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Nurses At Pennsylvania Hospital Strike Over Working

Nov 19, 2020 Almost 800 nurses at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, northeast of Philadelphia, went on strike this week to protest what they say are unsafe staffing levels at the hospital.

GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight

Sep 23, 2019 A worker pickets outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa., Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. The strike against General Motors by 49,000 United Auto Workers entered its

Teachers plan strike in northeastern Pa. district

Dec 13, 2012 OLD FORGE, Pa. (AP) -- Teachers are planning to strike next week in a small community in northeastern Pennsylvania. Officials in the Old Forge school district say the walkout is set for Dec. 20. That's two days before winter break starts. Superintendent R. Scott Jeffery says the teachers union notified him Wednesday of the planned strike.

Labor Violence and the Industrialization of Northeastern

Aug 15, 2018 After the war, Schuylkill County stood as the epicenter of Northeastern Pennsylvania violence through the Long Strike of 1875. The so-called Molly Maguires, a reputed conspiracy of insurgent Irish Catholic miners veiled behind the Ancient Order of Hibernian, allegedly perpetrated assaults and vengeful murders against mine bosses and company

Why the Great Steel Strike of 1919 Was One of Labor’s

Sep 24, 2019 A Pennsylvania steel worker for 41 years, he toiled for 12 or more hours a day behind the locked doors of a steel. Why the Great Steel Strike of 1919 Was One of Labor’s Biggest Failures.

How a 1897 Massacre of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Morphed

Mar 13, 2019 How a 1897 Massacre of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Morphed From a Galvanizing Crisis to Forgotten History The death of 19 immigrants may have unified the

ExplorePAHistory Stories from PA History

Coal deposits are scattered around the globe, but the coal from a 500 square mile region of northeastern Pennsylvania is special. During the Paleozoic era, 300 million years ago, what is now rugged and mountainous terrain was a steamy plain filled with swamps. In the Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902, or the "Great Strike," mining communities

Timeline of Labor History in Pennsylvania

100,000 anthracite coal miners in northeastern Pennsylvania go on strike and the federal government takes action that leads to a wage increase and shorter work week. 1903-1912. Elmer Ellsworth Greenawalt became the second President of the Pennsylvania Federation of

Strike Expands Northeastern U.S. Operations With Circle K

Strike announced it has recently acquired Circle K of Arkansas, a pipeline construction and maintenance company with operations in the Marcellus-Utica shale regions of Ohio and Pennsylvania. This strategic acquisition will enable Strike to expand capabilities in the northeastern United States, where new infrastructure build outs are in

Molly Maguires Wikipedia

The Molly Maguires were an Irish 19th-century secret society active in Ireland, Liverpool and parts of the Eastern United States, best known for their activism among Irish-American and Irish immigrant coal miners in Pennsylvania.After a series of often violent conflicts, twenty suspected members of the Molly Maguires were convicted of murder and other crimes and were executed by hanging in

Teachers plan strike in northeastern Pa. district

Dec 13, 2012 OLD FORGE, Pa. (AP) -- Teachers are planning to strike next week in a small community in northeastern Pennsylvania. Officials in the Old Forge school district say the walkout is set for Dec. 20. That's two days before winter break starts. Superintendent R. Scott Jeffery says the teachers union notified him Wednesday of the planned strike.

2 Men From Philadelphia, Delaware County Killed After

Jul 08, 2020 2 Men From Philadelphia, Delaware County Killed After Struck By Lightning In Northeastern Pennsylvania By CBS3 Staff July 8, 2020 at 11:37 am Filed Under: Delaware County news,Granville Township

How a 1897 Massacre of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Morphed

Mar 13, 2019 How a 1897 Massacre of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Morphed From a Galvanizing Crisis to Forgotten History The death of 19 immigrants may have unified the

Derecho slams Philadelphia area with destructive 80 mph

Jun 04, 2020 When they arrived in southeast Pennsylvania, they unleashed an 83 mph gust at the Reading Regional Airport in Pennsylvania. Pottstown, Pa., saw winds gust to 76 mph, while gusts exceeding 75 mph

ExplorePAHistory Stories from PA History

Coal deposits are scattered around the globe, but the coal from a 500 square mile region of northeastern Pennsylvania is special. During the Paleozoic era, 300 million years ago, what is now rugged and mountainous terrain was a steamy plain filled with swamps. In the Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902, or the "Great Strike," mining communities

Timeline of Labor History in Pennsylvania

100,000 anthracite coal miners in northeastern Pennsylvania go on strike and the federal government takes action that leads to a wage increase and shorter work week. 1903-1912. Elmer Ellsworth Greenawalt became the second President of the Pennsylvania Federation of

The Molly Maguires & The Pennsylvania Miners Strike The

Nov 22, 2018 The Molly Maguires were portrayed in a movie in the 1970’s starring Sean Connery & Richard Harris, the story was based on true events, the Pennsylvanian Miners Strikes of the 1860’s & 70’s, they also featured in a song by the Irish folk band, The Dubliners.

