Wikipedia:WikiProject Pennsylvania

WikiProject Pennsylvania
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Goals

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  1. Improve Pennsylvania articles to featured status.
  2. Standardization - Wikipedia:WikiProject Pennsylvania/Rules and Standards
  3. Building and consensus nomenclature for neighborhood articles, including elimination of all red links.

Announcements

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As of Sept 8 2021, all articles have now been assessed. Please see "To Do" section for more areas requiring attention. Thanks! Penndyl (talk) 13:25, 8 September 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Members

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Active members

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To join WikiProject Pennsylvania, edit this section and add your name in alphabetical order with any specific interests. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

  1. 47thPennVols (talk · contribs) - Pennsylvania Civil War and individual regiment histories and updates, history updates for various cities and counties, bios of notable Pennsylvanians, general edits as needed
  2. 49ersfanforlife (talk · contribs) - East Stroudsburg, PA Science O, Schools in East Stroudsburg
  3. AAARanger5 (talk · contribs)
  4. Abtmcm (talk · contribs)
  5. Acronach (talk · contribs) History
  6. AdmiralKolchak (talk · contribs)
  7. Aearthrise (talk · contribs) has Dutch heritage, and speaks the Pennsylvania Dutch language.
  8. All Is One (talk · contribs)
  9. Allreet (talk · contribs) - Lehigh Valley
  10. Alpacaaviator (talk · contribs) 15:15:31, 13 January 2021 (UTC) [reply]
  11. Alphageekpa (talk · contribs)
  12. AltioraPeto (talk · contribs)
  13. Arverniking (talk · contribs)
  14. Auntieruth55 (talk · contribs) western pa, history stuff, photographs of southwestern PA
  15. AWESOMEDUDE0614 (talk · contribs) - South-East PA, Small town enjoyer, politics and gov buff
  16. Bbabybear02 (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania, Media,Radio, and TV articles
  17. Bhockey10 (talk · contribs)-Sports, Central and Eastern PA, etc..
  18. Blargh29 (talk · contribs)
  19. bldfire (talk · contribs) - Philadelphia Music
  20. Bluestrike12 (talk · contribs)-Central PA
  21. BML0309 (talk · contribs) - Any articles on education (school districts, high schools, templates, etc.)
  22. Born of Iron (talk · contribs) Pennsylvania Capitol
  23. Bowie60 (talk · contribs)
  24. BSA Archery (talk · contribs)
  25. CaptainScratch (talk · contribs) 03:03:47, 14 November 2020 (UTC)  - Mainly only politics and elections, though I might occasionally dabble into pages in connection to government and history every now and again.[reply]
  26. ChrisGriswold (talk · contribs)
  27. Chsdrummajor07 (talk · contribs) 06:35:01, 25 January 2021 (UTC)  - Chester County. elections, & politics coverage.[reply]
  28. ClairSamoht (talk · contribs)
  29. Cleveland Todd (talk · contribs) Former Philadelphian 12th and Spruce. Eagles' fan. Politics and government.
  30. Cmacauley (talk · contribs), interested in Pennsylvania during the French and Indian War, Pennsylvania fur trade, Pennsylvania Native Americans
  31. Coemgenus (talk · contribs)
  32. CrazedEwok (talk · contribs)
  33. Crazypaco (talk · contribs)
  34. Dddstone (talk · contribs)
  35. DENAMAX (talk · contribs) Maxim Stoyalov
  36. dhaluza (talk · contribs)
  37. Dionysius Miller (talk · contribs) Pittsburgh, CFB, history, & culture
  38. Doomsdayer520 (talk · contribs) 14:53:47, 31 October 2019 (UTC)  - Native and (almost) lifelong resident, can help with state highway system, state parks, state forests, recreation. Especially northwestern and north-central.[reply]
  39. Dough4872 (talk · contribs)
  40. DrStrangelove64 (talk · contribs) - Altoona and State College, Music
  41. Dthomsen8 (talk · contribs) - Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, Pittsburgh, PA history and politics
  42. Dudtz (talk · contribs)
  43. EATC (talk · contribs) - Politics, Government, Sports
  44. ELM485 (talk · contribs) - SW PA specific Greene & Fayette- coal towns and immigrant history
  45. Enigmaticjew (talk · contribs)
  46. Esw01407 (talk · contribs)
  47. Fachwerkhaus54 (talk · contribs) 19:23:33, 25 February 2020 (UTC) [reply]
  48. Focus (talk · contribs) - Central PA esp.
  49. Goldenfiremech (talk · contribs) - Anything that needs adding
  50. Goonsnick (talk · contribs) - State College area
  51. Grsz11 (talk · contribs) - sports
  52. Hunter Kahn (talk · contribs) - Will help out where I can. Will probably be best with northeastern PA (Pike, Monroe, Northampton counties...)
  53. HistorianAJG (talk · contribs) - politicians
  54. Idonthaveagoodfeelingaboutthis (talk · contribs) - energy efficiency
  55. iloveheadbangingmusic (talk · contribs) - new articles for unincorporated communities in Berks County
  56. Instaurare (talk · contribs) 09:35:47, 19 December 2019 (UTC) [reply]
  57. Internazionale (talk · contribs)
  58. Itsasoa (talk · contribs) - Mainly Erie and Franklin Counties
