| Sep 11, 2011
| 11:03 AM
PennDOT advises motorists that several state roads remain closed in South Central Pennsylvania due to flood-related issues. Road crews have been working all weekend to repair roadway washouts, inspect bridges and clear debris.
Here is the latest...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:59 PM
PennDOT advises motorists that several state roads remain closed in South Central Pennsylvania due to flood-related issues. Road crews have been working all weekend to assess damages, inspect bridges, repair roadway washouts and bridges, resurface roads...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 3:06 AM
PennDOT advises motorists that several state roads remain closed in South Central Pennsylvania due to flood-related issues. Road crews have been working all week to assess damages, inspect bridges, repair roadway washouts and bridges, resurface roads...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 10:19 AM
According to PennDOT, a construction project to replace the structurally deficient PA 309 Bridge over the Little Schuylkill River in Tamaqua Borough, Schuylkill County will begin September 6.
During the first phase of construction, the contractor will...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 9:53 AM
If you want to get a handle on the way our state government operates, you should call up a copy of House Bill 5 or Senate Bill 1249.
These are the bills that explain the dividing lines for 18 new congressional districts, drawn up under the...
| Dec 13, 2011
After learning how to tie flies three years ago, 16-year-old Mark Vargas of Stewartsville, N.J., got serious about it.
Vargas joined the Hokendauqua chapter of Trout Unlimited after taking the group's annual, and highly popular, fly-tying class and has...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 12:13 PM
It isn't a statistic for Somerset County to be proud of — the average blood-alcohol concentration of people arrested for drunken driving in the county is 0.22 percent, the highest in the state.
That average is almost three times the legal limit...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Now that three senators who represent the Lehigh Valley have betrayed their constituents by supporting the Republicans' preposterous congressional gerrymandering plan, it's time for the first of many installments in Operation Payback.
The traitors are...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Somerset County has the unfortunate distinction of having the highest average blood-alcohol concentration for people arrested in Pennsylvania.
Somerset County's average rate is 0.22 percent, almost three times the legal limit of 0.08 percent. Forty...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:07 PM
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE CONFIRMED A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR SCHUYLKILL HAVEN IN SCHUYLKILL COUNTY. NWS PERSONNEL TOURED THE STORM DAMAGE IN TANDEM WITH SCHUYLKILL COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT VIA STATE POLICE HELICOPTER ON FRIDAY...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Pennsylvania State Police in a joint operation with the Schuylkill County District Attorney's Office raided establishments in Schuylkill and Berks Counties seizing synthetic marijuana, bath salts and narcotic paraphernailia.
Search warrants were...