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17 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
On Tuesday, Nov. 4, we will all have the opportunity to choose the next governor of this great commonwealth. My choice is Tom Corbett.
22 hrs ago | CBS Local
After a key committee vote this afternoon, the Pennsylvania House is poised to vote within the next week on a bill to authorize a cigarette tax to fund Philadelphia schools. For some, it was dA©jA vu: the House passed a bill more than two months ago to authorize the cigarette tax for city schools.
Yesterday | PennLive.com
Harrisburg police are looking for the drivers of a car and several motorcycles they believe were in the area of a fatal motorcycle accident around 9 p.m. Aug. 10 on the State Street bridge. Police are looking for the driver of an older model two-tone, light over dark, four-door sedan.
Yesterday | PennLive.com
When we asked readers what their commute is like , we anticipated that Harrisburg would figure into readers' responses in a big way, be it as a destination or an obstacle. Here are the reports from those commuting from across the East Shore who go to work in the capital city every day: how they get there, what issues they face and what could be done to make their commute better.
Yesterday | Philly.com
3. Prostate cancer screening: The Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition is holding a rally in Harrisburg today to promote a pro-screening law. The group has launched a "Don't Fear the Finger" campaign in an effort to counter a decline in PSA screening rates.
The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a listening session to obtain public input on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon pollution emission guidelines for existing fossil fuel-fired power plants and the proposed standards for modified and reconstructed units on Thursday, Sept. 25. The listening session is being held prior to the finalization of the department's official comments to EPA on the proposed guidelines and standards.
This week there are analyst, associate, chief investment officer, partner and senior associate positions up for grabs at Bison Capital , BoldPointe Partners , OrbiMed , the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System and Susquehanna Growth Equity . Bison Capital is hiring a full-time pre-MBA associate based in the greater Los Angeles area.
AS THE Pennsylvania General Assembly returns to session today, we like to imagine their reaction if they returned to the statehouse finding the place hadn't been cleaned over the summer, that there were no security guards at the doors, and half their staff had been cut so they had to answer their own phones. Yet those are largely the circumstances awaiting schoolchildren in Philadelphia when they began their school year last week: cuts to staff including cleaning and security, made by Superintendent William Hite to assure the schools would open on time.
HUMMELSTOWN, Pa.- Hummelstown Borough Police have obtained a felony arrest warrant for Dominic Xavier Neidig, of Harrisburg. Neidig is wanted on one count of Theft by Unlawful Taking and one count of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property related to the theft of a Chevrolet truck and a Saturn Vue SUV from the 800 block of W. Main, Hummelstown on September 7th.
Sean Furlong, 29, a city resident, is wanted on charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, and reckless endangerment, city police said Monday. Furlong allegedly stabbed a 26-year-old woman in the chest inside a home in the 300 block of South 14th Street.
A central Pennsylvania prosecutor says he won't file charges in a fatal shooting after determining the shooter had a right to defend others against an armed attacker.
Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick identified the victim in a weekend fatal shooting as 23 year old Charles L. Tate, III, of Harrisburg. Tate was found lying along the 300 block of South 14th Street at about 2:30 am Saturday.
In March, a demonstrator holds a sign in support of medical marijuana during a cannabis reform rally at the Capitol rotunda in Harrisburg. Another rally is planned for Sept.
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This is the historic courtroom used when the Supreme Court sits in Harrisburg. There is plenty of artwork for the justices to admire when arguments get mundane.
The Commonwealth Financing Authority is a little-known state agency that doles out millions of dollars for transportation, energy and water and sewer projects and decides how to distribute the annual local share of slot revenue from Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and Mount Airy Casino Resort to municipalities, businesses and institutions across Northeastern Pennsylvania. The authority wields a lot of power, a fact underscored by the large contingent of Harrisburg lobbyists that attend its meetings.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:26 pm
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