  59. ItsDaBunnyYT (talk · contribs) 06:14:25, 20 May 2020 (UTC)  - Resident of Llanerch, Pennsylvania with interests in Delaware County[reply]
  60. James_xeno (talk · contribs)
  61. Jasontromm (talk · contribs)
  62. Jazatz2 (talk · contribs) - Lancaster, Central PA, Politics, History, Parks/Landmarks
  63. Jbs1985 (talk · contribs)
  64. Jln Dlphk (talk · contribs) - Northeastern PA, especially Wayne County
  65. jls211 (talk · contribs) - Central PA
  66. Jmpenzone (talk · contribs)
  67. Joefromrandb (talk · contribs)
  68. JohnnyAlbert10 (talk · contribs)
  69. jstuby (talk · contribs) - Bedford County and surrounding counties, geology statewide
  70. KatieBU (talk · contribs) - Anything, anywhere KatieBU (talk) 23:34, 10 August 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  71. Keystone18 (talk · contribs) - Cities, towns, and things related to Pennsylvania
  72. landryoliver (talk · contribs)
  73. Leepaxton (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh metropolitan area, Western Pennsylvania, and Allegheny County articles and photographs.
  74. Lemcke (talk · contribs) - Altoona and State College Pennsylvania.
  75. Lilipo25 (talk · contribs) - Union and Clinton Counties, colonial history
  76. Mareino (talk · contribs)
  77. Marksdaly (talk · contribs)
  78. Marphilly (talk · contribs)
  79. MED usgswrd (talk · contribs) -(MEDegnan) Geology & Hydrology in PA, & environmental concerns
  80. Michael pirrello (talk · contribs) - Montgomery/Bucks, watersheds, native plants, entomology, STCs/EACs
  81. MidAtlanticBaby (talk · contribs) - Long Island, New York/New Jersey-based, but spends a lot of time in PA.
  82. Mjf3719 (talk · contribs) - Leesport and Greater Berks County
  83. Mr. Spencer Kinkelaar (talk) 01:08, 22 January 2014 (UTC) --South-East Area, Philly, some of the whole state.[reply]
  84. Neagley (talk · contribs)
  85. Netmouse (talk · contribs) - Underground Railroad and Abolitionists, Biography, York County
  86. Newyorkadam (talk · contribs)
  87. Notyourbroom (talk · contribs)—Primarily things related to Western Pennsylvania. I'm active in contributing photographs to Commons.
  88. PAWiki (talk · contribs) - Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia areas.
  89. Peetlesnumber1 (talk · contribs) - Geography and Sports in Southeastern, PA.
  90. Penndyl (talk · contribs) - Central PA, history, state government, geography, Philly
  91. Pennsylvania Penguin (talk · contribs)
  92. Pier Snake (talk · contribs)
  93. Plm209 (talk · contribs)
  94. PonileExpress (talk · contribs)
  95. Public_Thing (talk · contribs)
  96. Ranger Ian (talk · contribs) - PA state parks, river awareness, SE PA, EACs, Environmental Issues
  97. RedShiftPA (talk · contribs)
  98. Red0ctober22 (talk · contribs) - Primarily Delaware Valley
  99. Ruhrfisch (talk · contribs)
  100. Runningmaster28 (talk · contribs)
  101. Rypcord (talk · contribs) - Hummelstown
  102. SageTDS (talk · contribs) - York County, politics at all levels
  103. Scott Mingus (talk · contribs), Pennsylvania Civil War articles
  104. ScouterSites (talk · contribs) - The Poconos
  105. Scu ba (talk · contribs) - Eastern PA, Lehigh Valley, Politics federal and statewide
  106. Sir_Joseph (talk · contribs)
  107. Skabat169 (talk · contribs)
  108. Slon02 (talk · contribs) - Politics and government
  109. snowman304 (talk · contribs) - Northwestern Pennsylvania
  110. Squamate (talk · contribs)
  111. Superken (talk · contribs) - Revolutionary History
  112. SusquehannaMan (talk · contribs) - Villages in south-central PA, rural bridges and mills.
  113. Technologysam (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh area.
  114. TartarTorte (talk · contribs)
  115. Thebirdlover (talk · contribs) - Pennsylvania Politics.
  116. TheTaraStark (talk · contribs) - South-Central PA, Harrisburg, State Politics, Flags
  117. Thisisbossi (talk · contribs) - Small fixes, assessments, and larger mods to LanCo/Berks area.
  118. TidalTreka (talk · contribs) - Weather of Pennsylvania
  119. TJungli (talk · contribs) - Politics, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, general state articles
  120. Topshelver (talk · contribs) - History, politics, Chester County area
  121. Trey (talk · contribs) - Erie related pages
  122. Veg Mapper (talk · contribs) - Rivers, streams, natural heritage, botany, and population statistics
  123. UnkleFester (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, Architecture
  124. User1728 (talk · contribs)
  125. VerruckteDan (talk · contribs)
  126. Vishwin60 (talk · contribs)
  127. Vmanjr (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania, history, general state articles
  128. WeirdWikiGuy (talk · contribs) 19:34:57, 15 January 2021 (UTC)  - Clinton & Lycoming Counties[reply]
  129. wikipeep 494 (talk · contribs)
  130. Wrightchr (talk · contribs) - Harrisburg area
  131. Writerchic99 (talk · contribs)
  132. WTGDMan1986 (talk · contribs)
  133. Buzzweiser196 (talk · contribs) - western PA history and industry
  134. TwerkingLlama (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, History

