Technical Glitch Causes On-Line Registration Issues In Pennsylvania

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Pexels Stock Image.HARRISBURG — A weekend computer glitch that caused service issues in several Pennsylvania Commonwealth agencies, including on-line voter registration, has been resolved, according to officials.Multiple commonwealth agencies were impacted by the outage that was due to an equipment failure at a data center managed by Unisys for the commonwealth, officials said.Voters can once again go online to to register to vote, apply for a mail ballot, or check their voter registration, among other services.The Department of State’s professional licensing services are among the applications that are still affected. The Commonwealth Office of Information Technology and Unisys are working to restore those functions as quickly as possible. Online services for the departments of Revenue and Human Services and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board also are affected.Officials stressed the problem was equipment failure and there was no sign of criminal activity.The issue began at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. Technicians identified the cause as an equipment failure at a data center managed for the commonwealth by Unisys and immediately began to work on plans for recovery. There is no indication at this time of any malicious physical or cyber activity, or that any loss of data has occurred.last_img read more

Defensive tackle Harvey reportedly plans to transfer from Syracuse

first_img Published on December 13, 2014 at 11:44 pm Contact Sam: | @SamBlum3 Syracuse freshman defensive tackle Jalen Harvey will transfer, reported Saturday night. The Orange will only have five scholarship defensive tackles, according to reasons for Harvey’s transfer are currently unknown, according to Scout.The 6-foot-2, 315-pound Harvey didn’t play in a game for the Orange, and chose SU just days before national signing day over offers from Austin Peay, Arkansas State and Southern Alabama. Harvey is from Birmingham, Alabama.His departure follows the verbal commitment of Steven Clark, a two-star defensive tackle from Guntersville, Alabama who verbally pledged to the Orange’s recruiting Class of 2015 on Thursday.Clark joined three-star prospect Tyler Cross, of Duluth, Georgia, and Anthony Giudice, a two-star recruit from Avon, Connecticut, as the three defensive tackles in the Orange’s incoming class. There are three defensive ends verbally pledged to the group, as well.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

USC wraps up fall play in Northern California

first_imgThe USC men’s golf team wraps up its fall season this week with a trip to Northern California to compete in the Gifford Collegiate Championship in San Martin, Calif.In its last tournament, the Trojans led the pack in the first round of the U.S. Collegiate Championship and tied for third place at the end of the second round. Despite starting off strong, USC finished seventh overall.Senior Steve Lim led USC tying for 13th overall at 1-under-par, notching four bogeys during his final round and 14 pars. Highly touted freshman Anthony Paolucci tied for 31st at 4-over-par.“We were competing against four of the best teams in the country and we were right up there with them,” USC coach Chris Zambri said. “It felt great to be in contention up until that final round.”Despite placing just seventh and 10th, Zambri said he is pleased with the Trojans’ play thus far. He believes in the talent of his squad, but also feels it needs to work on its efficiency to finish tournaments strong.“We talked about what each guy needs to do and what each of the guys want to improve upon,” Zambri said. “We have bright kids on the team that are able to manage themselves and continue to improve each week.”CordeValle Golf Club won’t be a foreign course to USC, as this will be the sixth consecutive year in a row the Trojans have played there. The the coaching staff believes the familiarity bodes well for the team.“It is in Northern California and is a very good course,” Zambri said. “Five of our six guys have already played there so we have plenty of experience with it.”The Gifford Collegiate Championship is hosted by UCLA. The Bruins are fresh off of a victory last week after placing first at the U.S. Collegiate Championship. Zambri realizes the championship is the perfect opportunity for his squad to face a tough UCLA squad.“We are definitely cognizant of their program,” Zambri said. “We like to use it as motivation to help us continue to improve.”Last year the Trojans tied for fourth at the Gifford Collegiate Championship. USC will compete against a field of 14 teams at CordeValle, including Stanford, Oklahoma, Washington, San Diego and 2010 NCAA champion Augusta State. It is the only NCAA golf event that uses a foursome format. The format pairs two players from one team with two players from another team.The Trojans tee off Monday at CordeValle Golf Club. The event concludes Wednesday.last_img read more