Montrose Area teachers strike in northeastern Pennsylvania

Mar 29, 2016 MONTROSE, Pa. (AP) Teachers are striking at a school district in northeastern Pennsylvania. The teachers hit the picket lines Tuesday morning in the

Anthracite Coal Mining Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Nov 19, 2020 From the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Links to Pennsylvania county maps dating from the 1850s through the 1870s. The maps on this page were specifically chosen because they depict a plethora of surface and subterranean features, such as businesses, churches, mineral deposits, mountains, roads, rivers, and schools.

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The Northeast Counterdrug Training Center provides training in prevention and counterdrug activities to law enforcement agencies and community-based organizations in the Northeastern United States working to reduce the availability of illicit drugs, improve public safety, and diminish drug use

A guide to Pennsylvania’s political hot spots POLITICO

Oct 31, 2020 Northeastern Pennsylvania Luzerne and Lackawanna counties are next-door neighbors in northeastern Pennsylvania that did a lot to deliver the state to Trump in 2016.

1945 Northeast Pennsylvania Miners on1st Day of Strike

Feb 07, 2020 You are bidding on an original press photo of Northeast Pennsylvania Miners on1st Day of Strike Discussing it. Photo measures 6 x 8 inches and is dated 5/2/1945.

A field guide to Pennsylvania's militias: Just like Oregon

Jan 05, 2016 The Pennsylvania State Defense Force is a group based in Easton that is trying to get recognized by the state a la the Pennsylvania State Guard and claims to not be a militia.

Heat wave strikes Northeast, killing hundreds HISTORY

Jul 06, 2020 Heat wave strikes Northeast, killing hundreds On July 4, 1911, record temperatures are set in the northeastern United States as a deadly heat

A guide to Pennsylvania’s political hot spots POLITICO

Oct 31, 2020 Northeastern Pennsylvania Luzerne and Lackawanna counties are next-door neighbors in northeastern Pennsylvania that did a lot to deliver the state to Trump in 2016.

1945 Northeast Pennsylvania Miners on1st Day of Strike

Feb 07, 2020 You are bidding on an original press photo of Northeast Pennsylvania Miners on1st Day of Strike Discussing it. Photo measures 6 x 8 inches and is dated 5/2/1945.

Shot fired at police during standoff in Northeast

A shot was fired at police at "almost point blank" range during a standoff in Northeast Philadelphia which ended in one officer returning fire and two people in critical condition, police said.

The Molly Maguires & The Pennsylvania Miners Strike The

Nov 22, 2018 The Molly Maguires were portrayed in a movie in the 1970’s starring Sean Connery & Richard Harris, the story was based on true events, the Pennsylvanian Miners Strikes of the 1860’s & 70’s, they also featured in a song by the Irish folk band, The Dubliners.

Royalties: Why some strike it rich in the natural gas

Feb 28, 2018 Royalties: Why some strike it rich in the natural gas patch, and others strike out. Growing up in rural Susquehanna County in the northeastern corner of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania anthracite coal workers strike for better

The major anthracite coal site in the United States is the so-called “Coal Region” in Northwestern Pennsylvania. Because of the proximity of the Coal Region to many of the major urban areas in the East Coast, in the early 1900s, anthracite coal was the primary fuel used by

Heat wave strikes Northeast, killing hundreds HISTORY

Jul 06, 2020 Heat wave strikes Northeast, killing hundreds On July 4, 1911, record temperatures are set in the northeastern United States as a deadly heat

Scranton, Pennsylvania

The Anthracite Mining Region of northeastern Pennsylvania extends over 485 square miles of nine counties. It is divided into four fields. In October of 1902, a major strike shut down the industry for 5 months idling 100,000 miners. After government intervention, the strike

Anthracite Coal Mining Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Nov 19, 2020 From the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Links to Pennsylvania county maps dating from the 1850s through the 1870s. The maps on this page were specifically chosen because they depict a plethora of surface and subterranean features, such as businesses, churches, mineral deposits, mountains, roads, rivers, and schools.

A field guide to Pennsylvania's militias: Just like Oregon

Jan 05, 2016 The Pennsylvania State Defense Force is a group based in Easton that is trying to get recognized by the state a la the Pennsylvania State Guard and claims to not be a militia.

The Pennsylvania State Education Association

Bans selective strikes. Allows teachers to strike twice in a school year. Allows either party to request fact-finding which must be granted by the Labor Relations Board. Prohibits employers from using strikebreakers during the first strike who have not been employed by the district in the preceding 12 months before the first strike.

US Northeast Live Lightning Strikes Detection Radar

Northeast Live Lightning Detection Radar. Image courtesy of Astrogenic Systems. Legend of Local Regional & U.S. Lightning Detection Maps Northern CA. Realtime Lightning Radar Northern CA. Realtime Lightning Radar w/replay Northern CA. Lightning & Rain Radar North America Live Lightning Radar United States Lightning Radar Northwest U.S. Lightning Radar

Today's Earthquakes in Pennsylvania, United States

2020-11-22 09:36:06 UTC 2.1 magnitude, 3 km depth Erie, Pennsylvania, United States 2.1 magnitude earthquake 2020-11-22 09:36:06 UTC at 09:36 November 22, 2020 UTC

Hard Coal pt. 1 Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Mining Histor

Part 1 of 3. A short documentary about Anthracite coal mining history in Northeast Pennsylvania. Filmed in a coal mine. Please check out Van Wagner's music o...