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: March 11, 2014
News for Immediate Release March 10, 2014 Governor Corbett Officially Kicks Off 2014 Pocono Raceway Season; Announces $5 million in Transportation Infrastructure Funds to Improve Traffic Flow at RacewayTotal economic impact on regional income is projected to be $277 million in 2014. Harrisburg...
Published: February 03, 2014
News for Immediate Release Feb. 1, 2014 Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today offered a preview of his 2014-15 budget proposal with an announcement that he is launching Enhance Penn’s Woods, a 2-year, more than $200 million effort to repair and upgrade our natural treasures. The Governor is...
Published: February 02, 2014
Punxsutawney – Pennsylvania’s world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow this morning in the Pennsylvania Wilds. “What started as a small gathering in 1887 has now evolved into tens of thousands of visitors from around the nation coming to...
Published: January 28, 2014
News for Immediate Release Jan. 28, 2014 Harrisburg – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February 2014: Community Free Day: Featuring the African American Read-In.  Created by the National Council of Teachers of English, the Read-In promotes literacy and...
Published: January 13, 2014
Video Feed Advisory – For Planning Purposes Only The Pennsylvania Satellite News Service will provide a digital satellite video feed between 5:45 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. (Eastern), Sunday, Feb. 2, of the annual Groundhog Day celebration from Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. For additional details...
Published: December 06, 2013
News for Immediate Release Dec. 6, 2013 Harrisburg – Visitors to the Governor’s Residence this holiday season will enjoy a “Celebration of the Arts,” First Lady Susan Corbett announced today.  The annual open house and holiday tours are free and open to the public. “As longtime...
Published: December 03, 2013
News for Immediate Release Dec. 3, 2013 Harrisburg – Agriculture Secretary George Greig invites Pennsylvanians to celebrate agriculture during the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show, Jan. 4-11 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. The eight-day show, themed “Pennsylvania...
Published: November 22, 2013
News for Immediate Release Nov. 22, 2013 Harrisburg – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for December 2013. Special Exhibits: •    “Chairs from the Collection of The State Museum of Pennsylvania” features a sampling of chairs from the museum’s...
Published: November 21, 2013
Visitors Can Participate in ‘Holiday Mail for Heroes’ and ‘Toys for Tots’ Programs News for Immediate Release Nov. 21, 2013 Harrisburg – Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today invited the public to visit the Governor’s Residence in Harrisburg during the 2013 holiday tour season. For the...
Published: November 19, 2013
News for Immediate ReleaseNov. 19, 2013 Gettysburg – Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett were in Gettysburg today to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, originally presented by Abraham Lincoln on Nov. 19, 1863. The Corbetts were joined by U.S. Supreme Court...