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LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 16, 2018

Parts of the northeastern United States have already received record-shattering rainfall this summer.  According to AccuWeather, the recent deluge has been on par with the type of rainfall that can be unleashed by a tropical storm or hurricane.  In Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport had 4.34 inches of rain on Monday, which shattered the old record […]

LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 15, 2018

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro revealed the comprehensive findings yesterday of a statewide investigative grand jury looking into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.  The grand jury spent two years uncovering abuse of children by priests, and a systematic cover up spanning decades by senior church leaders in Pennsylvania and the Vatican. The investigation captured […]

LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 14, 2018

PennDOT’s Bureau of Rail Freight, Ports and Waterways has opened the application period for the 2018-19 Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP).  Applications for both programs are available on the Bureau’s website (https://www.dotgrants.state.pa.us/RailFreight/) until 4:00 pm on Thursday, August 30th.  Pennsylvania ranks first in the country in the number […]

LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 10, 2018

Penn State University police and the FBI are looking into a mass shooting threat that was posted to Twitter Wednesday night. PSUPD stated on their social media platforms that they, along with the FBI, are investigating the tweet to determine its credibility. They said there is no immediate danger to the community. The threat was […]

LOCAL NEWS | AUGUST 9, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) has announced enhancements to the PA CareerLink® system that will result in an effective one-stop shop for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers.  CareerLink is relaunching as a partner of the American Job Center network.  Customers will be able to share their experiences with Labor & Industry via the […]

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