Initiative Privatizing Wine and Spirits Sales Passes House

In a historic vote, the House has passed legislation to privatize alcohol sales in Pennsylvania, getting the Commonwealth OUT of the business of selling wine and spirits, House Majority Leader Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) said upon passage of
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New U.S. Monuments Honor History, Preserve Environment

President Obama signed proclamations March 25 establishing five new U.S. national monuments, using his authority under the Antiquities Act, which celebrates American’s rich history and natural heritage. Located in Delaware, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio and Washington, the monuments help tell the story of significant people and extraordinary (more...)

Statement from the President Obama on Passover

Statement from the President on Passover As we prepare for our fifth Seder in the White House, Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Passover here in America, in the State of Israel, and around the world. Tonight, Jewish families will gather with family and friends (more...)

Join The Arbor Day Foundation in March And Receive 10 Free Trees

The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easier for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring through planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2013 and receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees. “White flowering dogwoods will add beauty to your home throughout the year,” said John Rosenow, founder (more...)

Pennsylvania Has Mixed Results in Working to Reduce Tobacco Use

New American Lung Association Report Follows Money Trail to See How Tobacco Industry Addicts Kids Pennsylvania fell short in adequately funding programs to protect children and curb tobacco-related disease in 2012 according to the American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control 2013” report released today. The Lung Association’s “State of (more...)

Ringing in Nowruz with Iranian Classics

Visitors dance, play and feast their way into the Persian New Year at the annual Nowruz celebration at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler museums of Asian art in Washington. The festivities include musical performances by artists like vocalist Monika Jalili, who brings to life cherished Iranian (more...)

To Require Labeling Of Genetically Engineered Food

State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) held a press conference to announce the introduction of legislation that would require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food in Pennsylvania. If passed, Senate Bill 653 would become the first law of its kind in the United States. It has already received (more...)

Obama Congratulates First Pope from the Americas

Newly elected Pope Francis, shown waving to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, became the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church March 13. President Obama, on behalf of the American people, immediately offered his warm wishes to the pope, who

Mayor Nutter Statement On Selection Of A New Pope

Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on the selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis I: “On behalf of the City of Philadelphia, we are excited that Pope Francis I has been chosen by the College of Cardinals to lead the Roman Catholic Church (more...)

13 New Historic Landmarks Celebrate U.S. Diversity

U.S. officials March 11 announced the designation of 13 new national historic landmarks that recognize a more complete story of America. The new landmarks include an Alabama bridge that was the site of “Bloody Sunday” during the civil rights movement, a 400-year-old historic district showcasing the influence of (more...)

Francis 1 Was Elected to Lead The Church As Pope

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected to lead the church as pope on 13 March 2013, the second day of the Papal conclave. Now 1.2 billion Catholics all over the world have a new leader,who will be called Pope Francis. He is the first non-European pope in 1200 years. The (more...)

Newly Divorced Females Flock to Sugar Daddy Website

March may be divorce season for traditional relationships, but it is a high-point for “mutually beneficial relationships.” In just three days (March 1-3), the world’s largest Sugar Daddy dating website,, received 4,884 “Divorced” and 2,981 “Separated” Sugar Baby signups—the largest growth ever for this relationship demographic. Approximately 76 percent (more...)

Don’t Forget To Move A Clock Forward!

March 10 at 2:00 am. local time, the clock is moved forward to 3:00 am. According to, "the clock moves ahead (= losing one hour) in the spring when DST starts, and falls back one hour (= gaining one hour) when DST ends in the fall. To remember (more...)

Majority Of Women Are Making Bra Boobs

➢ Seven bra faux pas  the revealed for THE FIRST TIME ➢ 4 In 5 UK women wearing the wrong size bra ➢ Lingerie retailer Bravissimo to launch Boob School to help women ti the bra aware. 2013 may be the 100th anniversary of the brassiere, but it appears that the majority of UK women (more...)

Support Grows for Patients with Rare Diseases

There is strength in numbers when it comes to rare diseases, and that fact has led to recognition of Rare Disease Day every February 28 since 2008. The occasion is marked by patient and medical organizations in 2013 under the banner of “Rare Disorders Without Borders.” Rare diseases strike only (more...)