The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 22, to accept comments on a Water Quality Management (WQM) permit application for manure storage facilities ...
HARRISBURG – The state Senate yesterday unanimously confirmed the nomination of Eric C. Hussar of Lewisburg, Union County, as Commissioner of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s (PFBC) 5th District, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23). The PFBC 5th District encompasses Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, and Union counties. more»
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it has filed a complaint with the state Environmental Hearing Board requesting a $4.5 million civil penalty from EQT Production Company ...
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public meeting and hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 21, to outline its plan to clean up lead-contaminated battery casings and soil at a residential ...
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites municipal, township and borough leaders, county and city planners, redevelopment authorities, community leaders, and economic and industrial development ...
On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) disseminated a number of Ebola resources for use by health care professionals, state and local health departments, and the general public. Information is available on the CDC website and is updated daily. more»
(HARRISBURG) – Legislation to further address substance abuse problems within communities across Pennsylvania will soon be introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»
Zach Pyle presents the River Town designation award to Sam Pearson, Lewisburg Neighborhoods Corporation; Mayor Judy Wagner; Linda Sterling, Lewisburg Downtown Partnership. Image provided.
Over the past few months, community leaders from various Lewisburg organizations, businesses, and Bucknell University have worked with the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) to be designated as a Susquehanna Greenway River Town. more»
(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Majority Whip Pat Browne (R-16) have issued the following statement regarding the Senate Republican Leadership Team:more»
Representative Tom Marino was quoted regarding the Department of Homeland Security's unused NTAS infrastructure and the failure of President Obama's new system of warning the American public about terrorism threats. Marino's full statement appears below: more»
According to state police, a vehicle driven by Jacqueline Puckey, 30, Watsontown, was traveling in the area of a construction zone on Route 15 in Clinton Township on Sept. 22 when Puckey was adjusting the heat in her vehicle and steered to the right. Puckey realized she was going off the road and steered left, overcompensating and losing control. more»
Bellefonte, PA – No Labels, a fast growing, grassroots national movement dedicated to bipartisan, ending political gridlock, and solving national problems through consensus building has awarded U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) its “Seal of Approval” award. Thompson, joined by local public officials and Centre County resident Mr. more»
PUNXSUTAWNEY – The life and accomplishments of Punxsutawney native and Iraqi War veteran Scott R. Smith were honored today during a ceremony at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney. Friends, family members, local veterans groups and local dignitaries gathered to pay tribute to Smith by officially designating the newly constructed Big Run Bridge as the “SFC Scott R. Smith Memorial Bridge.”
HARRISBURG – The doors to the Pennsylvania State Capitol’s Welcome Center were reopened at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and House Speaker Sam Smith (R-66).
Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino, PA-10, Lycoming County released the following statement regarding President Obama’s brief address on the current air campaign against ISIS in Syria and Iraq: more»
Bellefonte, PA - U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a grant in the amount of $199,530.00 to Keystone Rural Health Consortia in Emporium, Cameron County, Pennsylvania. more»
(HARRISBURG) – The State Senate unanimously approved legislation on Monday to establish a state-sponsored Small Disaster Assistance Program for local disaster relief, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»