May 21, 2009 RSS feed / Features

PennDOT Values Customers Over Security

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - In its zeal to provide good customer service, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has ignored its own security procedures and issued fraudulent driver's licenses that may jeopardize public safety, according to a repor More...

Senate's Budget Would Close At Least 35 State Parks

Families, outdoor enthusiasts would miss out on popular destinations

The millions of visitors who flock to Pennsylvania's state parks and forests to relax and experience nature's beauty would have fewer opportunities to do so under a budget plan that passed the Senate last week. More...

Lower Gasoline Prices Mean Road Trips Are Back This Memorial Day

Americans are ready for a break, and they're being enticed out of their homes by big travel discounts

Last Memorial Day, many Americans, concerned about the economy, ate their hamburgers and hot dogs in the backyard. This year, the nation will start to hit the road again, perhaps chowing down with family and friends hundreds of miles away. More...

Transplant Donor's Brother Says He'd Be Proud

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jeff Keen wanted to help people, perhaps by becoming a nurse or a counselor. He died at 23 and never realized those career ambitions. But, in death, he's helping people through organ donation. More...

Keeping Your Eyes Young

The South Central Blind Association (SCBA) urges you not to take your eyes for granted. More...