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No P3 Bridge Tolls Coalition Praises Court’s Decision to Void Tolling Initiative

No P3 Bridge Tolls Coalition Praises Court’s Decision to Void Tolling Initiative

CLARION, Pa. – The No P3 Bridge Tolls Coalition is praising the Commonwealth Court’s decision in the South Fayette Township case that voids the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) P3 Major Bridge Tolling Initiative. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 3, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Interstate 80 Tolling Plans Permanently Halted by Court Order

Interstate 80 Tolling Plans Permanently Halted by Court Order

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Plans to toll nine current bridges in Pennsylvania under the Department of Transportation’s Pathways Major Bridge P3 Initiative are permanently halted under a final order by the state’s Commonwealth Court, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) and Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21) said on Thursday. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 1, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. Waited More Than 2 Years To Test Wells After Finding Nearby Contamination. Now This Neighborhood Wants Answers.

Pa. Waited More Than 2 Years To Test Wells After Finding Nearby Contamination. Now This Neighborhood Wants Answers.

BENNER TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A class of synthetic chemicals identified in 2019 near Penn State University’s airport has fouled tap water in an adjacent neighborhood, and families there are now demanding to know why it took environmental officials so long to test their wells, which they use for bathing, cooking, and drinking. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 30, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Administration Highlights Responsible Celebration Ahead of Independence Day Holiday Weekend

Wolf Administration Highlights Responsible Celebration Ahead of Independence Day Holiday Weekend

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission held a media event on Wednesday, June 29, urging safe and responsible celebration this coming holiday weekend, and always. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 30, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Punxsy Native, 20 Other Members of the Pennsylvania State Police Promoted

Punxsy Native, 20 Other Members of the Pennsylvania State Police Promoted

​HARRISBURG, Pa. ­– 21 members of the Pennsylvania State Police were promoted to Major, Captain, and Lieutenant and were recognized at a promotion ceremony on June 21, 2022. FULL ARTICLE
AAA: Gas Prices Decrease Ahead of Independence Day Weekend

AAA: Gas Prices Decrease Ahead of Independence Day Weekend

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – Gas prices are three cents lower in Western Pennsylvania this week at $4.979 per gallon, according to AAA East Central's Gas Price Report. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 28, 2022 · Business, Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Pushes $91 Million for Nursing Homes to Offset Costs of Proposed New Staffing Regulations, But Industry Says It’s Not Enough

Wolf Pushes $91 Million for Nursing Homes to Offset Costs of Proposed New Staffing Regulations, But Industry Says It’s Not Enough

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Gov. Tom Wolf is asking the Pennsylvania legislature to spend millions to raise a key reimbursement rate for skilled nursing homes in the state to help offset costs from proposed new regulations that would increase daily required care. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 25, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
State Fire Commissioner Urges Caution Ahead July 4th Celebrations

State Fire Commissioner Urges Caution Ahead July 4th Celebrations

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As millions of Pennsylvanians prepare to celebrate Independence Day, Acting State Fire Commissioner Charles McGarvey joined local leaders and the Burn Prevention Network (BPN) on Thursday in urging residents to take the necessary steps to protect both their loved ones and property. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 25, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
DCNR Celebrates 2022 Ranger Trainee Graduates At Gifford Pinchot State Park

DCNR Celebrates 2022 Ranger Trainee Graduates At Gifford Pinchot State Park

LEWISBERRY, Pa.  – Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn on Thursday visited Gifford Pinchot State Park for a park ranger commissioning ceremony honoring 2022 graduates of the department’s ranger trainee academy. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 25, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Quirks, Oddities, And Unusual Attractions

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Quirks, Oddities, And Unusual Attractions

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. – You won’t find schools closing for the first day of buck season in Philadelphia, and people don’t consider spotlighting for deer a great date idea in D.C. Baltimore doesn’t have a weather-predicting groundhog, and Buffalo doesn’t hold weeklong festivals to celebrate peanut butter, mountain laurels, or a horse thief from 100 years ago. FULL ARTICLE