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2021 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration to Take Place Thursday, Sept. 30

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs announced a multi-agency celebration commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month which will take place on Thursday, Sept. 30,...

Dedication of Veterans Memorial at Union Cemetery in York County

Governor Tom Wolf joined local veterans and York County leaders to mark the dedication of a veterans’ memorial at Union Cemetery in Manchester Township....

State Game Lands Rededication Honors Heroes of United Flight 93

Forty American flags stood tall and the sound of bagpipes rang out on State Game Lands 93 in Somerset County as the Pennsylvania Game...

Governor Commemorates 20th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks

Tomorrow, our nation will observe the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Today, in honor of the lives lost on September...

Patriot Day 2021 Ceremony on 20th Anniversary of September 11

Please join the Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee on Saturday September 11, 2021, at 9:45 a.m. for a Patriot Day Ceremony to remember 9/11...

Wreaths Across America Hosting National Flag Waving in Remembrance of 20th...

Wreaths Across America is calling on all Americans to join together on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, in waving the American flag in remembrance of the...

PA State Museum Marks 20th Anniversary of 9/11 with New Exhibition

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Col. Paul J. Evanko, then head of the Pennsylvania State Police now retired, raced to a state...

Lt. Gov. Urges Support of Second Lady’s Fundraising Effort to Preserve...

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is urging Pennsylvanian's to support Second Lady Gisele Fetterman’s awareness and fundraising campaign to preserve Lebanon Cemetery in North York,...

Pennsylvania to Preserve 27 Historic Buildings in the State

Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin and Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Executive Director Andrea Lowery announced the latest recipients of...

State Historic Preservation Office Wants Your Success Stories for National Historic...

The Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office is celebrating National Historic Preservation Month throughout May and asking Pennsylvanians to share their communities’ “Preservation Success Stories.” National...

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