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CBS News
​Philadelphians say: Love it or leave itword for "Brotherly Love," hence its traditional slogan, "City of Brotherly Lov
​Philadelphians say: Love it or leave it
CBS News / Posted 6 hours ago
word for "Brotherly Love," hence its traditional slogan, "City of Brotherly Love." It was named in 1681 by its founder, William Penn, who still presides from atop City Hall. Three-hundred-and-thirty-five years later, Philadelphia is still... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiarace as developers respected what was known as a gentlemen's agreement not to p
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
race as developers respected what was known as a gentlemen's agreement not to put up any structure rising above the William Penn statue atop City Hall. That changed in the 1980s, and now the tallest buildings both belong to the Comcast Corp.... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Rose Wagonerwhile still assimilating as a U.S. citizen. The family relocated to Oskaloosa i
Rose Wagoner
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 15 hours ago
while still assimilating as a U.S. citizen. The family relocated to Oskaloosa in 1964 when John accepted a position at William Penn College. A fourth child, Chris, was born in 1965. She frequently visited friends and acquaintances in nursing... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiarace as developers respected what was known as a gentlemen's agreement not to p
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
race as developers respected what was known as a gentlemen's agreement not to put up any structure rising above the William Penn statue atop City Hall. That changed in the 1980s, and now the tallest buildings both belong to the Comcast Corp.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Summertime drop in donations hits when demand is highest for Central Blood BankHealth Care, 3876 Saxonburg Blvd., Indiana Township • Thursday, 1 to 6:30 p.m.
Summertime drop in donations hits when demand is highest for Central Blood Bank
TribLIVE / Posted 17 hours ago
Health Care, 3876 Saxonburg Blvd., Indiana Township • Thursday, 1 to 6:30 p.m. — Mother of Sorrows Church, 4202 Old William Penn Hwy, Murrysville • Monday, noon to 6 p.m. — Penn State New Kensington, 3550 Seventh Street Road, Route 780,... Read more
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Salon.com
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiarace as developers respected what was known as a gentlemen’s agreement not to p
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
race as developers respected what was known as a gentlemen’s agreement not to put up any structure rising above the William Penn statue atop City Hall. That changed in the 1980s, and now the tallest buildings both belong to the Comcast Corp.... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiarace as developers respected what was known as a gentlemen's agreement not to p
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
race as developers respected what was known as a gentlemen's agreement not to put up any structure rising above the William Penn statue atop City Hall. That changed in the 1980s, and now the tallest buildings both belong to the Comcast Corp.... Read more
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Newton Daily News
It’s a wrap — almost, untilhead football coach at Adel-DeSoto-Minburn. The two players head to college fo
It’s a wrap — almost, until
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
head football coach at Adel-DeSoto-Minburn. The two players head to college football careers this fall. Ehresman is off to William Penn University in Oskaloosa and Lietz is playing for Grand View University in Des Moines. The annual Shrine Bowl... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
DIAMOND DANDIESRBIs. East Union’s Michelle Castro and Sierra’s Lindsey Walljasper were each l
DIAMOND DANDIES
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
RBIs. East Union’s Michelle Castro and Sierra’s Lindsey Walljasper were each listed on separate two separate teams. The William Penn-bound Castro earned Offensive Player of the Year honors after hitting .608 with eight homers, 25 RBIs and 15... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pitt grad Gaskins coaching in women’s football championship gameyou want to finish it out, and what better way to finish it out than here in Pi
Pitt grad Gaskins coaching in women’s football championship game
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
you want to finish it out, and what better way to finish it out than here in Pittsburgh for me.” Gaskins attended William Penn High School in York and was an offensive lineman at Pitt from 2008-11 after redshirting his freshman year. After... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Francis ‘Frank’ M. Sheidyof Columbus. A funeral Mass will be held (no viewing) at 10 a.m., Saturday, Ju
Francis ‘Frank’ M. Sheidy
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
of Columbus. A funeral Mass will be held (no viewing) at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 30 at St. Jude Thaddeus R.C. Church, 3918 William Penn Hwy, Mifflintown, followed by brunch and then interment in Lind Memorial Cemetery, Green Avenue, Lewistown. In... Read more
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York Daily Record
York City schools: New jobs to address 'desperate' neednow post the new positions and begin the hiring process. The board also created
York City schools: New jobs to address 'desperate' need
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
now post the new positions and begin the hiring process. The board also created a full-time attendance officer position for William Penn Senior High School, which will be possible through the additional state funds. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
‘Biggest and best’ modelThe store/restaurant/gas station opened Wednesday morning around 10:30 a.m. and
‘Biggest and best’ model
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The store/restaurant/gas station opened Wednesday morning around 10:30 a.m. and is located at the intersection of William Penn Highway and Route 75 in Walker Township, just a mile outside of Port Royal. Rutter's Farm Store exists in over 60... Read more
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TribLIVE
Murrysville man poised to take on Ironman Challenge triathlon in Lake Placidof their choosing by sending the name, address and phone number to Bill Rethage
