Pennsylvania Daybook

Associated Press Pennsylvania Daybook for Thursday, Dec. 08.

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.


Thursday, Dec. 08 8:30 AM 2016 Investor Day / Webcast

Location: New York, NY

Contacts: Will Ruthrauff UGI Corporation Investor Relations [email protected] 1 610 337 1000 x 6571


Thursday, Dec. 08 9:15 AM Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee meeting

Location: Rachel Carson State Office Bldg, 400 Market St., Harrisburg, PA Harrisburg

Contacts: Nancy Herb Pennsylvania DEP [email protected]


Thursday, Dec. 08 9:30 AM Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf continues Schools That Teach Tour

Location: Emerson-Gridley Elementary School, 816 N Park Avenue, Erie, PA Erie

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


Thursday, Dec. 08 10:00 AM Pennsylvania Education Secretary Rivera makes 'Schools that Teach' tour stop York County - Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera hosts 'Schools that Teach' tour event in Dover Area School District in York County, where he discusses how Governor Tom Wolf's proposed 2016-17 education budget 'is being used to invest in programs and tools that help students graduate college and career ready'

Location: Dover Area High School, 46 West Canal St, Dover, PA

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


Thursday, Dec. 08 10:00 AM Fox Chase Elementary School unveils Roland Keyboard Lab - Fox Chase Elementary School hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Roland keyboard lab, with Lang Lang International Music Foundation. Attendees include School District of Philadelphia Assistant Superintendent Dion Betts, Fox Chase Elementary School Principal Robert Caroselli and Music Teacher Christina DiBernardo, and Lang Lang International Music Foundation Education Manager Ariela Rossberg

Location: Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

Contacts: Megan Lello School District of Philadelphia [email protected] 1 215 400 6887


Thursday, Dec. 08 11:00 AM E2 report on top states for energy efficiency jobs released - Environmental Entrepreneurs release report of the top 10 U.S. states with 'the most workers devoting the majority of their work hours to energy efficiency services', via press conference call with E2 Executive Director Bob Keefe, E4TheFuture President Steve Cowell, BW Research Partnership Vice President Philip Jordan, and Root3 Technologies President Will Kenworthy. The top states are California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia

Location: TBD

Contacts: Patrick Mitchell Hastings Group [email protected] 1 703 276 3266

Join the live, phone-based news conference (with full, two-way Q&A) at 11 a.m. EST on Thursday, December 8, by dialing 1 (800) 860-2442. Ask for the 'Top-10 States for Energy Efficiency Jobs' news event


Thursday, Dec. 08 12:00 PM Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney attends British American Council Holiday Luncheon

Location: Ritz Carlton, Grand Ballroom, 10 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

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


Thursday, Dec. 08 12:00 PM 'Populism, Demagogues, and Constitutional Democracy' discussion at National Constitution Center - National Constitution Center hosts discussion on 'Populism, Demagogues, and Constitutional Democracy', with Foreign policy expert Robert Kagan, historian Michael Kazin, political theorist Nancy Rosenblum, and law professor John Yoo. The event also features discussion with 'Hillbilly Elegy' author J.D. Vance

Location: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

Contacts: Alexzandra Fogle National Constitution Center [email protected]


Thursday, Dec. 08 3:00 PM Pennsylvania State Sen. Thomas McGarrigle holds open house for his recently opened Berwyn District Office

Location: 610 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, PA

Contacts: Nick Cocco Pennsylvania State Senate [email protected] 1 610 853 4100


Thursday, Dec. 08 3:30 PM Philadelphia Parks and Recreation open Conestoga Community Playground - City of Philadelphia Managing Director Michael DiBerardinis, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell and City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell join Mural Arts Program representatives and The Trust for Public Land for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Conestoga Community Playground

Location: Conestoga Community Playground, 5300 Media Street, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

Contacts: Jennifer Crandall Office of the Mayor Deputy Press Secretary [email protected] 1 215 686 6210 1 267 438 7131 jen_crandall


Thursday, Dec. 08 5:00 PM Pennsylvania DUI Association host 'Remembrance Ceremony' to honor victims of DUI crashes

Location: PA DUI Victims Memorial Garden, 2413 North Front St., Harrisburg, PA Harrisburg

Contacts: C. Stephen Erni Pennsylvania DUI Association [email protected] 1 717 238 4354


Thursday, Dec. 08 - Friday, Dec. 09 IDMP Update Forum

Location: Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District, 400 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia

Contacts: Center for Business Intelligence [email protected] 1 339 298 2100


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Dec. 09 1:30 PM Court hearing in Pennsylvania in presidential election recount lawsuit - Court hearing for 2016 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein's request for a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's presidential election, with a lawsuit citing the state's voting system as vulnerable to hacking * Case no. 2:16-cv-06287 * A federal judge in Wisconsin also holds a hearing in a lawsuit filed last week by a Donald Trump voter and two super PACs seeking to stop the recount in Wisconsin. Over half of Wisconsin's counties have completed their recounts, with Democrat Hillary Clinton gaining 492 votes and Republican Donald Trump gaining 410, taking the latter's lead over Clinton to 22,177 * On Wednesday evening, a Michigan judge ended Michigan's recount, tying his decision to a state court ruling that found Stein had no legal standing to request a recount as she was not an 'aggrieved' candidate

Location: James A. Byrne U.S. Courthouse, 601 Market St, Philadelphia, PA

Contacts: Lenora Kashner Wittje Chambers of Judge Paul S. Diamond 1 267 299 7739


Friday, Dec. 09 12:00 PM Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf attends 2016 Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf attend 2016 Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, with Pennsylvania Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper and Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist Reverend David Lovelace

Location: Pennsylvania Capitol Building, 501 N 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA Harrisburg

Contacts: Jeff Sheridan Pennsylvania Governor’s Press Office [email protected] 1 717 783 1116 Troy Thompson Pennsylvania Department of General Services 1 717 787 3197


Saturday, Dec. 10 12:00 PM General Lee's Gettysburg Headquarters Open House - Civil War Trust special open house at Gen. Robert E. Lee's Headquarters as part of the Inns of the Gettysburg Area's Holiday House Tour * The house and grounds was recently preserved by the Trust as part of a $6 million acquisition and restoration project

Location: General Lee's HW site, 401 Buford Avenue, Gettysburg, PA Gettysburg

Contacts: Meg Martin Civil War Trust [email protected] 1 202 367 1861 x 7231


Saturday, Dec. 10 Running of the Santas in Philadelphia - Running of the Santas Philadelphia, annual race and bar tour which sees patrons dressed up as Santa to raise money for charity * The event originated in 1998 on the streets of Philadelphia, and has since expanded to over 20 host cities across the nation. This year's other events staged in Baltimore, Boston, and Chicago (3 Dec) and New Orleans (17 Dec)

Location: Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia #ROSPHILLY

Contacts: Eduardo Gonzalez Running of the Santas [email protected] 1 787 587 0429


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