| May 12, 2012
| 9:19 PM
The Lincoln Highway runs from Times Square in New York City to Lincoln Park in San Francisco covering approximately 3,142 miles in modern times.
The route was cobbled together from existing highways and dedicated on Oct. 31, 1913. The highway almost...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:17 PM
State Rep. Joe Preston, D-East Liberty, has introduced a bill that the legislature should put the brakes on.
He wants to increase the speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike to 70 miles an hour. The Turnpike Commission would have to approve the increase...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:54 AM
The Pennsylvania Turnpike alerts motorists traveling between Donegal Interchange(Exit #91) and Somerset Interchange(Exit #110) of a four-hour closure beginning at 11:45 p.m. on May 19 and ending at approximately 4 a.m. on May 20, for an overhead bridge...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:00 PM
A bill to boost the speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike is gaining traction.
Some drivers say it's a change that's long overdue, adding it may encourage more people to use the turnpike. However, some drivers have concerns about safety on the roads....
| May 24, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Brothers Tom and Mark Duman, Murrysville, were backpacking on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail Thursday morning. They didn't let little things like a crowd of people or a ribbon across the bridge stop them — they ducked under the ribbon and kept on...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:35 AM
It took almost 54 years, but Pennsylvania state Trooper Stephen R. Gyurke, who was killed in the line of duty, now has a bridge named after him.
Gyurke was assigned to the Somerset turnpike barracks. He stopped a tractor-trailer for a traffic violation...
| May 28, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Two bridges dedicated last week are welcome additions to Somerset County.
The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail bridge, dedicated on Thursday, replaces a bridge that was closed for safety concerns in 2009. The $1.3 million bridge crosses the Pennsylvania...
| May 26, 2012
| 9:56 PM
Memorial Day weekend marks the opening day for many local parks, camps and other outdoor recreational facilities.
With 30.7 million people will drive more than 50 miles for Memorial Day trips, according to auto club AAA, many of those local destination...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:23 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 8:04 AM
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...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 7:31 PM
We sports fans are a species of bottom-line thinkers.
Everything comes down to two things: Winning and losing.
We thump our chests and talk trash when our team wins.
We get offensively defensive when our team loses.
We are like a dog staring at a...
| Aug 29, 2012
On Thursday, in honor of the anniversary, JoAnn and Hank Zywicki went to their daughter's grave.
They'd driven up from their retirement development in Florida, all the way to Pennsylvania, to a little town near where they and Tammy had been born.