Murrysville man poised to take on Ironman Challenge triathlon in Lake Placid
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
of their choosing by sending the name, address and phone number to Bill Rethage, c/o Ironman Challenge for Charity, 4530 William Penn Highway #360, Murrysville, PA 15668. Rethage will contact all potential donors once he completes the challenge,... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly arts orgs go political for DNCAmerican experience. In this theatrical protest, the production makes Philadelp
Philly arts orgs go political for DNC
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
American experience. In this theatrical protest, the production makes Philadelphia the locale, addressing the closing of William Penn High School by Temple University, which bought the site to build a track for its athletic department. "We are... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly arts orgs go political for DNC ConventionAmerican experience. In this theatrical protest, the production makes Philadelp
Philly arts orgs go political for DNC Convention
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
American experience. In this theatrical protest, the production makes Philadelphia the locale, addressing the closing of William Penn High School by Temple University, which bought the site to build a track for its athletic department. "We are... Read more
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The Christian Post
From the Liberty Bell to MLK's 'Let Freedom Ring'order of the Assembly of Pennsylvania to commemorate the 50th anniversary of th
From the Liberty Bell to MLK's 'Let Freedom Ring'
The Christian Post / Posted 5 days ago
order of the Assembly of Pennsylvania to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Charter of Privileges, issued by Govenor William Penn in 1701. The Charter of Privileges, the first constitution for Pennsylvania, affirmed freedom for Protestants of... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Police reportTheft - 8 a..m.-6 p.m.- June 27 - investigating an incident at 6770 William Pen
Police report
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Theft - 8 a..m.-6 p.m.- June 27 - investigating an incident at 6770 William Penn Highway in Walker Township. that unknown actor(s) removed a canine from the yard of Aaron Prye, 22, of Mexico, and then fled in an unknown... Read more
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Daily Record
MORRIS AREA HOME SALESand Catherine Caulfield. $267,500. 31 Independence Way from John Cassese to Ba
MORRIS AREA HOME SALES
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
and Catherine Caulfield. $267,500. 31 Independence Way from John Cassese to Barclay Leib and Nancy Leib. $458275. 47 Lord William Penn Dr from John Tierney to Anthony Albanese and Tami Albanese. $744,000. 59 Hancock Dr # 200 from Karen Necel to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Religion NEWS BRIEFSreads. Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics sinc
Religion NEWS BRIEFS
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
reads. Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics since before the nation’s founding, including William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania; suffragette Susan B. Anthony; presidents Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon; and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penn Hills Council approves road workgeared toward preserving roads, leaders said. Roads undergoing chip and seal r
Penn Hills Council approves road work
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
geared toward preserving roads, leaders said. Roads undergoing chip and seal repairs include South McCulley Drive and Old William Penn Highway from Thompson Run Road to Sunset Drive. Both bids came in lower than Gateway Engineers “mainly because... Read more
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York Daily Record
York school officers: Policing is about more than arrestsbuilt, wider bridges if you will." Members of the districts 12-person unit wor
York school officers: Policing is about more than arrests
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
built, wider bridges if you will." Members of the districts 12-person unit work in the city's K-8 schools as well as William Penn Senior High School. Building relationships with kids has long been a focus, and the unit recently revived an... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem planners endorse tax incentive zoneThomas Jefferson Elementary School had become "unstable," Lysaght said. The pr
Bethlehem planners endorse tax incentive zone
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School had become "unstable," Lysaght said. The proposed district also reaches as far west as William Penn Elementary and as far east as Liberty High School. The percentage of students receiving free and reduced price... Read more
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The Morning Call
Facts and figures about Democratic National Convention host city PhiladelphiaConstitution were written, home of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and othe
Facts and figures about Democratic National Convention host city Philadelphia
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Constitution were written, home of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and other Revolution-era sites. It got its name from William Penn, who founded it in 1682. That's a giant statute of Penn atop the ornate City Hall in the heart of Center... Read more
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TribLIVE
Horticulturist from Murrysville had talent for art, languagesat 11 a.m. Monday in Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to
Horticulturist from Murrysville had talent for art, languages
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
at 11 a.m. Monday in Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church, 4600 Old William Penn Highway, Murrysville, PA 15668. Show commenting policy TribLive commenting policy You are solely responsible... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online postsnation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics si
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online posts
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
nation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics since before the nation's founding, including William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania; suffragette Susan B. Anthony; presidents Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon; and... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online postsnation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics si
