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Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Killed in the Line of Duty

Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Killed in the Line of Duty

GREENSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner, Colonel Tyree C. Blocker regrets to announce the death of Trooper Michael P. Stewart from injuries he received in a two-vehicle crash at approximately 2:30 a.m. in Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 15, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
Treasurer Torsella Warns Pennsylvanians of Telephone Scam

Treasurer Torsella Warns Pennsylvanians of Telephone Scam

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella warned Pennsylvanians Friday of a telephone scam in which scammers portray themselves as state Treasury employees threatening victims with arrest if they do not immediately pay unpaid taxes. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 14, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Reorganization Recommendations for PASSHE Presented to Board of Governors; No Closings Recommended

Reorganization Recommendations for PASSHE Presented to Board of Governors; No Closings Recommended

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The consultant hired to assist with the strategic review of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has completed its data collection and analysis, and today presented a series of recommendations for the future of the State System. FULL ARTICLE
Indiana One of 12 Opioid Crisis Counties to Receive Drug Deactivation Pouches

Indiana One of 12 Opioid Crisis Counties to Receive Drug Deactivation Pouches

SHELOCTA, Pa. – Unveiling a major initiative to reduce the diversion of prescription drugs in Pennsylvania communities hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday announced the Office of Attorney General will supply 300,000 drug deactivation and disposal pouches in 12 counties. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 12, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
CareerBuilder midyear job forecast (PRNewsfoto/CareerBuilder)

Nationwide Study: 60 Percent of Employers Plan to Hire Full-Time, Permanent Employees in the Second Half of 2017

[caption id="attachment_192471" align="alignright" width="289"] CareerBuilder midyear job forecast (PRNewsfoto/CareerBuilder)[/caption] CHICAGO, Illinois – Are you one of the 27 percent of workers who plan to change jobs in the back half of the year? The odds of landing one – and getting paid more - are in your favor, according to CareerBuilder's 2017 Midyear Job Forecast. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 10, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Three Electronic Devices Could Be Approved for Hunting

Three Electronic Devices Could Be Approved for Hunting

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners recently gave preliminary approval to a measure that would make three additional electronic devices lawful to use while hunting. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 8, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News, Sports
Thousands of PA Turnpike Motorists Could Be Stranded If They Fail to Pay Overdue Toll Violations and Invoices

Thousands of PA Turnpike Motorists Could Be Stranded If They Fail to Pay Overdue Toll Violations and Invoices

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The PA Turnpike Commission (PTC) is warning 10,611 PA Turnpike motorists with overdue toll violations and invoices that they could risk having their motor-vehicle registrations suspended if they don’t make good on their debt. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 6, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Office of Attorney General Inspecting Fireworks Sales and Display

Office of Attorney General Inspecting Fireworks Sales and Display

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday detailed the work of the Office of Attorney General's Bureau of Consumer Protection, which is inspecting fireworks dealers throughout Pennsylvania to ensure fireworks sales are in compliance with Pennsylvania law. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 3, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvanians Warned of Overdose Cluster in Tioga, Lycoming, and Clinton Counties

Pennsylvanians Warned of Overdose Cluster in Tioga, Lycoming, and Clinton Counties

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A cluster of more than 50 overdoses in a 48-hour period in Tioga, Lycoming, and Clinton Counties prompted a warning from Wolf Administration officials on Friday about the potentially lethal risks of heroin that could be laced with fentanyl and other synthetic opioids. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 1, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Administration Stresses Fireworks Safety Ahead of Independence Day Weekend

Wolf Administration Stresses Fireworks Safety Ahead of Independence Day Weekend

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the Fourth of July just days away, the Wolf Administration is urging Pennsylvanians to keep fireworks safety and laws in mind. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 1, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News