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DEP Issues Air Permit to Crawford Renewable Energy for Waste Tires-to-Energy Project

2 years 42 weeks ago

MEADVILLE -- The Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit for a waste tires-to-energy project to be built on a former World War II nitroglycerine plant site in Crawford County.

DEP issued the first phase of an air plan approval to Crawford Renewable Energy today to help the company meet federal and state air regulations. more»

Mirabito to host policy hearing on landowner rights

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito to host policy hearing on landowner rights

October 24, 2011

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

PennDOT Urges Motorists to Report Suspicious Behavior around Inlet Grates

2 years 43 weeks ago

Montoursville - PennDOT District 3-0 is asking motorists in central Pennsylvania to report any suspicious behavior noticed around drainage inlets on state and local roadways to the appropriate local law enforcement agency. more»

Mirabito: Family farms to benefit from legislation

2 years 43 weeks ago

In bipartisan effort, House Finance Committee moves bill forward
 
HARRISBURG, Oct. 19 – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, today voted for legislation that would allow family farm partnerships to reorganize without being subjected to realty transfer taxes. more»

Citizen's Forum to Evaluate Parks and Recreation Services

2 years 43 weeks ago

Parks are for people!  The City of Williamsport is evaluating its Parks and Recreation services for the purpose of better serving its citizens and improving the quality of life within our region.  On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, the City will host a Citizen’s Forum to evaluate the current level of public recreation services and explore future efforts to improve and expand the City’s p more»

Mirabito: Family farms to benefit from legislation

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito: Family farms to benefit from legislation

October 19, 2011

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Senator Yaw's Towanda Office Re-Opens

2 years 43 weeks ago

HARRISBURG - State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that his Towanda District Office located at 1 Elizabeth Street, Towanda, in the Progress Authority Building has re-opened. more»

Site Visit - Home Depot

October 18, 2011

WHAT: Site Visit - The Home Depot

WHEN: 2-3 p.m. Oct. 20

WHERE: Home Depot, 721 Old Willow Ave., Honesdale

 

Patriot Award Presentation

October 18, 2011

WHAT: Civilian Marksmanship Patriot Award Presentation

WHEN: 3:30 p.m.  Oct. 20

WHERE: Carbondale Memorial Park, 1 N. Main St., Carbondale (across from City Hall)

RECIPIENT: Earl Granville, Carbondale, will receive the award and gift from Rep. Marino

Marino on Live TV Show

October 18, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOct. 18, 2011

MARINO GUEST ON LIVE WVIA TV SHOW

U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will be the guest of WVIA-TV host Bill Kelly on the next “State of Pennsylvania.” more»

Students, Drivers Honored at Pennsylvania School Bus Safety Awards

2 years 43 weeks ago

School Bus Safety Week Runs through Oct. 21

Harrisburg - PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch, P.E. recognized 12 students for helping to communicate important school bus safety messages and honored six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills during a ceremony today to kick off National School Bus Safety Week, which runs through Oct. 21. more»

Route 15 Project in Lycoming County Grabs Top Honors in National Competition

2 years 44 weeks ago

Montoursville - Roads & Bridges Magazine named the recently-completed Route 15 project in northern Lycoming County as the top project for the magazine's Top 10 Roads list.

The $60 million project, which took three years to complete, included five miles of new southbound lanes and an upgrade of the existing northbound lanes between Trout Run and Buttonwood. more»

Marino to Host Veterans Forum

2 years 44 weeks ago

TUNKHANNOCK – U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will hold the first of a series of 10th District Veterans Forums at 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Lewisburg Armory, 4700 Westbranch Highway, Lewisburg, it was announced by District Director David Weber. more»

State Police: William Horgas Promoted to Major

2 years 44 weeks ago

Clearfield County Man Named Commander of Four State Police Troops

Harrisburg – State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan has promoted William A. Horgas, 53, of State College, Centre County, to major and assigned him as the Area II Commander, encompassing Troops F, P, R and N.   