Former members

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Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. Identity0x4d4444 (talk · contribs)- PA state, county, and city Demographics, Politics, and Economy statistics

WikiProject Philadelphia volunteers available to help

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  1. PYLrulz (talk · contribs)
  2. CanonLawJunkie (talk · contribs) - SouthEastern PA, Philly area, ect.
  3. GPL93 (talk 06:28, 15 June 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  4. Nnev66 (talk) 23:03, 21 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Member identification

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Members of WikiProject Pennsylvania should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Pennsylvania participants.

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{{Template:User WP Pennsylvania}} linked pages
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For other Pennsylvania user templates see Category:Pennsylvania user templates.

Articles

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Did You Know?

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Article alerts

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Did you know

Articles for deletion

Proposed deletions

  • 17 Jul 2024 – Ivor Parry Evans (talk · edit · hist) was PRODed by GPL93 (t · c): Fails WP:GNG. Of the 3 references, only the first even mentions Parry and that is his obit in the local paper.

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New articles

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Divisions

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WikiProject requests list

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Please add new requests here

New Requests

  • Hollidaysburg Area Public Library
  • Hinduism in Pennsylvania
  • Martin Meylin Gunshop
  • Housing in Pennsylvania‎. Sources:
    • Category:Housing in Pennsylvania‎
    • Housing Needs By State: Pennsylvania‎, Washington, DC: National Low Income Housing Coalition, retrieved October 24, 2020
    • "Pennsylvania‎", COVID-19 Housing Policy Scorecard, Eviction Lab, retrieved October 24, 2020
    • "Pennsylvania‎ Homelessness Statistics", Usich.gov, Washington DC: U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, retrieved October 24, 2020
    • (Pennsylvania‎+housing), Digital Public Library of America (assorted materials)
    • (Pennsylvania‎+housing), UK: Core.ac.uk   (assorted materials)
    • (Pennsylvania‎+housing), Germany: Base-search.net   (assorted materials) -- Best regards, -- M2545 (talk) 14:09, 24 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  • Eighth Ward in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Penndyl (talk) 14:48, 17 November 2021 (UTC)[reply]

To do

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Child WikiProjects

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Wikimedia Pennsylvania

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Hello there!

We are now forming the first local Wikimedia Chapter in the United States: Wikimedia Pennsylvania. Our goals are to perform outreach and fundraising activities on behalf of the various Wikimedia projects. If you're interested in being a part of the chapter, or just want to know more, you can:

Thanks!

Tools

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Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

External watchlist

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This watchlist appears to be no longer active. 47thPennVols (talk) 23:49, 23 February 2019 (UTC)[reply]