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Harrisburg, Pa. — Treasurer Stacy Garrity is warning Pennsylvanians that scammers are using fraudulent text messages to target recipients of unemployment compensation benefits – potentially including normal unemployment compensation (UC), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), and Federal P…

In the Governor's STEM competition, students throughout Pennsylvania have an opportunity to engage in long-term research alongside other students and mentors, and then formally present their findings at a research symposium. The program also provides opportunities to work with local communit…

Allentown -- Two nationally-recognized institutions - The Association of Edison Illuminating Companies (AEIC) and Public Utilities Fortnightly - have awarded PPL Electric Utilities with a pair of awards for use of innovative technologies to reduce outages.

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Bloomsburg, Pa. -- Inability to access and use technology properly creates barriers for elderly populations — ranging from scheduling appointments online to falling into legal trouble due to a scam. Students from a club at Bloomsburg University set out to help seniors navigate the world of t…

Cybersecurity threats have launched national and local responses as the public faces a growing amount of scam calls, identity fraud, and other privacy invasions. As the public faces cybersecurity threats, legislators are considering economic impacts, while leaders in the field are offering t…

Harrisburg -- PennDOT and state organizations recently collaborated on a pilot project to pave part of Ridley Creek State Park roadway with pavement made from asphalt mixed with recycled plastic. Involved groups include PennDOT, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Depar…

Penn College considers its Plastics Innovation and Resource Center to be one of international recognition. A summer plastics workshop confirmed a national appeal, drawing industry professionals from seven companies across three states - Massachusetts, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh, Pa. -- At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations adapted their services to an online format, if possible. Even hospitals joined the trend, offering virtual patient care. The UPMC health system has been recognized for their advanced technology use this past year. 

Sullivan County, Pa. -- Comcast announced a recent network expansion to bring gigabit broadband internet to its service area in Sullivan County. Comcast also plans to investment in five additional Pennsylvania counties – together connecting nearly 3,400 rural homes and businesses.

Williamsport, Pa. - For some, retirement is a time for rest and relaxation. For Lisa Bock, it’s a time for writing books and giving back to her field. Bock recently authored her third book - her second one since retiring from her teaching career of 17 years in May of 2020.

Pennsylvania Furnace, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Timber Show kicked off today  with more 60 exhibitors showing off their forest product related machinery and equipment, technology advancements, financial options, and business assistance programs. Pennsylvania is the leading hardwood-producing s…

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Lewisburg -- With the COVID-19 public health emergency forcing much of the world's workforce to stay at home, people across the globe are now working remotely for the first time. About half of American workers are now working remotely, according to the Brookings Institution Center on Childre…

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Harrisburg, PA - Manufacturers that are currently producing, or can pivot to producing, COVID-19-related supplies are being asked to submit their information to the newly developed Pennsylvania Manufacturing Call to Action Portal.

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SpaceX, owned by Tesla founder Elon Musk, said it signed a deal with Texas-based startup Axiom Space to fly private astronauts to International Space Station in 2021. In the first mission under the deal, the flight on SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft will include three tourists and a flight c…

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Facebook, one of the world's most popular social networking sites, has turned 16 today. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and a few other fellow Harvard University students in the university dormitory room on February 4, 2004. Zuckerberg's idea was to create a social networking platfor…

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Norwalk, Conn. – Customers of Frontier Communications in the Northern Tier and Union County may soon be out of luck when it comes to telephone and Internet service. The communications company is planning to file for bankruptcy within the next two months, according a report from Bloomberg.