| Mar 25, 2012
| 3:48 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:06 PM
Kenneth Austin Stoy, 83, of Fort Loudon, died Monday, March 26, 2012, at home surrounded by his family. Born Feb. 9, 1929, in Somerset, Somerset County, he is the son of the late Charles Kenneth and Hilda E. (Schrock) Stoy. Also preceded in death by...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:39 PM
In March 1962, a terrible Nor'easter dubbed the Ash Wednesday Storm churned up the East Coast and devastated hundreds of miles of shoreline, including my favorite shore spot, Ocean City, N.J.
That pretty place and other New Jersey resort areas took an...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Last summer, or maybe the summer before, I was sitting on my porch after dark, just thinking some thoughts and gazing out at the neighborhood. I like to sit still with no light and listen to night's noises and breathe fresh evening air.
My view is not...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:54 PM
A $4.5 million project aimed at eliminating congestion near the Pennsylvania Turnpike interchange in Somerset is scheduled to begin Monday.
The undertaking will create two dead ends, funneling traffic away from several local businesses.
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Representatives from three counties met with Gov. Tom Corbett's staff Wednesday to discuss the progress of completing Route 219 from Meyersdale to Somerset.
Kathleen Duffy Bruder, deputy chief of staff to Corbett, Jim Ritzman, deputy secretary for...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:09 PM
A change of leadership coming up at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Chief Executive Officer Roger E. Nutt announced Tuesday that he will be stepping down effective on October 31, 2012. Nutt had been CEO of the Turnpike Commission since...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:46 PM
NEW BALTIMORE — Losing their homes or property to widen the Pennsylvania Turnpike was difficult enough for some residents. And the way they learned of the project has added insult to injury, according to several concerned citizens.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:41 AM
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is now operating under a Weather Emergency.
Hurricane Sandy is currently moving northward across the Atlantic Ocean.
The storm is expected to make landfall along the east coast on Monday.
The storm will be producing strong...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:12 AM
UPDATE: Due to the dangerous wind speeds associated with Hurricane Sandy, beginning at 12:30 p.m. today the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are expanding temporary speed limit reductions...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:36 AM
More than 5,000 West Penn Power customers in Franklin County were still without electricity late Tuesday morning after Tropical Storm Sandy tore through the county Monday night and early Tuesday.
The majority of the outages were concentratted in St....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:27 PM
With tropical-force winds creating dangerous traveling conditions in the Philadelphia area, Governor Tom Corbett is closing the full length of Interstates 95 and 676; I-476 (non-toll portion); I-76 from the Pa. Turnpike to Passyunk Avenue and the U.S....