Stories tagged: "pennsylvania"

Philadelphia election workers processes mail-in and absentee ballots for the general election at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on Nov. 3, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Judge Orders Halt to Further Vote Certification, Wolf Appeals

It is unclear how the judge can hold up certification.

The lights at Koziar's Christmas Village in December 2017. (Shutterstock Photo/Helen89)
Pennsylvania Gets Lit for the Holidays

You can take a boat tour, drive through your favorite amusement park, trek through woodlands, or stroll along streets in small boroughs. And most of the displays are easy to see from a distance.

In this Oct. 20, 2020, file photo, people have dinner in greenhouses used for outdoor dining amid the coronavirus pandemic at North Park Lounge in McCandless, Allegheny County. An increasing number of governors and mayors are imposing restrictions ahead of Thanksgiving for fear that holiday travel and family gatherings will only worsen the record-breaking, coast-to-coast resurgence of the coronavirus. (Alexandra Wimley/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File)
Pennsylvania’s Restaurants Still Need Help to Survive Pandemic. Nothing Is Coming.

Approximately 63% of Pennsylvania restaurant owners said they could be forced to close if they don't get help in the next few months.

The outdoor Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink features ice skating, skate rentals, and twinkling lights in the shadow of Philadelphia City Hall through Feb. 28, 2021. (Courtesy of Visit Philadelphia/J. Fusco)
Make the Most of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday With These Things to Do in PA: Nov. 26-29

There are things to do inside or outside. If you decide to venture out, make sure to wash your hands, wear a mask, and follow social distancing guidelines.

George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) explains things to Mary Hatch (Donna Reed) in "It's a Wonderful Life" in 1946. (AP Photo)
From ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ to ‘Rudolph’: The Many Pennsylvania Connections to the Holiday Classics You Love

Some of the best (and worst) Christmas movies were set in Pennsylvania, filmed in Pennsylvania, starred Pennsylvanians, or were produced by Pennsylvanians.

Police stand along Benjamin Franklin Parkway as City Hall stands in the background in 2015. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
With Voters’ Support, Philly Moves Toward New Police Oversight Commission

“Right now, we are created by executive order. In theory, if you get a different mayor sometime in the future, the mayor could eradicate it. Now, it can’t be destroyed," said the acting executive director of the existing commission.

President-Elect Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop at Amtrak's Cleveland Lakefront train station, Sept. 30, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
It’s Official: Biden Certified as Winner of Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of State certified the results Tuesday morning, and Gov. Tom Wolf sent the certification to the national archives.