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Penn State fraternity members due in court over hazing death

Some members of a now-closed Penn State fraternity facing charges over the death of a pledge last year are due back in court on Friday. A preliminary hearing at the courthouse near campus will involve 11 of the 26 young men charged in connection with the February 2017 death of Tim Piazza after a nig

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-23 17:18:00

#MeToo Creator Tarana Burke Speaks at Penn State

Tarana Burke, creator of the #MeToo movement that took social media by storm in late 2017, spoke Thursday night at Penn State's Heritage Hall about the movement's roots, the impact it has had on its participants, and several popular misconceptions surrounding her campaign, among other topics. The #M

STATE COLLEGE - 2018-03-23 14:46:00

Dump truck bursts into flames on Pa. Turnpike near Willow Grove, traffic snarled

WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (WTXF) - Emergency crews responded to the scene of a fiery crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Friday morning. The crash occurred in the westbound lanes around 5:30 a.m. near Willow Grove. FOX 29's Bob Kelly reports a dump truck was involved in an accident and then burst into flames

FOX29.COM - 2018-03-23 14:05:00

Wyomissing Public Library kicks off National Poetry Month with Poet and author John Yamrus

Poet and author John Yamrus will be the featured speaker as the Wyomissing Public Library kicks off National Poetry Month on Monday, April 2nd at 6 PM. Since 1970 Yamrus has published 26 volumes of poetry, 2 novels and one volume of non-fiction. He has also had nearly 2,000 poems published in print

BCTV.ORG - 2018-03-23 13:29:00

Dean Dairy asked to delay cutting ties with Mercer, other farmers

Pennsylvania's Department of Agriculture is asking Dean Dairy to delay a decision to stop receiving milk from dozens of farmers, many of which are in Mercer County. State Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding sent a letter to Dean Dairy Holdings LLC following the announcement that the company pro

WFMJ.COM - 2018-03-23 13:11:00

Sun Journal owner Reade Brower to purchase 2 more Maine daily newspapers

Reade Brower, the owner of four of Maine's seven daily newspapers, announced Friday morning he will purchase two more Maine daily papers, the Times Record of Brunswick and the Journal Tribune of Biddeford, as well as the Mainely Media weekly publications. The publications are owned by George Sample

SUN-JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 12:31:00

These 6 Lehigh Valley operations are going solar, thanks to $5M from state

State money released earlier this month will help five Lehigh Valley businesses and one municipal water authority begin running on solar energy. The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Financing Authority approved the grants March 16, state Sen. Lisa Boscola said. "I'm encouraged by the economic and environme

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-23 12:21:09

Pennsylvania bill aims to boost support for mentally ill

When residents of Pennsylvania begin to exhibit signs of mental health issues, officials say, there's often nothing that anyone can do to intervene unless a person becomes an immediate danger to themselves or to others. That's poised to change as the state legislature is moving closer to implementin

WATCHDOG.ORG - 2018-03-23 12:16:00