plans and now intends to demolish the house on the...
| May 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Memorial Day is here, and summer vacation season soon will be in full swing.
I don't have to tell you how expensive vacations can be. If you're like me, you're always looking for ways to cut the cost without reducing the fun. If you think joining a...