pennsylvania

City Life

Will Pa. Forsake the Democrats in 2016?

Democrats love Pennsylvania. Hillary Clinton won her 2008 primary here. The party is holding its 2016 presidential convention here. We haven’t voted for a Republican […]

Business

PA Could Lose 5% of Workforce in Next 15 Years

In the next 15 years, Pennsylvania could lose a serious portion of its workforce. Pennsylvania — and 20 other states — will experience shrinking workforces between […]

Business

NJ’s Economic Growth Near Worst; PA Just Average

New data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis finds that New Jersey had poor economic growth in 2014. Compared to other states, New Jersey […]

City

Pa. Woman, 100, Says Secret to Longevity Is “A Lot of Booze”

A woman in Plains Township — it’s where Pocono Downs is – recently turned 100, and WNEP-TV of Scranton was there to film her. They asked […]

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CNN Graphic Misidentifies Pennsylvania as New York

https://twitter.com/_youhadonejob/status/608267034045128706 A graphic on CNN yesterday misidentified Pennsylvania as New York, and now this is a blog post telling you about it. Hmm. It was […]

City Life

Pennsylvania’s Baby Bust

Pennsylvania has one of the lowest birth rates in the United States — the lowest, in fact, for any state outside of New England, the […]

City Life

New Jersey, Pennsylvania Really, Really Stink at Pension Funding

New Jersey and Pennsylvania have America’s most-underfunded public employee pension systems, says a new report from the National Association of State Retirement Administrators. In fact, […]

City

Pennsylvania Attorney General, Chief Justice Reach Porn Deal

Pennsylvania’s porn email scandal drags on. On Wednesday, the office of Attorney General Kathleen Kane said she and Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Ron Castille […]

City

Pennsylvania Defending Lawsuit by Blaming Woman for Her Own Rape

A 24-year-old was working at the Rockland state prison in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania prison as a typist when she was attacked and raped by an inmate. […]

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Pa. Trooper Shooting Suspect Added to FBI Most Wanted List as Police Close In

[Update, 10 a.m. Saturday] The Morning Call reports that the search intensified last night and shots were reported in the area where police are conducting their search. Shots […]

City Life

Funeral Scheduled for Trooper in Barracks Shooting

A funeral for Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II will be held Thursday morning at a Roman Catholic catheral in Scranton. He was the state trooper […]

City

Pennsylvania Selling 11 Bridges for as Little as $1

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but I’ve got a bridge to sell you. Okay, not me. But the state of Pennsylvania has […]

City Life

NJ Ranks 8th, Pa. 16th in Child Well-Being

The Inquirer reports: “New Jersey’s ranking for overall child well-being slipped to eighth best in the nation from fifth last year, and Pennsylvania inched up […]

City Life

Interview: Adam Solow on the Immigration Crisis

The debate over illegal immigration has taken a new turn in recent months, as thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America have appeared at the […]

City

Pennsylvania Student Fugitive Caught After Photo Appeared in Paper

A Bloomsberg student wanted by police for bail-jumping in a years-old DUI and drug case was caught on Sunday — just days after he appeared […]