Turning the clock ahead one hour with the return of Daylight Saving Time at 2 a.m. this Sunday, could come with a renewed spring in your step. Dr. Robert Gerstman, a psychiatrist at Geisinger Medical Center, says the body and mind will adjust quickly.
Foreclose now for a future that's brighter. That's the strategy unveiled today as the Mall at Steamtown squirms beneath heavy debt. As the Times-Tribune reported today Al Boscov, whose department store is now sole anchor store in the mall, was on the money talking money matters when he said foreclosure procedures will be initiated. That will pave the way for the restructuring of the debt. And officials say that will be a big positive for the mall. Boscov huddle with mall officials this morning and WNEP reports he'll meet with representatives of the stores that lease space in the mall tomorrow.
Ten days after Saint Patrick's Day you've parked the green shirts....now grab the blue. March 27th is the 11th annual Casual Day. The point of the day is to start casual conversations about the importance of getting screened for colo-rectal cancer. Offices, schools, churches...any groups are invited to participate. Casual day t-shirts are fifteen dollars....pins five bucks. Wear them to work on Casual Day. Find out how to particpate by going to www.cancer-nepa.org or call the Norhteast Regional Cancer Institute. All money stays in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
This is the bridge on Route 772 over the Amtrak line in Mount Joy.
As the season for bridge construction and repairs draws near, the state transportation department is taking stock of the many structures that require attention. The commonwealth's new $2.4 billion transportation law will make a serious dent in fixing hundreds of deficient and dangerous bridges when projects get underway soon. Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch says the to-do list for Pennsylvania's bridges is pretty extensive. There are 4,000 structurally deficient bridges and another 11,000 that are borderline. Schoch says weight restrictions will be coming off of bridges within two years of their construction dates.
21 year old suspended part-time Wyoming Borough police officer Cody Smith will be swapping his police uniform for a prison uniform. He admits he had sexual relations with a 16 year old girl and a trio of 14 year olds. As part of the plea agreement he will do a minimum two years in prison, be on five years probation, and have to register as a sex offender.