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LG&E Introduces Natural Gas-Powered Truck at Magnolia Compressor Station

March 25, 2014

The cleaner-burning, economical fuel source makes good fit for local operations

Thompson-Cosponsored Bill to Extend Emergency Relief from Propane Crisis Becomes Law

March 25, 2014

Washington, D.C. – President Obama on Friday signed into law H.R. 4076, the Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation (HHEATT) Act, a bill cosponsored by U.S. more»

Fatal Accident on West Fourth St., Wmspt Saturday night

18 weeks 4 days ago

From the Williamsport Bureau of Police 3/23/2014: more»

Thank yous

March 22, 2014

Hello Pennsylvania 4-H, more»

PASA/FMC Webinar Recording Available - Your Edge in a Changing Marketplace: Thinking Like a Retailer

March 21, 2014

This webinar was the 3rd in a series planned through a joint partnership between Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture and the Farmers Market Coalition, supported by a USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program grant. 
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Protesters arrested for blocking Dam Run Road

19 weeks 18 min ago

Around 6:49 a.m. March 20, Police reported that a gathering of 15-20 pepole met, blocking the Dam Run Road in Cummings Township.  more»

Police report various incidents

19 weeks 8 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following:

Mar. 18, Police reported that Chesney Wheeler, 35, of Williamsport, stole several items from TJ Maxx on E. Third Street. Wheeler put several items into her purse and attempted to leave the store without paying. Charges have been filed.  more»

Fracking Protesters block access to Gas Pad

19 weeks 12 hours ago
Photo credit Tom Jefferson.

This morning Pennsylvania State Police responded to a report that protesters were blocking Dam Run Road near Route 287, outside of Jersey Shore, Pa. Three of the protesters had handcuffed themselves together across the road blocking access to several gas pads.  The organization behind the protest is called Marcellus Earth First! more»

3 Easy Ways to Prepare for Spring Storms

March 20, 2014

LG&E and KU Urge Customers to Plan During Severe Weather Preparedness Month

From Northeast SARE - How To Guide for Aspiring Urban Micro-Agriculture Entrepreneuers

March 20, 2014

The How-to-Guide for Aspiring Urban Micro-Agricultural Entrepreneurs was created by Sustainable Urban Development for residents of West Philadelphia who want to increase their access to fresh, healthy and affordable food. more»

Police report various incidents

19 weeks 1 day ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Jan. 5 to Feb. 22, Police are investigating the reckless endangerment of an 85-year-old woman in Williamsport.  more»

Crash kills Loganton woman

19 weeks 1 day ago

A fatal crash occurred at 6:55 p.m. on March 18, police reported. 

Sharon R. Miller, 55, of Loganton, was traveling west on Summer Mountain Road in Logan Township, when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.  more»

Crash kills Loganton woman

19 weeks 1 day ago

A fatal crash occurred at 6:55 p.m. on March 18, police reported. 

Sharon R. Miller, 55, of Loganton, was traveling west on Summer Mountain Road in Logan Township, when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.  more»

Tickets On Sale for Philly Farm & Food Fest!

March 19, 2014

Fest is a unique opportunity for local farmers and producers to connect with thousands (this year upwards of 5,000 are expected) of visitors offering samples and products for sale while enjoying a full schedule of informative presentations and workshops. more»

PPL Montana Morony Dam Improvements to Protect River Habitat, Public Safety

March 19, 2014

Enhancements include new signage and river cable to restrict access below dam

Police report various incidents

19 weeks 2 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Feb. 12 to Feb. 17, Police reported that three checks from Santander Bank valued at $85 were used at Morrey's Tavern on E. Third Street in Loyalsock Township. Charges are pending development of suspects. more»

Statement on Letter Sent to the PA Game Commission

March 18, 2014

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Representative Martin Causer (R-67) have issued the following statement regarding the attached letter sent to the PA Game Commission: more»

Thompson Announces 2014 Congressional High School Art Competition

March 18, 2014

BELLEFONTE – U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA-5, today announced the 2014 Congressional Art Competition, which aims to showcase the artistic talents of high school students from Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District.  The competition is open to students, grades 9-12, who are residents of the 5th District. more»

Donetta M. D’Innocenzo Confirmed as Pennsylvania Senate Chief Clerk

March 17, 2014

Donetta M. D’Innocenzo was unanimously confirmed today as the Chief Clerk for the Pennsylvania State Senate.  D’Innocenzo is the first woman to be sworn-in as Chief Clerk of the Pennsylvania State Senate, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»

Military Skills Transfer to Job Opportunities at LG&E and KU

March 17, 2014

Utilities hiring active and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces

Statement on Clear Creek Bridge Re-Opening

March 14, 2014

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) issued the following statement regarding the re-opening of the Clear Creek Bridge in Jefferson County: more»

Police report various incidents

19 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursvill reported the following incidents: more»

Scarnati Urges Volunteer Fire Companies to Apply For Grants

March 14, 2014

Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) is encouraging local volunteer fire companies to apply for state grants to help with training and equipment purchases to fight brush and forest fires. more»

Trout Stocking Schedules Available, Says Smith

March 13, 2014

HARRISBURG – With trout season opening Saturday, April 12, House Speaker Sam Smith (R-Jefferson, Indiana, Armstrong) announced today that his district offices in Punxsutawney and Brookville are supplied with free copies of 2014 trout stocking schedules.

Police report incidents

20 weeks 1 hour ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

PA House Votes to Condemn Academic Bigotry

March 13, 2014

HARRISBURG – Universities are special places for open debate and a free exchange of differing ideas, but the American Studies Association (ASA) believes differently, House Majority Leader, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) said today, as he announced the united opposition of the full House of Representatives to the ASA’s boycott against the State of Israel and Israeli academic institutions.

Bill Ending Exemption Allowing Stalking, Harassment and Threats of Violence Heads to Senate

March 13, 2014

HARRISBURG – Highlighting a special state criminal code exception for business management and labor unions in the Commonwealth, the House voted to prohibit stalking, harassment and threats of violence for everyone, House Majority Leader Rep. Mike Turzai said today.

Millionaire Strolling Strings perform at state Capitol

March 13, 2014

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

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