THE FLENSBURGER FILES Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so.
There is a proverb that I want to start this column on: It is about disaster. When disaster strikes, people chip in to help. When politicians help, disaster strikes again. Therefore, people go first o... Posted on 10/30/12 at 6:23 PM
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When I travel to Emmitsburg alone, I fly into the Harrisburg airport instead of BWI. The reason I do that is because the navigation from Harrisburg to Emmitsburg is much less complicated and the drive... Posted on 9/27/12 at 7:46 PM
Pennsylvania and New Jersey are on tracks that could lead to the Northeast being the first full region in the country to legalize gay marriage — but the routes are hardly parallel and the horsepower anything but equal.
A man charged with killing three people at a Pennsylvania municipal meeting because of a feud over his junk-strewn property had given plenty of warning that he intended to kill people, his father said Wednesday.
A disabled junk dealer feuding with local officials over his debris-strewn property packed a rental car with guns and ammunition before opening fire at a town meeting and killing three men, authorities said Tuesday.
Maryclaire Dale and Michael Rubinkam
, August 06, 2013
A gunman blasted shots through the wall of a Pennsylvania municipal building during a meeting on Monday and then barged into the meeting room and continued firing, killing three people, before he was tackled by a local official and shot with his own gun, a witness said.
A small Catholic college outside Pittsburgh mourned the loss of a women's lacrosse coach who died along with her unborn child when the team's bus crashed on the way to a game, remembering her Sunday as warm, outgoing and a natural leader.
The dolls of John Wilkes Booth with a handgun, which had sold well, were removed from shelves on Saturday, a day after a reporter for Hanover, Pa.'s The Evening Sun newspaper asked about them, officials said.
Mary Schaab's only daughter was fatally shot 17 months ago, so she understood the horror and pain of losing a child, even before a Pennsylvania state trooper knocked at her door late Thursday to tell her the same thing had happened again — this time to her son.
A gunman who killed a worker and shot several other people at a psychiatric hospital on the University of Pittsburgh campus lived nearby and used two semiautomatic pistols, one of them stolen, as he marched around checking offices possibly in an attempt to find more victims before campus police fatally shot him, authorities said Friday.
VIDEO: Bottom of article Police reported one of the dead was the gunman, said University of Pittsburgh Medical Center spokesman Paul Wood. It was unclear whether the wounded people were patients, employees or visiting family members, Wood said.
Republican Rick Santorum says he wants to dramatically curtail the role states and the federal government play in running schools. Yet back when Santorum was a senator from Pennsylvania, he got a Pittsburgh-area school district to help pay tens of thousands of dollars in tuition for his children to receive online schooling.
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