April 2016 Archive

prom safety
Prom and Graduation Safety

Prom and graduation season is just around the corner. While it's time to celebrate, it's also time to prepare for safe and sober fun.

2016 Words to Be Heard Scholarship
Indiana County Teen's Video Project Wins $5,000

Indiana County teen Benjamin Crawford has heard it before: If you drink and drive, you put yourself and others at risk. But what about the people who aren't on the road?

2016 Words to Be Heard Scholarship
Murrysville Teen's Video Project Wins $2,500

When we reach for our phone in our car, we usually think, "This text will only take a second." But Kurlya Yan thinks ahead – to what might happen if life is cut short by sending that text. It's that forward thinking that earned her $2,500 in scholarship funds.

2016 Words to Be Heard Scholarship
Clarion Teen's Choose-Your-Own-Path Presentation Wins $10,000

Clarion teen Gabrielle Stewart understands that when it comes to making important life decisions, there are no re-dos. And that understanding gave her an idea: Life is a little bit like a choose-your-own-adventure story.

motorcycle helmet laws
Motorcycle Helmet Laws for Pennsylvania and Neighboring States

Some states don't require helmets. You can choose not to wear one, but if you enter a state that requires a helmet, then you must follow that particular state's laws. For example, Pennsylvania doesn't require all riders to wear helmets. However, if you take a trip from Erie to Findlay Lake, NY, then you're required to put on a helmet after crossing the state line.