Study Names Top Cities on the Rise in Pennsylvania

NerdWallet considers population, employment and income growth NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently conducted a study to find the fastest-growing cities in Pennsylvania – Carnot-Moon ranked first, followed by Wilkinsburg and Carlisle. To find Pennsylvania’s fastest-growing communities, NerdWallet evaluated 88 cities,
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“Cheese” and “Mac” Got The Pardon

According to CNN News, " President Barack Obama pardoned the national Thanksgiving turkey with a smile on Wednesday, but he admitted before saving the bird from it's likely demise that he found the decades-old tradition somewhat "puzzling.""It is a little puzzling that I do this every year, (more...)

White House on Holodomor Remembrance Day

Statement by the Press Secretary on Holodomor Remembrance Day Today, we join Ukrainians around the world, including many Ukrainian-Americans, to honor the memory of the millions of Ukrainians starved to death in 1932 and 1933 by the barbaric policies of Stalin’s Soviet Union. The Holodomor, or “death by (more...)

Obama on Mideast, Ebola Situation Before Meeting Security Team

Well, I’ve got my team here to talk about Ebola. But before I do, I want to just make mention of the horrific attacks that took place in Jerusalem. We know that two attackers senselessly and brutally attacked innocent worshippers in a synagogue during their morning prayers. Obviously, (more...)

President Obama on 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Statement by the President on Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize On behalf of Michelle, myself and all Americans, I want to congratulate Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Today’s announcement is a victory for all who strive to uphold the (more...)

President Obama at Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Scripture tells us, “We count as blessed those who have persevered.” Secretary Hagel, General Dempsey, members of our Armed Forces, and, most of all, the survivors of that September day and the families of those we lost –- Michelle and I are humbled to be with you once again. It (more...)

Navy Office of Community Outreach

By Lt. j.g. Jennifer Cunningham, NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Langhorne, Pa., native and 2000 Neshaminy High School graduate, is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a hand-picked crew charged with bringing the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier into service. Petty Officer First Class Lacey Jones, who enlisted 11 years ago, (more...)

70 Year Anniversary of Raoul Wallenberg’s Arrival in Budapest

By: Nora Gutekanst Photo -video credit, Dov\Shmuel Lenchevsky July 9th marked the 70 year anniversary to the day of Raoul Wallenberg's arrival in Budapest in 1944 to begin a rescue mission that would result in his saving 100,000 Jewish lives. It was exactly on that day as the Congressional Gold Medal was presented to (more...)

Condolences Regarding the Metro Accident in Moscow

As delivered by Ambassador Daniel B. Baer to the Permanent Council I just wanted to offer the condolences of the United States of America to the people of the Russian Federation who were hurt -- or worse -- in a metro crash in Moscow this morning. I understand that (more...)

Stack Praises Passage of Holocaust Education Bill

State Sen. Mike Stack praised Senate passage of a bill that will ensure that future generations of Pennsylvanians will understand the causes and effects of genocides and other crimes against humanity, including the Holocaust. “Despite the awful and overwhelming historical evidence, there are still fringe elements who want to downplay or (more...)

Celebrate The Historic Black-Jewish Alliance

As the Nation marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Freedom Summer, the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding - national address for Black-Jewish relations- FFEU will mark the date when three civil rights activists, one African-American and two Jewish-Americans: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner; were brutally kidnapped and murdered. We (more...)

Obama at Omaha Beach on 70th Anniversary of D-Day

PRESIDENT OBAMA: President Hollande; to the people of France; friends; the family; our veterans: If prayer were made of sound, the skies over England that night would have deafened the world. Captains paced their decks. Pilots tapped their gauges. Commanders pored over maps, fully aware that for all the months of (more...)

Victory Day Is Russia’s Most Important Secular Holiday

" Russia has celebrated the 69th anniversary of Victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War (WWII) with a traditional May 9 military parade on Moscow’s Red Square, which featured 11,000 troops, 149 military vehicles and 69 warplanes," RT reports. " The original Victory Banner is (more...)

Media Support Outside of Russia

The U.S. Embassy is disturbed by the latest Russian effort to decrease space for independent and free media in this country. On Friday, media network Voice of America’s parent organization, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), announced that Russian authorities have decided to cut off the only remaining radio transmissions (more...)

Crimea Crisis Triggers Flood of Women from Eastern Europe

The world’s largest Sugar Daddy dating site recently saw numbers double of women from Eastern Europe joining the site, likely triggered by the crisis in Crimea. During the month of March,, the world’s largest Sugar Daddy dating website, has seen a large increase in women from (more...)