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online posts
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 days ago
nation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics since before the nation's founding, including William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania; suffragette Susan B. Anthony; presidents Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon; and... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online postsnation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics si
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online posts
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
nation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics since before the nation's founding, including William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania; suffragette Susan B. Anthony; presidents Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon; and... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online postsnation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics si
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online posts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 10 days ago
nation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics since before the nation's founding, including William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania; suffragette Susan B. Anthony; presidents Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon; and... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online postsnation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics si
NY candidate's Quaker faith prompts threatening online posts
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 10 days ago
nation." Several Quakers have played significant roles in American politics since before the nation's founding, including William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania; suffragette Susan B. Anthony; presidents Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon; and... Read more
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York Daily Record
York in search of solutions. But the city's been there beforeexploring a third way to address violence and promote creativity, combining a s
York in search of solutions. But the city's been there before
York Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
exploring a third way to address violence and promote creativity, combining a street-level approach with high design. This William Penn grad was part of the NAACP panel's call to build relationships with young people, and he also uses art and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Dining news: Gluten Free Goat; Paris 66; Festa di PastaSofranko Advisory Group. The new concept is expected to open in late July or e
Dining news: Gluten Free Goat; Paris 66; Festa di Pasta
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
Sofranko Advisory Group. The new concept is expected to open in late July or early August. The Terrace Room at the Omni William Penn, Downtown, will host a barbecue wine dinner at 6 p.m. July 21. The menu includes an amuse-bouche of fried... Read more
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New York Magazine
Just What Kind of Democratic Town Is Philly?town. The U.N. Was Almost There, Too An incredibly abridged history of Americ
Just What Kind of Democratic Town Is Philly?
New York Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
town. The U.N. Was Almost There, Too An incredibly abridged history of America’s first capital. 1682 English Quaker William Penn plans a gridded city on the eastern edge of a land grant he has received from King Charles II. Thanks to the... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Richard A. MillerThe Associates CPA, of Harrisburg. He was a member of the Ivy Masonic Lodge F&
Richard A. Miller
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
The Associates CPA, of Harrisburg. He was a member of the Ivy Masonic Lodge F&AM of Williamsport, and the William Penn Social Association of Harrisburg. Surviving are his parents, Richard L. and R. Joann (Corson) Miller, of... Read more
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Philly.com
Controller: Conduct audit of city facilitieswith the Office of Innovation and Technology to see what can be done to remedy
Controller: Conduct audit of city facilities
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
with the Office of Innovation and Technology to see what can be done to remedy that. Using a $500,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation, the city contracted last year with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation to assess the... Read more
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New York Post
How new Giants star is showing huge payday isn’t changing himthat; that’s why I love my wife.” Harrison went undrafted in 2012, which was n
How new Giants star is showing huge payday isn’t changing him
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
that; that’s why I love my wife.” Harrison went undrafted in 2012, which was no great surprise, considering he played at William Penn University, which is located in Oskaloosa, Iowa, and faces opponents such as Central Methodist, Evangel, Peru... Read more
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The Morning Call
Palmer's new online map shows Census, zoning and other data in one spotto be able to balance our taxes to pay our bills," Colver said. He expects the
Palmer's new online map shows Census, zoning and other data in one spot
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
to be able to balance our taxes to pay our bills," Colver said. He expects the plan will pay close attention to the township's busiest corridors around Freemansburg Avenue, William Penn Highway and Route 248. Twitter: @michellejmerlin 610-820-... Read more
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Philly.com
In Philly, a history of religious libertyinstitutions. In fact, some might be surprised to learn just how diverse Phila
In Philly, a history of religious liberty
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
institutions. In fact, some might be surprised to learn just how diverse Philadelphia's faith community is today. When William Penn founded the colony that would be known as Pennsylvania, his "Holy Experiment" sought to create a community that... Read more
