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  1. Editorials from around PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Erie Times News

    ... icon Rosa Parks; diplomat and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt; and Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor. The creators of Womenon20s.org say the best way to mark the 2020 centennial of the ratification of the 19th ...

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  2. Clubs and organizations meeting in southern York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The York Daily Record

    ... Glen Rock. Big Book Brown Baggers Study Group: meets at noon Tuesdays at Messiah Jerusalem Church, 27 E. Main St., Railroad. Hametown Survival Group: meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 11894 Susquehanna Trail South, Shrewsbury ...

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  3. Your OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Times-Tribune

    ... she was known in local historical circles, was the author of "The Gravity, History of the Pennsylvania Coal Company Railroad, 1850-1885." Her book chronicling the gravity railroad is the standard reference work for this important piece of local ...

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  4. As planning continues for 30th Street Station, grand plans in D.C. offer vision of futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | PlanPhilly

    ... emulating Philadelphia. In the 1950s, Edmund Bacon led the charge to remove the Chinese Wall , the Pennsylvania Railroad's massive above-ground viaduct stretching from Broad Street Station across from City Hall all the way to the Schuylkill. Bacon ...

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  5. Freedom Quilt DisplayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Suburban Weekly

    Keystone College will welcome the Glass Artisans Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies for a free lecture and exhibit on the Freedom Quilt. Sherman and Cindy Wooden, founders of the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies, will lead a lecture explaining the creative process behind the stained-glass Freedom Quilt exhibit and the Underground Railroad in Northeastern Pennsylvania exhibit on Tuesday, April 21, at 2:15 p.m. in the Theatre in Brooks on Keystone's LaPlume campus.

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  6. Historic railroad preservation groups to hold conference in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The York Daily Record

    ... the region, said Craig Sansonetti, the conference chair of the event and president of the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad Preservation Society, which will host the two groups. On Thursday, there will also be a reception held featuring information ...

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  7. BC-PA--Daybook, PARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Erie Times News

    ... 27-1077 (cell) or 202-658-8919 (cell). Location: At the base of the "Angel of the Resurrection" statue/Pennsylvania Railroad World War II memorial, 30th Street Station, 30th and Market streets, Philadelphia

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  8. Lincoln's Funeral Train stopped in New Freedom, YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Evening Sun

    This photo shows a Cleveland, Columbus & Cincinnati Railroad engine, with a portrait of Abraham Lincoln mounted on the front. The engine was one of several used to carry Lincoln's body from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Ill.

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  9. Erie Insurance marks 90 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Erie Times News

    ... on Dec. 31, 1924. Hirt, a former teacher and grocery manager, and Crawford, a former brakeman on the Pennsylvania Railroad, had a monumental task before them as they scrambled to find financial backers to launch the Erie Insurance Exchange. ...

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  10. Historical Society Presents Talk on T/E Railroad StationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Patch.com

    History and railroad fanatics alike have a good reason to make their way to the Duportail House in Chesterbrook this week. The Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust is hosting a lecture Thursday evening focusing on the importance of Main Line railroad stations and their role in establishing commerce and population booms in the area.

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  11. Clubs and organizations in southern York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The York Daily Record

    ... Glen Rock. Big Book Brown Baggers Study Group: meets at noon Tuesdays at Messiah Jerusalem Church, 27 E. Main St., Railroad. Hametown Survival Group: meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 11894 Susquehanna Trail South, Shrewsbury ...

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  12. Meeting set on Pennsburg bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Philly.com

    PENNSBURG The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has scheduled an open-house public meeting on its plan to remove the Main Street Bridge over the abandoned Reading Railroad tracks in Pennsburg Borough. The meeting is set for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Pennsburg Borough office building, 76 W. Sixth St. Plans illustrating the bridge removal and road-improvement project will be on display from Tuesday through April 20. PennDot is performing a preliminary engineering design to remove the single-span steel bridge and fill in the crossing to build a new portion of road on Main Street.

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  13. Open house to address Pennsburg's Main Steet BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Philly.com

    PENNSBURG The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has scheduled an open-house public meeting on its plan to remove the Main Street Bridge over the abandoned Reading Railroad tracks in Pennsburg Borough. The meeting is set for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Pennsburg Borough office building, 76 W. Sixth St. Plans illustrating the bridge removal and road-improvement project will be on display from Tuesday through April 20. PennDot is performing a preliminary engineering design to remove the single-span steel bridge and fill in the crossing to build a new portion of road on Main Street.

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  14. Keystone College to host Freedom Quilty display, lectureRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | The Times-Tribune

    Keystone College will host the Glass Artisans Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies for a lecture and exhibit on the Freedom Quilt. Sherman and Cindy Wooden, founders of the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies, will explain the creative process behind the stained-glass Freedom Quilt exhibit and the Underground Railroad in Northeast Pennsylvania on Tuesday, April 21, at 2:15 in the Theatre in Brooks.

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  15. Rail authority accused of violating open meetings lawRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | The News Item

    A railroad company claims the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority violated the state's open meetings law in an alleged effort to sway board members' votes. The Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad seeks a court injunction to prevent the authority from continuing its current process of awarding a contract to a freight service operator.

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  16. The Vare-ied history of the Daily NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Philly.com

    ... is about ready to fold. You'll be out on the street before the end of the year. Get a job with the Pennsylvania Railroad. That's a job for life with good pay and a pension.'" When Dougherty protested that he'd always dreamed of working for a ...

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  17. Bethlehem finds a place for historic bridgeRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Morning Call

    ... handrails and end posts indicate it was manufactured in 1881 for Conrail's predecessor, the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. The railroad, which opened in 1842, transported goods from Schuylkill County's anthracite mines to Philadelphia. The company ...

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  18. Window to history: Meet M.C. Kennedy, a 'man of mark'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... 1904. The man second from left wearing a derby is Moorhead C. Kennedy. (Photo courtesy Mike Marotte) Pictured is a railroad pass signed by M.C. Kennedy, vice president of Cumberland Valley Railroad, in 1897. (Photo courtesy Mike Marotte) Moorhead ...

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  19. York supervisors approve special-use permit for electrical companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The York County Board of Supervisors approved a special use permit for a home-based electrical business at 106 Lewis Drive in Seaford this month. The permit allows the business, Scarborough Electrical, Inc., to have a non-resident employee work in the home.

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  20. Clubs and organizations in southern York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    ... Glen Rock. Big Book Brown Baggers Study Group: meets at noon Tuesdays at Messiah Jerusalem Church, 27 E. Main St., Railroad. Hametown Survival Group: meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 11894 Susquehanna Trail South, Shrewsbury ...

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