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PITTSBURGH, PA - Amazon is a 24-hour-a-day operation, so one of the determining factors in its selection of a second headquarters could be a city's late night food options. That's the premise malt beverage brand Four Loco took in analyzing the 20 Amazon HQ2 finalist cities for the quality of their overnight ...
It was in Bensalem Township that then-Gov. Ed Rendell signed Pennsylvania's casino gambling bill into law. At the site of what is now Parx Casino, in the winner's circle of a fading racetrack, casinos began in 2004 as a “historic” initiative to bring money to the declining horse-racing industry and tax revenue ...

The Popeye's at 7500 City Ave. was burglarized Feb. 20 and March 5 and had cash stolen, police said. In both occasions, a man got inside the restaurant through the drive through window and pried open a cash register, police said. The suspect stole the cash drawer from the register, according to police.
Good morning, Philadelphia. And by “good morning” I mean it's going to snow again today, and it's April now, and it's OK to be sad sometimes. Today we're talking about the pending Bill Cosby retrial, tonight's NCAA championship game starring the Villanova Wildcats, and towns taking a gamble on ...
On Monday, Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission will begin oversight of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. Though it won't be quite like a scene from a Western, there are plenty of legal questions involved. Back in November, the legislature voted to modify Pennsylvania's public utilities statute in ...
Shulkin's exit resonates in Pennsylvania not just because of his extensive ties to the state, including serving as Chief Medical Officer of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University Hospital, and the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital ...

The quick-hitting storm that covered much of central Pennsylvania in a light blanket of snow Monday morning set records for Harrisburg and State College. ... least 4-6 inches - stretched from Altoona and Johnstown up to State College and Williamsport, north of Allentown into New Jersey and New York City.
Lois Weber — born on Federal Street in Allegheny City, now known as Pittsburgh's North Side — is among the people and places chosen for 16 new state historical markers by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. The new markers, selected from 51 applications, will be added to the ...
York - the city proper - has a reputation as a violent town. Statistics throughout the years show it averages a dozen or so homicides a year, most drug- and gang-related. Compared with Pennsylvania cities of similar size -- between 30,000 and 50,000 residents -- York does rank third in violent crime overall ...
After a rules fight, a deadlock and a dozen rounds of voting, a former president of the City Council has been chosen as the interim mayor to replace a former mayor convicted of trading city contracts for campaign cash. Council members on Thursday night chose former president Ray O'Connell, who will ...
Sgt. Drexel announced charges against Mother Nature for the snowfall which began yesterday, the first day of Spring. According to the citation, Nature was told numerous times "Go home. You're drunk," but she refused, citing a Pennsylvania groundhog as her reason for bringing this latest snowfall. If you're ...
Philadelphia's low ranking can be explained by the city's lack of digital service growth and low attractiveness to workers, according to research done by Brookings Institution and other analyists. The index also noted Pennsylvania's heavy debt payments as a potential issue for Amazon's infrastructure.
It's the nearing the end of Pennsylvania's maple-sugaring season, so put down the Log Cabin and spring for the real stuff. Nearby Somerset County has a collection of maple camps, but closer to the city in Fox Chapel, there's a small educational operation run by Scott Detwiler, an environmental educator for ...
As Penn's campus joins the City of Philadelphia in shutting down operations on Wednesday, the Faculty Senate has, too, announced that all scheduled events ... One of the biggest events postponed from Wednesday is the "Immigration Town Hall: The Role of the University in Responding to and Shaping ...
Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___. TAX RETURNS SHOULD BE DISCLOSED, March 21. Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates aren't required by law to release their tax returns, but candidates for the commonwealth's highest office have done so for at least six campaigns dating back to the 1990s.
It's safe to say that no one walked into Walmart in York., Pa. on Saturday with "attend a wedding" on their shopping list. But they found one, back in the Garden Center, where store employees Leida Torres and Chrissy Slonaker Torres said "I do" in a wedding gown and formal wear while standing under a ...
The Office of Emergency Management will activate the city's Emergency Operations Center at 5 am Wednesday. A full EOC activation brings together city agencies and partners in one room and allows for real-time resource and information sharing, problem solving, and a coordination of city services.

Before the legislature amended Act 47 in 2014 to include deadlines, municipalities such as the city of Clairton, outside Pittsburgh, lingered in the program. ... by asking voters to approve a change in the town's status from a third-class city to a home-rule municipality, said Omar Strohm, deputy city manager.
On March 1, longtime Allentown, Pa. Mayor Ed Pawlowski was convicted of 47 federal crimes in a corruption trial. The trial centered on a scheme in which Pawlowski rigged city contracts for construction, engineering, legal and technology work in order to raise funds for his 2014 campaign for Pennsylvania ...
UNION CITY, NJ - MARCH 07: A postal worker walks on a sidewalk covered by snow as the winter storm Quinn hits on March 7, 2018 in Union City, New Jersey. This is the second nor'easter to hit the area within a week and is expected to bring heavy snowfall and winds, raising fears of another round of ...
Fort Drum resident Jessica Myers and her two children were aided by the staff of a McDonald's in Gibson, Pa., who let them stay in the restaurant overnight after ... Mrs. Myers said her husband Charles, an Apache helicopter pilot at Fort Drum, informed her over the phone that the town had a single hotel.
HARRISBURG, PA (WSKG) — Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to figure out a better way to pay for state police. Most of the department's ... Pennsylvania has over 2,500 municipalities, and almost 1,300 of those rely on the state police for all their law enforcement needs. 400 more use part-time state ...
More than 100,000 were already without power in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania after Winter Storm Riley battered the East Coast days before. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) announced most of its bus service in the Philadelphia area was suspended ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mayor announced his resignation Thursday a week after jurors convicted him on charges that he traded city contracts for campaign cash. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski said he will step down at 5 p.m. Friday from the job he's held a dozen years. The 52-year-old ...
Big PA Snowfall Totals In March 7 Storm: See Town-By-Town List. Some Eastern Pennsylvania towns reporting big snow totals from Wednesday's storm. The highest inch count in suburban Philly was 16 inches. By Kara Seymour, Patch National Staff | Mar 7, 2018 2:38 pm ET | Updated Mar 7, 2018 10:02 pm ET ...
As far as snow accumulation, some parts of Eastern Pennsylvania got walloped. In parts of the Poconos, nearly two feet of snow fell. In suburban Philadelphia, parts of Delaware and Montgomery county reported the highest totals. Nine inches fell in Wayne, Delaware County. The storm caused a nightmare ...


 

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