The Pennsylvania Society will gather for their 119th annual meeting, this year held in Pittsburgh, PA at the Omni William Penn Hotel. The meeting featured updates from the Society’s President and notable members. In addition, the Society presented the Distinguished Citizen of the Commonwealth award to Robert Nutting, who serves as Chairman of the Board […]
The PA Democratic State Committee will hold their official Dinner and Winter Meeting on Friday, February 10th and Saturday, February 11th. The dinner will start at 7 pm on Friday, and the meeting will begin at 12 noon on Saturday. All of the events will take place at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Harrisburg.
President-elect Donald Trump won Pennsylvania’s electoral and popular vote, but Hillary Clinton won the national popular vote. Once again, the importance of the Electoral College in the presidential election process has come into prominence. What is the Electoral College, what did the founding fathers have in mind when they established it in 1787, and what […]
You’ve decided it’s time to learn more about your ancestors. You’ve interviewed your parents and grandparents, and everyone you can get a hold of, yet some questions remain unanswered. Now’s a good time to contact the State Library of Pennsylvania. Kathy Hale, Supervisor for Public Services, explains how you can connect the branches of your […]