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Wednesday Aug 20 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's Action Weather 4 Forecast

Pittsburgh's Action Weather 4 Chief Meteorologist Mike Harvey has a look back on the heavy rains we had today and what we can expect in the next round of storms across Western Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Weather, New Philadelphia, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Frontier to add new Trenton flights

The new route, the 19th nonstop and first international destination for Frontier from Trenton was announced Monday by Mercer County executive Brian Hughes.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies

Erie Times News

State grant will pay for Erie airport maintenance truck

The airport will buy a medium-duty dump truck and plow with the $135,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's aviation development program, said airport Administration Manager Kim Scharrer.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Greenville, PA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Times-Tribune

New interstate pipeline proposed for Luzerne County

Four companies in a joint venture plan an interstate natural gas pipeline to run from Luzerne County to New Jersey.


Related Topix: Luzerne County, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Northampton, PA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

More charges added against mom, grandparents accused of starving boy

The mother and maternal grandparents of an 8-year-old Mercer County boy who was found abused and nearly starved to death by child welfare workers in western Pennsylvania last month have now been charged with attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

Mom, grandparents of starved boy held for trial

The mother and maternal grandparents of an 8-year-old Pennsylvania boy doctors said "looked like a Holocaust survivor" were ordered on Thursday to stand trial on attempted murder and other charges for allegedly denying the boy food regularly and hiding him from public view.


Related Topix: Greenville, PA

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Erie Times News

35 shopping carts stolen in Mercer County

State police at Mercer said the carts, valued at $4,725, were reported stolen between July 25 and 27 from County Market, 49 Pine Grove Square, Pine Township, Mercer County.


Related Topix: Mercer, PA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WOGY-AM Pittston

Peter Horne, Ph.D., author & Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice and Corbett

Peter Horne Ph.D., author & Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice and former Coordinator of the Criminal Justice Program at Mercer County Community College talks to Corbett about the U.S. Justice Department lawsuit against the PA State Police claiming physical fitness tests discriminate against women.


Related Topix: Prison, us Travel, Travel, York, PA, Queens College, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Westminster College

College Receives Grant from Colcom Foundation

Westminster College received a grant for expansion of its Lawrence and Mercer County Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring program from Pittsburgh-based Colcom Foundation , whose mission is "to foster a sustainable environment to ensure quality of life for all Americans."


Related Topix: Dickinson College, Leechburg, PA, Butler, PA