Pennsylvania Daybook

Associated Press Pennsylvania Daybook for Friday, Oct. 07.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Philadelphia bureau is reachable at 215-561-1133.


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Oct. 07 2:30 PM GOP Sen. Pat Toomey recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Republican Sen. Pat Toomey hosts roundtable discussion on his continued efforts to 'ensure money from the Crime Victims Fund is delivered to the actual victims of crime and to protect children while in school', as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Other participants include Chester County, PA, District Attorney Tom Hogan, Chester County Police Detective Sergeant David Sassa, Domestic Violence Center of Chester County Executive Director Dolly Wideman-Scott, Mission Kids Montgomery County Child Advocacy Center Executive Director Abbie Newman, St. Christopher's Hospital Child Protection Director Dr Maria McColgan, and Dauphin County Victim Services Angela Parker Quarles

Location: TBD

Contacts: Melissa Ferdinand Senator Pat Toomey [email protected] 1 717 782 3951

Please contact Melissa Ferdinand for address to the event location at [email protected] or (717) 480-2806


Friday, Oct. 07 7:30 AM Philadelphia City Commerce Director Epps speaks at PHL Business Opportunity Forum - Philadelphia International Airport 2016 Business Opportunity Forum, featuring remarks by Philadelphia City Commerce Director Harold Epps, and PHL CEO Chellie Cameron, COO Kieran Sheridan, and CAO Folasade Olanipekun-Lewis

Location: Philadelphia Airport Marriott Hotel, 1 Arrivals Road, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

Contacts: Diane Gerace Philadelphia International Airport [email protected] 1 215 937 5402


Friday, Oct. 07 8:00 AM Pennsylvania Department of Education and NISL recognize state principals - Pennsylvania Department of Education and National Institute for School Leadership hold ceremony recognizing 16 distinguished principals from across the state

Location: Capital Area Intermediate Unit, 55 Miller Street, Summerdale, PA

Contacts: Nicole Reigelman Pennsylvania Department of Education media [email protected] 1 717 783 9802


Friday, Oct. 07 10:00 AM Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf's public schedule - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf participates in National Manufacturing Day roundatble, U.S. Steel Corporation Research and Technology Center, 800 East Waterfront Drive (10:00 AM EDT); and attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Lower Hill Street Grid Project, 1018 Centre Avenue, South Lot Entrance, Pittsburgh (11:30 AM EDT)

Location: Pittsburgh

Contacts: Jeff Sheridan Governor’s Press Office [email protected] 1 717 783 1116


Friday, Oct. 07 10:00 AM Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney participates manufacturing roundtable - Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney participates in ‘Building the Manufacturing Pipeline: Effective Partnerships Yielding Tangible Results’ roundtable

Location: PTR Baler, 2207 E. Ontario St., Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia

Contacts: Lauren Hitt Philadelphia Mayor's Office Communications [email protected] 1 443 370 3205


Friday, Oct. 07 10:00 AM School District of Philadelphia announces FAFSA challenge - School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William Hite announces the official launch of Philadelphia's Citywide FAFSA Completion/Financing College Initiative, in partnership with the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable. Other attendees include Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes, Get Schooled's Marie Groark, and School District's Office of College and Career Readiness Dr. Fredrick McDowell and Allie Robinson Rogers

Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad St, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

Contacts: Lee Whack School District of Philadelphia [email protected] 1 215 400 5158


Friday, Oct. 07 10:00 AM Philadelphia City Councilman Domb presents checks to Philadelphia public schools - Philadelphia City Councilman Allan Domb presents checks to six Philadelphia public schools as part of his ongoing commitment to donate his City Council salary to public schools across the city. The schools are Morton McMichael School, S. Weir Mitchell School, Spring Garden School, Thomas G. Morton School, William Rowen School, and Edison/Fareira High School

Location: City Hall, 1401 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

Contacts: David Tusio City of Philadelphia 1 215 686 3414


Friday, Oct. 07 10:30 AM Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Stack speaks at state police graduation ceremony - Pennsylvania State Police host graduation ceremony for the 146th graduating cadets class, with remarks by Lt. Governor Michael Stack and State Police Commissioner Tyree Blocker

Location: Bishop McDevitt High School, 1 Crusader Way, Harrisburg, PA Harrisburg

Contacts: Adam Reed Pennsylvania State Police 1 717 783 5556


Friday, Oct. 07 11:30 AM Vice President Biden campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania - Vice President Joe Biden campaigns for 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the general election battleground state of Pennsylvania, urging Pennsylvanians to register or check their registration status at, while discussing his support for Clinton's 'agenda to build an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top', at a public Pennsylvania Democratic Party event * Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine will face Republican Donald Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence in the 8 Nov election

Location: Bucks County Community College, 1304 Veteran Hwy, Bristol, PA

Contacts: Hillary for America press [email protected]

Doors open to public: 9:30 AM EDT


Friday, Oct. 07 11:30 AM Vice President Biden's daily schedule - Vice President Joe Biden departs Washington, DC, en route for Bristol, PA, where he delivers remarks at a Hillary for America campaign event at Bucks County Community College (11:30 AM EDT. Afterwards, he departs Bristol en route for Wilmington, DE

Location: TBD

Contacts: Vice President press 1 202 456 0373


Friday, Oct. 07 2:30 PM PA U.S. Attorney's Office hosts community policing event - U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania joins federal, state and local law enforcement agencies for a community event in recognition of National Community Policing Week

Location: North Penn and Butler Streets, Wilkes-Barre, PA Wilkes-Barre

Contacts: Dawn Mayko U.S. Attorney’s Office - MDPA [email protected] 1 717 221 4458 1 717 756 3692


Friday, Oct. 07 Pennsylvania State Capitol lit teal to raise awareness of Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day in Pennsylvania

Location: State Capitol, 501 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA Harrisburg

Contacts: Barbara Grill PA House Democratic Communications Office [email protected] 1 717 787 7895


NEW EVENT: Saturday, Oct. 08 10:30 AM Bernie Sanders campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania - Independent Sen. (and former 2016 Democratic presidential candidate) Bernie Sanders campaigns for 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the general election battleground state of Pennsylvania, where he discusses Clinton's 'plan to build an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top' and Republican nominee Donald Trump's plan 'which would benefit himself and other millionaires and billionaires'. Agenda includes 'Stronger Together' events at Scranton High School, 63 Mike Munchak Way, Scranton (10:30 AM EDT) and Gershman Hall, 401 S Broad St, Philadelphia (2:00 PM EDT)

Location: Philadelphia Scranton

Contacts: Hillary for America press [email protected]

Doors open 9:30 AM (Scranton) and 1:00 PM (Philadelphia)


NEW EVENT: Sunday, Oct. 09 8:30 AM National Kidney Foundation hosts annual Philadelphia Kidney Walk - National Kidney Foundation's 15th annual Philadelphia Kidney Walk, to raise awareness of kidney disease, organ donation and the importance of early screening and healthy lifestyle for those at risk

Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

Contacts: Loren Yakopcic National Kidney Foundation Development Manager [email protected] 1 215 923 861


NEW EVENT: Sunday, Oct. 09 2:00 PM Archdiocese of Philadelphia hosts Hispanic Heritage Mass - Archdiocese of Philadelphia hosts 11th Annual Hispanic Heritage Mass to mark the conclusion of its Hispanic Heritage Month

Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

Contacts: Jhoselyn Martinez Archdiocese of Philadelphia communications [email protected] 1 215 587 3747


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