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  • Cleaning Up HBG Gets Short Shrift In Budget Speech.

     
    When He Was Out ... ...on the hustings last year, candidate Tom Corbett said – loudly and often – that he wanted to clean up the culture of Harrisburg. It was even the centerpiece of one of his campaign commercials.......
  • SLOW START, STRONG FINISH

     
    Following a meandering start to the recruiting season, Penn State completed a solid class in the past month, boosted by two decommits from Pitt. Penn State is scheduled to sign a class of 15 players on Wednesday, with another prospect......
  • Corbett To Use Wm. Penn's Bible At Swearing-In.

     
    Here's A Good Reason ... ... to hope forecasters are wrong in their predictions of freezing rain for tomorrow's inaugural festivities. Gov.-Elect Tom Corbett will use a Bible once owned by William Penn when he takes the oath of office......
  • Corbett Inaugural Address: Full Text.

     
    Here's The Full Text ... ... of the inaugural address that Gov. Tom Corbett delivered this morning. Chief Justice Castille; Governor Rendell, Judge Rendell; members of the judiciary; leaders and members of the General Assembly; members of Congress; my...
  • Swearing-In Day Notebook.

     
    UPDATED AT 2:15 P.M.: Republican Tom Corbett became Pennsylvania’s 46th governor on Tuesday, vowing to rein in state spending, enact government reforms and to “do the right things, for the right reasons, even in the most challenging on times....
  • Monster Mash: Artists upset over Tony Blair memoir; Philadelphia Orchestra gets financial aid

     
    -- Political protest: Artist Tracey Emin and designer Vivienne Westwood are among those in the cultural community who pressured the Tate Modern in London to cancel a book party for former Prime Minister Tony Blair. (Art Daily) -- Financial aid:......
  • High Temperatures Close Harrisburg School

    High Temperatures Close Harrisburg School
    William Penn, in the Harrisburg School District, is dismissing early today. School officials say the school is dismissing early due to the projected high temperatures and lack of air conditioning. Community Relations Director Stephanie Kalina-Metzger...
  • Harrisburg School District Budget Cuts Jobs, Closes Schools, Raises Taxes

    Harrisburg School District Budget Cuts Jobs, Closes Schools, Raises Taxes
    The Harrisburg School District's mayor-appointed Board of Control voted 5-to-1 Wednesday to cut jobs, close schools, and increase taxes with a new budget -- all to fill a $22 million-dollar gap. The children in the district will have about 100 fewer...
  • Week 4 - Sept. 24th and 25th

    York-Adams for Friday, Sept. 24th Central York at New Oxford Spring Grove at Dover Dallastown at West York Fairfield at Eastern York South Western at Susquehannock Northeastern at William Penn Littlestown at Biglerville Hanover at York Catholic...
  • Bethlehem soldier dies in Afghanistan

    Bethlehem soldier dies in Afghanistan
    Army Spc. Joshua A. Harton was a zombie movie-loving wise guy who was looking forward to getting out of the "crap hole" of Afghanistan in February but instead will be memorialized in a few days by his stricken relatives, who learned over the weekend...
  • Tabb High teacher, coach Joe Levi remembered for his humor and empathy

    Tabb High teacher, coach Joe Levi remembered for his humor and empathy
    Cancer claimed Joe Levi quickly, seven weeks after diagnosis, a cruel swiftness that could have made his death agonizing to so many. To his family. To his colleagues and friends on the faculties of Tabb and Peninsula Catholic high schools. To the...