Advocates for rural Pennsylvania say expanding high speed broadband access is a priority in 2019, but funding for infrastructure continues to be a challenge.
7 days ago
A new mine in Pennsylvania's anthracite coal country has not brought new jobs to the region.
1 month ago
Statewide research from Pennsylvania State University finds that there’s a severe lack of connectivity to broadband internet for much of Pennsylvania.
1 month ago
Dorothy Johnson-Speight still holds the burden of a mother’s pain. ...
2 months ago
In downtown Wilkes-Barre, a man named Tom is sitting outside at a table watching CNN on his phone. He’s ...
3 months agoListen 5:54
Nearly three and a half million Pennsylvanians live in rural parts of the state and face challenges different than those in urban areas.
3 months ago
Each time there’s a new report or newspaper article about sex abuse in the Catholic Church, Chuck Gesin ...
3 months agoListen 4:57
The wide-ranging package known as the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 rolls up 70 bills that will be backed by about $5 billion in funding.
4 months ago
Opponents, however, fear the bill will simply preempt local control of an inherently local issue.
4 months agoListen 3:44
It’s a short walk from the municipal building in downtown State College where Ed LeClear works as borough planning director to a two-st ...
5 months agoListen 5:34
Patients using medication-assisted treatments slowly being accepted into group recovery homes.
5 months agoListen 6:14
For many farmers in the state, last month's intense precipitation is part of a pattern of weather changes of which they are trying to adapt.
5 months ago
The town that’s home to Penn State is growing. State College borough expects a 20 percent increase in housing units — mostly downtown student rentals. Not everyone is happy.
6 months agoListen 4:35
Home to Penn State University’s main campus, State College and the larger Centre County area have been steadily growing in terms of population and economy.
6 months ago
When Schuylkill Yards was first announced – Brandywine Realty Trust’s proposal to turn 14 acres of largely empty, Drexel University-o ...
6 months agoListen 5:23
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