Pulitzer Prize–nominated former Wall Street Journal reporter Ronald G. Shafer tells the colorful story of the election battle between sitting president Martin Van Buren, a professional Democratic politician from New York, and Whig Party upstart William Henry Harrison, a military hero who was nicknamed “Old Tippecanoe” after a battlefield where he fought and won in […]
Recorded 10-19-16 in Harrisburg. Topics include: Township Board of Supervisors confidentiality agreements, real estate mortgages and transactions and publicly recording them with the Recorder of Deeds, school liability for a gym class injury, local taxation of corporate headquarters and whether that includes franchises outside the township, and the governor’s ability to replace the chair of the School […]
Paul Hertneky is one of millions of baby boomers who fled the industrial north upon fulfilling his parents’ dreams of a college education. He returns to his roots in Ambridge, Pennsylvania in this collection of stories specific to one legendary riverfront plateau and one boy’s journey, but emblematic of immigrant life and blue-collar aspirations during […]
Author Randy Holland tells the story of how an epic legal battle fought over many years in the English courts between Quaker William Penn, proprietor of Pennsylvania, and Lord Baltimore, proprietor of Maryland, had the unintended effect of ensuring Delaware’s future as a separate and independent state rather than a part of Maryland or Pennsylvania. […]
TAIT designs, constructs & delivers live equipment for use around the world. Among its claims to fame, TAIT supplies the staging for nineteen of the top twenty highest grossing artist world tours including The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, U2, Madonna and more. TAIT also supplied LED integration and customization for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the […]
Nicholas Dukes and Captain Adam Nutt were two men with much in common. Both were prominent members of Pennsylvanian society in the 1880s, both had studied law under the same mentor, and both shared an intimate connection to the beautiful Lizzie Nutt: Dukes was her debonair fiancé, Nutt her doting father. Yet Dukes soured on […]
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