Pennsylvania’s Superior Court is an appellate, or error-fixing court. In November’s general election, voters will be charged with filling four vacancies on the court. Candidate Emil Giordano is currently a judge on the Court of Common Pleas in Northampton County. He was Assistant District Attorney in the same locality, a public defender, and a faculty […]
Budget negotiations continue as a state spending plan is not in place. Leaders in business, Gene Barr, President & CEO of the PA Chamber of Business & Industry, and David Taylor, President of the PA Manufacturers’ Association, tell us their perspective on the budget negotiations. Topics included proposed fund transfers, the proposed Marcellus shale extraction […]
Debbie Kunselman is a judge on the Beaver County Court of Common Pleas. Before her election to the court in 2005, she was a solicitor for the county. The Pennsylvania Bar Association says the judge has cleared up a significant docket backlog, in addition to implementing other judicial efficiencies. She’s running for one of four […]
The 2017 History of Northeastern Pennsylvania Conference will air on PCN and PCN Select* this Tuesday, October 10, beginning at 9 am. The annual conference, sponsored by Luzerne County Community College and the Luzerne County Historical Society, will focus on African American History. PCN Select members will be able to view the conference on demand by Friday, October […]
In addition to boilers, Patterson-Kelly also manufactures and sells water heaters. Founded in 1880, they became a pioneer in the water heater industry. In the early 20th century, P-K was a leading provider of copper-lined storage water heaters that were installed in the United Nations building, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, and the Chrysler Building. […]
“Gettysburg Rebels” is the gripping true story of five young men who grew up in Gettysburg, moved south to Virginia in the 1850s, joined the Confederate army – and returned “home” as foreign invaders for the great battle in July 1863. Drawing on rarely-seen documents and family histories, as well as military service records and […]
After a week of proposals and counter-proposals to find a revenue plan that can gain the support of 102 House members, the House is still wrangling over which taxes and fund transfers it can pass to support the spending plan enacted on June 30. The governor held a press conference Wednesday expressing frustration with the stalemate and outlining a plan to securitize the state’s liquor revenue to tide the state over economically until the budget process is finished. Also coming to a head this week was a scandal involving pro-life Congressman Tim Murphy (R-18), who said he is not running for re-election in 2018 after asking the woman he had an affair with to have an abortion. To discuss this and other news are guests: Jan Murphy, Education and State Government Reporter with the Harrisburg Patriot-News & PennLive; Katie Meyer, Capitol Bureau Chief with WITF-FM; and Brad Bumsted, Harrisburg Bureau Chief with The Caucus, a publication of LNP. Our host this week is Larry Kaspar.