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Pa. hawk sanctuary has different kind of egg hunt

April 20, 2014

DREHERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A wild bird sanctuary in eastern Pennsylvania offers children a different kind of egg hunt for Easter, offering as prizes realistic looking wooden replicas of raptor eggs. more »»

Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

April 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now... more »»

Missing Pa. boater's search enters recovery stage

April 20, 2014

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — Searchers trying to find a suburban Philadelphia man who fell from his boat into the Delaware River say they now consider it a recovery missio. more »»

Authorities examine body of woman in NE Pa. pond

April 20, 2014

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania plan a forensic examination of the remains of a woman's body discovered in a private pond. more »»

State College expands surveillance cameras network

April 20, 2014

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — State College is expanding its system of downtown surveillance, adding 71 cameras to a network that's been in place for about a decade. more »»

Easter Bunny train sparks New Jersey brush fires

April 19, 2014

POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A train carrying the Easter Bunny in northwestern New Jersey has ignited several small brush fires. more »»

Classes canceled after Danville teachers strike

April 19, 2014

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Parents, students and others say they're hoping for a resolution of the teacher strike that began this week in the Danville Area School District. more »»

Yorkers ask city to legalize raising chickens

April 19, 2014

YORK, Pa. (AP) — A group of York City residents are asking the local government to make it legal for them to raise chickens.

The York Dispatch reported Saturday (http://bi. more »»

Officials: Easter Bunny train sparks brush fires

April 19, 2014

POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Fire officials say several small brush fires were ignited by a train carrying the Easter Bunny in northwestern New Jersey.

The Express-Times of Easton, Pa. more »»

Bicyclist seriously injured in crash with tractor

April 19, 2014

AKRON, Pa. (AP) — A bicyclist is being treated for significant injuries after crashing head-on into a tractor during a race on a country road in south-central Pennsylvani. more »»

Pa. dog grooming, training, boarding firms thrive

April 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bella Donna wouldn't dare board a plane without a fresh haircut. Her name means "beautiful lady," after all, and the teacup Yorkshire terrier lives up to i. more »»

How one student thrives at troubled Philly school

April 19, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gionna Hawkins is 14, a smart young lady with serious goals and a detailed plan for pulling them off — class president, then internships, college and law school. more »»

Hoarding, clutter present dangers to firefighters

April 19, 2014

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — When firefighters arrived to fight the fire at Ken Murry's Mountville home late last month, they couldn't open either of the front doors. more »»

Eagle webcam enthralls viewers, aids research

April 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On a recent afternoon, Bill Powers perked up with excitement when his PixController Inc. webcam of the bald eagles' nest in Hays reached an impressive benchmark. more »»

Falling concrete limits Scranton parking garage

April 19, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A thin section of concrete that fell from the underside of an exit ramp is closing most parts of the Linden Street Garage in Scranton. more »»


Shotgun Shoots April 23, 2014

The Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club will hold Shotgun Shoots each Wed. at 7 pm. $10 for 6 Rounds. Located 1.5 miles from the Allegro on Veterans Memorial Hwy towards the Horseshoe Curve, Altoona. All ages welcome! For more info: avsa_membership@hotmail. more »

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