| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:49 AM
A 65-mile section of the eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed tonight for an emergency recovery operation between the Breezewood Exit (#161) and the Carlisle Exit (#226) from 6 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m.
The closure is needed to allow...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Robert L. and Thelma Miller of Somerset are celebrating 60 years of marriage. The couple was married Sept. 12 1952 at the Friedens Lutheran Church by the Rev. Arthur Yeagy.
Born in Friedens, the former Thelma Mae Pile is the daughter of the late...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In trying to understand all the impacts of a relatively new industry in Pennsylvania, it's important those involved are clear about their practices.
Those drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale fields have been dealing with people wondering...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Portions of one of the new access roads for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Somerset interchange safety improvement project will be open to traffic within two weeks, according to state transportation officials.
A new intersection with a traffic signal and...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:26 AM
***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 (#...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:41 AM
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...
| 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.
| 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 18, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Beginning Saturday night a portion of Pennsylvania Turnpike will be shut down in both directions for about 7 hours.
The Turnpike will be closed for bridge work between Carlisle and Breezewood.
The Turnpike is expected to re-open by 6 a.m. on Sunday...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:35 PM
The reconstruction and widening of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in New Baltimore will likely mean the loss of at least two houses, part of the parking lot at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the steps leading from the turnpike to the church.
| Aug 14, 2012
The Pennsylvania Turnpike has had those bright yellow call boxes along the toll road system for more than 20 years. But because so many people carry cell phones, the number of calls have gone down.
" The numbers demonstrate that more and more people...