| May 13, 2012
| 4:47 PM
For a guy who left college a semester short of his degree, Arnold Palmer has acquired a rather nice collection of awards and letters. Allegheny College on became the eighth institution to present Palmer with an honorary doctorate, bestowing the honor upon...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Nearly 18 months into his first term, Gov. Tom Corbett has hit the political equivalent of a glass ceiling: He’s yet to crack the all-important 50 percent mark in his approval ratings among state voters. And with legislative Republicans set......
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
With his defeat at the hands of Tom Smith in Tuesday’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, Chester County businessman Steve Welch wasn’t the only one who suffered a reversal in his political fortunes. Gov, Tom Corbett, who endorsed Welch at a........
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:24 AM
On the heels of a group of establishment Republicans endorsing Mitt Romney in Harrisburg this week, Pennsylvania's former Gov. Tom Ridge declared his support for the former Massachusetts governor as well Wednesday morning.
Ridge, also the nation's...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 7:29 PM
UNIVERSITY PARK, Penn. --Legendary football coach Joe Paterno, who was ousted from Penn State University over an alleged child sex abuse scandal, told the Washington Post he felt inadequate to deal with the initial allegation of abuse.
Paterno, the all-...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:23 PM
"An Evening of Remembrance" Tuesday night at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., raised $2 million for the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign.
Co-hosts President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush and Speaker of the House John Boehner were joined by...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Mark S. Schweiker will speak Saturday during a ceremony to dedicate a Sept. 11 memorial at Letterkenny Army Depot.
The ceremony, which is open to the public, will begin at 3 p.m. adjacent to the Letterkenny Chapel at 2171...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:39 AM
A new poll is consistent with political conventional wisdom: Of all the so-called swing states, Pennsylvania is safest for Barack Obama.
The Public Policy Polling survey released Tuesday shows Obama leading Mitt Romney among Pennsylvania voters 50...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 11:04 AM
SAINTE-MARIE-DU-MONT, France (AP) — With World War II-era military planes darting overhead and Normandy’s Utah Beach visible in the distance, a bronze statue emerged from beneath a camouflage parachute, in tribute to a man whose quiet...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:06 PM
It is state Sen. Pat Browne galloping to the rescue of Pennsylvania taxpayers, who face the burden of many billions of dollars for the enhancements of Medicaid and public employee pensions.
Browne was prominently mentioned Friday in a Morning Call...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Mary Margaret Ridge
Mary Margaret Ridge (nee Blackmore) beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister passed away peacefully in her home in Newport Beach, CA on February, 5, 2012. She was 85 years old.
Born June 26,...