Ted Benna is commonly referred to as the “father of 401(k)” due to creating and gaining IRS approval of the first 401(k) savings plan. He grew up on a Pennsylvania dairy farm. His dad gave him is own cow when he was seven years old, to take care of and raise to start earning a little […]
Pennsylvania Newsmakers is the state’s premier politics, interview and commentary television show. Host Terry Madonna discusses the important issues with the state’s leading decision-makers, analysts, journalists, and commentators each week, focusing on the issues and political battles that are at the top of Pennsylvania’s agenda. Pennsylvania Newsmakers can be seen Saturday’s on PCN and PCN Select […]
On Sept. 17, 1862, 78 people – 71 young women and 7 men – died when the Allegheny Arsenal in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh exploded. This was the largest single day civilian death toll of the Civil War, but it was overshadowed because of events that happened in Sharpsburg, Maryland at The Battle of […]
“The Framers’ Coup” narrates how the Framers’ clashing interests shaped the Constitution–and American history itself. The Philadelphia convention could easily have been a failure, and the risk of collapse was always present. Had the convention dissolved, any number of adverse outcomes could have resulted, including civil war or a reversion to monarchy. Not only does […]
The York County History Center Fire Museum is located in the old Royal Fire House built in 1903. The museum includes hand-pulled pumps, six fire trucks, uniforms, a collection of historical firefighting equipment and more.