Monday, October 8, 2012
Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, makes a campaign stop in Wescosville Monday to drum up support for the Obama-Biden ticket in the final weeks of the campaign.
Laura J. Marie has been so frustrated with friends and family who do not support the Obama-Biden ticket that she went online a few days ago to offer to help the president's re-election campaign. "And I was invited here today," she said as she stood among the 100 or so supporters who came to hear Jill Biden speak Monday at the Pennsylvania State Education Association office in Wescosville. "I only wish I did it sooner." Marie, who said she voted for Obama in 2008, was clearly among like-minded individuals as she waited for Jill Biden to approach the podium. Some, like Allentown resident and retired Salisbury High School art teacher Dolly Yanolko, were quite emphatic in their support for the president. “Any teacher who doesn’t vote for a …
The vice president's wife meets with educators and campaigners at the Pennsylvania State Teachers Association in Wescosville on the eve of the Oct. 9 voter registration deadline.
A slightly road-weary Jill Biden addressed fellow educators, former teachers, campaign workers and students assembled by invitation Monday at the offices of the Pennsylvania State Education Association in Wescosville. Space would only allow for a small group to see Biden, who started her day at Obama headquarters in Harrisburg and then traveled to Scranton and Hazleton before her last stop in Lower Macungie Township. It was the last stop of an important day – the eve of the final day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election. Getting out the vote was the theme sounded by the three enthusiastic Democrats who introduced her: Serena Villalba, a volunteer campaign worker from the West Coast; Easton Mayor Sal Panto, and Joyce …
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Largest graduating class ever -- 16 percent increase over last year's class.
Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) held its 44th commencement, May 19 at the Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia. Dr. Jill Biden, a community college professor addressed the 1,432 MCCC graduates.