Everybody knows that PCN Tours brings you inside Pennsylvania’s factories to show you how things are made. But did you ever stop and think about PCN as a place that manufactures television programs? So we thought it was a good idea to turn the camera around on ourselves to show you how all the elements […]
This major retrospective catalogue explores the impact of time and place on the work of beloved American painter Andrew Wyeth (1917–2009). While previous publications have mainly analyzed Wyeth’s work thematically, this publication places him fully in the context of the long 20th century, tracing his creative development from World War I through the new millennium. […]
The holiday season is upon us, and unfortunately so are new holiday scams. On this month’s episode of Focus on Aging Adults, we’ll tell you what scams to look out for, and how to keep your purchases and donations safe from scammers.
The first volunteer killed defending Robert E. Lee’s position in battle was really a German assassin. After fleeing to the United States to escape prosecution for murder, the assassin enlisted in a German company of the Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Mexican-American War and died defending Lee’s battery at the Siege of Veracruz in 1847. Lee […]
The House and Senate were in session for the last week of the year, with much of the action coming in the House, which passed a package of budget process bills on party-line votes. They also sent to the governor a bill restricting abortions to 20 weeks gestation, which Gov. Tom Wolf vowed to veto. On the House floor, three House Democrats contested the excused absence of another Democrat, Rep. Kevin Haggerty of Lackawanna County, who has not voted on the House floor since July. Meanwhile, a constitutional amendment changing the way the lieutenant governor is selected was discussed during the same week an inspector general report came out about Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and his wife’s interactions with staff. Finally, The Caucus published a cover story on sexual misconduct in the state capitol. Our guests are: Chris Comisac, Bureau Chief with Capitolwire; Steve Esack, Harrisburg Correspondent, Allentown Morning Call; and Brad Bumsted Harrisburg Bureau Chief, The Caucus. Our host is Francine Schertzer.
Recorded 12-12-17 in Philadelphia. Issues include: providing false identification to police and if a motorist understood she was under investigation during a routine traffic stop, whether counsel was ineffective during voir dire jury selection for not striking prospective jurors with police relatives, whether counsel was ineffective because it was discovered he had been convicted of […]
Rep. Kathy Rapp, R- Warren, has sponsored an abortion bill that was approved by the state House Health Committee last week. It now moves to the House floor for consideration. John Micek, Editorial & Opinions Page Editor for Pennlive & The Patriot-News talks to us about this legislation, a natural gas severance tax, and the recent […]
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