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  1. Doylenes convene: Perry County hosts gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | PennLive.com

    Gathered for a ride on the historic Strasburg Railroad are Doylenes, Fancher of Oklahoma, Heaton of Oklahoma, Heizman of Virginia, Hinze of Arkansas, Young of Arkansas and Shull of Newport and kneeling Arnold of Texas and Garvey of Colorado. The itinerary was frantic, but the camaraderie kept pace as eight Doylenes descended upon Pennsylvania for what has become an annual gathering of women from across the country who share nothing more in common than their uncommon first names.

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  2. Moore Township's 250th anniversary stirs up memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Morning Call

    ... idea for the trains, Meyers discovered, came from conversations he had with employees of the Lehigh-New England Railroad, which was formed in 1895 and ran through Bath, Chapman Quarry and Moore Township after originating in Bethlehem. It delivered ...

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  3. Fireworks and FestivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Altoona Mirror

    Free musical entertainment from area bands and artists will happen throughout the day on three performance stages, leading up to the evening performance of country star Craig Morgan , and one of the largest fireworks displays east of the Mississippi River. Following the fireworks, Chris Vipond & the Stanley Street Band will close out the event with their annual post-fireworks street dance party.

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | B104

    ... investigating. A house is destroyed following a fire in Carbon county. The fire began Thursday morning at a home on Railroad Drive in Packer Township. Four people inside the home at the time of the fire were able to get out safely and no injuries ...

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  5. In Norristown, fates diverge for two historic churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Philly.com

    ... 1840 and for the first decade met in members' homes. Founded by free blacks, Ebenezer was a stop on the Underground Railroad. In 1927, its members caused a stir by inviting the Ku Klux Klan to worship with them. (The Klan came in full regalia, and ...

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  6. Scarnati: $214 Million in Property Tax and Rent Rebates Being Distributed RSSRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | NorthcentralPa.com

    ... or less and renters with a household income of $15,000 or less, excluding one-half of Social Security Income and Railroad Retirement Tier 1 benefits. Applicants who received rebates last year are not disqualified from receiving a rebate this year if ...

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  7. As Crashes Spike, Google Alerting Drivers of Railroad CrossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | NBC Philadelphia

    A man in his 90s had to be cut from this car when it was hit by a SEPTA regional rail train in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. Every railroad crossing in our region will soon be plotted out on Google's Maps application as federal regulators work to reduce a recent spike in accidents.

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  8. LVPC secures $10 million grant match from Jaindl DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission's Transportation Committee Thursday evening revealed the details of its $37.5 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery application for which it secured a rare $10 million matching private grant from Jaindl Land Development to revamp the former R.J. Corman Railroad along the Lehigh River. The abandoned rail bed runs alongside Jaindl's new Waterfront development to be located under the Tilghman Street Bridge at the site of the former Lehigh Structural Company just east of downtown.

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  9. Neighbors: Clubs and farm markets in southern York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | 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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  10. Former Albion area church is vibrant community centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Erie Times News

    ... Early pastors included the Rev. Charles Shipman, who "conducted" runaway slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad before and during the Civil War. Another early pastor, in a report to church superiors, referred to the Church of Our Father, ...

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  11. A popular Harveys Lake steamer's final resting place is at the bottom of Lake CareyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... Hotel on the opposite side of the lake in 1904." Redington's Lake Carey park flourished and the Lehigh Valley Railroad (which owned the picnic grounds at Harveys Lake that would later become Hanson's Amusement Park) ran "almost daily summer ...

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  12. Tamanend exiting, Allegro entering Strasburg shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | PennLive.com

    ... he does open the shop. This is the middle of tourist season for a shop that's down the street from the Strasburg Railroad and the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania . It does give Allegro its first shop in Lancaster County, one of Helrich's stated ...

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  13. Our view: Historic trails, gardens help to keep Erie healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Erie Times News

    ... about Dan Rice, Girard's famous circus man, at his monument and at his daughter's house, and about the Underground Railroad at the Universalist Church. The only dilemma for Let's Move participants is deciding whether to concentrate on burning ...

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  14. SEPTA marks 150 miles of new wiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Philly.com

    ... it inherited decrepit power systems that had been installed more than half a century earlier by the Pennsylvania Railroad and Reading Railroad. Wires would snap in cold weather, sag in hot weather, get snagged in train equipment, forcing speed ...

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  15. Do this: Andover's Northern Railroad exhibit or learn voice work from Prince Hans of - Frozen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Concord Monitor

    Extending from Boscawen to Lebanon, the rail line was constructed in 1847 by the Northern Railroad, and later became part of the Boston & Maine Railroad's Northern Line. Now the Northern Rail Trail, the old rail bed offers recreational opportunities for hikers, bicyclists, snowmobilers and others.

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  16. Rep. Boyle: Imagine more high-speed rail in the NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Philly.com

    ... Sound like the stuff of science fiction? Actually, it is one of the proposals being considered by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) as part of the Northeast Corridor Future project. A high-speed rail system to rival those of Europe and Asia ...

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  17. Four touristy NYC hotels to skip, and where to stay insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Times Herald

    ... views of the Hudson River. The Hotel Pennsylvania is a historic New York City hotel -- built by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company in 1919 -- but behind those iconic columns on 7th Avenue, the property hasn't worn the years well. The carpets, beds ...

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  18. seniorWeek of June 3 Adult Interest CenterRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Almanac

    ... price? Tops Chapter #475 meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, year-round, at Carnegie Retirement Residence, located on Railroad Street. Cost is $5/month and includes contests and speakers. For more information, call Louella at 412-628-7228. • Arthritis ...

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  19. Ma & Pa Railroad welcomes two presenters this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    Two presenters, one a local York County resident and another who has a "wealth of knowledge" about the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, are scheduled to speak at the Old Line Museum in Delta this month. Donald Jones, of Delta, has an "outstanding collection of local memorabilia" related to the railroad known as the Ma & Pa Railroad, a news release states.

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  20. Congressman Ryan Costello takes part in Amtrak crash hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... Board's preliminary report on the crash, included questioning of representatives of the NTSB, Amtrak, the Federal Railroad Administration, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen. While the NTSB report made no definitive ...

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