3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com
Seven of Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities -- under pressure from gun-rights advocates who believe that carrying firearms on a campus full of young people is a good idea -- quietly have started to allow guns to be carried in open spaces on their campuses.
7 hrs ago | New Pittsburgh Courier Online
Tom Corbett of playing a shell game with the state. But what game is the Pittsburgh advocacy group itself playing? It refuses to name its officers and directors.
12 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
It's hard to recall the last time York County has seen a state House general election with not just two, but three outstanding candidates.
16 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Pennsylvania's Governor Tom Corbett wants to serve another term and he has roughly 535 days to explain to the 8,508,015 registered voters why he should be re-elected. So far he's not doing that great of a job.
20 hrs ago | The Nation
Running a massive deficit of hundreds of millions of dollars, Philadelphia's school system is planning to eliminate all sports, extracurricular activities, counselors and libraries - beyond which, for schools eviscerated by austerity politics, there's not much left to lose.
The Harbor Creek baseball field has been renamed Paul Foust Field after the legendary coach.
Patton Township Police are asking who may have vandalized a local church. Police say anti religious slogans were spray painted on all four walls of the sometime overnight Wednesday into early Thursday.
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent HARRISBURG - Democratic leaders in the General Assembly say Gov.
A Canon-McMillan High School senior-Jacob Brown-was one of five students in Washington County to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship through the Comcast Foundation.
Gov. Tom Corbett speaks to a large crowd during groundbreaking ceremonies last year for Hormann-Flexon at Starpointe industrial park in Hanover Township.
Taxpayers in the Abington Heights School District narrowly escaped a rate hike after school board members opted to find other alternatives to cover the projected $2.2 million deficit for the 2013-14 school year.
HS Baseball Mercyhurst Prep tops Warren 4-3 College Baseball Behrend falls 11-1 to Marietta in NCAA D-III Tournament College Softball Mercyhurst NE advances in the NJCAA tournament with a 2-0 win.
A life begun in humble circumstances then enriched by family, friends and the accomplishments of lauded public service was in display Wednesday evening in a veritable gallery of photographs at the viewing of former Gov.
Cathedral Prep and Grove City win the boys and girls team titles respectively plus several other individual champions qualify for states.
The superintendent of a large suburban Harrisburg school district will be Gov. Tom Corbett's nominee for education secretary and replace Ron Tomalis, who after a busy and rocky two-year tenure will move into an advisory role in the administration, Corbett said Wednesday.
Though nearly half of Pennsylvanians support natural gas drilling to some degree, about 58 percent would back a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing until there is a fuller understanding of the risks, according to a poll released Tuesday.