| Nov 3, 2011
| 7:52 PM
A new independent poll released Thursday showed President Barack Obama beating several hypothetical Republican opponents in Pennsylvania, including former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, although Obama has yet to win over the state's voters in his re-...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:59 AM
While President Barack Obama is coming to the Flight 93 anniversary commemoration on Sept. 11, he is not expected to give a speech.
Mike Litterst, spokesman for the National Park Service, said the president and first lady Michelle Obama will attend ...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge was in Erie visiting his mother when he found out about the events that transpired on Sept. 11, 2001.
“I had just finished visiting my mother, who was hospitalized at the time,” he said in a telephone interview...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 3:03 PM
(Log on to www.dailyamerican.com Sunday between 9:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to watch live streaming video of the 9/11 events.)
Vice President Joe Biden quoted a hero of the American Revolutionary War on Saturday while honoring the 40 passengers and crew of...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 9:00 PM
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The families of the 40 passengers and crew killed when Flight 93 knifed into a rural Pennsylvania field a decade ago Sunday were praised for helping to inspire a new generation of Americans while keeping the memories of their...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 11:51 AM
A respectful crowd of thousands gathered Sunday to spend a few moments of reflection at the Flight 93 National Memorial during the 10th commemorative service Sunday.
President Barack Obama flew in shortly after the service and laid a wreath in the...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 9:06 PM
The anniversary weekend of the 9/11 attacks saw huge crowds coming through the region and officials are reporting good feedback from attendees and mixed results from business owners.
Keith Newlin, National Park Service Superintendent of the Flight 93...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Assistant football coach Mike McQueary has been placed on administrative leave, and fired coach Joe Paterno has hired a lawyer, the latest steps in the unfolding Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal that has rocked Penn State.
McQueary was the witness...
| May 28, 2009
| 4:24 AM
by Mark Silva Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania acknowledged that his chances of claming his own party's nomination for reelection next year were "bleak'' when he announced recently that he was moving back to the Democratic Party -- which he......
| Aug 21, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Tom Ridge, the first secretary of Homeland Security, a post and bureaucracy created under the Bush administration in the aftermath of 9/11, says in a forthcoming book that other members of the former president's Cabinet pressured him......
| Aug 31, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva This could either be a case of an overzealous publisher promoting a book, or a contrite author backpedaling from the written word once he's seen the reaction to it. Whatever it is, Tom Ridge, former secretary of......