UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Behind strong starts on the mound from freshmen Taylor Lehman (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and Nick Distasio (Oley, Pa.), Penn State swept both ends of a doubleheader Sunday by scores of 4-1 and 13-3, respectively, in non-conference baseball action Sunday in Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The wins gave the Nittany Lions, winners of seven of their last eight games, their first three ...
PENN STATE vs. BINGHAMTON
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Winners of four of their last five games, Penn State hosts Central Connecticut in a three-game non-conference baseball series with games Friday at 5:30, Saturday at 1 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. It will be the final non-conference weekend series of the season, as the Lions will return to Big Ten play next weekend at Ohio State.
2 passengers in Berks County man's car die after collision on NJ road
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) ? Two people were killed and three others were injured when two cars collided on a central New Jersey highway.
Developer determined to welcome tenants to fire-ravaged building
The cold weather has delayed construction efforts at a former Reading outlet center building, which was ravaged by fire. Mother nature has not been kind to the construction crews working to repair the millions of dollars in damage at North Eighth and Oley streets. The sixth floor is glazed over in ice. On Monday, workers chipped away to prevent even more water damage to the rest of the building ...
Students using K'Nex face off in challenge
Future engineers are facing off using K'Nex. Teams of fourth through eighth grade students from several schools in Berks County took part in the K'Nex Design Challenge in Muhlenberg Township. Students had to design and build a machine that made a ping pong ball travel about five feet. "This is our future. We need to help them understand, even at such a young age, that they can create and they ...
Utah toddler trapped upside-down in vehicle that fell into river
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Flooding, chunks of melting ice cause problems on roads in Berks
It didn't take long for the warmer weather to wreak havoc on road crews. Washington Street in downtown Reading was under repair Wednesday after part of it buckled outside City Hall. PennDOT workers were called in, and the right lane of North Eighth Street was blocked off. "We get water under the road, and with the coldness at night, it freezes and the frost heave will push it up," said Raymond ...
Coast Guard Academy mourns two cadets who died in New Jersey car crash
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy community is "in mourning" following the deaths of two cadets from the Republic of Georgia in a car accident early Saturday morning.
Coast Guard Academy mourns two cadets who died in NJ car crash
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy released a statement on its Facebook page Monday regarding the two cadets from the Republic of Georgia who were the victims of an early Saturday crash in New Jersey.
Jackknifed tractor trailer shuts down stretch of Interstate 78
A jackknifed tractor trailer on Interstate 78 was one of many accidents that caused traffic troubles around the region on Friday. Link: PennDOT traffic camera The westbound lanes of I-78 were closed at the Route 737/Kutztown/Krumsville interchange (Exit 40) in Greenwich Township; eastbound travel was reduced to one lane. The tractor trailer struck the concrete median around 9:15 a.m., opening ...