Pennsylvania ranked No. 45 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
A winter storm warning remains in effect for Cumberland County from 1 p.m. Saturday through 1 p.m. Sunday as the area braces for a batch of snow, wintry mix and rain.
Philadelphia City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s announcement on Friday that she will not seek reelection leaves questions about how the dynamics of City Council could change during her remaining 11 months in office and after.
A Philadelphia judge played the city’s land sale process to flip a publicly owned lot for a windfall, again calling into question the city’s process for appraising and selling its land.
Jamar L. Kelly faces a monumental challenge. The interim executive director of the Germantown Special Services District knows his organization is failing at its core mission of keeping the neighborhood’s commercial corridors free of garbage. He sees it in the newspapers and plastic bags that swirl across his path every day, and in the discarded soda cans and cigarette butts mashed into the sidewalk.
The status of area attractions managed by the National Park Service during the government shutdown is complicated.
National legislators who represent Cumberland County have made several overtures toward a solution for the partial government shutdown.
CHICAGO (AP) — After leaving slick roads and runways in the Midwest, a winter storm inched its way toward New England, where it was forecast to dump up to 2 feet (0.61 meters) of snow.
Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging has announced the menu and program schedule for its centers for active living for the week of Jan. 21.
A major winter storm will impact the region beginning today and continuing through tomorrow. Expect periods of heavy snow. An arctic blast will move in beginning tomorrow and stay through the beginning of the work week.
The Progress is happy to announce the birthdays of area residents, but many times the information is received too late for publication. Names and birthdays must be received at least two days before the birthday.
CURWENSVILLE — Curwensville Borough has declared a snow emergency beginning today through Monday. No parking is permitted along borough streets to allow for snow plowing and removal.
Only four Conrad players scored points, but they all reached double-figures as the top-ranked Red Wolves pulled out a 58-50 win over No. 3 Caravel in a rematch of the 2018 DIAA State Championship Game.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate for December 2018 held at 4.2 percent, unchanged from November 2018, but down from 4.8 percent in December 2017, according to federal data released Friday.
After accepting its charter at the Pennsylvania FFA Mid-Winter Convention earlier this month, the Shanksville-Stonycreek FFA Chapter has joined the ranks of 12,930 FFA members across the state.
Matthew Ream Snyder, 30, Madison Avenue, Somerset, was arraigned Friday on strangulation and related charges stemming from a domestic dispute over money, according to Somerset Borough police.
Median wages for full-time workers were flat for the final quarter of 2018, according to federal data released Thursday, with little movement in middle-class wages since mid-2017.
Abu Bakar Bashir, a radical Islamic cleric and the alleged mastermind behind the 2002 Bali bombings, has been granted early release from jail on humanitarian grounds.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State police investigated all but one officer-involved shooting in South Carolina in 2018. And the one they weren't called out for was the deadliest encounter of all.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When Louisiana voters enacted new restrictions on felons running for office, they inadvertently ensnared the small town of Ball in a new mayoral feud.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Despite the government shutdown, federal courts around the country have remained open and allowed the wheels of justice to keep turning in criminal cases.
TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — Hidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says death toll from pipeline explosion in central Mexico rises to 66.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The French military says it has carried out airstrikes in central Mali that killed some 15 members of an unnamed extremist group that had been preparing an attack.
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Madagascar's new president has been sworn in and vows to establish independent bodies to combat the Indian Ocean island nation's widespread corruption.
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say counter-terrorism officers have killed four insurgents, including two women, in a shootout on a highway in eastern Punjab province.