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  • #HBGFlooding Updates -- Full List of Closed Wastewater Treatment Plants.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're a Capitol Ideas reader within the flood zones of Harrisburg and Wilkes-Barre, we hope you made it out of town with time to spare. As of 6 a.m., here's the latest information we......
  • Kate Gosselin caught speeding again

     
    Berks County mom Kate Gosselin got a ticket for speeding Sept. 9 when Pennsylvania State Police police said she was going 88 mph in a 65 mph zone. The ticket for the lead-footed mother of eight cosy $174. Kate who......
  • Is Kate Gosselin in danger of losing her license?

     
    On the heels of the news that Berks County mom Kate Gosselin got a ticket for speeding Sept. 9 when Pennsylvania State Police clocked her going 88 mph in a 65 mph zone, more traffic citations have turned up for......
  • Kids can enter PennDOT's Aviation Art contest

     
    Young artists are invited to draw a picture showing how aviation is important in their community in the 2011 Aviation Art contest held by Pennsyvania Department of Transportation's Bureau of Aviation. Through Oct. 14, children in first through fifth...
  • Would temporary traffic signals solve problem of Route 309 bridges?

     
    A number of people wrote in response to today's column on motorists ignoring the northbound-only traffic restriction on Route 309 in Heidelberg and North Whitehall townships, suggesting that temporary traffic signals at each bridge would safely accomodate...
  • Late Blight found in Greater Lehigh Valley

     
    Yesteday, we received a sample of tomato plants from Eastern Berks County that have late blight. Growers who have tomatoes in high tunnels may want to protect their crop with fungicides. The tomatoes in home gardens are pretty much finished......
  • Is Kate Gosselin a menace on the road?

     
    Kate Gosselin has been racking up the tickets lately and now the National Enquirer is suggesting she is endangering her children with her driving and worrying ex Jon Gosselin. Berks County mom Kate Gosselin got a ticket for speeding Sept.......
  • Latest disciplinary actions by Pennsylvania licensing boards

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions taken by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you can find all of.......
  • Kate Gosselin starts new job

     
    Working reality hit Kate Gosselin Wednesday when she went to Whiting, Ind., just outside Chicago to discuss her new coupon blog with the team at CouponCabin.com which runs an online coupon website. The Berks County mom was laying out the......
  • Audit cites errors handling veterans' benefits claims

     
    Today's Watchdog column is the latest about military veterans and the poor treatment they've received from their government when they apply for benefits for service-connected disabilities. Air Force veteran Stephen Berger, who lives near Jim Thorpe, has...
  • Forest Steward certification earned by Blockus

     
    Gary R. Blockus, outdoors and sports writer for The Morning Call, was one of 16 volunteers who completed the Pennsylvania Forest Stewards Volunteer Program’s training in October 2011 after participating in two weekend workshops on forest stewardship...
  • Sam Rohrer Declares For U.S. Senate.

     
    Former State House Member ... ... Sam Rohrer of Berks County has become the nintth Republican to jump into the already crowded pack of GOP candidates looking to unseat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., in 2012. Surrounded by supporters in......