| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Robert L. and Thelma Miller of Somerset are celebrating 60 years of marriage. The couple was married Sept. 12 1952 at the Friedens Lutheran Church by the Rev. Arthur Yeagy.
Born in Friedens, the former Thelma Mae Pile is the daughter of the late...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In trying to understand all the impacts of a relatively new industry in Pennsylvania, it's important those involved are clear about their practices.
Those drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale fields have been dealing with people wondering...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:49 AM
A 65-mile section of the eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed tonight for an emergency recovery operation between the Breezewood Exit (#161) and the Carlisle Exit (#226) from 6 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m.
The closure is needed to allow...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Cash paying travelers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be issued a new style ticket beginning Wednesday, Septermber 26, 2012. The new tickets, sporting a different look and feel, will be about 1.75 inches longer and printed on white thermal paper. They...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Pa. police: Man’s death on turnpike ruled a suicide
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — A Carbon County, Pa., man’s death was ruled a suicide after police found him in his pickup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Fulton County.
| Jul 21, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Two people are dead and two others injured after a single-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lancaster County. It happened around 6 a.m. on Saturday morning in the eastbound lanes of the turnpike in East Cocalico Township. State police say...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 8:29 PM
It's been 10 years since one of the nation's greatest miracles happened right here in Somerset County.
The Quecreek Mine rescue on Dormel Farms near Sipesville symbolized hope, patriotism and most of all — a nation united in prayer from July 24-...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Kirk Cressley pointed with dismay to the 14 nearly 100-foot long empty fish pools that he cleaned out by hand shovel and wheelbarrow, a project that took a year to accomplish.
After he and his wife, Denise, bought the former Kriss Pines Trout Hatchery...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Traffic is slowed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Donegal and Somerset.
Shortly before 10 a.m. there was an accident around the 95 milepost. The accident is blocking the left lane and turnpike officials expect 1 miles of delays eastbound.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Weather observers and residents alike were stunned by the amount of snow Somerset County received over night. The county received about 7 inches of snowfall starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
National Weather Service observer A.J. Jarosz said he was...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:09 PM
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has lifted travel restrictions on more than 350 miles of the turnpike. The 45 mph speed limit restriction is still in effect, however, on the Northeast Extension from Wilkes Barre (Exit No. 105) to Clark Summit (Exit...