Pennsylvania Press Releases

Thank you for your interest in news from visitPA! Below you will find any recent press releases from the Pennsylvania Tourism Office.
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Published: November 08, 2013
News for Immediate Release Nov. 8, 2013 Top Entries to be entered in National Competition Harrisburg – Pennsylvania students are invited to depict aviation’s importance to public safety by participating in the annual 2014 Aviation Art Contest. The contest theme, “Flying Saves Lives,” aims to...
Published: November 06, 2013
News for Immediate Release   Nov. 6, 2013 Harrisburg – Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Acting Secretary Ellen Ferretti today invited Pennsylvanians to enjoy the 2.5 million acres of state park and forest lands available for outdoor enjoyment on the upcoming extended...
Published: October 30, 2013
News for Immediate Release Oct. 30, 2013 Harrisburg – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for November 2013: Special Exhibit:  The State Museum of Pennsylvania will open a temporary exhibition entitled “Chairs from the Collection of The State Museum” on...
Published: October 18, 2013
News for Immediate Release Oct. 18, 2013 Harrisburg – White-water boating enthusiasts will converge on Bucks County’s Tohickon Creek the weekend of Nov. 2-3 when the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources releases water from Lake Nockamixon into the Tohickon Creek. Annually...
Published: October 17, 2013
Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) invites individuals, public agencies and private organizations to nominate historic properties or locations with statewide or national significance for PHMC’s State Historical Marker Program. Historical markers chronicle the...
Published: October 11, 2013
News for Immediate ReleaseOct. 11, 2013 Benezette Township, Elk County – Governor Tom Corbett visited the Elk Country Visitor Center in Elk County last night to highlight the Pennsylvania Wilds as a top destination for travelers and mark 100 years since elk were reintroduced into the region. “...
Published: October 04, 2013
News for Immediate Release   Oct. 4, 2013 Bradford – The Kinzua Bridge State Park and the Kinzua Sky Walk are open as they are a state park and are not impacted by the national government shut down. All scenic drives except the Longhouse National Scenic Byway are not impacted. Willow...
Published: October 04, 2013
Harrisburg – The State Museum of Pennsylvania will celebrate the harvest season with free, family-friendly activities during “Night of the Great Pumpkin,” Friday, Oct. 18, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.  This special event coincides with “3rd in the Burg,” Harrisburg’s monthly arts and entertainment...
Published: September 24, 2013
News for Immediate Release   Sept. 24, 2013 Nominations Being Accepted for 2014 Trail of the Year Harrisburg – Pennsylvanians are being asked to nominate their favorite trail for the 2014 Trail of the Year, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Acting Secretary Ellen...
Published: September 05, 2013
Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett today served as Grand Marshalls of Tall Ships® Erie Parade of Sail. The event began four days of events marking the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie. The Flagship Niagara led nine tall ships from around the country and the...