Lawmakers next month will consider a bill that revises the smoking ban to rule out any future waivers.
Governor Wolf, who proposed a tax on natural gas drilling last week, says he wants the natural gas industry to succeed in the state and denies that he’s threatening a ban.
The ice is 6-8 inches thick along some parts of the Delaware, and that has prompted the US Coast Guard to take action.
He says elderly residents suffering from dementia walked away from their homes in Upper Dublin and Lower Merion, and were found dead. A third person, from West Philadelphia, was taken to Lankenau Hospital suffering from hypothermia.
“This is our best way to show love,” says Jackie Wleh, founder of Able Bodied Christian Men, Inc.
Capt. Stephen Jones of New Jersey State Police say 59-year-old Eugene Powell died even though he had people checking on him.
It was 10 degrees F. out, but members of the Flyers ice hockey team hosted a lunchtime skate outside City Hall.
Even though President’s Day is a state holiday, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation managers were on the job, planning their ground strategy to handle the approaching snowstorm.
When temperatures drop below 20 degrees Fahrenheit, the City of Philadelphia puts its “Code Blue” initiatives in place.
“In really cold weather like this, the metal is so brittle, you can hit a bump the wrong way and break springs,” notes Hugh Snyderman, second-generation owner of a Gulf station in Old City Philadelphia.
“Unprecedented drought conditions” — the worst in more than 1,000 years — are likely to come to the Southwest and Central Plains after 2050 and stick around because of global warming, according to a new study in the journal Science Advances on Thursday.
Until yesterday’s announcement that the Democratic convention will be in Philadelphia next year, Septa had planned to begin a $150-million renovation of the corridors under City Hall by the start of that summer.
Penndot is dispatching trucks, plows, and crews from across the state. New Jersey DOT is sending ten dumptrucks equipped with plows and salt spreaders, six front-end loaders, ten “bobcats,” and 36 workers.
“It’s only six by ten,” the museum’s attorney says. “It’s an accessory sign — it’s not outdoor advertising.” Opponents say it could engender more digital signs along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Wolf says his natural gas drilling tax plan could raise $1 billion, most of which would go to education.