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Daily Record
MORRIS AREA HOME SALES8 Stone House Rd from Jeff Pollock to Matthew Rifino. $429,000. Wharton: 645 B
MORRIS AREA HOME SALES
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
8 Stone House Rd from Jeff Pollock to Matthew Rifino. $429,000. Wharton: 645 Berkshire Valley Rd from William Penn Bk to Michael Seymour. $132,000. 6208 Veterans Dr # 8 from US Home Corp to James Aman and Meredith Aman.... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Harrisburg: A capital place to visitgilded statue, with nicknames of Miss Penn, the Spirit of the Commonwealth and,
Harrisburg: A capital place to visit
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
gilded statue, with nicknames of Miss Penn, the Spirit of the Commonwealth and, sometimes, Letitia, after the daughter of William Penn, the apparent inspiration for the icon. Inside, the rotunda of Vermont marble winds through five floors to art... Read more
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TribLIVE
Top commercial and residential real estate transactions — July 10— July 10 Property: 7475 McKnight Road, Ross Comment: Buyer could not be reac
Top commercial and residential real estate transactions — July 10
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
— July 10 Property: 7475 McKnight Road, Ross Comment: Buyer could not be reached for comment. Property: 4711 William Penn Highway, Monroeville Buyer: Guardian Storage Monroeville RT 22 LLC Comment: A news release from Guardian... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem eyes tax-break district for North Sidean economic indicator for income, rose from 54 percent in 2005 to 72 percent la
Bethlehem eyes tax-break district for North Side
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
an economic indicator for income, rose from 54 percent in 2005 to 72 percent last year. During that same time period at William Penn Elementary school, the percentage of those qualifying for a free lunch rose from 56 to 75. Joseph Roy,... Read more
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Deseret News
Over 700 Utah high school athletes receiving scholarships to take their talents to next levelbecause you’re getting set up for life,” said East coach Brandon Matich. “We t
Over 700 Utah high school athletes receiving scholarships to take their talents to next level
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
because you’re getting set up for life,” said East coach Brandon Matich. “We try to preach that to our kids, places like William Penn and these other small schools that have come to our state and starting to get the kids that haven’t been... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem eyes neighborhood on the cusp for tax districtup to other areas of the city, but it was concerning. And the percentage of st
Bethlehem eyes neighborhood on the cusp for tax district
The Express-Times / Posted 16 days ago
up to other areas of the city, but it was concerning. And the percentage of students receiving free and reduced lunch at William Penn and Thomas Jefferson elementary schools has gone up almost 25 percent in the last decade. About three-quarters... Read more
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Philly.com
Edward O. 'Ted' Shakespeare, 92, English teacher who loved dramahis M.A. in embryology and histology from Cornell in 1950, Mr. Shakespeare bega
Edward O. 'Ted' Shakespeare, 92, English teacher who loved drama
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
his M.A. in embryology and histology from Cornell in 1950, Mr. Shakespeare began his lifelong teaching career. At the William Penn Charter School, he headed the English department and introduced a drama program. He also taught at several Main... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Palmer Twp. police arrest trio in credit card scampolice arrested Shemar Ricardo Barnett, Patrick Kestor Glasgow Jr. and Anthony
Palmer Twp. police arrest trio in credit card scam
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
police arrested Shemar Ricardo Barnett, Patrick Kestor Glasgow Jr. and Anthony Vannatus Clarke outside a Walgreens at 2535 William Penn Highway shortly before 2 a.m. Monday. Each man faces charges in connection with using fake credit... Read more
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The Brown and White
3 charged in stolen credit card scheme in Palmer Townshipand Patrick Kestor Glasgow Jr., 24, all of Brooklyn. Just before 2 a.m. Monday
3 charged in stolen credit card scheme in Palmer Township
The Brown and White / Posted 19 days ago
and Patrick Kestor Glasgow Jr., 24, all of Brooklyn. Just before 2 a.m. Monday, a Walgreens employee at the store, 2535 William Penn Highway, reported to Palmer Township police several men were inside the store trying to use various credit... Read more
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York Daily Record
'Big city' chess helps energize York's downtownplaying his neighbor, Emmanuel Brown, who was engaged in two games at once outs
'Big city' chess helps energize York's downtown
York Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
playing his neighbor, Emmanuel Brown, who was engaged in two games at once outside the bookstore last week. Brown, a 2002 William Penn graduate, says art is being integrated into York. "This is an opportunity to bring chess," he says. Leonard... Read more
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The Christian Post
Good Without God? Not in the Long Runto restrain evil in our society, but democracy has greatly benefited through th
Good Without God? Not in the Long Run
The Christian Post / Posted 19 days ago
to restrain evil in our society, but democracy has greatly benefited through the internal restraint religion provides. As William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, once noted, "If we will not be governed by God, we must be governed by... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Fair Play men signed own declaration of independence beneath area elm treebetween 1773 and 1778, according to John F. Meginness, author of the 1892 book,
Fair Play men signed own declaration of independence beneath area elm tree
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
between 1773 and 1778, according to John F. Meginness, author of the 1892 book, "History of Lycoming County." Dating to William Penn's establishment of Pennsylvania, new settlers in the commonwealth paid Indians for their land. In all, 18 land... Read more
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