Horgas most recently served as Commanding Officer for Troop H, Harrisburg. more»

Veterans Forum

October 14, 2011

WHAT: Veterans Forum

WHEN: 5-6 p.m. Oct. 19

WHERE: Lewisburg Armory, 4700 Westbranch Highway, Lewisburg

INFO: 570-988-7801

Rep. Marino's Weekly Wrapup - Oct. 14, 2011

2 years 44 weeks ago

MAJOR VOTES THIS WEEK:
HR3078: United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act SUMMARY: Approves the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (the Agreement) entered into on November 22, 2006, with the government of Colombia, as amended by both governments on June 28, 2007

PASSED: 262-167,  Oct. 12

MARINO: Yes more»

Veterans Forum Set for Oct. 19

October 14, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 14, 2011

 

MARINO TO HOST VETERANS FORUM

TUNKHANNOCK – U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will hold the first of a series of 10th District Veterans Forums at 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Lewisburg Armory, 4700 Westbranch Highway, Lewisburg, it was announced by District Director David Weber. more»

Williamsport Leaf Collection Begins Oct. 24

2 years 44 weeks ago

The City of Williamsport’s Fall Leaf Collection will begin on Monday, October 24.  Leaf collection will continue through the last full week of November, weather permitting.  Residents should place leaves along the curb line of the main streets, no alley pickup is possible due to the equipment size used for the collection.  more»

Bill Would Close Abortion Funding Loopholes

October 13, 2011

WASHINGTON  (Oct. 13, 2011) -- U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, on Thursday voted in favor of HR358, the Protect Life Act, which closes any abortion funding loopholes in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed during the last Congress. more»

Deadline for Disaster Unemployment is Friday, Marino Says

2 years 44 weeks ago

U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, reminds constituents that Friday, Oct. 14, is the deadline to file for disaster unemployment assistance.
These benefits are available to people who have become unemployed as a direct result of Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee. more»

Pike, Wayne Outreach

October 12, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOct. 12, 2011

 

MARINO’S STAFF TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN PIKE, WAYNE COUNTIES

TUNKHANNOCK – A representative of U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will hold office hours in Pike and Wayne counties on Oct. 14 and Oct. 28, it was announced by District Director Dave Weber. more»

Bradford County Outreach

October 12, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 12, 2011

 

CONGRESSMAN’S STAFF TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN BRADFORD COUNTY

TUNKHANNOCK – A representative of U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will hold office hours this month in Bradford County, it was announced by District Director David Weber. more»

American Kidney Fund Gala

October 11, 2011

WHAT: The Hope Affair: American Kidney Fund Gala

WHEN: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25

WHERE:  Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. 

INFO: Rep. Marino, co-chairman of the Congressional Kidney Caucus, will be a key speaker at The Hope Affair. more»

Site Visit - Covington Industrial Park

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Site Visit,

WHEN: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE: Covington Industrial Park, 600 First Ave., Gouldsboro

Site Visit - Lonza Corp.

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Site Visit, Lonza Corp.

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 19

WHERE: Lonza Corp., 3500 Trenton Ave., Williamsport

DETAILS: Rep. Marino will tour the facility, speak with management and employees. more»

UPS Store Visit

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Site Visit - UPS Store

WHEN: 3:30 p.m. Oct. 18

WHERE: UPS Store, 185 AJK Blvd., Lewisburg

Rep. Marino Live on WVIA-TV

October 11, 2011

WHAT: "Congressman Marino on State of Pennsylvania"

WHEN: 7-8 p.m. Oct. 20

WHERE: WVIA-TV Studio, 100 WVIA Way, Jenkins Township

INFO: Congressman Marino will be the guest of host Bill Kelly on WVIA-TV's "State of Pennsylvania," a live, call-in show. more»

Wayne County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT:  Wayne County Office Hours

WHEN: 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE: Wayne County Commissioners Office, 925 Court St., Third Floor, Honesdale

APPOINTMENTS are recommended but not required. To make an appointment, call 570-836-8020 or 570-253-5970.

Wayne County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT:  Wayne County Office Hours

WHEN: 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 14

WHERE: Wayne County Commissioners Office, 925 Court St., Third Floor, Honesdale

APPOINTMENTS are recommended but not required. To make an appointment, call 570-836-8020 or 570-253-5970.

Pike County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Pike County Office Hours

WHEN: 9-11 a.m. Oct. 28

WHERE: Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford

APPOINTMENTS are recommended but not necessary. To make an appointment, call 570-836-8020

Pike County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Pike County Office Hours

WHEN: 9-11 a.m. Oct. 14

WHERE: Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford

APPOINTMENTS are recommended but not necessary. To make an appointment, call 570-836-8020

Bradford County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Bradford County Office Hours

A representative of Congressman Tom Marino will meet with constituents

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27

WHERE: Bradford County Commissioners Office, 301 Main St., Towanda more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

 TOPIC: "Emerging Threats and Security in the Western Hemisphere: Next Steps for U.S. Policy"

WHEN: 10 a.m.-Noon Oct. 13

WHERE: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Keynote - Susquehanna County Conservation District Banquet

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Keynote Speaker

EVENT: Susquehanna County Conservation Banquet

WHEN: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 14

WHERE: Summit Tea Room, Rt. 11 & State Road 706, New Milford

INFO: 570-465-7400

NOTES: Social hour 6 p.m.; dinner at 7. 

