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  1. Christmas Magic opens Friday at York County's Rocky Ridge ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    ... of 80 percent less wattage than incandescent bulbs. Traditions: The train display, put on by the Susquehanna Garden Railroad Society, returns again this year but will be larger. And Santa Claus will again be a nightly fixture. Last year, 31,710 ...

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  2. Daniel B. HacklerRead the original story

    Tuesday | Martinsburg Journal

    Born May 6, 1948, in Parkton, Maryland, he was the son of the late Virgie Cornett Hackler and the late Clifton Hackler. He is survived by one brother, Ray Hackler, of York, Pennsylvania; and three sisters, Betty Bricker, of Railroad, Pennsylvania, Nancy Pepple, of Ortanna, Pennsylvania, and Patty Matthews, of Hedgesville.

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  3. Training for 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Ephrata Review

    This holiday season marks the 25th anniversary of the The Short Line Model Railroad Club located in downtown Ephrata. The club's humble beginning began in a small garage in nearby Brownstown, with a handful of energetic model railroad enthusiasts.

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  4. Noteworthy: Sunday, November 23, 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | The News Item

    Scheduled open houses have been announced for the Lower Anthracite Model Railroad Club, which is located on the second floor of the Legion Building, 210 E. Independence St. Saturdays, Dec. 6 and 13, 6 to 9 p.m.; Dec. 20, 3 to 9 p.m., and Dec. 27, 3 to 7 p.m. The model railroad showcases the routes of the Pennsylvania, Reading and Lehigh Valley railroads as they traveled between Northumberland and beyond Mount Carmel in the 1950s. The 3,000-square foot model railroad features more than 100 handmade models of local landmark buildings.

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  5. Perry County Times Obituaries - November 22, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | PennLive.com

    She was employed at Eileen Hope Dress Factory, Liverpool, for 22 years, and during World War II worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad; a graduate of Millerstown High School and attended Central Penn Business School; a member of Presbyterian Church of Perry Valley, Millerstown, and Liverpool American Legion Post 364 Ladies Auxiliary; and an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed quilting, sewing, crocheting, and embroidering, watching games shows and listening to country music.

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  6. Commuter Tunnel at 30: Legacy and PotentialRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | PlanPhilly

    ... have our buttons for riding the last trains from Reading Terminal. Connecting the trains from the old Pennsylvania Railroad lines that passed through 30th Street Station on their way to Suburban station with the trains on the old Reading Railroad ...

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  7. North Central reviewing railroad upgradesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Ridgway Record

    Photo by Richie Lecker - At Wednesday's North Central meeting, Elk County Commissioner June Sorg, left, North Central Executive Director Eric Bridges, center, and Board Chairman Dan Freeburg discuss a new economic development project that may be on the horizon as several railroad companies are attempting to upgrade infrastructure in the area. The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission held their monthly meeting Wednesday morning to discuss possible upgrades that could be on the horizon for the region's railroad system.

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  8. Potential railroad upgrades could benefit areaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Daily Press

    The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission held their monthly meeting Wednesday morning to discuss possible upgrades that could be on the horizon for the region's railroad system.

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  9. Richard Ebersole, 94, formerly of Akron, accountant at Miller Hess, active in communityRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Ephrata Review

    ... serving many years as a Sunday School teacher and a treasurer. Richard started as a secretary for the Pennsylvania Railroad in Chicago before going into civilian public service, Mennonite Central Committee, Warren's Shoes in Ephrata and then 34 ...

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  10. Mystery solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | O-R Online

    This view of West Chestnut Street, looking east toward Washington, was photographed before the B&O Railroad trestle was constructed over the road.

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  11. Stouts to be honored as Philanthropists of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | O-R Online

    ... owned that predated his company – itself a venerable venture – by a century. But after selling Atlas Railroad Construction Co. in 2010, Stout did not have an immediate need for the historic building off Route 519 in North Strabane ...

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  12. Murderon W-B MountainRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | The Citizens' Voice

    On the rainy afternoon of Oct. 19, 1888, J.B. McClure and Hugh Flanagan arrived in their one-horse carriage at the Wyoming National Bank in Wilkes-Barre. McClure, paymaster for James McFadden, a contractor for the Lehigh Valley Railroad, had come to collect the payroll.

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  13. Police: Jim Thorpe man took two...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Times News

    ... truck belonging to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The truck was stolen and later recovered along Railroad Street, in Bowmanstown, at 1:06 p.m. Thursday. The stolen Ford Escort was recovered later Thursday along Long Run Road in ...

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  14. Canadian Pacific 2014 Holiday Train at Steamtown NHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Steamtown National Historic Site

    ... at least 15-30 minutes early. The train will depart Scranton for Binghamton, New York on the former Lackawanna Railroad's mainline, and is expecting to cross the historic Tunkhannock Viaduct between 6:30 - 6:45 p.m. Normally closed on Thanksgiving ...

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  15. Helping those with eating disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Philly.com

    ... though. Why Renfrew: Named after the initial property, a 27-acre farm once owned by an heiress to the Pennsylvania Railroad fortune.

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  16. Why utility bureaucrats regulate taxis in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | PlanPhilly

    ... after all - but how the heck are hacks a utility? Pennsylvania's first utility regulator was the Pennsylvania State Railroad Commission, established in 1907. Railroads were often the first utilities regulated during the Progressive Era. Railroad ...

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  17. Eyewitness 1883: Time for railroads serving Pittsburgh to synchronize their clocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... line you were riding, the Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette reported on Nov. 17, 1883. "Heretofore, the Pennsylvania Railroad has used Philadelphia time, the Baltimore & Ohio Baltimore time, the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & St. Louis Columbus time," the ...

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  18. Buying Here: North SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... in transportation and banking, notably the Pennsylvania Co., which managed his major stake in the Pennsylvania Railroad. But the house's most famous resident was his son, Harry Thaw, who married Evelyn Nesbit, the iconic "Gibson Girl," in 1905. He ...

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  19. Victorian-style Christmas tree on display at Goodridge Freedom HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The York Daily Record

    ... Freedom House in York. (Chris Dunn -- Daily Record/Sunday News) The Goodridge Freedom House and Underground Railroad Museum, one of York County's two official Underground Railroad stops designated by the National Park Service, is busy working on ...

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  20. Aspinwall park gets Pennsylvania grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... "Right now, this is very dangerous," she said. "It is hard to see and there is no crossing arm over the railroad tracks." Park volunteers and Aspinwall officials worked together on the grant proposal. The funding will help offset the approximately ...

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