Mike Faccinetto, School Board President of Bethlehem Area School District, Eric Wolfgang, Board President of Central York School District, and Michael Gossert, School Board President of Cumberland Valley School District come on our program to talk about basic education funding, property taxes, and what challenges are occurring in the classrooms. Call them at 1-877-PA6-5001 about […]
A “nondisclosure agreement” is a contract between an accuser and the accused. Often used to settle cases of sexual misconduct out of court, the perpetrator pays the accused to keep quiet about the perpetrator’s bad behavior. Sen. Judy Schwank, Democrat from Berks County, says this legal practice allows sexual predators to hide from justice. She […]
Recorded 12-6-17 in Harrisburg. Issues include: unemployment benefits and whether they can be denied when the statutory background check compliance deadline is later than an employer deadline, workers’ compensation and the effect on pending cases when a section of the law is found unconstitutional, low-income consumer electricity choice and natural gas fracking regulations.
Central Pennsylvania violin maker Scott Hershey has been creating, repairing, and restoring instruments for over 30 years. In this tour, you will get to see Mr. Hershey practice his craft on a hand-made violin. See how this piece goes from assembly to stain (using his multi-layered, brush-applied spirit varnish) on this episode of PCN Tours. […]
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 […]
Monday, December 18 8:00 AM “Death of an Assassin” with author Ann Marie Ackermann 9:00 AM “Mission: Jimmy Stewart & the Fight for Europe” with author Robert Matzen 10:00 AM “Worst. President. Ever” with author Robert Strauss 11:00 AM “Playing Through The Whistle” with author S. L. Price 12:00 PM “The Politics of Black Citizenship” […]
During a year’s worth of one-on-one personal interviews, former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter reflected on his personal and professional life resulting in a fifteen-hour television series on PCN. Our own Brian Lockman and Francine Schertzer carefully transcribed the interviews into a new book, “Arlen Specter: An Oral History”. In the novel, Specter reflects on his time as […]