Stories tagged: "Lancaster County"

American actor Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, during the filming of the training montage for the boxing film 'Rocky', 1976. He is standing by the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, with the old Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge in the background.  (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
10 Oscar-Winning Films Set or Shot in Pennsylvania

On Sunday, the 95th Academy Awards will honor the best films of 2022. To get you in the spirit, we’ve put together a list of Oscar-winning films with ties to the Keystone State.

7 Great Places For Pancakes in Pennsylvania
7 Great Places For Pancakes in Pennsylvania

Tuesday marks National Pancake Day. But flapjack fanatics are encouraged to check out these seven Pennsylvania pancake palaces any day of the year.

6 Events to Celebrate Kwanzaa 2022 in Pennsylvania

Celebrations will take place throughout the state for the holiday Dr. Maulana Karenga created in 1966 as a way for “African American families to reconnect to their roots and their community."

Izzy Smith Wade-El (Screen shot)
Community and Doing What’s Right for All Are the Key Components of Rep. Izzy Smith-Wade-El’s Goal in Harrisburg

Lancaster’s newly elected state Rep. Izzy Smith-Wade-El hopes to return some level of power back to the smaller communities across the commonwealth.

Democratic state Rep. Izzy Smith-Wade-El (Lancaster) speaks at the Keystone Candidate Forum in Philadelphia, Oct. 18, 2022. (Screen shot)
WATCH: Izzy Smith Wade-El Talks About the Unwillingness of Pa. Republicans to Budge on Gun Laws

Newly-elected state Rep. Izzy Smith-Wade-El (D-Lancaster) recalls getting an eye-opening look into how unwilling the state’s Republican leaders were to budge on gun laws.