Today is Patriot Day. On September 11th, 2001, 19 militants from the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon […]
September 10, 1971.
State Senator Judy Ward (R-30) has been appointed to serve on a newly created commission focused on addressing the challenges facing Pennsylvania’s dairy industry. The Dairy Future Commission was created by Act 66 of 2019 to study current and future issues affecting dairy farmers and to offer recommendations to promote and strengthen the industry. The […]
September 9, 1976.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. The “nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization” was chartered by Congress in 1919. In March, Governor Tom Wolf declared September 15th to be “Pennsylvania American Legion Day.” The Legion has built a legacy of dedication and service to veterans, the military, families and communities since its […]