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Here is the Pennsylvania Daybook for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.
Please note that listings are subject to change. The daybook will be updated as needed if the organization listing the event provides timely notice.
7:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. DIETITIAN CONFERENCE — Organizers from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, or AND, expected over 8,000 executives, health care professionals, nutrition researchers, policymakers and registered dietitians to attend the "2012 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo" in Philadelphia, which opened Saturday and concludes Tuesday.
Location: Check in at room 109B, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th and Arch streets, Philadelphia
Contacts: Khaila Edward, 215-636-3412
Ryan O'Malley, 215-418-2054 or 800-877-1600 ext. 4769
Allison MacMunn, 800-877-1600 ext. 4802
Deirdre M. Childress, 215-418-4754
9 a.m. PENN STATE-ABUSE — Sentencing hearing scheduled for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse on Friday, June 22.
Location: Centre County Courthouse, Allegheny Street (state Route 144) and High Street, Bellefonte
No contact given.
10 a.m. PHILADELPHIA-STORM FLOODING — Philadelphia City Council members discuss efforts to reduce flooding in the city's Eastwick section following storms, hearing testimony from members of the Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition and others during a public hearing of the council's Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities.
Location: City Council Chambers, room 400, City Hall, Broad and Market streets, Philadelphia
Contacts: Kim Maialetti, 267-258-0076
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. LATINO GROUPS-VOTER REGISTRATION — National Council of La Raza's campaign political director, Rafael Collazo, Project Vote spokeswoman Viviana Hurtado and the vice president of fundraising and external affairs for Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Yvette A. Nunez, participate in a voter registration drive in Philadelphia, scheduled to coincide with Tuesday's deadline for state residents to register to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, general election.
Location: Congreso de Latinos Unidos, 216 W. Somerset St., Philadelphia
Contacts: Sue Dorfman, 617-513-6179
11:30 a.m. JILL BIDEN-PENNSYLVANIA — The wife of Vice President Joe Biden, Jill Biden, visits Pennsylvania on Monday and Tuesday to speak during Democratic party events supporting the re-election campaign of her husband and President Barack Obama. The schedule for Tuesday follows.
11:30 a.m. READING — 11:30 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. check-in and equipment setup followed by 12:15 p.m. event. 108 S. Fifth St., Reading. Contacts: Meghan Goodman, 916-212-4069.
1:15 p.m. LANCASTER — 1:15 to 1:50 p.m. check-in and equipment setup followed by 2 p.m. event. 250 W. King St., Lancaster. Contacts: Meghan Goodman, 916-212-4069.
4:15 p.m. PHILADELPHIA — 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. check-in and equipment setup followed by 5 p.m. event. 1825 E. Passyunk Ave., Philadelphia. Contacts: Ryan Colpaart, 312-806-8760.
Note: Those covering Tuesday's campaign events were required to notify contacts by 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7.
Contacts: Devora Kaye, 215-796-8094 or 312-985-1198
Noon. TENNESSEE CONGRESSWOMAN-ROMNEY — U.S. Rep. Diane Black of Tennessee visits Republican campaign offices in Pennsylvania on Tuesday to express support for former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee challenging President Barack Obama's bid for re-election.
Noon. LANCASTER — 902 Columbia Ave., Lancaster.
2 p.m. WEST READING — Suite D, 529 Reading Ave., West Reading.
4:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA — 529 S. Fourth St., Philadelphia.
Contacts: Kate Meriwether, 325-660-2274
Noon. TROOPER CRASH-FUNERAL — Funeral services scheduled for State Police Trooper 1st Class Blake T. Coble, a 47-year-old Beaver Falls resident and father-of-two killed in the line of duty on Thursday, Oct. 4, when a tractor-trailer struck Coble's cruiser while he was on patrol.
Note: The funeral service will be followed by a procession and graveside ceremony with full military honors at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery, 2927 Clayton Road off Darlington Road (state Route 588), Beaver Falls.
Location: Funeral services will take place at The Golden Dome athletics and events center, Community College of Beaver County, 1 Campus Drive, Monaca
Contacts: Maria A. Finn, 717-783-5556
Adam Reed, 717-877-2291
2 p.m. GOVERNOR'S SCHEDULE — Gov. Tom Corbett speaks following a tour of the Ben Franklin TechVentures workspace for startup companies, managed by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Location: Ben Franklin TechVentures, mountaintop campus, Lehigh University, 116 Research Drive, Bethlehem
Contacts: Kelli Roberts, 717-783-1116