| Dec 22, 2010
| 5:34 AM
The numbers are in and Pennsylvania is growing slowly. The result is the Commonwealth will lose one of its seats in Congress.
One of the key functions of the Census is to determine how many Representatives each state gets in Congress. Because of the...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 5:51 PM
Republican lawmakers from Franklin County, Pa., shared excitement Tuesday that Tom Corbett had been sworn in as the state's 46th governor.
"It's a fresh start. ... This is just a breath of fresh air," said state Rep. Rob Kauffman, R-Franklin/Cumberland....
| Jan 24, 2011
| 1:30 AM
1967: The most controversial issue in the state Legislature was the possible adoption of Daylight Savings Time. Opponents claimed it would disrupt entertainment schedules for families: start times for sporting events and movies would be too late for...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Today is Monday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2011. There are 341 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 24, 1961, a U.S. Air Force B-52 broke up and crashed near Goldsboro, N.C., dropping its payload of two nuclear bombs,...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Renee M. Shaw has been named executive director of development at Bishop McCort Catholic High School.
Shaw will identify, develop and cultivate relationships with individual and corporate donors to support the school’s annual, capital and...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:59 AM
While President Barack Obama is coming to the Flight 93 anniversary commemoration on Sept. 11, he is not expected to give a speech.
Mike Litterst, spokesman for the National Park Service, said the president and first lady Michelle Obama will attend ...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge was in Erie visiting his mother when he found out about the events that transpired on Sept. 11, 2001.
“I had just finished visiting my mother, who was hospitalized at the time,” he said in a telephone interview...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 3:03 PM
(Log on to www.dailyamerican.com Sunday between 9:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to watch live streaming video of the 9/11 events.)
Vice President Joe Biden quoted a hero of the American Revolutionary War on Saturday while honoring the 40 passengers and crew of...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 9:00 PM
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The families of the 40 passengers and crew killed when Flight 93 knifed into a rural Pennsylvania field a decade ago Sunday were praised for helping to inspire a new generation of Americans while keeping the memories of their...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 11:51 AM
A respectful crowd of thousands gathered Sunday to spend a few moments of reflection at the Flight 93 National Memorial during the 10th commemorative service Sunday.
President Barack Obama flew in shortly after the service and laid a wreath in the...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 9:06 PM
The anniversary weekend of the 9/11 attacks saw huge crowds coming through the region and officials are reporting good feedback from attendees and mixed results from business owners.
Keith Newlin, National Park Service Superintendent of the Flight 93...