| May 31, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Q: With my gas tank nearly empty, I mistakenly filled up with E85 ethanol recently at the Exxon station at 1825 Route 309 in South Whitehall. I did not know what this E85 was, nor that it could damage my engine. The pump had a yellow hose, and a white...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:17 PM
You're more likely to be thinking about salt water than salt trucks when you hit the highway now, but it won't be long before winter is here and salt trucks are on the road again.
Nobody wants to think about January in June, but when it inevitably comes,...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Mitt Romney's campaign has confirmed his itinerary for his Saturday foray through Pennsylvania.
The "Believe in America: Every Town Counts" tour will feature the following stops:
Weatherly Casting and Machine Company in Weatherly, Carbon County, for a...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 7:33 AM
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists to be prepared for slow moving or stopped traffic when traveling in both direction on State Route 72 (Lebanon Road) Monday, June 25 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. while construction workers reconfigure the...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:59 AM
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission held a ceremonial groundbreaking Friday morning on a $4.5 million project to improve traffic flow and safety at the Somerset interchange.
Currently people traveling to businesses near the intersection cross traffic...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:38 AM
PennDOT District 8 announced today that bridge painting operations begin June 25 on the Interstate 83 bridge over the Pennsylvania Turnpike on-and-off ramps in Fairview Township, York County.
This work is part of an overall $11 million construction...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Businesses near the Somerset Interchange of the Pennsylvania Turnpike are dealing with construction headaches as a $4.5 million project to improve traffic flow and safety began in April.
Currently people traveling to businesses near the intersection...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:04 PM
The revelation came like a bolt of lightening after Tuesday's paper landed on the porch. The late great Watergate figures John Erlichman and H.R. Haldeman may not have had to do 11/2 years in prison, each.
They should have had their defense team make...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Three people will face illegal drug trafficking charges in Somerset County court following a traffic stop Feb. 19 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Somerset Township.
The New York and Ohio residents attended a preliminary hearing Wednesday before...
| Jun 28, 2012
The completion of Route 219 may be two votes and a signature away from reality.
On Thursday the conference committee working on a new transportation bill released its measure, which eliminates a provision that barred the use of toll credits as matching...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:00 PM
If he said it once he said it 100 times — U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster had Route 219 tattooed on his forehead.
Looking in the mirror at that hypothetical tattoo has paid off. On Friday Congress passed a transportation bill that repeals toll credit...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Friday may be remembered as a landmark day in the completion of Route 219.
President Barack Obama signed the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act into law Friday. Included in the act is a provision that allows more than $100 billion to be...