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It's Summer Time!!!!

June 26, 2014

Hello Pennsylvania 4-H, more»

Senate Bills 1310, 1378, 1443

June 25, 2014

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
10:00 am in Room 8EB

Agenda

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Senate Environmental Committee Approves Three Bills

June 25, 2014

HARRISBURG – The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), today approved three bills. more»

Pennsylvania Congressmen: Latest EPA Overreach Will Devastate Pennsylvania Farmers

June 23, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation are working to protect Pennsylvania farmers by fighting back against another regulatory overreach by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).   more»

Car crashes, thefts and other incidents

8 weeks 4 days ago

A three-vehicle crash occurred at 1:55 p.m. June 21 while vehicles driven by Cody Augustine, 24, of Linden, Cheryl Mill, 51, of Montoursville and a 17-year-old Montoursville male, were traveling on Route 87 in Upper Fairfield Township.  more»

Thompson Servicemember Telemedicine Expansion Gains New Support with Passage of Defense Bill

June 20, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4870, the Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015, by a vote of 340 to 73.  The measure includes Thompson provisions that will prioritize investments for the expansion of telemedicine across the military and provide full funding for recovering and identifying U.S. more»

Cabin broken into and vandalized and other incidents

9 weeks 20 hours ago

Unknown actors broke into and vandalized a cabin in Cummings Township between May 1 and June 6, according to state police. 

Approximately $100 worth of clothing was missing and $1000 worth of damage was done to the cabin, reports said. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700.  more»

Thompson Subcommittee Hearing Examines Threat Posed to Agriculture by EPA Water Rule

June 19, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-PA), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to review the interpretive rule regarding the applicability of Clean Water Act (CWA) agricultural exemptions. more»

EPA’s Clean Power Plan

June 19, 2014

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee

EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Friday, June 27, 2014
9 a.m.
North Office Building, Hearing Room #1

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Motorcycle crash near Montgomery claims 2 lives

9 weeks 1 day ago

Wednesday evening, at 9:40 PM, Clinton Township EMS got a call for a "motorcyclist down" on Route 405 just northeast of Montgomery Borough, near the jersey Shore State bank office. When the first crews arrived their tone turned somber as they requested the County Coroner be called for 2 victims of the crash. Pa State Police was also called to the scene, to do an investigation. more»

Man injured in motorcycle crash

9 weeks 1 day ago

A Hughesville man was injured in a motorcycle crash at  2:15 p.m. June 17, state police said. 

Nathan Kepner, 32, was traveling on Maple Lane in Wolf Township when he lost control of his motorcycle, causing it to overturn and land on its side in the center of the eastbound lane. Police cited animal in the roadway as the cause of the accident.  more»

PennFuture collects 18 pallets of electronics for recycling in Wilkes-Barre

August 23, 2014

(Wilkes-Barre) — PennFuture staff in downtown Wilkes-Barre recently organized their third multi-building electronic waste pickup in conjunction with Luzerne County’s Recycling Office and coordinator Beth DeNardi. The collection resulted in 18 pallets of used electronic items that will be recycled instead of going to landfills. more»

Bills for Reduced-Fee Hunting & Fishing Licenses for Disabled Vets Sent to the Governor

June 18, 2014

HARRISBURG – The State Senate has unanimously approved legislation to offer more disabled Pennsylvania veterans reduced-fee hunting and fishing licenses, according to Senators Joe Scarnati (R-25), Lisa Baker (R-20) and Scott Hutchinson (R-21). more»

June!:)

June 18, 2014

Hey everybody this your State Council Report again! June was an important month for me because I had graduation, Kentucky trip with the State Council Team, and I start my college summer classes! more»

Bear in road causes crash

9 weeks 3 days ago

A crash occured at 11:05 p.m. June 14 when a bear entered Route 220 in Woodward Township in front of a vehicle driven by Ahmad Ahad, 37, of Lock Haven, according to state police. 

The vehicle struck the bear and pulled onto the north berm of the roadway. The deceased bear fell on the side of the roadway.

No one was injured during the crash as a result of the crash.  more»

Senate Confirms Van Blarcom to Milk Marketing Board Post

June 17, 2014

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously confirmed the nomination of James A. Van Blarcom to serve as a member of the state’s Milk Marketing Board (MMB), according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).

Van Blarcom, a self-employed Bradford County dairy farmer, owns and operates a 500 head dairy herd with his family in Columbia Cross Roads. more»

Name of victim released - Route 44 fatal accident

9 weeks 3 days ago

Around 5 A.M. this morning, EMS units responded to a vehicle accident on Route 44 in Nippenose Twp.,  more»

Hockey Team Restitution is being made to the city

9 weeks 3 days ago
Statement from Mayor Campana's office.

The former Williamsport Outlaws and the Syracuse Hockey Club owed the city $47,000.00 for unpaid rent and utility bills. more»

PPL Electric Utilities Customers Will Have The Power They Need This Summer

June 17, 2014

New equipment, maintenance and tree trimming help prepare for heat and stormy months ahead

Early morning shooting in Montoursville

9 weeks 5 days ago

According to Pa State Trooper Havens, a shooting occured Sunday morning around 2 A.M. at 424 Weldon St., Montoursville. The PSP report states that a birthday party was being held at that location. The victim, Cody Gorsline, a white 24 year old male from Williamsport, was examining a handgun with the person who was having a birthday, when the weapon went off. more»

Tioga County Crash Fatality Identified

9 weeks 5 days ago

According to Pennsylvania State Police reports, a vehicle accident in Middlebury Twp, Tioga County resulted in the driver's death yesterday, June 14, 2014 around 4:51 P.M. more»

Mansfield woman attempts to contract killers to murder estranged husband

10 weeks 21 hours ago

A Mansfield woman is facing charges of solicitation of criminal homicide and a firearms violation after attempting to hire to undercover state troopers to kill her estranged husband.  more»

Deadline to Apply for Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Extended, Says Turzai

June 13, 2014

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) would like to let residents know that the deadline to apply for the state’s 2013 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31.

Susquehanna Valley WRAP Customers Can Score Crosscutters Tickets

June 13, 2014

PPL Electric Utilities program offers free energy efficiency upgrades to qualifying customers

Wmspt PD Incident highlight report 6/12/2014

10 weeks 22 hours ago

Selected Incidents from the Williamsport Police report from June 12, 2014. more»

PHFA Awards Funding for Two Bradford County Projects

June 13, 2014

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today applauded the approval of $918,226 in state tax credits and $622,406 in PennHOMES funding by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) for two Bradford County development projects. more»

Lieutenant Governor Portrait of Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati Unveiled

June 13, 2014

(HARRISBURG) – This week the Lieutenant Governor Portrait of Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati was unveiled at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.  Senator Scarnati served as Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania from November 2008 through January 18, 2011. more»

Wmspt PD news blotter highlights - June 11, 2014

December 31, 1969

Selected incidents from the report: more»

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