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  • Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without power

    Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without power
    The local impact of Hurricane Sandy became more catastrophic for the Lehigh Valley with the deaths of two more people, bringing the region's death toll to four as of Wednesday morning. A Lower Macungie Township woman died from the fumes from a portable...
  • Baby delivered at height of storm

    Baby delivered at height of storm
    Anna Volino and her husband were closely monitoring Hurricane Sandy on Monday — and Anna's restless womb. She kept a regular appointment with her doctor early in the day before the storm struck and knew it was only a matter of days or hours...
  • Weekend road closures impact motorists traveling along Route 222 in Lancaster County

    Weekend road closures impact motorists traveling along Route 222 in Lancaster County
    Bridge closures are scheduled for over the next two weekends on Route 222 over the Pennsylvania Turnpike in East Cocalico Township in northeastern Lancaster County. These closures are part of the nearly $2.4-million bridge rehabilitation project that...
  • Tractor Trailer fire shuts down part of Pennsylvania Turnpike

    Tractor Trailer fire shuts down part of Pennsylvania Turnpike
    Expect delays this morning if traveling eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. A tractor trailer fire has the stretch of highway between Breezewood (Exit 161) and Carlisle (Exit 226) shut down. At this time only eastbound traffic is stopped, westbound...
  • UPDATE: Turnpike Reopened

    UPDATE: Turnpike Reopened
    ***UPDATE: The Turnpike is now open to traffic.*** A tractor trailer caught fire at milepost 219 eastbound in Cumberland County this morning just before 4am and caused a 65-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between the Breezewood Interchange (#...
  • #Migratory #bird season begins Sept. 1 in #Pennsylvania

     
    Early Canada goose and dove hunters take to the fields of Penn’s Woods on Sept. 1, as part of Pennsylvania’s 2012-13 migratory bird seasons announced today by Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. Dove hunters will...
  • Turnpike study endorses 'cashless' toll collection

     
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission today took another turn in the direction of eliminating cash toll collections. After studying issue with the assistance of two consulting firms, Commission officials have concluded that a "cashless" Turnpike not only...
  • Bill Boosting Turnpike Speed Limit To 70 MPH Advances.

     
    Capitol Ideas Intern Mike Macagnone Reports: Leadfoots rejoice: You might soon be traveling faster down the Pennsylvania Turnpike, although it would be because of an all-clear from the legislature rather than the left-hand lane. Speed limits on the...
  • Two Dead After Crash on Pa. Turnpike in Lancaster County

    Two Dead After Crash on Pa. Turnpike in Lancaster County
    Two people are dead and two others injured after a single-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lancaster County. It happened around 6 a.m. on Saturday morning in the eastbound lanes of the turnpike in East Cocalico Township. State police say...
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike could Transition to All Electronic Toll

    Pennsylvania Turnpike could Transition to All Electronic Toll
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike recently completed an All-Electronic Tolling Feasibility Report. The results of the report shows the Commonwealth is capable of having an All-Electronic Tolling System. Carl DeFebo with the PA Turnpike Commission told FOX43 All-...
  • Feeling the Squeeze: Paying at the Pump

    Feeling the Squeeze:  Paying at the Pump
    With the average price of regular gas now moving close to 3.90 cents more people are feeling the pain at the pump. Along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lower Swatara Township, several drivers were trying to find ways to save. Cathy Langer of Ohio was...
  • Bridge Demolition work to close PA Turnpike for five hours starting April 21

    Bridge Demolition work to close PA Turnpike for five hours starting April 21
    The Turnpike between Breezewood and Carlisle will be shut down from 11 p.m. April 21 until 4 a.m. April 22. The Pennsylvania Turnpike cautions motorists that a 65 mile stretch of toll road will be closed in both directions for five hours the weekend of...