Dog attack critically injures owner in Blair County
ALTOONA — Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a man was critically injured in an attack by one of his dogs, which was then shot to death by police officers.
L.M. on hook for $22G in mat case
The Line Mountain School District spent more than $22,000 in taxpayer money defending against a successful federal lawsuit filed by the parents of Audriana Beattie to allow the seventh-grade girl to join the all-male junior high wrestling team.
- Only Shoch kept Clausi out of parole-fix meeting
Warden barely clings to job
Five years after his first day as warden of Northumberland County Prison, Roy Johnson on Wednesday kept his $60,000 job only because an impromptu salary board vote to terminate his employment ended in a 2-2 deadlock, with one abstention and one absentee member.
Penn Valley Airport gets $288G for terminal project
SELINSGROVE — The Penn Valley Airport will receive an investment of nearly $300,000 in federal and state funds for improvements.
Watsontown motorcyclist dies of crash injuries
MUNCY — A Watsontown motorcyclist died Tuesday of injuries suffered in an accident earlier this month where his motorcycle crashed and he was run over by a vehicle.
Area youth anglers fare well in first day of national competition
Four Mifflinburg anglers are in a good position to advance after the first day of competition at the inaugural BASSmasters High School Championship on Kentucky Lake.
Erick Trometter was in a coma when served with PFA
SUNBURY — Erick Trometter, the Sunbury man who was shot after allegedly pulling a knife on a Sunbury police officer, was in a coma when the Montour County Sheriff deputies served him a Protection From Abuse Order filed by his grandmother Amanda Trometter, according to Sgt. Dwayne Pidcoe during a hearing Wednesday morning.
3,000 pingpong balls rain from sky
A pilot who dropped 3,000 pingpong balls that were redeemable for prizes missed a crowd assembled for the stunt and instead hit a nearby interstate.
Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers
WASHINGTON — Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated 30-year-old guidelines to make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form of sex discrimination and illegal.
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