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Victoria Schade with her dogs Millie and Olive. (Courtesy Victoria Schade)
Meet the PA Woman Who Coaches the Dogs of the Puppy Bowl

Bucks County’s Victoria Schade uses her powers of puppy persuasion to get the dogs of the “Puppy Bowl” ready for action.

Groundhog Club handler A.J. Dereume interacts with Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 136th celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. Phil's handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
Punxsutawney Phil Predicts 6 More Weeks of Winter

After a year away due to the pandemic, thousands of people from around the nation and other countries gathered at Gobbler's Knob to witness Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction.

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The Keystone’s Summer Reading: Memoirs

Pennsylvania’s deep tradition of storytellers including those whose memoirs captured the nation’s attention. 

Harvey Sutton and his family would have seen sights like this as they trekked through the Pennsylvania portion of the Appalachian Trail. (Shutterstock/DrewTheHobbit)
Skittles, Imagination Fuel Energetic 5-Year-Old Who Conquered the Appalachian Trail

At 5 years old, Harvey Sutton is one of the youngest to complete the Appalachian Trail, after tagging along with his parents over more than 2,100 miles in 209 days.

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The Keystone’s Summer Reading: Nonfiction

Pennsylvania has a deep tradition of storytellers. From journalists to historians, these writers bring events to life.

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The Keystone’s Summer Reading: Modern Classics

Pennsylvania natives and residents have produced many classics. Several authors are keeping that tradition alive with modern classics that bring the state even more respect. Check out some of them

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The Keystone’s Summer Reading: Thrillers

It’s hard to imagine any state has produced as many great thriller writers as Pennsylvania has. Take a look at some books that will keep you turning the page. And keeping the light on.