PITTSBURGH >> With school districts across the state now in their fourth year of facing fewer state and federal resources, statewide results of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment tests show declines in every grade level in nearly every subject tested.The pattern of lower scores on the 2014 PSSA tests holds true for subgroups of students who a […]
WASHINGTON -- Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.But it will take time for families to figure out the best bang for their budgets -- even as a bigger political battle brews over the program's future.
Boyertown >> The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present "Trespass - The Music of Genesis," with opening band Carpe Nota in concert on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. This event will be held at 61 N. Reading Avenue. Doors will open to the public at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at a discounted price of $15 when purchased in ad […]
NEW YORK >> Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.Turns out, shoppers will find more discounted items in stores that are open on Thanksgiving.