This has been a relatively mild winter in most parts of northeastern and central Pennsylvania, but one look at the calendar brings back unpleasant memories of the snow storm on Valentine’s Day in 2007. 85 more words
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Twenty years ago, high levels of carbon monoxide forced families in one part of Lackawanna County out of their homes.
The colorless, odorless, poisonous gas entered the Dunmore neighborhood just days after a PennDOT blast for the construction of the nearby Casey Highway. 20 more words
Thirty years ago, one of the most infamous incidents in the history of Pennsylvania politics occurred in Harrisburg.
R. Budd Dwyer, the convicted state treasurer, killed himself in the middle of a news conference–right in front of horrified reporters and news cameras. 63 more words
Tyrone Moore, originally from Philadelphia, was sentenced to death more than 30 years ago in Luzerne County.
Moore was convicted for the murder of Nicholas Romanchick during a 1982 robbery at the Forty Fort Animal Hospital. 92 more words
“I’m thinking about the first verse. It says, ‘If you’ve been walking the same old road for miles and miles. If you’ve been hearing the same old voice tell the same old lies.’ That was just such a part of my life for years, just dead end road after dead end road,I’ve conquered it. 24 more words