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Subcommittee Hearing

October 11, 2011

WHAT: "Uncertain Justice: The Status of Federal Sentencing and the U.S. Sentencing Commission Six Years After U.S. vs. Booker"

WHO: Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security

WHEN: 10 a.m.- noon Oct. 12

WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Homeland Security Hearing

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Homeland Security Committee Hearing

WHEN: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12

WHERE: 311 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Lycoming County Tonight

2 years 44 weeks ago

Williamsport – The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments tonight, Oct. 11, in portions of Muncy Borough and Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be done Oct. 13.
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Senator Gene Yaw and State Representative Fred Keller visit Evangelical Community Hospital

2 years 44 weeks ago
Evangelical Community Hospital recently hosted State Senator Gene Yaw and State Representative Fred Keller for a tour of two patient care areas of the Hospital. Sen. Yaw (left) and Rep. Keller (second from left) learn about the new Nursing Simulation Lab and the life-like mannequin (in bed) from Wendy Smith, RN (right).

LEWISBURG—Evangelical Community Hospital recently hosted State Senator Gene Yaw and State Representative Fred Keller for a tour of the Hospital’s endoscopy suite and a look at the suite’s new high-definition imaging equipment.  Senator Yaw and Representative Keller were instrumental in helping the Hospital secure two Department of Public Welfare  (DPW) grants to acquire the new equipm more»

Mosquito Spraying Set for Northumberland County on Oct. 11

2 years 45 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 11, in residential and recreational areas of West Chillisquaque, Northumberland County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the sprayings will be rescheduled. more»

DEP Announces Completion of Beaver County Tire Pile Remediation Project

2 years 45 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today the completion of a priority cleanup of the former Jake Ours Family Junkyard abandoned tire pile in Rochester Township, Beaver County, which was estimated to have held more than 50,000 truck and bus tires. more»

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Filing Deadlines Near

2 years 45 weeks ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. – If the recent storms and flooding associated with Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee affected your income, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance; however, time is running out. more»

Seniors Won't Lose Benefits if They Receive Disaster Aid

2 years 45 weeks ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. –Senior citizens who receive disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will not lose their Social Security benefits nor have their benefits cut. more»

DEP’s Williamsport, Harrisburg Regional Offices to Resume Normal Hours

2 years 45 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection’s regional offices in Williamsport, Lycoming County, and Harrisburg, Dauphin County, are returning to normal operating hours, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. more»

Marino Supports Probe Into Holder Testimony

October 6, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 6, 2011
Contact: Renita Fennick 202-870-3386

MARINO SUPPORTS PROBE INTO HOLDER’S TESTIMONY more»

DEP Now Accepting Environmental Education Grant Applications

2 years 45 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for environmental education grants to be released in 2012.

Schools, colleges, universities, county conservation districts, non-profit organizations, municipalities and businesses are eligible to apply for the grants, which will provide a maximum of $7,500 per applicant. more»

Everett Bill to Address Frac Fluid Concerns

December 31, 1969

HARRISBURG – In response to concerns voiced by many Commonwealth residents about the chemical makeup of fracking fluids used by well drillers, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today introduced legislation to require full public disclosure of the chemical composition of the fluid used to hydro-fracture the shale in the production of Marcellus natural gas.

DEP Fines Northampton Cement Company More than $31,000 for Emissions Violations

2 years 45 weeks ago

WILKES-BARRE -- Hercules Cement Co. will pay a $31,394 fine for sulfur dioxide emissions violations and data availability problems at its facility in Stockertown, Northampton County, according to a consent order and agreement announced today by the Department of Environmental Protection. more»

Mosquito Spraying Set for Northumberland County on Oct. 5

2 years 45 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 5, in residential areas of Kulpmont and Mount Carmel boroughs and Mount Carmel Township, Northumberland County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the sprayings will be rescheduled. more»

Route 125 Mine Subsidence Fix Progressing

2 years 45 weeks ago

Montoursville - Here's an update on the remedial work taking place at that mine subsidence that forced the closure of State Route 125 south of Shamokin in Northumberland County recently. more»

State Police: Crimes Reported in PA Drop 2.6 Percent From Previous Year

2 years 45 weeks ago

Uniform Crime Report Shows Violent Crime Fell 3.6 Percent
 
Harrisburg – The overall number of crimes in Pennsylvania, reported to State Police through the Uniform Crime Reporting System, dropped 2.6 percent in 2010, with violent crimes declining 3.6 percent to their lowest total since 2003.
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