A new state-of-the-art crime laboratory in Cumberland County will help local police process evidence and name suspects faster than other central Pennsylvania departments, officials said Tuesday.
State transportation officials met with Wilkes-Barre officials on Wednesday to lay the groundwork for a feasibility study on passenger rail service between Wilkes-Barre and other cities, including Philadelphia.
A mobile and desktop app, developed by the Center for Schools and Communities and connected to the state Department of Education's homeless youth program, gives students and families 24/7 access to help and support.
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has opened public discussion of a draft policy on the use of electric bicycles in state forests and state parks across Pennsylvania.
A study by the Pennsylvania Charter Performance Center found enrollment in online charter schools surged 59 percent in the 2020-21 school year. Boyertown School District estimated this exodus added $5.4 million to its costs.
A recent study by Carnegie Mellon University looked at the effects of traffic, weather and other factors impacting the safety of highway work zones and increased accident risks in these areas.